This Powerful Ad Shows How Black Parents Talk About Racial Bias With Their Kids


My Black is Beautiful, a Proctor & Gamble owned brand has released an incredible ad touching on that most sensitive of topics. It highlights the first time Black children have to contend with their skin color being seen as problematic.

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Here's What We Loved About Insecure Season 2, Episode 1

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Okay y'all Season 2 Episode 1 happened hella fast, and gave us a lot of information a little at a time, so it's time to recap!

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Watch the New Trailer for The Incredible Jessica James



Everybody loves Jessica Williams.

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Meet The 7-Year-Old Entrepreneur Who Runs Her Own Food Truck

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Little Rock, Arkansas is HOT y’all. I’m talking 80 degrees in the shade on a cool day hot. When it’s that hot, there is nothing more satisfying than a nice cool glass of Lemonade and I know where the good stuff is.

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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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Five Flint City Officials Charged With Manslaughter

Attorney General Bill Schuette takes questions after announcing new charges against two high-ranking state health officials in the fourth round of criminal charges in the Flint drinking water crisis on Wednesday June 14, 2017 during a press conference at Riverfront Banquet Center in downtown Flint. Photo: Detroit Free Press

Is justice in the waters of Flint, Michigan?

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Season 2 of 'Insecure' Is Here And It's Hella Lit


Issa Rae is back and as Insecure as ever.

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5 Reasons Why The Black Panther Trailer Left Us An Emotional Wreck

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The first teaser trailer for Marvel's Black Panther was released yesterday and one thing is for certain: RYAN COOGLER DID NOT COME TO PLAY GAMES. Here are five takeaways from the trailer that made me want to sit in a corner and read Marvel until the premier in nine months.

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Does Bill Maher and Other White Liberals Get A Pass on Racism?


Written by Alma J. Hill

Recently Bill Maher, host of the HBO show Real Time with Bill Maher, pulled the ever unforgivable N-word out of his tired ass trick hat. This isn’t the first time that Maher has used inflammatory rhetoric, but it is the first time he’s had the gall to use the N Word, in public anyway.

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Black Scientists Create Hair Care Line Specifically For Black Hair


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To believe the hype, or not to believe the hype. That is the question.

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How The Colored Girl Campaign Tackles Colorism With The Beauty of Diversity

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Written by Alma Hill

What is the color of change?

Two young women, Victory Jones and Tori Elizabeth are the founders of The Colored Girl, a creative agency looking answer that very question.

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Are HBCU Administrators and Their Students on the Same Page Politically?

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Written by Alma Hill

Remember back in the day when Phaedra Parks and Kandi Burruss were friends on RHOA? It was a necessary part of the plot but tolerable. Then, Phaedra’s shady side started to show. The cast and crew weren’t the only ones who started giving her a suspicious side-eye.

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Why Everybody's Talking About Episode 5 of "Dear White People"


Written by Alma Hill

The newest binge craze on Netflix is the politically incorrect, (or maybe hyper-correct, who knows anymore), Dear White People. Based off of the 2014 movie that you pretended to see, the transformation of this plot from the big screen to the small one, not only suits this concept, it improves it, which is rare for this type of transition.

Admittedly, at the time of this write-up, I am only halfway through the series, but considering the fact that I started this morning, and have been sneaking the show in 10 minute spurts during my shift at work, and the fact that I don’t even binge watch my cat, should give you a clue as to how enticing this series is.

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