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Hey! Adjust that frown, "Crooked Cornrows" are signature for Janelle Monae's stylist Nikki Nelms the Hair MacGyver. She coined the phrase as she described how gorgeous her client looked wearing them for her latest editorial for Them. magazine. These days removing the perfection from traditional styles is nothing new and...
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Like some of you, I have been waiting for this production because I just knew it would be good and after watching it, I was not disappointed. Guava Island is a 55-minute film starring Donald Glover who plays Deni and Rihanna who plays his love interest Kofi. I connected...
Netflix just released the trailer for Beyonce’s documentary about her Coachella performance and its kind of lit. According to Netflix this intimate, in-depth look at Beyoncé's celebrated 2018 Coachella performance reveals the emotional road from creative concept to cultural movement. Watch below: The show will premier on April 17th and the beyhive...
Let me say out loud what you are already thinking! “wait.,..Issa got a boyfriend?” --yes, girl! And our best friend in our head is engaged! the truth is Issa is extremely private about her love life as she should be but rumors started swirling when she wore her ring on...
The NAACP Image Awards show was held tonight and yall, we did not come to play, check out some of the looks that had the gram in shambles tonight! Beyonce and Jay A post shared by Beyoncé (@beyonce) on Mar 30, 2019 at 9:25pm PDT Ebonee Davis NAACP Awards 🏆 A post shared by...
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Rihanna literally has the gram shook right now when she posted her latest lingerie ensemble that will drop on April 1st. Take a look! @savagexfenty April 1st A post shared by badgalriri (@badgalriri) on Mar 29, 2019 at 9:17am PDT Then she followed that post...
Kamaria Warren is a mini CEO who runs her own company called Brown Girls’ Stationery and I am a huge fan. Her company creates school supplies for little black girls who are often not represented by the brands they use every day. How often do you see brown girls on...
Looking for some great shows with strong, black female leads on Netflix? Here are 6 binge-worthy series every black girl should watch! Chewing Gum (2015-2017) Genre: Sitcom Black Female Leads: Michaela Cola This witty, and sometimes completely outrageous, British sitcom centers Tracey Gordon (Michaela Cola)—a religious 24-year-old shop assistant with a slightly unhealthy Beyonce...
"Everybody wants to benefit from what black people do, but nobody wants to be black" is perhaps the most fitting quote when discussing the appropriation of black culture. We often go above and beyond to deliver creative and innovative contributions to music, art, fashion, and media in a way...
Like most of you, I am the ultimate Issa Rae fan, she is funny, smart and has worked very hard for where she is now. If you remember "Awkward Black Girl" Issa on Youtube then you know just what I mean. This April she is on the cover of Essence...
We are in a new era of black business yall, specifically in the beauty supply store world that has been dominated by Asian business owners. We are no longer sitting around and allowing the black hair business to be owned and operated by anyone else other than ourselves and...
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Looking for something incredible to read this Black History Month? Here are 6 empowering and inspiring books for black women, by black women. The Sisters Are Alright: Changing the Broken Narrative of Black Women in America, Tamara Winfrey Harris "What's wrong with black women? Not a damned thing" is Tamara Winfrey Harris'...
In the last 100 years, Black American history has gone through more than a handful of revolutionary events that have changed how we relate to one another within the community, and how our culture is communicated to the rest of the world. While our culture is so rich as...
The lack of black hair stylists in Hollywood and all that surrounds that conversation has been going on for years but recently it was highlighted once again on Instagram and Twitter. On Instagram model Olivia Anakewe vented her frustration when she could not find not one hair stylist skilled...
I could say that the last two days of my child having a tummy bug was by far the most stressful but I would be lieing! He is six so its been years! What's my point you ask? Well it’s simple, being mom and woman is not always cute,...
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