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People Are Already Predicting Trump's Black History Month Will Be Disastrous

ByRobert Anthony
How is President Donald Trump going to make a positive impact during Black History Month? That is the one question being asked as of February 1. Sure, Beyoncé kind of threw Trump a bone by announcing she's pregnant with twins. That certainly helped…

5 Ways To Celebrate Your Blackness During Black History Month

ByAutumn Myers
That time of year is here again. February is the month that allows you to be open about your blackness without remorse or regret. It's more well-known as Black History Month. Now, being of African descent should be celebrated every day and embraced…

28 Days: Why Black History Month Is An Insult

ByDevin Papillion
You’re going to relegate my history to a month? This was a quote from a short clip of an interview I came across between Morgan Freeman and Mike Wallace during a "60 Minutes" segment a few years ago. It’s only a minute long, but I must’ve watched it…

5 WTF Moments From Trump's Black History Month Discussion

ByJoseph Milord
Donald Trump commemorated the start of Black History Month in a very Donald Trump way. During an event formally touted as the "African American History Month listening session," the president sat in a room filled with notable black supporters, and…

Blac Chyna Posed Naked For Black History Month Photo Shoot

ByHope Schreiber
Blac Chyna posed naked on her Instagram for Black History Month. More like Herstory, am I right? (I had a history teacher who had a poster of that phrase in her room and I thought it was stupid because "history" is just a word, but I get it…

Why We Need To Stop Feeling Awkward About Black History Month

ByGloria Atanmo
Dear America, Stop feeling awkward about Black History Month. You know what's awkward? Tiptoeing around a subject that should be celebrated and praised. Black history isn't as simple as allocating 28 to 29 days of the year to acknowledge black…

Ivanka Trump Tweeted About "All Americans" For Black History Month & Oh No

ByLilli Petersen
February is Black History Month, but with President Donald Trump's administration’s, um, interesting record on racial issues, it was bound to be something of a delicate issue to address. Nevertheless, the first daughter, Ivanka Trump, tweeted out in…

Why Black History Month Is Not The Answer To US Race Relations Issues

ByDylan S. Waisman
When all cultures' histories are truly and fairly embraced, and the accomplishments of even the most marginalized ones are regarded equally alongside those that have always dominated, a level of societal maturity will be within reach. Then, the need…

Gregg Popovich Gets Real About Racism In America: 'It's Our National Sin'

ByJoseph Milord
Gregg Popovich is back at it again. After the San Antonio Spurs coach was asked Thursday to comment on Black History Month, he gave a concise and sharp response that emphasized racism as both a problem of the past and present. He told the San…

Little Girls Adorably Recreate 'Hidden Figures' Poster For Black History Month

ByEitan Levine
YESSSSSSSSSS! MORE OF THIS! In honor of Black History Month, a group of Milwaukee College Prep students have decided to honor the cast of "Hidden Figures" by recreating a poster from the movie. Students Ambrielle Baker-Rogers, Miah Bell-Olson and…

7 Ways Men Can Get In On Celebrating Women's History Month

ByRosa Escandon
Hi guys. Yes, you guys. Can we talk for a second? It's Women's History Month. So, before you run to your computers and post something like, "Why is there a Women's History Month and not a Men's History Month?" let's just sit down and have a little…

Why We're Excited To Celebrate Women's History Month At Elite Daily

ByClaudia Fisher
Growing up, I had no idea there was a month designated Women’s History Month. If my high school assigned projects or pushed efforts promoting it, I either wasn’t paying attention or the initiative wasn’t strong enough to resonate with a bunch of…

This Is What We'd Celebrate If There Was A Men's History Month

ByAlec MacDonald
March is Women's History Month. It's a time for all of us to remember and acknowledge accomplishments of women throughout history, as well as the struggles they endured and continue to endure in this country. But, what if there was a Men's History…

Donald Trump's Women's History Month Statement Has Me Rolling My Eyes So Hard

ByShelby Black
March 1 marks the official beginning of Women's History Month, a time that's meant to not only showcase, but also empower, the voices of strong women from all across the world. Despite all the buzz surrounding movements such as #MeToo and Time's Up,…

Hillary Clinton's Women's History Month Playlist Is Girl Power At Its Finest

ByGillian Fuller
Music-streaming service Spotify recently teamed up with presidential hopeful (and OG #GirlBoss) Hillary Clinton to curate a “girl power” playlist in honor of Women's History Month. The playlist, which the former FLOTUS awesomely describes as “a…

4 Empowering Ways To Celebrate Women's History Month With Your BFFs

ByKara Perez
March is National Women's History Month, and I, for one, am ready to party. I'm a lady who frequently hangs out with ladies. The fact that this month is all about badass ladies throughout history is just making life that much sweeter. Personally, I…

Why We Should Celebrate Lena Dunham For Women's History Month

ByLauren Ray
As women's history month draws to a close, it's important that we recognize one of the most prominent people of the women's rights movement today. As an advocate of gender equality and young women everywhere, Lena Dunham deserves to be…

