Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas, known as one-third of the iconic girl group TLC, stirred up controversy recently with comments about her skin tone. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions). In a video shared on Instagram featuring Chilli and her partner, actor Matthew Lawrence, dancing to Jamaican […]

Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas faced backlash after correcting a fan who called her “chocolate” on Instagram. The fan commented on a video featuring Chilli and her partner, actor Matthew Lawrence, praising Lawrence’s dance moves. Chilli responded with “Without A Tan, I’m Caramel.” While some fans praised their chemistry, others accused Chilli of wanting to appear lighter-skinned. […]

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The singer, model, and social media influencer caught some criticism for uploading a track that seemingly promoted light-skinned women.

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DaniLeigh is facing backlash for previewing her new single "Yellow Bone," and people quickly began to dissect the song's questionable meaning. Fans are livid claiming that the Miami singer, born to two Dominican parents, should not be creating a "light skinned girl" anthem.

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The popular reality series is gearing up for its fourth season on OWN but fans on Twitter feel that darker hues are not represented widely enough.

Gilbert Arenas doesn’t seem to like Black women…or at least, dark-skinned. Black women…”like Tyrese black.” His words, not ours. Arenas ranted his foolishness via a recent Instagram comment. When one user posted an image reading, “Dear Black Girl, You don’t have to be mixed to be beautiful,” Arenas responded with a dose of colorism and anti-Blackness. […]

Mala Bryan and her supporters are not here for anyone's ignorant colorism.

Black women in Hollywood. This seems to be the most neverending topic in pop culture. With the rising of Lupita Nyong’o's star, several op-eds about…