Category: Race in America
Love & Hip Hop Miami star Veronica Vega’s nationality and ethnicity are back in the spotlight thanks to her new statement on the N-word controversy. Veronica addressed her use of the word during the show’s inaugural season, saying that she’s learned plenty from the fallout and wouldn’t be so quick to use the word again.
Veronica Vega from Love & Hip Hop Miami is again under fire for her ethnicity. She's claimed both African and Latina ancestry in the past, but a new clip featuring Veronica, her sister, and her grandmother has LHHMiami fans wondering once more: Is Veronica Vega black? What is her ethnic heritage?
Blac Chyna is under fire for promoting her own line of Whitenicious, a skin lightening cream that was itself a lightning rod for controversy when it launched in 2014. But does Blac Chyna bleach her skin? Here's a look at Blac's changing appearance since her rise to fame, as well as some of the history behind Whitenicious and the sensitive, often divisive act of whitening one's skin.
Megyn Kelly's controversial comments on blackface and Halloween have the former Fox News star allegedly on her way out the door at NBC. But is Megyn Kelly Today canceled, or will this whole thing blow over? Read on for the latest, plus the full Megyn Kelly blackface comments.
It might have been just a publicity stunt, but she hasn't changed her look back yet -- so does Spice from LHHATL bleach her skin, or not? The "Black Hypocrisy" singer stirred up a hornet's nest of attention by appearing to go light ahead of her new single's release. Since then, Spice has gotten the views she (presumably) wanted, and gotten plenty of people talking. But is her new look for real?
Love and Hip Hop Miami co-stars Amara La Negra and Young Hollywood stole the series premiere spotlight with their racially charged exchange. After the episode aired, the pair took to social media to rally fans -- but it looks like one side is a bit bigger than the other. Keep reading to check out the scene and survey the fallout.
The many looks of Lil Kim then and now have become a daunting task to keep track of; over the past two decades, the rapper and emcee has been linked to literally dozens of rumors about plastic surgery, skin-lightening creams, and other appearance adjustments. Thanks to the controversial Lil Kim 2016 photos–which Kim herself shared–her fans and the social media world at large have been abuzz
with discussion about what might have led Kim to alter her look so drastically–and what it means to be a dark-skinned woman in America.
The Bride and Prejudice cast has been revealed! FYI's newest marriage-based reality TV drama is set to air in just a few short weeks, and it looks like the show will hold nothing back when it comes to the family drama that follows its three couples: one interracial, one interfaith, and one gay. Who are the members of the Bride and Prejudice cast, and how will they navigate their families' disapproval in order to find true love? Read on to find out!
Why is The Real Housewives of Potomac cast all black? Last week, we reported on the origins of the newest entry in the Real Housewives franchise, and highlighted claims from viewers and reviewers that something about the show seemed stilted. Now, we've got the full story on the Real Housewives of Potomac cast, the premise upon which the show was originally based, and the reason for the change.
K. Michelle has never been afraid to say what's really on her mind–and, now, she's letting the reigning queen of pop music have an earful. The Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta alum and current star of K. Michelle: My Life came out swinging against Adele, her fans, and the whole so-called blue-eyed soul movement in a new Q&A with fans.
In the latest Anonymous KKK list update, the group has distanced itself from yesterday's release of a list of prominent politicians who are also members of the famed group. According to Anonymous–which is decentralized, and has no single leader making its decisions–yesterday's list was unintentional, and not necessarily part of what will be the official release on Thursday, November 5th.
Today, the hacker collective known as Anonymous made good on its promise to release the names of alleged KKK members. In a shock to the political establishment, the list includes many prominent politicians, including several United States Senators, and mayors of large cities. Read on to see a sampling of the Anonymous KKK list, and to see reactions from the accused.