Women of color like Therese Patricia Okoumou have been at the frontline of activism for centuries. But portraying them as super-human diminishes the very real struggles they face daily.
Skinny White women aren't the only ones in lotus position—but it can appear that way. This yogi hopes the singer's new track will inspire other Black women to lay out their mats.
There have never been more African-American LGBT role models, from Michael Sam to Robin Roberts. But coming out in the Black church can feel like a Faustian bargain.