Selma’s Youngest Marcher, Lynda Blackmon Lowery Reveals What It Was Like To Change The World As A Teen

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It’s been 51 years since the groundbreaking marches in Selma and Montgomery, Alabama took place. The people from that era who are alive and willing to speak on the civil rights movement are literally walking encyclopedias on what it’s like to fight for freedom against the circumstance of adversity. One of those pillars of knowledge and experience is Lynda Blackmon Lowery, recorded… Continue reading Selma’s Youngest Marcher, Lynda Blackmon Lowery Reveals What It Was Like To Change The World As A Teen

Former Oscar Nominee Jessica Chastain Takes A Stand For Diversity At The Critics’ Choice Awards + Watch FKA Twigs’ Feminist Bondage On “Pendulum” + Reading Rainbow Honors MLK [VIDEOS]

While accepting her special MVP Award At The Critics’ Choice Awards last night, two-time Academy Award nominee (The Help, Zero Dark Thirty) Jessica Chastain spoke towards the end of her acceptance speech about standing against any “homophobic, sexist, misogynistic, anti-Semitic and racist agendas” in Hollywood filmmaking. Her acknowledgment arrives two days after the Oscars shockingly and virtually omitted Selma from most of the major categories including Best … Continue reading Former Oscar Nominee Jessica Chastain Takes A Stand For Diversity At The Critics’ Choice Awards + Watch FKA Twigs’ Feminist Bondage On “Pendulum” + Reading Rainbow Honors MLK [VIDEOS]

Madonna Gets Her Instagram Followers Riled Up With Black Heroes Recreating Her Rebel Heart Album Cover

Madonna has been posting recreated images of her Rebel Heart album cover for weeks now, including one from Miley Cyrus, and a parody with Homer Simpson. Though she meant to honor these deceased heroes of freedom, peace, and justice, did she take it too far again? What do you think? Continue reading Madonna Gets Her Instagram Followers Riled Up With Black Heroes Recreating Her Rebel Heart Album Cover