Netflix Releases Dope New Trailer For Spike Lee's "She's Gotta Have It" Series

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By Sharee Silerio

From “School Daze” to “Crooklyn”, “Malcolm X” and “Do the Right Thing”, Spike Lee has written and directed a collection of classic films that focus on culture, racism, sexism, colorism and life as a black person in America.

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5 Products for Long-Lasting Makeup During the Summer Heat


Summer months are full outside activities. We love social gatherings, lounging at the beach and traveling with family and friends. Amid it all, the temperature could potentially be a deal breaker for your makeup. Having it ruined by heat and humidity is a fear of most beauties. No need to use heavy powders in the blistering heat. Try switching up your arsenal and consider using these lightweight products to help keep your makeup flawless!

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How I'm Fixing My 'Mommy Pooch' Without Crunches or Surgery

yesterday at Pensacola Beach for our family reunion! 

Hola Chicas!

So my expectations for my post-baby body this time around were entirely distorted.  Not because of the social meeds and the pressure to be a #snapbackshawty, but because I had already birthed a whole human and I actually did #snapback in about 2.5 weeks.  I gained 50 pounds with Gia (who is now 6) and lost 25 of it in the first week.  The rest came off quickly and easily over the next couple of weeks and I found myself 5 pounds below my starting weight without any additional effort beyond my normal walking routine (2-3 miles per day) and moderate diet (I discuss what I eat below).  I chalked it up to the breastfeeding... and youth and genetics and God! #AmenSomebody

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10 Serious Hair-inspirations from the 2017 BET Awards

Photo: Getty Images Issa Rae at the 2017 BET Awards

Written by Alma J. Hill

Award shows are for hair envy, no matter the event. The BET Awards is one of the few occasions where you will see black women embracing their natural textures in all their unique glory. This year did not disappoint with TONS of amazing, intricate designs atop our favorite celebs heads. Here's just a few that gave us some serious hair inspiration. If you need me. I'll be on Issa Rae's Instagram all day, trying to find her stylist.

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5 Events For Black Professionals Attending Essence Fest 2017

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Last year, over 450,000 attendees showed up for Essence Fest in New Orleans. This weekend, Essence Magazine returns to New Orleans for the 22nd annual Essence Festival. While many attendees are there for the concerts, each year, tens of thousands of young Black professionals peruse the city and attend local events. Below we've put together a list of must attend events for Black Professionals headed to Essence Fest 2017. Check out the list and let us know if you're coming.

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