theGRIO REPORT - Think of one coloring book centered around a puffy-haired character of a darker hue. Can you think of any? I sure could not. To combat this, Gloria Smith a.k.a Miss Gee, a Piscean artist and writer, born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky created a puffy-haired character named Miss Zee.
An African-American girl and her mother plan legal action against a Los Angeles area school after the youth was allegedly dismissed from class last Friday for wearing brown leggings that matched her skin tone.
Black Girls Rock! (BGR) in partnership with the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) and P&G’s My Black is Beautiful campaign has launched the Imagine a Future Project, a program that, according to BGR founder Beverly Bond, will “empower and touch the lives of one million girls over the course of three years.”
FRUGIVORE - Why did more than half of the parents of white girls have a college degree and have more income, while less than one-quarter of the black girls’ parents had a degree?
MADAME NOIRE - A pair of British researchers have published a paper in the 'Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine,' saying black girls and women don’t benefit from working out as much as white ones do.
theGRIO REPORT - Last week, a Toys 'R' Us in Fayetteville, Georgia came under fire for pricing a black doll several dollars higher than the white version of the same doll...