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Rosario Dawson Confirmed She's Dating Cory Booker By Saying The Sweetest Thing

By Laura Moses
When discussing celebrity couples, a common question might be "Are they or aren't they?" Most celebrities keep their personal lives under protective cover, only confirming their relationship status once it's either simply come out or they finally…

Lyft's Women's History Month Deal Will Drive You To Celebrate Strong Women

By Daniella Bondar
March is Women's History Month, and that means an entire month dedicated to highlighting women and their achievements, and lots of people are getting on board. Companies like Lyft have found a way to utilize their business model to educate and…

Prince Harry's Joke About His & Meghan's Baby's Paternity Is Peak Cringey Dad Joke

By Kelli Boyle
Prince Harry is already making dad jokes. Let the joy commence! The Duke and Duchess of Sussex went on an official royal visit to Morocco this week, and while there, Harry cracked the best (read: cringiest) dad joke in front of a crowd of people.…

Beyoncé Gave Meghan Markle The Ultimate Shoutout In Her BRIT Award Acceptance Speech

By Tara Martinez
Beyoncé is a Meghan Markle stan! And she proved it in the most epic way while accepting the BRIT Award for Best International Group alongside her husband, JAY-Z. In the video of Beyonce's BRIT Award speech, you can see her and JAY-Z standing in…

Instagram's #ShareBlackStories Campaign Is The Perfect Ode To Black History Month

By Chelsea Stewart
Are you looking for a way to engage in Black History Month? Look no further than your favorite photo-sharing app! Instagram's new Black History Month 2019 feature includes Black art and other creations, as well as cool stickers and camera effects…

Snapchat's Virtual Art Gallery For Black History Month Is A Celebration Of Black Creators

By Mehak Anwar
There are so many ways to celebrate Black History Month, from learning about the unsung heroes of Black history to donating to organizations uplifting Black communities. In 2019, many companies are contributing to the conversation around Black…

Twitter Isn't Happy About Ivanka Trump's Post For Black History Month

By Hannah Golden
The start of February marked the beginning of Black History Month, and at least one member of the first family is celebrating it. As with President Donald Trump, his eldest daughter posted about the annual commemoration, and it's already drawing…

Cory Booker Announced His 2020 Presidential Run With This Inspiring Video

By Chelsea Stewart
Are you ready for this? On Feb. 1, Sen. Cory Booker (D-New Jersey) announced his bid for the White House, embarking on a road to become the second African American president in United States history. And he did it in a really inspiring way. In Cory…

You Can See 'Black Panther' In Theaters For Free This Week In Honor Of Black History Month

By Dylan Kickham
Black Panther may have come out a year ago, but the groundbreaking superhero movie is bigger and more beloved than ever right now. The Marvel movie is making history this awards season as one of the only superhero movies to ever receive numerous…

Dionne From ‘Clueless’ Is Running For Congress & Twitter Is Like, “As If!”

By Bernadette Deron
Say what you want about President Donald Trump, but one fact about this nation's leader is that he has certainly inspired the base of the conservative party to be more vocal about their agenda. Trump was a somewhat unlikely champion for the…

This Swimsuit Ad Is Going Viral For A Disappointing Reason & Twitter Isn't Happy

By Alison Turka
The fashion industry has been historically lacking when it comes to diversity and inclusivity. However, plus-size models and models of different ethnic backgrounds are slowly but surely gaining much-needed portrayal as fashion icons, whether they're…

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

By Lilli 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…

MLK Jr. Day Represents The Legacy Of A Groundbreaking Civil Rights Activist

By Lizzy Rosenberg
As Martin Luther King Jr. Day approaches, it's important to recognize the significance of Martin Luther King Jr., and why many of us are given the day off from school or work. Not only was he a highly respected father, husband, and Baptist minister,…

The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Was More Diverse Than Ever, But It All Came Down To Hair

