Beyoncé Challenges ‘Light Skin, Long Hair’ Trope with New Pixie Cut


On Wednesday night, Beyoncé fans all over the world went into shock when the songstress posted a few pics of her new look on Instagram. Her normally … [Continue reading]

Ebony Magazine Faces Hatred for Covers Honoring Trayvon Martin


Often, in American culture, racial minorities face a certain “twoness” when interacting with the world around them. W.E.B. Du Bois best summed … [Continue reading]

Who’s Shining? 4-year-old Genius Anala Beevers is


Last week, we all met an adorable young lady named Anala Beevers. She is from New Orleans and enjoys many of the things children her age do. But, her … [Continue reading]

Who’s Shining? Shonda Rhimes is


You may or may not know who Shonda Rhimes is. But, you have no doubt heard of her work. From ABC’s Private Practice to Grey’s Anatomy, Rhimes has … [Continue reading]

Who’s Shining? Gabrielle Union is


Women of color have proven to be some of the most talented, intelligent, radiant, and poised women alive. Gabrielle Union, actress, activist, and … [Continue reading]

Hair Tutorial: Olive Oil Moisture Mist/Spray (Video)

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I previously posted about the wonders of olive oil. And, I posted the recipe for my go-to summer product: olive oil moisture mist. I went ahead this … [Continue reading]