Culture

Viola Davis
According to the New York Times Viola Davis, told her interviewer, Sonia Saraiya, that Black women haven’t traditionally been photographed for the cover of Vanity Fair, let alone using a black photographer. Radhika Jones wrote in her July-August editor’s letter: In the 35 years before she was named editor, Vanity...
Black-owned 7-Eleven
According to Fox 4 News, a black-owned 7-Eleven is setting massive sales records by supporting black-owned businesses. Alyson Rae Lawson started selling McBride’s newest collection of wines called ‘Black Girl Magic.’ I do not know if you have tried this line, but word on the street is that they are...
2020
From one chaotic event to another, 2020 has put us on a roller-coaster that doesn't feel like it's slowing down any time soon. And for many of us, accomplishing some of our most desired goals are going to have to wait until next year. However, delays and obstacles don't mean...
Javicia Leslie
According to Deadline Javicia Leslie the co-star in God Friended Me has been cast as the new Batwoman, succeeding Ruby Rose who left at the end of Season 1. Leslie, confirmed to play a new character named Ryan Wilder, will make her debut in the iconic cape and cowl when...
Keke Palmer
According to Beauty Director Julee Wilson Keke Palmer was super excited to show off her crown of natural curls for the July issue of Cosmopolitan. Julee shared the below on Instagram: Y’all! Behold, my first official @cosmopolitan cover I got to beauty direct with the incomparable @keke❣️Super excited to show off...
Wanga
It's a new day and a big moment for black female leadership as Caroline A. Wanga is named the new interim CEO of Essence. The decision comes on the heels of Essence magazine owner, Richelieu Dennis, choosing to resign from his position amid claims that he, as well as other...
Viola Davis
Twitter user Carlos Brandt reposted a clip of Viola Davis from YouTube, that went viral on Tuesday evening. Viola Davis was talking about monetary disparities in the United States. According to the Institute Of Women's Policy Research, Black women in the U.S. make 21% less than their white female counterparts,...
Black-Owned Beauty Brands
By now, we are well aware that shopping from black-owned beauty brands is the key to see growth and success for black entrepreneurs and beauty professionals. In today's political and social climate, it's critical that we put our dollar behind brands and businesses that not only cater to our needs...
Celai West
Viral moments, especially those involving our young queens are often cheered and applauded by the general public. These moments bring us pure joy and we often scramble to share them on our pages and on blogs the moment we witness their magic. As amazing as these moments are, unfortunately, there...
Barbie
The second BMR1959 collection from Barbie just launched and according to the brand, this second installment serves the freshest new looks to celebrate the fashion heritage of Barbie, capturing the nostalgia of the 90s with a bold, modern aesthetic.   View this post on Instagram   Power blazers. Bucket hats. #BMR1959 is back....
Streamlytics
Angela Benton is the founder of the groundbreaking tech company Streamlytics. Yesterday I watched with my own two eyes as her team raised over 200K from the time of their announcement that they were going public until the close of the fundraiser in the evening. It was beyond epic! Streamlytics is...
Cardi B
Cardi B recently shared her wash day on Instagram including what she uses to keep her daughter's curls moisturized. Like many of you, Cardi B prefers a rich DIY deep conditioner for her daughter Kulture and for herself. She describes her daughter's hair as tightly coiled which is much different...
The Mane Choice
Well, known hair care brand The Mane Choice was acquired by Canadian Beauty Group MAV Beauty Brands back in 2019. There has been a ton of chatter online about this acquisition recently for a number of reasons, some of which I will outline further. Courtney Adeleye founded the brand in...
Breonna Taylor
Breonna Taylor, was a vibrant 26-year-old award-winning EMT, and today she would have been 27. When I thought about sharing this post I couldn't help but wonder what today would have been like for Bree. She probably would have woken up all excited and thankful for another trip around the...
Krystal Smith
I have been watching our sisters on the front line of these protests so when I found South Florida police officer Krystal Smith (@kryssedeal)seen in the now-viral video, I had to share her Instagram with you all here. Just to give you a little background, there was a protester who...