By Allanah Dykes
Society is living in a time where racism is not more rampant, just finally out in the open. Everyday, I have literally no idea what insanity I'll see on social media. Throughout all of this chaos, it's refreshing to see that the Victoria's Secret…

19 Chelsea Clinton Quotes About Donald Trump That Will Give You Life

By Hannah Golden
It's no secret that the president loves a good Twitter rant, often at the expense of other people. But he's got his critics, too, who are just as fearlessly vocal. In their David-and-Goliath exchanges, Chelsea Clinton has said hilarious things about…

Beyoncé Gives Birth To A Boy And A Girl And Now We Need Their Names — REPORT

By Danielle Valente
Beyoncé has gifted us with the miracle we all needed — her twins. Reports began circulating on Saturday night that Beyoncé and Jay Z had welcomed their twins "earlier this week," and we cannot contain our excitement. We're not crying, you're…

Beyonce Reportedly Gave Birth To Twin Geminis And People Are Praying For Her

By Tina Kolokathis
OMG. It's happening. The latest Carter babies are finally (reportedly) here! POP THE CHAMPAGNE! Beyoncé has apparently given birth to twin babies, according to a new report from Us Weekly. Elite Daily reached out for reps for both Bey and Jay, but…

15 Photos That Prove Beyoncé's Pregnancy Style Is Undefeated

By Marquaysa Battle
Beyoncé announced her pregnancy on the first day of Black History Month and since then, it's been a whirlwind of #BlackGirlMagic all over the place -- not just with her philanthropic efforts, but also with her style. It's not like she wasn't one of…

Trump Proved Why We Need Better Education With Dumb Question About Civil War

By Alexandra Svokos
President Donald Trump made yet another comment about American history that has people shaking their heads. In an interview with Salena Zito from the Washington Examiner, Trump went on a long ramble about President Andrew Jackson, whom he…

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

By Joseph 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…

These 10 Best Black Movies Of The ‘90s Will Help You Escape The Madness Of 2017

By Jenna Graham
Ahhh, the '90s: How I wish I could go back. I'm actually lying. The truth is, my age didn't even reach double digits in the '90s, and there's nothing I miss about having a bedtime and learning my times tables. However, what I DO wish to bring back…

Trump Posted A Proud Pic Of His Staff And Everyone's Roasting Him For Same Reason

By Alexandra Svokos
Donald Trump is getting roasted on Twitter for a picture he posted from the Oval Office of the White House. Late Thursday night, Trump posted an image on Twitter using a simple caption, #MakeAmericaGreatAgain So that wasn't what got people all up in…

Elementary School Math Problem On 'Slaves' And 'Masters' Has Internet Outraged

By Alexandra Strickler
Parents of children attending a school in Los Angeles are outraged after second-graders were given a homework assignment featuring a math problem about slaves and masters. Yes, you read that correctly. The controversial math problem asked young…

Internet Roasts Betsy DeVos After Education Department Misspells WEB Du Bois

By Tim McGovern
Our grizzly bear-fearing Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has gotten off to a rocky start. Not only was she barred entry from a public school by protesters and foolishly asked where the pencils were after her first day (teachers usually have to…

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

By Joseph 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…

Nicki Minaj’s Message For Blue Ivy On Beyoncé’s Pregnancy Will Make You Cry

By Alexandra Svokos
Nicki Minaj joined the mass of well-wishers at the announcement of Queen Beyoncé's pregnancy. Beyoncé announced her pregnancy on Instagram on February 1, which also just happened to be the first day of Black History Month. The world basically…

Beyoncé Included Blue Ivy In Her Pregnancy Announcement, But You Def Missed It

By Robert Anthony
No, you weren't dreaming. Beyoncé really did announce her pregnancy to kick off Black History Month on February 1. The 35-year-old singer took to Instagram to announce she and husband Jay Z would be expecting not one, but TWO new additions to the…

