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Evette Dionne

MSNBC Columnist

Evette Dionne is a culture journalist, critic and editor who writes extensively about pop culture as it relates to race, gender and size. "Lifting as We Climb: Black Women’s Battle for the Ballot?Box," her middle-grade nonfiction book, was nominated for a National Book Award and won a Coretta Scott King Honor award. Her forthcoming book, "Weightless," is being released by Ecco in December.?

Evette Dionne is a culture journalist, critic and editor who writes extensively about pop culture as it relates to race, gender and size. "Lifting as We Climb: Black Women’s Battle for the Ballot?Box," her middle-grade nonfiction book, was nominated for a National Book Award and won a Coretta Scott King Honor award. Her forthcoming book, "Weightless," is being released by Ecco in December.?

Latest from Evette Dionne

87d ago

Beyoncé’s ‘Renaissance’ movie launches Blue Ivy’s stardom into space

In addition to Beyoncé, the 'Renaissance' film chronicles the ascension of another star in her orbit: Blue Ivy Carter.
104d ago

Jezebel helped make me the feminist I am. What'll the next generation do without it?

G/O Media has shuttered Jezebel, the culture-shifting feminist publication that published rigorous and honest stories about pop culture and politics.
160d ago

Drake using Halle Berry’s photo to promote himself may be legal. But it's far from right.

Halle Berry says Drake used a photo of her to promote his new single "Slime You Out" after he asked her and she told him "no."
207d ago

Allegations that Lizzo harassed and fat-shamed dancers have fans like me reeling

Is it possible to treat people well and still be on top of the world? That’s one question that this week's lawsuit against Lizzo has me asking.
234d ago

Keke Palmer can wear whatever she wants to wear. Her body is hers — and hers alone.

Keke Palmer can wear whatever she wants to wear. Black Twitter made that clear this week following her boyfriend’s body-shaming comments.
260d ago

Janelle Monáe has ushered in 'The Age of Pleasure.' And it’s right on time.

Janelle Monáe is embracing pleasure and reminding us to do the same. It’s a timely invite as LGBTQ rights come under fire.
276d ago

In ‘The Little Mermaid,’ Black girls and women will see representation done right

In Disney's movie remake of "The Little Mermaid," Halle Bailey gives Black girls something we could never have imagined even as we clung to our fairy tales.
378d ago

The simple message at the heart of Rihanna’s working mom Super Bowl

Rhianna's Super Bowl halftime performance embodied the important notion that working mothers can still command the spotlight while asserting their agency.
385d ago

Beyoncé’s historic Grammy wins are shadowed by one inexplicable loss

What Grammy did Beyoncé win? Here's why Harry Styles' album of the year is a snub. Even if Queen Bey won best dance/electronic album for "Renaissance."
430d ago

Sadly, Tory Lanez's guilty verdicts won't silence Megan Thee Stallion's critics

A Los Angeles jury found rapper Tory Lanez guilty Friday of three felonies for shooting fellow rapper Megan Thee Stallion.
438d ago

Why the Dave Chappelle-Elon Musk moment is bad news for Black women

Dave Chappelle asked Twitter CEO Elon Musk to reinstate the account of Talib Kweli, a friend and collaborator of Chappelle who was banned in 2020.
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