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

Tyra Banks ‘Tyra Beauty’ is Being Slammed as a Multi-Level Marketing Scheme, Here’s Why

In 2014, Tyra Banks created her cosmetics brand, Tyra Beauty. Banks has been in the modeling and beauty industry since 15, so it only made sense that, like supermodel Iman before her, she would create her own beauty brand. Except while Iman’s... Continue Reading

Still Defiant, Zoe Saldana Says She is The Reason People Now Know About Nina Simone

Zoe Saldana has some choice words for critics of her role in the Nina Simone Biopic. Criticisms have been flying around since 2012 when it was first revealed that Salanda would be playing the legendary singer. When the movie trailer... Continue Reading

14 Incredible Handbags Created by Black-Owned Design Companies

We’ve let you in on both black-owned swimwear and cosmetic lines and now we’ve found some of best black handbag designers out there. Tired of that Michael Kors? In the market for a new bag? Look no further than these... Continue Reading

20 Inspiring Loc Growth Journeys

Are you considering locs but do not know what to expect in terms of growth? Are you are newly loc’ed and wondering where you will be in one, two, or ten years? Whatever your situation, here are twenty loc growth progressions to give... Continue Reading

[Video] Police Officer Fired for Sharing Violently Racist Videos Brings Black Girlfriend as Character Witness

Perpetua Michel took the words “stand by your man” literally when she appeared at an arbitration hearing as a character witness for her boyfriend and former Fort Lauderdale Police Officer Jason Holding, who was fired for exchanging racist text messages with several fellow... Continue Reading

Beyonce Shows Off Her Freckles in Makeup-less Selfie

If you’re a Beyonce stan/fan, you might have noticed that she has freckles. If you’re more of a casual observer, you might have never seen them before. Either way, Queen Bey put her freckles on full display in a makeup-less... Continue Reading

A Smear Campaign is Building Against Lupita Nyong’o

Rumors have started spreading about Lupita Nyong’o being a diva on Broadway and angering Eclipsed audiences by missing shows. Page Six broke the story yesterday quoting sources close to the play. Other media outlets, including Atlantic Star, Morning USA, BET, and Perez Hilton have... Continue Reading

Azealia Banks Confirms Bleaching Her Skin With Controversial Whitenicious Products

No stranger to controversy, a few days ago artist, Azealia Banks posted this noticeably lighter post-relaxer selfie to her Instagram account while in Brazil. Instantly comments poured in on Banks’ page which seemingly pointed out what appears to be obvious... Continue Reading

20 More Pictures of Natural Hair Shrinkage That Will Blow Your Mind

Shrinkage never (and, we really mean never) ceases to amaze us.  Though we know that natural hair can appear deceptively short in its shrunken state, it is still shocking to see the immense length hidden under our kinks, coils, and curls.  ... Continue Reading