Some Black Men Were In Their Feelings After Jesse Williams Praised Black Women at the BET Awards

The 16th annual BET Awards ceremony was held in Los Angeles this past Sunday. Through all the comedic bits and star-studded performances (Bey herself came through to perform her black power anthem Freedom with Kendrick Lamar) the most memorable moment came... Continue Reading

This Black-Owned Fashion Label Models Its Designs on Women of All Sizes

Women come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but fashion companies rarely showcase their pieces in a variety of sizes. While there has been in increase of plus-size clothing options, they are often separate from the mainstream lines. Indie... Continue Reading

10 Incredible Facts About Jesse Williams’ Amazing Wife Aryn Drake-Lee

Jesse Williams’ BET Awards speech has been trending since Sunday leading us to wonder about his better half, Aryn Drake-Lee. When we began to dig, we discovered a Renaissance woman who is every bit as dynamic as her famous husband.... Continue Reading

10 Viral Afrocentric Dance Moves that are Breaking the Internet

Of course we’ve all seen the videos of folks doing the #runningmanchallenge, nae nae, whip etc. Now, we’re giving way to the viral videos of afrocentric dance routines that require such skill and technique, it would put anyone doing the... Continue Reading

Trending: 9 Celebrities Who Wore Natural Extension Styles on the BET Awards Red Carpet

This year’s BET Awards delivered in the best way possible. We wonder if they are contemplating changing the ceremony to the ‘Woke Awards’ after Jessie William’s speech literally chin-checked the rampant anti-blackness and police brutality whilst still giving props to... Continue Reading

Alicia Keys Takes Her #NoMakeup Movement to the BET Awards, Walks the Red Carpet Bare Faced

In May, Alicia Keys made a public declaration via LennyLetter.com that she was done with makeup, after a lifetime of hiding behind it; I remember when I first started to be in the public eye. Oh my gawd! Everyone had... Continue Reading

30 Incredible Photos from Curlfest 2016

The Curlfest was back yesterday in Brooklyn, New York bringing together naturals of all textures and types.  The free annual event, which is in its third year, was held in Prospect Park.  With positive energy and beautiful hair (as well... Continue Reading

6 Reasons Why We Love The Juvia’s Place Eyeshadow Palettes

*This is a sponsored post on behalf of Juvia’s Place, but all thoughts and opinions expressed are our own. It’s been about a month since we interviewed Juvia’s Place owner, Chichi Eburu, and we still can’t get enough of the Juvia’s... Continue Reading

Are Baby Length Checks the Wave of the Natural Hair Future?

I was 21 years old when I went natural. To say it was a struggle is an understatement. It was a crash course in things I’d never done before: Deep conditioning! Daily moisturizing! Sealing?! It took me 6 years, an... Continue Reading

Mattel Doesn’t Sell a Black ‘Game Developer Barbie’… So This Husband Created One for His Wife

Mattel recently unveiled and sold out of their Game Developer Barbie. The toy brand has been seeking to push for more careers within the Barbie line. This isn’t Mattel’s first attempt at pushing Barbie into Silicon Valley; the 2014 Computer... Continue Reading

[Video] The Trailer for ‘Awkward Black Girl’ Issa Rae’s New HBO Show is Here!

Can we just express how geeked we are for a cable show about the lives of black women, written and produced by black woman. via GIPHY Insecure will premiere on HBO this Fall and stars Issa Rae, Yvonne Orji and... Continue Reading

Lauryn Hill’s Oldest Daughter Selah Marley Stuns at High School Graduation and Prom!

Selah Marley, the oldest daughter of Lauryn Hill and Rohan Marley, just graduated from high school! She is the second of Hill’s children to graduate high school. (Last year son Zion graduated and headed out to prom!) The gorgeous 17-year-old... Continue Reading

10 Black Beauty Vloggers Who are About to Blow

The YouTube community is steadily growing. Loads of new talent are turning on the camera and bringing refreshing new faces to the video platform. Although, the vanguard of YouTubers are tried and true, we’re looking to give way to this... Continue Reading

Boo Boo Kitty With Hair? Empire’s Grace Gealey is Sporting a New Long ‘Do

We live for Grace Gealey’s flawless pixie cut on Empire. And she’s spoken before about how she initially cut her hair as a means to overcome insecurities. But we all need to switch it up once in a while. The... Continue Reading

28 Black-Owned Skincare Brands To Try This Summer

Get your summer skin glowing and smooth with these black-owned skincare brands: Bekura Beauty The sugar scrub is my favorite! Founded in 2011 by Rashida in under the name of its parent company (Beauty Assortment for the Sun-Kissed®) – Bekura™ is... Continue Reading