Mo Mowlam: A Women's History Month Hero For All To Admire

ByCarla McCormack
This Women’s History Month, I remember Mo Mowlam: someone who will always be a hero to me. Many people reading this will not know whom Mo Mowlam is. She was born in England in 1949 and was a political lecturer in the United States in the 70s. She…

Why The Debate On Period Pain Leave Is Painting Women's History Month Red

ByAnkita Singh
There's a huge debate in the women's sections of most major media publications, and it's not just because it's Women's History Month. It's been fueled by the decision of a Bristol-based company called Coexist to introduce a period leave policy for…

8 World-Changing, Important Ladies To Honor For Women's History Month

ByNicole Estrella
A good friend of mine, who is a middle school literature teacher, recently gave her students an assignment I found to be interesting. In the spirit of Women’s History month, she asked each of her students to complete a 500-word essay on a woman who…

Kaepernick, Trump And The History Of White People Punishing Black Protestors

ByTiffanie Drayton
There is no shortage of examples of black people being targeted and terrorized for their non-violent efforts against racism and inequality, and now we can add our own president to the list of instigators. Earlier this week, while talking to a crowd…

Why Women Should Remember Kate Chopin During Women's History Month

ByAlicia Napierkowski
In honor of Women's History Month, it's important to remember the woman who opened a new realm of possibility for women everywhere: Kate Chopin. For those of you who aren't familiar, Kate Chopin introduced the foreign notion in 20th century that…

Brush Up On Your Wakandan History With This Family Tree Before Seeing 'Black Panther'

ByAni Bundel
One of the reasons that the Marvel Cinematic Universe has risen in popularity is that every story comes complete with a long history, many of which are part of the comic book lines the stories are taken from. Black Panther is no exception. While…

4 Times Pop Culture Forgot These Hairstyles Were Created By Black Women

ByNiki McGloster
Social media queen YesJulz tweeted a legitimate question last summer: "Why is it a problem when white girls braid their hair?" Why is it a problem when white girls braid their hair? — Julz (@YesJulz) August 31, 2015 At first, I viewed the tweet as…

ClassPass Is Giving Away Free 1-Month Trials For Black Friday & My Body Is READY

ByGeorgina Berbari
I have a love-hate relationship with Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Don't you? The truth is, no matter how much your wallet may side-eye you after these days of shopping galore, there's no denying that some of the deals are absolutely fire.…

Marvel Reveals Black Panther's History In New Behind The Scenes Video

ByAni Bundel
One of the most highly anticipated films for 2018 is Marvel's first stand alone Black Panther film. Slated to arrive in February, the trailers so far have been greeted with rapturous reactions, and new photo that arrived New Year's Day sent fans…

She Became A Speed Skater Four Months Ago. Now, She's Making Olympic History.

ByBDG Video
Erin Jackson is the first Black woman on U.S. Olympic Long-Track Skating Team.

Black Women Candidates Are Poised To Change Congress In 2018 — EXCLUSIVE

ByHannah Golden
I call the psychologist's cell phone but get her voicemail. The parting words on the message are the last thing I'd expect to hear from a Congressional candidate: "Stay hype!" It's a refreshing break from dense politics talk, but Dr. Adia McClellan…

Black Actors Just Made History At The Tony Awards With These 4 Huge Wins

ByKelli Boyle
In case you missed it, the Tony Awards were tonight. And they didn't shy away from celebrating life, love and theater. After many emotional tributes to the victims of the shooting in Orlando, the show went on to make history. The Tonys have four…

Don't Erase Me: How Bisexual Women Interpret Women's History Month

ByNadya Rousseau
It’s National Women’s Month. As such, it’s important to recognize that though we all collectively struggle with women-specific problems, for women of color and women who identify as LGBTQ+, the struggles are often two-fold. As a bisexual woman,…

This Clue That EXO's Kai & BLACKPINK's Jennie Were Dating Months Ago Has Fans Shook

ByJamie LeeLo
Well, well, well. What do we have here? K-pop fans have been furiously Googling the question: Are EXO's Kai and BLACKPINK's Jennie dating? Like, really, really dating? By the looks of it, the answer is a resounding yes. Yes, they are. While two…

Marvel's 'Black Panther' Poster Is Here And Fans Are Pointing Out A Major Detail

ByAnna Menta
It's been a good month for comic fans — last week Wonder Woman shattered box office glass ceilings, and on Friday, Marvel revealed the poster for its upcoming Black Panther. And fans will definitely not be disappointed because this poster is…

I’m A Young Black American, And This Is Why I Disagree With Stacey Dash

ByDia Darling
I loved the movie "Clueless" while growing up, and since I was one of two black girls in my 3rd grade class, I was always Dionne whenever my friends and I would pretend we were in the movie. If only I knew then what I know now: Stacey Dash is an…

These Photos Of Black Women Unfazed By The Police Will Give You Chills

ByJoseph Milord
Black History Month is meant to celebrate the accomplishments of all black people, sure, but there has to be special mention for the role black women play in major protests. In many cases, those roles have been captured by single, still images that…

