She cancelled a 2003 planned symposium on 'Poetry and the American Voice', which would have featured the works of Emily Dickinson, Langston Hughes and Walt Whitman, because some poets said they wanted to use the forum to protest military action in Iraq.
Stories about black women, marriage and interracial relationships have always generated controversy, strong opinions and stereotyped assumptions.
Actor leaves non-famous wife (allegedly) for another actor. If it were another actor, we would probably classify this as good gossip and have a team e-mail thread going dissecting the split.
We are in the business of writing about celebrity breakups.
She added Teyana Taylor for those who like their R&B on the “poppy” side, Monica and Jazmine Sullivan for that ‘90s R&B vibe and Lalah Hathaway for a soulful, hearty layer.
To avoid repeating Scott’s fate, I should probably skip this admission but I’d be lying if I said I’ve never winced.
There’s an unspoken thing that happens between black people when we encounter each other on the street – especially in the predominately white spaces I grew up in. Six days ago, it was reported that Jesse Williams filed for divorce from his wife Aryn Drake-Lee citing the classic “irreconcilable differences.” A couple hours after the news was confirmed by PEOPLE, TMZ reported that Williams had been “hanging out” with Minka Kelly.
Some ad honchos decided to spice up the blah Cheerios brand with a guaranteed button-pusher, something to make the cereal look progressive, edgy, ahead of the curve.
They went for shock value, but seemed shocked themselves at the strings of racially-unfriendly comments inspired by the sight of a tri-colored family in prime time.