[Video] Michelle Williams Pokes Fun at her Reputation as Least Famous Destiny’s Child in New Ad

A couple of days ago, Foot Locker released a commercial featuring NBA player Draymond Green, retired NBA player Horace Grant and gospel artist/Broadway actress Michelle Williams, best known for being a member of Destiny’s Child.  The commercial starts with Grant telling... Continue Reading

Activists Hang Highway Banner BLASTING Black Men for Not Fighting for Women in Black Lives Matter

Dear Black Men*, *(cisgender and straight) While you’re busy not fighting for us, Remember that you’re killing us too. … We ain’t fighting for y’all no more until you stop killing us and until you start centering the violence, trauma, and... Continue Reading

Rihanna Reveals Her Real Hair in Cute French Braid Style While on Vacation

On a recent vacation in Turks & Caicos Rihanna let her hair down, ditching her signature weaves and wigs to rock a simple, cute French-style braid with her real hair.   It’s not often we see Rihanna this stripped down,... Continue Reading

[Pics] Olympic Sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce’s Jamaican Flag-Inspired Hair is Awesome

3-time World Champion sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce carried out her Olympic flag bearer duties in style, donning a Jamaican-flag inspired ombre style. Fraser-Pryce explained that the style took quite some time: “I got my hair dyed green and yellow for the... Continue Reading

Are More Black Women Embracing Spiritual, But Non-Religious Practices?

A couple of years ago, one of my favorite spiritual workers, Curly Demure of Demure Lyfe, constantly shared information on crystals on her Facebook page about their uses and energies. As a collector of crystals since childhood, I was always... Continue Reading

[Pics] The Woman Behind The TODAY Show’s Horrible Makeover is a Gorgeous Model in NYC

By now we’ve all seen it, the universally panned TODAY Show makeover that left a black woman’s hair looking absolutely tragic. Well, the woman behind the makeover is Malyia McNaughton, and there is more to her than that terrible video.... Continue Reading

From Jump Rope Instructor to Mogul: Big Chop Hair Founder Melissa Etienne Shares Her Story

*This is a sponsored post on behalf of Big Chop Hair, however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are our own. Big Chop Hair Founder, Melissa Etienne, is the stuff entrepreneurs are made of. I was lucky enough to have the opportunity... Continue Reading

*UPDATE*: Top Beauty Vlogger Blasts Black-Owned Cosmetics Company For Not Sending Her Free Products (VIDEO RESPONSE INCLUDED)

Beauty Vlogger Alissa Ashley has amassed a huge following in under two years. She has nearing 300,000 subscribers, and with her talent it’s no surprise: With such an impressive following, it’s no wonder brands such as Too Faced, MakeupGeek, and... Continue Reading

9 Black Women Who are Directing Upcoming Feature Films

Being that 1.3% of feature film directors are women of color (Directors Guild of America, Diversity Report), some powerful black woman are rising above the statistics. From feature films on racial inequality to relationships to women’s issues, these nine directors are shaking up the... Continue Reading

Fifth Harmony’s Normani Kordei Leaves Twitter After Aggressive Racist Attacks by the Group’s Fans

Saturday evening, Normani Kordei’s name was trending on twitter. Not because she’s one of the most stunning and incredibly talented members of the pop girl group Fifth Harmony, but because of racist bullying. The 19-year-old singer was the target of... Continue Reading

12 Olympic Sports You Didn’t Know Black Women Were Dominating

The opening ceremony for the 2016 Olympics are underway, and many black women are expected to take home gold. Many assume black women primarily participate in basketball and track, but the following sports — not traditionally associated with black female... Continue Reading

[Video] After Facing Online Scorn, Ethiopian Vlogger Proves Her Blackness With a Genetics Test

YouTuber, Naturally Batel was motivated to take a DNA test after commenters challenged her racial identity on her first video upload. “I never really questioned my genetic make-up until I read a flood of hate comments on my first Youtube... Continue Reading

Sasha Obama Working the Register at Her Summer Restaurant Job is the Cutest Thing You’ll See Today

Natasha (better known as Sasha) Obama just got a summer job at…a seafood restaurant? Yes, you all heard that right! The youngest daughter of Barack and Michelle Obama recently began working at Nancy’s Restaurant in Oak Bluffs on Martha’s Vineyard... Continue Reading

Hetero Tanzanian Women are Marrying Each Other To Reclaim Ownership of Their Bodies and Property

Some of the women of Tanzania’s Kurya tribe are reclaiming their freedom and right to own property by marrying older women in a local tradition known as nyumba ntobhu (house of women). According to a recent article in Marie Claire, “the practice allows women... Continue Reading

[Video] The TODAY Show Did THE WORST Hair Makeover EVER on a Black Woman

TODAY Show Beauty Expert Deepica Mutyala believes that any woman can style her hair for a quick summer updo in under a minute.  Mutyala attempted to prove her hypothesis by showcasing easy summer styles on women of different ethnicities and... Continue Reading