5 Things to Know About Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Newbie Zuri Tibby

Black women killed it at the Victoria’s Secret fashion show (see all of the models here), but many were familiar faces, including Leomie Anderson, Maria Borges, and Joan Smalls. But one of Victoria Secret’s newest faces, Zuri Tibby, caught our... Continue Reading

[Pics] These Stunning Futuristic and African-Inspired Hairstyles Won the British Hair Awards

The British Hair Awards recently took place, and winner Lisa Farrall’s creations, shot by Luke Nugent, are nothing short of spectacular. The Armour Collection, paying homage to African culture, represents beauty, strength, and a unique quality that is often difficult... Continue Reading

Real Life ‘Hidden Figures’: These Black Women are Real Life STEM Geniuses

With the movie Hidden Figures set for release on December 25, 2016, IBM and Vanity Fair have partnered up to profile eight diverse trailblazers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (S.T.E.M.). Four of these individuals are black women who have broken barriers... Continue Reading

Winnie Harlow Reveals Her Big Chop… While Shading Another Black Model’s Hair

Celebrity big chop social media reveals are fun. They’re an opportunity to celebrate black women who dare to shave it all and rock their natural texture, which is still a very counter cultural beauty move. But model Winnie Harlow disappointingly... Continue Reading

British Magazine Recreates Solange’s ASATT Cover Art on White Model to Sell Hair Clips

The art from Solange’s latest album, A Seat at the Table, has had a huge cultural impact. The exotic looks, that pay homage to the African American aesthetic, have been channeled by celebrities including Tracee Ellis Ross and Uzo Aduba,... Continue Reading

This 12-Year Old Aspiring Makeup Artist is Better than Most Adults

If you’re like me, you often peruse Instagram in awe of the pure talent of makeup artists, from everyday looks to costume makeup. Many of these ladies are have incredible skills, and even if I know I can’t replicate the... Continue Reading

Jordin Sparks Forced to Defend White Mother After Disrespectful Fan Attack

I understand that racial tensions are high and people are all the way in their feelings since Donald Trump’s election… but are we really attacking people for who their parents are? Singer Jordin Sparks found herself in the unenviable position... Continue Reading

40+ Black Friday through Cyber Monday Deals from Black Owned Businesses — 2016

For the past few years, I have personally shunned the idea of supporting mega corporate brands for Black Friday, and instead focus on indie, mainly black-owned brands. The sale details are now starting to pour in, so check out this... Continue Reading

White Model Apologizes, Discusses Black Erasure, After Appearing on the Cover of a Black Hair Magazine

Black British hair magazine Blackhair recently featured an English-Malaysian model on its December/January 2017 cover. This might have gone unnoticed since the model, Emily Bador, was styled with a curly red wig and could easily pass for a black or... Continue Reading

[Video] Insecure’s Yvonne Orji: I’m a 32-Year-Old Virgin Who Has Never Masturbated

HBO’s Insecure has become a weekly watching ritual for many black women, and we were happy to find that the show has been renewed for a second season! The cast is lead by Issa Rae, playing a fictional version of... Continue Reading

Ava Duvernay Tweets Donald Trump Directly After He Criticizes the Cast of Hamilton

The controversy of the week for our President-elect stars the cast of Hamilton, the hit broadway musical. Yes, you read that correctly. Apparently, Vice President-elect Mike Pence attended a performance of the musical on Friday night, and after being booed... Continue Reading

White Woman Says She Envies Black Women’s Strength, Black Woman Responds with Epic Drag

After Trump’s election, as women of color everywhere were trying to grasp the implication, for themselves, their children and loved ones, of having a United States president whom both KKK and Nazi groups have endorsed, a white woman posted in... Continue Reading

‘I Don’t Know Where Dark Skinned Girls are Getting This Confidence From’: Black Vlogger Receives Nasty Shade on IG

Black beauty and lifestyle vlogger Jennifer Olaleye was targeted by two non-black women on Instagram after posting a stunning image. The two hateful women derided Jennifer, asserting that her confidence in her dark-skinned beauty was contrived. Jennifer’s response was classy... Continue Reading

ESPN Analyst Sage Steele Says Her White Husband Should be Praised for Marrying Her, a Biracial Woman

Sage Steele, ESPN analyst, is currently getting dragged to the high heavens on Twitter for her recent Facebook post about diversity. Here’s what she had to say (emphases ours): As a self-proclaimed, proud bi-racial woman — my father is black and... Continue Reading

‘I Cannot Carry Your Judgment’: Pregnant and Unwed NYC Pastor Says She Refuses to Be Shamed Out of the Pulpit

One of the chief criticisms of Christian culture is that it’s too judgmental. That sins are often ranked from ‘best to worst’ and judged accordingly. So when Harlem, New York pastor Desiree Allen went public with her pregnancy and refused... Continue Reading