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Jacque Reid Gets Challenged On Her Natural Hair Journey

For the past week and half now journalist and TV host Jacque Reid has been on a natural hair journey. The co-host of NBC’s New York Live revealed to her […] The post Jacque Reid Gets Challenged On Her ...

Added October 23, 2019

Black Travel Vibes: Find A Slice Of Heaven In China

Most people love a good jaunt to Asia, but for most, outside of a twirl around Japan or a budget-friendly trip to southeast Asian countries like Thailand, there really isn’t […] The post Black Travel Vibes ...

Added October 23, 2019

Bridal Bliss: Joi-Marie And Anton Had A Storybook Wedding Inside This Historic Library

“How will we tell people we met? No one will believe us.” That’s what groom Anton said to his bride, then a perfect stranger, Joi-Marie, when they first met in […] The post Bridal Bliss: Joi-Marie And ...

Added October 23, 2019

Draya Michelle Just Dropped A Collection With Superdown—Here’s What You Absolutely Need

Actress and designer Draya Michele is all about the slay. The star never, ever disappoints when it comes to making a style statement which is why it makes total sense […] The post Draya Michelle Just Dropped ...

Added October 23, 2019

Monica And Shannon Brown’s Divorce Is Finalized

Monica can officially reclaim her maiden name now that her divorce from Shannon Brown has been finalized. The singer appeared in a Fayetteville, Georgia courthouse this week for a hearing […] The post ...

Added October 23, 2019

Here’s How You Can Find The Perfect Bra Size

When it comes to finding the right bra-size it can be a pain, and your height and weight all play a part in discovering the perfect fit. To make the […] The post Here’s How You Can Find The Perfect Bra ...

Added October 23, 2019

Draya Michelle Just Dropped A Collection With Superdown — Here’s What You Absolutely Need

Actress and designer Draya Michele is all about the slay. The star never, ever disappoints when it comes to making a style statement which is why it makes total sense […] The post Draya Michelle Just Dropped ...

Added October 23, 2019

10 Times Black Men Found Joy Seeing The World

When it comes to travel we talk a lot about the adventures, the food, the people and all the amazing places to stay, but what about how the journey makes […] The post 10 Times Black Men Found Joy Seeing ...

Added October 23, 2019

The Lululemon​ x Roksanda Capsule Collection is Finally Here

The Lululemon x Roksanda collection has wowed customers beyond belief. The new limited-edition collection has finally dropped. Comments under Lululemon’s LuLuLemon x Roksanda Instagram post included heart ...

Added October 23, 2019

18 Brands To Watch For Lagos Fashion Week

Lagos Fashion Week kicks off today where the top African designers will showcase their Spring/Summer 2020 collection. Considering the downpour of African influenced pieces in the United States, all eyes ...

Added October 23, 2019

20 Baddies Proudly Rocking Bald Heads

The #shorthairdontcare didn’t grow in popularity in relation to #longhairdontcare. For decades Black women have embraced bald heads and shorter styles that showed off more of their face, and worked ...

Added October 23, 2019

Body Of Missing 5-Year-Old Nevaeh Adams Found In Landfill

The body of 5-year-old Nevaeh Adams was discovered in a South Carolina landfill on Oct. 18, 4WWL reports. Nevaeh had been missing and presumed dead since August. Though the search […] The post Body Of ...

Added October 23, 2019

Teyana Taylor And Daughter Junie Surprise ‘Rhythm + Flow’ Contestant Londynn B

Before Rhythm + Flow crowned it’s very first winner, D Smoke from Inglewood, California, contestant Londynn B got a special treat when her doppelgänger Teyana Taylor and daughter Junie surprised […] The ...

Added October 23, 2019

Wendy Williams Regrets Having Son Visit Her In Halfway House

Wendy Williams appears to be having an enviable “hot girl fall” after starting the year by taking an extended break from her eponymous talk show, and splitting from longtime husband, […] The post Wendy ...

Added October 23, 2019

Our Favorite Picks From The Nicki Minaj And Fendi Collaboration

Just last week Nicki Minaj released her highly anticipated collaboration with the luxury label, Fendi. After months of teasing the collaboration, the pair released a 127-piece collection with pops of ...

Added October 23, 2019

You Won’t Believe Where We Found The Season’s Trendiest Boots

As self-proclaimed style enthusiasts, we love a good boot. As soon as we catch that first whiff of fall, we have our eyes peeled for the hottest, sleekest boots to […] The post You Won’t Believe Where ...

Added October 23, 2019

Eriq La Salle Won’t Return For ‘Coming 2 America’

For Coming To America fans hoping to see Eriq La Salle reprise his role as Darryl Jenks in the upcoming sequel, we’ve got some bad news for you. The actor […] The post Eriq La Salle Won’t Return For ‘Coming ...

Added October 23, 2019

Tennessee Lawmaker Claims White Men In America Have ‘Very Few Rights’

A Tennessee lawmaker is grabbing headlines after making a number of controversial comments at a county commission meeting on Monday night. Sevier County residents gathered to discuss a resolution on ...

Added October 23, 2019

How Can I Manifest More Love Into My Life?

Our social media feeds are chock-full of posts showing that Black women can and do get what they want. We are the queens of achieving success in our careers, for […] The post How Can I Manifest More Love ...

Added October 23, 2019

U.S. Ambassador To Ukraine Testifies Aid To The Country Was Held For Trump’s Political Benefit

On Tuesday, William B. Taylor Jr., the acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, testified in a closed-door deposition with Democrats that the White House threatened to withhold military aid to Ukraine […] The ...

Added October 23, 2019

Kamille ‘Cupcake’ McKinney: Body Of Missing Alabama 3-Year-Old Found In Dumpster

The massive, multi-state search for Birmingham, Alabama, 3-year-old Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney came to a tragic end Tuesday night. Birmingham Police Chief Patrick Smith announced during a press conference ...

Added October 23, 2019

Michigan State University Plays Down Toilet Paper Noose Found On Black Student’s Dorm Room Door

A Black student at Michigan State University is claiming that she was the target of a racist act. School officials say it was simply a “prank.” In a Facebook post, […] The post Michigan State University ...

Added October 23, 2019

Rosie Perez Says It’s ‘Dangerous’ For Afro-Latinos To Separate Themselves Within Latin Community

Puerto Rican-American actress Rosie Perez burst onto the Hollywood scene thanks to Spike Lee’s Do The Right Thing at a time when Tinsel Town wasn’t necessarily rich with opportunities for people of ...

Added October 23, 2019

You Need To Visit These Black-Owned Spas On Your Next Trip To Washington D.C.

It’s no surprise that in Chocolate City (or what was formerly referred to as such), that you’d find “for us, by us” spa options to cater to all your wellness […] The post You Need To Visit These Black ...

Added October 23, 2019

NFL Players Who Have Style Off The Field

Despite the NFL’s long battle with social issues, the sport still has a record-breaking viewership each Sunday. And while players haven’t got the best rep for their style, this year, […] The post NFL Players ...

Added October 22, 2019