Black America Web celebrates Black Music Month by saluting influential icons in the music industry

Thandiwe Newton recently expressed an internalized guilt she's felt as an A-list Black actress in Hollywood with lighter skin that admittedly has been shown privilege compared to her dark-skinned counterparts. 

Mathew Knowles father of Beyoncé and Solange Knowles has seen many things in his life time. Living through school integrations as a child to the ever-changing industry of music. His new book, Racism From The Eyes Of A Child, has struck a chord with the public for fiery commentary alluding to the skin tone of his daughters […]

Russ Parr Interviews

  The question am I Black enough comes up pretty often in the African-American community, specifically when approaching the subject of light skin versus dark skin. Ed Gordon has a show on Bounce TV called Am I Black Enough that talks about the deeper issues behind the question. “You know, were always talking about if someone is Black enough […]

The conversation about colorism in the Black community is far from over. Bill Duke’s “Dark Girls” is a documentary that addressed colorism–a topic that needed…

The conversation about colorism in the Black community is far from over. Bill Duke’s “Dark Girls” is a documentary that addressed colorism–a topic that needed…

Tank ignited a light-skinned vs. dark-skinned debate on social media that has many people opening up about their experience with what is referred to as “shadism” or…

Keke Palmer is Black Hollywood’s sweetheart.  Making her big screen debut in 2006′s  ”Akeelah and The Bee” the lovely actress has grown up before our…