Nicki Minaj Calls Nudity Double Standard For Black Vs. White Women

Nicki Minaj Calls Nudity Double Standard For Black Vs. White Women

Nicki Minaj is the cover star of Marie Claire‘s November issue and, in her interview, she discusses double standards for women of color in media, competing with her male counterparts in the rap game, and how black women bear the burden of violence against black men in America. “When Kim Kardashian’s naked picture came out, [Sharon Osbourne] praised it, and my fans attacked her for being such a hypocrite,” Minaj tells Marie Claire. “So it … Continue reading

Mike Colter Responds to Comments about Marriage

Mike Colter Responds to Comments about Marriage

Mike Colter, the star of Marvel’s “Luke Cage,” isn’t going to let the haters get in the way of enjoying his life, including his interracial marriage. Colter and his wife, Iva, have been happily married for 16 years, and he had words for people who criticized him for marrying a white woman: “I love my [African-American] sisters. People always go, ‘Man that’s his type.’ If somebody caught a sista walking around with a 6’7″ brother, … Continue reading

Marvel’s New Superhero Wears Hoodie for Trayvon

Marvel's New Superhero Wears Hoodie for Trayvon

Marvel Comics’ first Black superhero to have his own comic book title, has become the first Black superhero to lead an on-screen Marvel production. Netflix brought the world something it’s never seen on Friday [September 30], with the release of “Marvel’s Luke Cage,” 44 years after the character made history through Marvel’s 1972 print publication.  And followers of the series will note that some aspects of Cage’s identity have been modified to fit the times; namely, … Continue reading