A 6-Year-Old St. Louis Boy Asks Us To 'Stop The Violence' In Viral Video


The mother of a six-year-old, Leanndra Cheatham, posted a video of her son that has since gone viral. The St. Louis native Jeffrey Cheatham is asking us to stop the violence.

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Try These DIY Natural Hair Gels


by Mary Wolff

Hair gels can have some questionable ingredients in them that make many curlies think twice. Why waste time studying labels when you can make your own DIY natural hair gel? Whether looking to make your own DIY natural hair gel as a fun project or because you simply ran out of product with no time to run to the store, these recipes are easy and effective.

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5 Best Hair Dyes for at Home Coloring


by Mary Wolff

Changing your hair color is one of the easiest ways to get a fresh, new look. With natural hair, you have to be careful about which products you use when taking a DIY approach. You can’t use just any hair color product and hope for the best! Here are a few of the best hair colors for at home coloring.

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Lupita Nyong’o and Rihanna will Co-star in Twitter-Inspired Film by Ava Duvernay and Issa Rae


By Sharee Silerio

We’re all aware of social media’s power and influence. It’s news. It’s commentary. It’s social change. It’s comedy. It’s movement-building. It’s error-correcting. It can be anything we want it to be.

Last month, #BlackTwitter demonstrated its power to make things happen with two tweets.

Twitter user @blaquepink shared this bomb photo of Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o from 2014, which went viral.

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Twitter Just Helped This High Schooler Land A Major Opportunity With Jordan Peele

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Written by Tonja Renée Stidhum

We may have heard the adage, “you never know who’s watching,” but it’s true! Especially in today’s social media age, where people of influence are easily accessible -- just an @ or a retweet away. More often, we are seeing cases in which people are provided opportunities via social media that they otherwise wouldn’t be afforded.

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