Tag: Chance The Rapper

Black Men Get Candid About Mental Health

Studies show Black men are particularly concerned about the stigma of mental illness, and apprehensive about seeking help. Wizdom Powell, PhD, MPH, director of the Health Disparities Institute at University of Connecticut Health and associate professor of psychiatry, said that men of color are generally discouraged from seeking any kind…

Black TV Journalist Body Shamed Says 'I'm Not Going Anywhere'

A body-shaming Facebook post criticizing Dallas journalist Demetria Obilor’s physique went viral, causing many to come to her defense on social media, including Chance the Rapper. Obilor, who in her professional career has been criticized for both her natural hair and her curves, has addressed the controversy as well. On…

BET Awards: Michelle Obama Gives Surprise Message to Chance the Rapper

The 17th annual BET Awards on Sunday night in Los Angeles, hosted by “Saturday Night Live” star Leslie Jones, included performances by chart-topping hip-hop and R&B artists, causing thehashtag #BETAwards to trend all night. But throughout the program there was also a focus on social justice and a tribute to…