Black Men on Twitter Use Beyonce’s Seeming Airing of Jay-Z’s Cheating on Lemonade to Drag Black Women

On Saturday Beyonce released her new visual album, Lemonade, and it’s already being lauded as her most transparent work yet. Although it’s described on Tidal as “based on every woman’s journey of self-knowledge and healing”, many are speculating that it... Continue Reading

White-Washed Lil’ Kim is Almost Unrecognizable in New Instagram Photo

Yesterday, Lil’ Kim posted this photo of herself on Instagram. The photo immediately went viral on Instagram and Twitter because most didn’t recognize the rap star. When I first saw the photo, I thought it was a white (or at... Continue Reading

Marie Claire Declares that Curly Hair is a Sign of ‘Wokeness’

According to Marie Claire, Allure, Bustle, and several other glossies with a primarily white readership, curls are the latest and hottest trend of 2016, and were a recommended look for those who attended Coachella last weekend. Here’s an excerpt from Marie... Continue Reading

Mo’Nique Gives a First Glimpse at Her Afro

Over the weekend, comedienne Mo’Nique took to Instagram to display her new look: a gorgeous undefined afro. Of course followers wanted to know if the fro was real. While Monique didn’t confirm if the new do was her own or... Continue Reading

Woman Launches GoFundMe Campaign to Attend Prince’s Funeral

Yes, you read that title correctly. While most of the world is mourning the passing of music legend, Prince, by sharing his pictures and music on social media, one fan has taken things a bit further. Meeka Late created a GoFundMe... Continue Reading

#BlackGirlMagic Worldwide: Kenyan Farmer Is a Budding Millionaire

Annie Nyaga is a 30-year old Kenyan (one of several women) that has become successful through farming in her country.  Over the years, she has parlayed her profits into creating an agribusiness that brings consumers and other young, local farmers together. Nyaga’s success... Continue Reading

A Historical Look at Why So Many Black Men Refuse to Claim Black Women Publicly

NBA player Nick Young was recently caught on video admitting to cheating on his fiancée, rapper Iggy Azalea.  One of the women he allegedly cheated with is a black woman named Britt.  The mother of Young’s son from a relationship prior to... Continue Reading

11 Women Rocking Goddess Locs, Summer 2016’s Trending Style + How to Install Them

Anyone who’s followed my blog, or the natural hair community in the last few years knows that faux locs have been a big thing for a while. You can even buy the style prepackaged and crochet it in. If you loved... Continue Reading

Harriet Tubman Will Be Featured on the $20 Bill

*Update: Harriet Tubman will not replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. She will be featured on the front and Andrew Jackson will be on the back.* Harriet Tubman is most popularly known as an abolitionist who made several missions... Continue Reading

Black Bloggers’ Skin Lightened on Retailer’s Instagram Page to ‘Make Them Look More Coachella’

Style blogger VicStyles and friends were among the thousands that attended this year’s Coachella festival. Over the weekend, her Instagram feed was filled with images of #blackgirlmagic in the Palm Springs desert under her creatively coined #froachella tag. Black. Girl.... Continue Reading

Stunning Amputee Beauty Blogger Mama Cax Brings Visibility to Differently Abled Black Women

Caxmee, 26, is a Brooklyn-based blogger who, by merely being herself, shows us the power in loving yourself fully. She writes: I haven’t been too content about the mainstream imagery of beauty. I’ve made it my personal mission to infiltrate the... Continue Reading

Hilarious New Instagram Account Uses Barbies to Parody White Volunteers in Africa

I once had the distinct pleasure of scrolling through my Facebook feed only to be bombarded with images from a friend’s recent trip to Kenya. Sounds innocent enough, I know, but the images went from intriguing to disturbing in 2... Continue Reading

Facebook Deletes The Shade Room’s 4 Million Member Fan Page

Monday morning, 4.4 million fans of The Shade Room found it missing from their Facebook newsfeed. A quick jump to facebook.com/theshaderoom brings up the following page. In a brief DM interview with NiemanLab, The Shade Room owner, Angie Nwandu confirmed the... Continue Reading

[Pics] Chicago Artist Shani Crowe Takes Braid Art to Another Level

Braids.  They are more than a “trend”.  They unite black women in conversation and tradition.  They tie the African diaspora to the Motherland.  They bring us healing through introspection or connection.  Braids are big part of our culture and possess a depth... Continue Reading

NBC News Columnist Scolds Ciara For ‘Being Disrespectful’ Towards Ex-Fiance Future

This past Monday, the video of Ciara and Ludacris announcing the nominees for the Top Rap Artist Billboard Music Awards went viral. In the video, Ciara announced all the nominees save her ex-fiance, Future, leaving many views to make assumptions... Continue Reading