[Pics] Janelle Monae Posts a Series of Bare-Faced, Natural Hair Selfies on Instagram

In an attempt to give her fans a glimpse into her personal life, singer Janelle Monae took several photos of herself at home with no frills. Typically Monae is slaying the red lip, natural updo, and black and white look... Continue Reading

[Pics] 17-Year-Old Black Artist Creates Viral Challenge to Draw Black Women in Cartoon Styles

By now, you’ve probably noticed a ton of these #stylechallenge photos being shared across social media. The concept is to recreate a self portrait in popular cartoon styles. The tag was started a week ago by 17-year-old artist Autumn (@beautifulness87 on... Continue Reading

[Pics] Model Aya Jones SLAYS as the Face of NARS Powerfall Line

From Vogue Spain’s Queen of Africa cover to the runway, budding model Aya Jones has been slaying! Now the remarkable beauty is the face of NARS cosmetic’s Powerfall line. The line’s editorial features Jones decked out in 60’s regalia and crowned with... Continue Reading

[Pics] 49-Year-Old Garcelle Beauvais STUNS in New Photoshoot

We all remember Garcelle as “Fancy” from The Jamie Foxx Show. Known for her perfect pout and high cheek bones, Garcelle was flawless in the 90s and she’s still gorgeous at 49! The actress recently did a shoot with photographer Erick Robinson and... Continue Reading

Stylist Refuses Service to Woman Due to “Bad Vibes”, Charges a Fee Anyway

Recently, Kacey of the Black Alley Band posted about a less than stellar experience she had with a popular DMV/Atlanta hair braider. In her post, she recalls being asked to leave via text by Nisa’s (@nisaraye) assistant because she was... Continue Reading

Black Doll Maker Responds After Customer Recommends She Lighten Her Doll to Improve Sales

Mala Bryan is a St Lucia-born, South Africa-based model who launched Malaville, a black doll company featuring four dolls — Maisha, Mala, Malina and Mhina — each with a different backstory and unique style. Malaville’s Instagram account is adorable and... Continue Reading

Cosmopolitan’s ‘Hot New’ Braid Look is a Style Naptural85 Did Months Ago

Since posting about “boxer braids” a few months back, I’ve come across similar cultural appropriation hair tutorials and photos. Usually, I just roll my eyes and think “here we go again”. I don’t spend too much time dwelling on the... Continue Reading

Teyonah Parris Paired a Gown with a Satin Head Wrap on the Red Carpet and CRUSHED It

Teyonah Parris always looks absolutely gorgeous, whether she’s on the red carpet, at a photoshoot, or out and about. But lately she has been slaying to the tenth power. Her effortless combination of chic sensibilities with Black American/African-inspired couture is... Continue Reading

Singer Justine Skye Explains Why She Identifies as Jamaican Despite Being Born in America

Singer Justine Skye took to her Instagram account to address those who challenge her choice to identify solely as Jamaican and not American, despite being born here. I noticed some people getting upset that I say I’m Jamaican although I... Continue Reading

Marvel Artist Confirms Skai Jackson Was the Art Inspiration for New Iron Man Riri Williams

Last week, we gave you a more realistic list of black actresses who could play the Marvel role of Riri Williams in Iron Man.  (For the list, check out Days After Marvel Announced Its New Iron Man, HollyWood is Already Erasing Her Dark... Continue Reading

Virgin Islands Woman Goes Viral After Showing the Proper Way to Eat a Mango

Seanise Jeffers, the first winner of The Caribbean Got Talent, schooled us on eating a mango last week. As someone who eats mangoes with a knife and fork, I can’t lie, I feel a little ashamed. In her video, which... Continue Reading

Black Woman Becomes Folk Hero After Allowing Her Pics to Be Used to Catfish a Man Into Buying Stuff

Twitter user @christenhrule has become something of a folk hero after allowing a woman who described herself as “ugly” to use her images to catfish a man into buying her nice things. She posted her exchange with the woman on... Continue Reading

Black Gossip Site Sparks Fan Backlash and Loses Revenue After Switching Focus to #BlackLivesMatter

Following the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castille, popular gossip site Fameolous has forgone their typical celebrity posts in favor of consistent coverage of issues regarding the fight for justice and accountability in incidents of police brutality. The only thing that... Continue Reading

Still Mad that ‘Too Dark’ Naturi Naughton Portrayed Her in 2009, Lil Kim Shades at VH1’s Hip Hop Honors

Back in 2009, Naturi Naughton gained rave reviews for her portayal of Lil Kim in rapper Biggie’s biopic Notorious. The film got mixed reviews, but Naturi’s portrayal of a troubled, love-sick but undeniably talented young Lil Kim cemented her as... Continue Reading

Gabourey Sidibe Shows Off her Natural Afro on Twitter!

We’ve never seen Gabourey Sidibe like this before! The actress, who currently stars in Empire and Difficult People, recently showed off her fro on Twitter and we love it! Sidibe posted the photo after a dare from friend and Empire... Continue Reading