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Maya Angelou Barbie
Barbie is honoring Maya Angelou with her very own Barbie! On Instagram they posted the following message: If you’re always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.” #Barbie is proud to honor the extraordinary #MayaAngelou as the newest heroine in the Inspiring Women Collection. As...
I came across an article written on r29unbothered about black women wearing bonnets on zoom calls and thought it was quite interesting. The article title is - There’s Nothing “Unprofessional” About Wearing My Bonnet On Zoom. The article was published on January 7th and written by Sydney Clarke. In the piece,...
Standup comedian Bria Janay (@jadorejanayy) literally had us in stitches watching all of her videos on Instagram as she hilariously recreates the 'home version' of our favorite songs and movie dance scenes from the 90's and the 2000s. Watch this one:             View this post on Instagram                         A post shared by Bria Janay....
Racist doll pulled from Amazon
According to TMZ, retail giant Amazon had to quickly pull a product that had a blatantly racist description. Read below: Check out this children's doll that's being sold on Amazon's digital marketplace right now -- it's a 14-inch figurine meant to depict a Black little girl with braids. However, the way the...
Graduate with an afro
The class of 2020 has had quite the year so when we see a grad smiling and just showing out, we have to join them in the celebration. Drezel Simmonds is an Entrepreneur and model that just graduated from the University of the West Indies (my Alma Mater) with a...
Tashara Parker Message
Dallas based news anchor Tashara Parker recently went viral after she wore a quadruple bun hairstyle on television while doing the weather. Yall, her hair was so damn fly it didn't even make no sense! We all collectively agreed that the level of slayage (is that a word?) was beyond what...
Breonna Taylor
A source shared with CNN that Breonna Taylor's family reportedly just won a multi-million dollar Wrongful death lawsuit against The city of Louisville, Kentucky for the death of Breonna Taylor. Of course, this money doesn't bring Bre back but it's a huge start for bringing charges against the cops that...
Yesterday we share a post on Instagram featuring award-winning journalist and news anchor Lena Pringle and our supporters loved it. In the post, Lena said "Shoutout to the people who told me I wouldn’t be able to get/keep a broadcast news job with a short natural haircut. Jokes on you,...
South Africa
Pharmacy chain "Clicks" headquartered in Cape Town South Africa has found itself in some hot water after an advertisement commissioned by TRESemme hair company is slammed as "racist". The ad has sparked demonstrations and calls for the pharmacy chain of stores to close down. Read below via Aljazeera: Protesters have gathered outside...
Mielle Organics
Mielle Organics recently launched its More Than A Strand Global Beauty Campaign aimed at strengthening the bonds between mothers, daughters, and young women across the U.S, the Caribbean, and Africa. According to their press release - The #MoreThanAStrand Global Beauty Campaign seeks to strengthen the bond between mothers, daughters, and...
Hair Discrimination
Glamour's September issue is dedicated to hair and they asked Gabrielle Union, Keke Palmer, Marsai Martin, and Uzo Aduba—to amplify the stories of women from around the country who face hair discrimination. With the CROWN Act in the balance hair discrimination is a pretty popular topic specifically for black women. If...
Joy Reid
Let's be clear whether you agree with her political views or not Joy Reid, Harvard Alum, and NY Best Selling author is the only black woman on Primetime television right now with her new breakout show "The ReidOut" on Cable network MSNBC. We say it all the time, we stan...
teachers
We stan a talented queen and this time we have two and they are teachers! Mrs. Callie Evans and Mrs. Williams along with the help of some students decided to kick off the school year with a banging remix of the popular song "What's Poppin" by Jack Harlow. Mrs. Evans...
Nebraska
Last month we shared that there was a Bill in Nebraska that was being negotiated in order to end discrimination based on natural hair and styles. A few of the senators voted "no" to the bill questioning whether or not this bill was necessary and if it would make it...
Bad Hair
Yesterday I had the chance to watch the first trailer for the thriller Bad Hair on Hulu and my first thought was, "That's Interesting". Here's the thing, I am not really one for scary type films even in a comedic format so I already have my own personal reservations. However, the...
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