7 Cool Ways To Celebrate Pride Month All Over The Country

ByMarquaysa Battle
Pride Month is the time set aside to celebrate LGBTQ+ people, their daily contributions to our world, and to pay respects to the struggles that have yet to be overcome. That sounds super serious, but really, pride is all about honor…

All-White Skittles Are Here For Pride Month And Twitter Is Super Pissed

ByAmanda Fama
Skittles tried showing support for equality in honor of Pride Month by turning their rainbow-colored bag of candies completely white, and Twitter is furious. A slogan for the controversial all-white Skittles says, "During Pride, only one rainbow…

Trump Sympathizes With Bill O'Reilly, Fellow White Man Accused Of Sexual Assault

ByJoseph Milord
The painful irony of Trump's presidency continues. On Tuesday, his daughter tweeted out support for equal pay, just a week after the president had given an equal pay regulation the middle finger. (He rolled back protections for women in the…

#BlackGirlMagic: 4 Ways To Break Down Society's Black Female Stereotype

ByDanni R
As black women, we wear society's wants, prejudices and fears on our skin. Since caricatures of black and brown women are so widely presented, many people feel as though they already "know" and "understand" the black female experience. People are…

5 Colorful Pride Month Beers To Cheers With If You Want To Continue Celebrating

ByRachel Murphy
Breweries from coast to coast are fermenting new beers for the duration of June to commemorate Pride month. From rainbow pint glasses to purple glitter brews, there’s certainly no shortage of ways to show your support for the LGBTQ+ community this…

A List of Things Trump Has Tweeted About This Month Other Than Pride

ByHannah Golden
What isn't said is just as important as what is. For instance, when President Donald Trump observed an eerily quiet day on Thursday during the testimony of former FBI Director James Comey, the Twitterverse had a small meltdown. So it is noteworthy…

4 Ways You Can Take Beauty Inspiration From History's Most Badass Women

ByLeeor Bronis
This Women's History Month, the Women's team at Elite Daily wanted to pay homage to four ladies who fought for women's rights throughout history. The process wasn't not only about recreating their looks, but also taking time to understand exactly…

The Reason The LGBTQ+ Community Celebrates Pride Month During June Is So Inspiring

ByJamie Kravitz
You're likely very busy planning out your poster and/or outfit for your local Pride parade this year. In between hot-gluing sequins and doodling rainbows, you may be wondering why Pride Month is in June. Here's a hint: It's not because the weather…

There Is Now A Monthly Beauty Box Geared Toward Women Of Color

ByKaylin Pound
From Birchbox to GLOSSYBOX, there are all sorts of monthly beauty subscriptions out there. However, not one of these boxes was really designed to meet the needs of dark-skinned beauties. Until now, that is. That's right. ESSENCE magazine finally…

The Origin Of Pride Month Is Really Fascinating — Here's Why We Celebrate It

ByJamie Kravitz
You might know that LGBTQ+ Pride month takes place in June, with marches, parades, and festivals happening across the country and all over the world. But are you aware of the fascinating history surrounding why we celebrate Pride month? Turns out…

Instagram Released Rainbow Pride Features & Here's Where To Find Them

ByCollette Reitz
June is Pride Month, and Instagram is making it so easy for you to show your pride and support for the LGBTQ community. Thanks to some updated features in the app, you can highlight the Pride rainbow in your stories and in your feed all month long.…

How To Save An Extra $100 This Month Without Leaving Your Bed

ByTalia Koren
I know exactly how much bacon I bring home every month. And when I say bacon, I mean money. But, I frequently look at my checking account and ask myself, where does it all go? It seems like a third of my paycheck vanishes into thin air, and that's…

Stacey Dash Says Black People Need To Get Rid Of BET To Desegregate (Video)

ByKate Ryan
Why oh why are you doing this, Dionne?! Actress and Fox News contributor Stacey Dash went on "Fox and Friends" Wednesday morning to comment on the recent outrage over the lack of black Oscar nominees. She calls Jada Pinkett Smith and Spike Lee's…

These Doggone Cute T-Shirts Support Animal Cruelty Prevention, So Time To Stock Pup

ByAriana Marsh
Along with being the first full month of spring, April is notable for another very important reason, especially if you're the owner of a fuzzy friend. It's Animal Cruelty Prevention Month, as designated by the American Society for the Prevention of…

15 LGBTQ+ Films That Deserve A Whole Movie Night This Pride Month

ByMarquaysa Battle
Celebrating Pride Month doesn't mean you have to spend a bunch of money road-tripping to major cities for parades. Kick it old school this June by throwing a classic movie night, and enjoy some films — both iconic and unsung — that highlight LGBTQ+…

Cyber Monday 2012: Biggest Online Shopping Day In U.S. History

ByAlly Batista
It seems and if Black Friday and Cyber Monday are more similar to national holidays than to a regular old sale at the mall. 2012 happened to have the largest Black Friday and Cyber Monday turn outs in history, with Cyber Monday breaking records as…