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Viola Davis Speaks Up For Black Women In Searing Speech At The Women's March In Los Angeles

Viola Davis showed up and spoke up at the women's march in Los Angeles Saturday, and delivered a searing speech that denounced sexual assault and mentioned the names of black women who have been victims of it. Davis, who has been a part of Hollywood's sweeping #MeToo movement, stood firmly onstage at the rally on Saturday to speak the names of women like Recy Taylor and...

Did You Know Felisha From 'Friday' Owns And Runs A Vegan Cafe?

It is safe to say that almost everyone and their momma has heard the phrase "Bye Felicia" at least once. But did you know that actress Angela Means Kaaya who played Felisha (not Felicia) from the popular F. Gary Gray film Friday, now runs a vegan cafe in South Los Angeles?Jackfruit Cafe serves vegan cuisine with the same flare as soul food. Kaaya's career as an actress...

Oprah reminding Gayle King to lotion her elbows before hitting the red carpet is friendship goals

When you've been best friends with someone for years, you just tell each other like it is -- and Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King, who have been friends for decades, are the truest example of this.On Sunday, Oprah took it upon herself to let Gayle know she needed some lotion on her ashy elbows before she hit the red carpet for the 2018 Golden Globe Awards. Additionally, she posted the...

Check Out This California Nonprofit That Introduces Black Women To Surf Culture

The act of playing in water is healing — both physically and mentally. Unfortunately, for a number of reasons, many people of color grow up with little to no exposure to natural bodies of water. One California based nonprofit is looking to crush this barrier by introducing more black women to surf culture.Photo: Mancy Grant/The FaderBrown Girl Surf is a grassroots,...