When people say “Black Girl Magic,” you can rest assured that this is what they mean. A young woman by the name Naya (@L1LB4BY) is going viral after sharing gorgeous photos herself on social media. Naya has vitiligo and instead covering it up, she used metallic pinks and golds to bring it out more. Currently, […]
Whoever said Black men don’t appreciate their melanated Queens hasn’t heard the sounds 12-year old Jordan Ellis White and the VCU Black Excellence Twins. Using New Edition “Candy Girl” beat, the trio created a track celebrated the magic and beauty that is a Black Women. Finally. Judging by their dad’s reaction, we can tell where […]
Ava DuVernay Breaks Down The Importance of Loving Your Hair & The Power Of Oprah NOT Running For President
Ava DuVernay and Storm Reid sat down with Xilla Valentine to discuss their new movie, A Wrinkle In Time. During the interview Ava and Storm break down the importance Black women loving their hair, making the movie and being able to switch careers even at an old age. Check out this interview for Disney’s A […]
This week, Kim Kardashian decided to rep for International Women’s Day by releasing a set emojis and stickers that championed women’s empowerment. Good cause, right? The only problem is the emojis and stickers, or as Kim calls them”Kimojis,” were filled with slang that she probably knew little about before a certain group made them hot. […]
Hattie McDaniel, Whoopi Goldberg, Halle Berry, Viola Davis, Mo’Nique, Octa Spencer and Jennifer Hudson all helped pave the way for Lupita Nyong’o and the future generation Black women with Oscars.
February was the time to celebrate the historic achievements that Black people have made to America. March 1st kicked f Women’s History Month, and just so happen, Black Women are valid enough to be celebrated both times. In honor beautiful Black ladies everywhere, this video perfectly describes our “transition from Black History Month to Women’s […]
Sports Illustrated revealed their 2018 Swimsuit Issue on Tuesday, February 13, and let’s just say they got it right. Compton’s Danielle Herrington is not only the third black woman (after Tyra Banks and Beyoncé Knowles) to grace the cover the highly coveted issue, it’s her first-ever cover period. More photos below, plus a little background on […]
When this little girl was bullied for her hairstyle, it did not break her spirit. In fact, it made her stronger. She inspired our Women Crush Wednesday this week, which is all about black women rocking locs—because they’re cute, cool, and elegant. Check out the gallery below.
Every hero’s journey reaches a point where the person is so far removed from their past life that you almost forget about it. And folks, Mary J. Blige, the Oscar nominated actress, has arrived. MJB went from asking what the 411 is to overcoming one her toughest years personally, to becoming a double Academy Award […]
On Wednesday, Black-owned company, Essence Ventures LLC, announced that they acquired Essence Communications Inc. — the media company behind Essence magazine. Essence Ventures LLC is led by Richelieu Dennis, the same founder Shea Moisture hair and skin products. His company acquired Essence Communications Inc. from Time Inc., which makes Essence magazine a 100% Black owned business again. […]