A Change.org petition was recently launched in an effort to get Williams fired from the ABC show Grey's Anatomy.
We knew this was coming. After Jesse Williams raised the roof on the BET Awards with a stirring speech about civil justice, Black pride and appropriation, Stacey Dash felt the need to flex her pen to retaliate against it, even going so far as to call him a “plantation slave” for his words. And that’s […]
Kyrie Irving was the subject of some pretty bad accusations last week, when he was seen in a video of what appeared to be a yacht party attended exclusively white women. https://twitter.com/BigNeechi/status/746406058436997120 The video went viral, as users on Twitter condemned the NBA Champ of racism, and perpetuating the stereotype that NBA stars only go […]
It’s still trending on social media. My mom sent me several links on Facebook. It was all over the news on TV, on radio and online. People were asking me about it wherever I went. What am I talking about? “This award – this is not for me. This is for the real organizers all […]
Jesse Williams is no stranger to being "woke." Check out nine other times he spoke perfectly about race in America.
Last night during the BET Awards Jesse Williams gave a powerful speech on racial and social injustice in our country after receiving the Humanitarian Award. He has devoted endless time and effort to bring awareness for equal rights. Williams previously served as a teacher before becoming an actor. Watch his speech below. Jesse began his […]
Black Twitter was in full effect for Sunday night’s BET Awards, and no one was safe from its wrath—including music vet Justin Timberlake. The crooner took to social media to commend Grey’s Anatomy star Jesse Williams for the moving speech he gave while accepting his Humanitarian Award. As Jesse went on about “burying black people out of […]
Jesse Williams had the whole crowd on their feet when he gave his acceptance speech for the 2016 BET Humanitarian award. Lauded by Harry Belafonte, Debbie Allen and other stars in a video love letter, Jesse took the stage to deliver a groundbreaking speech that sent ripples through the Black community. His riveting message was a […]
The 2016 BET Awards was super-Black, and we lived for every moment of it. In case you missed it, we have a recap of the highlights from the show. 1. Surprise! It’s Beyoncé! There was chatter that Beyoncé would be appearing at the 2016 BET AWards. Many assumed that she would be doing that via […]