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7 Highlights From Beyoncé’s Vogue Cover that Even a Non-Fan Could Love

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Beyoncé photo by Tyler Mitchell By Ta-ning Connai Leave it to Beyoncé to do the unexpected for her historical September Vogue cover and editorial! Sasha Fierce has left the building and we are privy to see a more down to earth version of the 36-year-old superstar. The Queen B’s concept was to strip away the glam…barely there makeup, without a…

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How Long Will Women Sing About Men Doing Wrong Instead of Demanding That They Actually Do Right?

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 Queen Naija  By Mwabi Kaira I heard a song called Medicine by Queen Naija on the radio the other day and immediately thought, “Oh, we’re still doing this.” Each generation hopes that the one behind it gets all that we got wrong right. I really enjoy watching young girls being so sure of themselves these days and I foolishly thought…

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The Blow-Up on Twitter About Beyonce’s ‘Natural Curls’ Proves We Still Have a Long Way to Go With Our Hair

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Beyonce via Neal Farinah IG By Veronica Wells I’ll never forget my homeroom teacher Mr. Litz and the thoughts he shared one day about Black hair. In addition to home room, Mr. Litz, a White man, was also my middle school art teacher. And during his explanation of how he recreates Black hair, he told us, his predominately Black class,…

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Can Beyonce Ease the Financial Strain of Attending an HBCU?

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Beyonce at Coachella By Brenda Alexander Following the hysteria and backlash from across the nation regarding the allegations that a Howard University law student embezzled upwards of $400,000 during his work study at the university’s financial aid office, I was impressed to see Beyonce’s new scholarship fund for prospective HBCU attendees. Not that she’s the first to establish a college…

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