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Op-Eds

What It Means To Be Black And Free In America Today

Toni Morrison’s Legacy: Playing in the Light of Blackness

Dear Lil’ Kim—I Once Struggled With Loving My Skin, Too

How the History of Police Brutality has Redefined the Beauty of Blackness

#BackToSelf: My Journey in Self-Love

Tell the Truth: Do You Think You’re Beautiful?

Why it Took Me 10 Years to Quit my Weave

Confessions of a Beauty Junkie: Learning to be Naked  

Profiles

Tobe Nwigwe is the Transcendent Rapper Making Purpose Popular

Civil Rights Activist Sybil Morial talks Black Womanhood and the Era of Jim Crow

The Karreuche you Don’t Know: Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, It Girl and Beauty Maven

Anthony Anderson is Every Beauty Girl’s Dream Dad

How to Become a Youtube Star with Kellie Sweet

Goapele Talks Beauty Addictions, Vulnerability, and Self-Love

Music & Pop Culture:

Albums of the Year: Ari Lennox Champions Black Feminine Sexuality Through New Age Soul

Michael B. Jordan Talk Police Brutality and His Role in HBO’s Fahrenheit 451

Creed II Trailer Gives First Look at Adonis Creed vs. the Son of Drago

Beauty and Wellness

The Black Girl’s Guide to Strobing

Iman Teams With Jay Manuel for Beauty Line

This is What Actually Happens When You Get a Brazilian Wax

10 ‘Colored’ Girls Dish on Finding (and Loving) The Beauty of Their Blackness

Your Skin After 30

You’re Not Alone: Six Mistakes Skincare Addicts Make

Top 15 Skin Peels For Brown Skin

Everything You Need To Know About Your Skin’s Undertone

Red-Lipped Maven Andra Day Talks Beauty

This Makeup Artist’s Depiction of Police Brutality Has Gone Viral

We’re Obsessed with Rhythm & Rumble (And You Will Be Too!)

Technology

5 Tips from a Social Media Editor for Winning Online and IRL

News

Tips for Surviving a Mass Shooting

Reshaping Your Idea of Safety After the Paris Attacks

50 Dead After Florida Nightclub Shooting Massacre Becomes Deadliest in History

Fashion/ Branded Content

Stomping Into the Future: How Lugz Earned Its Props

A Thread Through Time: Russell Athletic x Rhuigi Villaseñor ComplexCon Collab

As Seen In (Press)
ViacomCBS
Gorgeous In Grey
StyldGrace
Pink Productions
Essence
Black Butterfly Beautiful

 

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