Blac Chyna Posed Naked For Black History Month Photo Shoot

By Hope 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…

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

By Robert 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…

Here's Why The Timing Of Beyoncé's Pregnancy Announcement Is So Important

By Robert Anthony
It's true: Beyoncé is pregnant with twins. You are not dreaming! This means 5-year-old Blue Ivy is getting not one, but TWO younger siblings making her a big sister. Beyoncé took to Instagram on February 1 to announce the exciting news with a new…

5 WTF Moments From Trump's Black History Month Discussion

By Joseph 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…

Trump Thinks Frederick Douglass Is Still Alive And Twitter's Having A Field Day

By Alexandra Svokos
February 1 marks the start of Black History Month. This is the first Black History Month formally celebrated with Donald Trump as president. And, yeah, it's going about as well as expected so far. Wednesday began with a "listening session" at the…

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

By Eitan 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…

Nike Has An Entire Line Inspired By The LGBTQ+ Community And It's Dope

By Candice Jalili
Nike just released the 2016 collection of its LGBTQ+ inspired line, BETRUE. In a June 1, 2016 post on the site, its creators explain the BETRUE 2016 collection: Since its inception, Nike has championed athletes of all walks of life, believing that…

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

By Rosa 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…

Stacey Dash Made This Awkward 'Mean Tweets' Video After Oscar Appearance

By Taylor Ortega
As the world continues to demand less Stacey Dash, Stacey Dash continues to misunderstand our pleas as, "YES! MORE! STACEY DASH FOR PRESIDENT! STACEY DASH FOREVER!" After bombing during a bit at the Oscars, where she wished the crowd a "Happy Black…

There’s Another Show People Are Watching Instead Of The Oscars Tonight

By Mary Kate Hoban
The 88th Annual Academy Awards will forever be associated with a lot of controversy, namely the lack of black nominees. On a night that typically brings together Hollywood's elite, more than a few decided to boycott the awards show. The night kicked…

Why We Need To Stop Feeling Awkward About Black History Month

By Gloria 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…

The NBA's Favorite Sock Brand Has Men Everywhere Paying Attention To Detail

By Niki McGloster
Men's ankles are getting some much-needed attention. A slimmer fit for men is in high demand, now that ill-fitting denim and throwback jerseys have long since been deemed unimpressive. Biggie and his '90s hip-hop cohorts once gave men permission to…

This 106-Year-Old Woman Couldn't Stop Dancing When She Met The Obamas

By Alexandra Svokos
Virginia McLaurin is 106 years old and had the extreme delight of meeting President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama at the White House as part of Black History Month celebrations. McLaurin was so delighted, in fact, she couldn't help dancing. The…

5 Ways To Celebrate Your Blackness During Black History Month

By Autumn 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…

On Her Way To The Olympics, Sanya Richards-Ross Honors Black Excellence

By Joseph Milord
Sanya Richards-Ross needs another dose. The 30-year-old track star is well aware of the doubts surrounding her bid to defend the gold medal she won in the 400-meter race at the 2012 Olympics in London. Still, she is no less determined to earn…

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

By Dia 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…

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

By Kate 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…

How Growing Up With Racial Intolerance Shaped The Way I See The World

By Alyssa Ashley
Welcome to my story. I am a modern day Ruby Bridges. At a young age, I moved into a society that, at times, made me feel uncomfortable. But I would not change my circumstances, even if I were given the option. Although it wasn’t explicitly…

This Woman Makes $1,300 A Day Crushing Men With Her 32-Pound Boobs (Photos)

By Gillian Fuller
When it comes to breasts, there's a fine line between big and too big. Kristy Love passed that line about 20 cup sizes ago. But, 36-year-old Love embraces her size 48NN breasts and even makes a living off them: Her career as an “adult masseuse”…

Little Girls Recite A Maya Angelou Poem In This Touching Tribute

By Emily Arata
This past February marked the first Black History Month since the passing of groundbreaking poet Maya Angelou, who died in May. Although Angelou is gone, artist Eunique Jones Gibson ensured the next generation will remember her importance by…

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

By Dylan 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…

28 Days: Why Black History Month Is An Insult

By Devin 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…