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11 Winter Scarves That’ll Punch Up Your Outerwear

Sometimes we forget that something so functional, like a winter scarf, can be incredibly fashionable. You could have on the warmest of coats, but if your neck, ears, and nose […] The post 11 Winter Scarves ...

Added October 23, 2021

Doja Cat And Her Atlantis-Inspired Costume Just Broke The Internet

Doja Cat reportedly gained over 200K new Instagram followers on birthday in less than 18 hours. Now that’s certainly something to celebrate! Speaking of celebrations, the “Need to Know” singer […] The ...

Added October 23, 2021

Fright Night: 25 Spooky Movies to Watch this Halloween

Looking for a horror movie to watch this upcoming All Hallow’s Eve but not quite sure where to begin? Have no fear…well, at least not over what film to watch. […] The post Fright Night: 25 Spooky Movies ...

Added October 23, 2021

This Week In Black Love: Megan And Pardi Celebrate Their First Anniversary, Snoop And Shante Two-Step And More

It’s that time again! Time to rewind through the week and take a look at all the displays of love from some of our favorite star couples. There was a […] The post This Week In Black Love: Megan And Pardi ...

Added October 23, 2021

On The Red Carpet With The ‘Insecure’ Cast At The Final Season Premiere

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Added October 23, 2021

5 Times Justice Sotomayor Told Nothing But The Truth About Texas Abortion Ban

Just when we thought the conservative U.S. Supreme Court might want to do right— after they decided to hear a federal challenge to the extreme Texas abortion ban— they predictably […] The post 5 Times ...

Added October 22, 2021

Barbados Elects A Black Woman President, Replacing Britain’s Queen Elizabeth As Head Of State

Barbados elected Sandra Mason to be its first President on Wednesday. The decision comes after a joint session of the country’s House of Assembly and Senate, which elected her by […] The post Barbados ...

Added October 22, 2021

Cantu Beauty And UNCF Partner to Provide Nontraditional HBCU Students With $150,000 in Funding

Cantu has long been committed to making us feel beautiful. Now, their latest move proves their aiming to empower our brightest minds as well. The haircare company recently announced a […] The post Cantu ...

Added October 22, 2021

NAACP Empowerment Programs Becomes Part-Owner in Hello Alice to Build Black Generational Wealth

For decades, the NAACP has partnered with organizations to help provide valuable resources and visibility to issues affecting the Black community. Now, in an unprecedented move, the institution is aiming ...

Added October 22, 2021

7 Contemporary Black Women Painters To Watch

In this Keeping It Z column piece, writer Daria Harper rounds up Black women painters who should be on everyone’s radar. Though it’s taken time for the industry to begin acknowledging, Black […] The post ...

Added October 22, 2021

Stylist Shiona Turini On The Style ‘Evolution’ In ‘Insecure’ Season 5 And Why She’s Obsessed With Ray-Ban Stories Sunglasses

Whether you’re an avid content creator on social media, want to live life hands-free or just love to collect stylish sunglasses, the new Ray-Ban Stories are the latest tech innovation […] The post Stylist ...

Added October 22, 2021

Charles Harbison Makes A Triumphant Return To Fashion With A Collection With Banana Republic

In 2016, designer Charles Harbison did what for many would be considered the unthinkable. With his eponymous clothing brand thriving and climbing, frequently worn by the likes of Beyoncé, Solange […] The ...

Added October 22, 2021

Teen TikTok Star Jalaiah Harmon Talks About New Docuseries, ‘I AM: JALAIAH”

In 2019, the Renegade was the dance craze sweeping the nation. Like with Beyonce’s Uh Oh and Ciara’s “1,2 Step” before it, people from all walks of life found themselves […] The post Teen TikTok Star Jalaiah ...

Added October 22, 2021

Police Spread Misinformation About Bystanders Allegedly Filming Rape On Train, DA Says

Police spread news that riders on a Philadelphia train watched a rape occur and merely held up their cellphones to film it without intervening. “It’s disturbing that there were definitely […] The post ...

Added October 22, 2021

Eve Says ‘Queens’ Co-stars Brandy and Naturi Stood Up For Her On Set During Pregnancy

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Added October 22, 2021

Angela Simmons Details Harrowing Experience Of ‘Jumping Out Of Moving Cars’ In Past Abusive Relationship

Angela Simmons is opening up, in depth, about her harrowing experience being in an abusive relationship. The TV personality and entrepreneur is featured as a guest on the upcoming episode […] The post ...

Added October 22, 2021

Jamie Foxx On Teaching His Daughters How To Be Treated

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Added October 22, 2021

Jamie Foxx On Marriage And Dating Outside His Race

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Added October 22, 2021

Jamie Foxx Discusses Dealing With Professional Disappointment

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Added October 22, 2021

The Cozy Second Collection Of Halle Berry’s Athleisure Line With Sweaty Betty Is Here And We Want Every Piece

After the success of the first launch of Halle Berry’s rē∙spin x Sweaty Betty collaboration in the spring, the star is rolling out a second collection that is bringing women […] The post The Cozy Second ...

Added October 22, 2021

First Look: Watch Teddy Campbell Convince Tina Campbell To Say Yes All Over Again In ‘Marry Me’

Two decades after falling madly in love, Teddy Campbell still loves him some Tina Campbell. In a sweet never-before-seen video, Campbell sings his heart out to his one and only […] The post First Look ...

Added October 22, 2021

This Week’s Best-Dressed Celebrities

Fridays are always something to look forward to for several reasons, like the relief from making it through another week of work, the excitement to sleep in the next morning […] The post This Week’s Best ...

Added October 22, 2021

This Week’s Best Dressed Celebrities

Fridays are always something to look forward to for several reasons like the relief from making it through another week of work, the excitement to sleep in the next morning […] The post This Week’s Best ...

Added October 22, 2021

Exclusive: Chris Paul’s Social Change Fund And Bleacher Report Partner On Capsule Collection Supporting HBCUs

Today, Social Change Fund, in partnership with Bleacher Report, is releasing a capsule collection celebrating the legacy of six HBCUs. Social Change Fund, founded by NBA stars Chris Paul, Dwyane […] The ...

Added October 22, 2021

Blackstock & Weber Releases A Collection Of Winter-Proof Loafers

Blackstock & Weber is keeping it dapper all year round with their latest collection. The Black-owned footwear brand has titled their FW21 collection ‘Hoodie Season’ – an assortment of fall […] The ...

Added October 22, 2021