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#MeToo Founder Tarana J. Burke Lands Her Own Magazine Cover & It's Stunning
#MeToo Founder Tarana J. Burke Lands Her Own Magazine Cover & It's Stunning
She's officially crowned in excellence and we're here for it.
Tennessee Fined Dozens of Black Braiders Almost $100,000 For Not Having a Government License
Tennessee Fined Dozens of Black Braiders Almost $100,000 For Not Having a Government License
All of the fines were for unlicensed braiding; none were triggered by any health or sanitation regulations.
Lena Waithe Lands The Cover of Vanity Fair and Gets Candid About How She Defines Her Activism
Lena Waithe Lands The Cover of Vanity Fair and Gets Candid About How She Defines Her Activism
Lena Waithe is changing the game. The star and creator opens up about influence and inspiration, from the Harlem Renaissance to Time's Up.
Lupita Nyong'o Graced The Cover of Allures "The Culture of Hair" Issue
Lupita Nyong'o Graced The Cover of Allures "The Culture of Hair" Issue
She opens up about her hair experiences, stereotypes and her relationship with hair and self-love.
Fine, I'll Do It: 14 Quotes From Famous Black Women To Jump-Start Your Self-Empowerment Journey
Fine, I'll Do It: 14 Quotes From Famous Black Women To Jump-Start Your Self-Empowerment Journey
Let their words inspire your personal journey for bringing out your inner leader.
Why and How You Should Challenge the Status Quo This Black History Month
Why and How You Should Challenge the Status Quo This Black History Month
I appreciate the added melanin to my news feeds throughout February, but I often question if reading someone’s social post is truly teaching me.
How My "Tender Head" Turned Out to Be a Health Concern
How My "Tender Head" Turned Out to Be a Health Concern
There's this idea that us tender heads are faking the severity of our pain.
#AfrosBreaktheInternet Will Make You Rethink Your Kink in the Most Positive Way
#AfrosBreaktheInternet Will Make You Rethink Your Kink in the Most Positive Way
Twist out goals, growth stories and an all around affirmation of pride.