Zendaya

Zendaya on White Media’s Current Obsession with ‘Boxer Braids’: ‘Black Women Have Been Wearing Braids’

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Former Disney channel star Zendaya isn’t afraid to speak her mind, especially when it comes to hair. After Giuliana Rancic joked Zendaya’s faux-locs made her look like she smelled like weed, the 19-year-old schooled the former Fashion Police host about the politics of Black hair. Now, she’s doing...

Michelle Obama Drops ‘This Is For My Girls’ With Missy Elliott & Zendaya

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First Lady Michelle Obama hopped back on the mic to spread the good word about girl’s education. Inspired by her Let Girls Learn initiative, Mrs. Obama teamed up with Missy Elliot and Zendaya to release “This Is For My Girls,” a girl-powered anthem that encourages girls...

#BlackGirlMagic: Zendaya Is the New Face of CoverGirl!

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Looks like Zendaya’s star is going to keep climbing. Last year, the 19-year-old became a pop culture icon not just for her acting and singing chops, but also because she isn’t afraid to speak her mind. When Giuliana Rancic tried to diss Zendaya’s faux-locs, the teen respectfully clapped back by...

MUST SEE: Zendaya Covers COMPLEX Mag’s December 2015/January 2016 Issue

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In a few short years, 19-year-old Zendaya Coleman has gone from young Disney star to incomparable triple threat to one of the next generation’s strongest most confident voices. The teen stunner graces COMPLEX’s latest cover dressed in all black leather everything and sporting carefree kinky...

EBONY Unveils Powerful December Cover With Harry Belafonte, Jesse Williams, and Zendaya Coleman

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Fresh off its provocative, Internet breaking Cosby Show cover which caused such a stir we wrote about it twice (here + here), the folks over at EBONY are at it again. Celebrating the magazine’s 70th anniversary, editor-in-chief Kierna Mayo and company just unveiled the cover for the December...

Here’s What Happened When Zendaya Learned a Magazine Photoshopped Her Thighs to Make Them Look Slimmer

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Zendaya is quickly becoming one of our favs. In addition to being super talented, the 19-year-old isn’t afraid to speak out either. When Giuliana Rancic said the Disney star’s faux-locs probably smelled of “patchouli and weed,” the teen fired off a letter schooling Rancic about implicit bias, and after...