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Elle Magazine’s Documentary On Braids Will Give You All The Feels!

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Karrueche Tran By Erickka Sy Savané Not all documentaries are created equal. But Elle Magazine’s ‘Braided: An American Hair Story’ taps celebs like Lupita Nyong’o, Young M.A., and Karrueche Tran, as well as stylist to the stars Vernon Francois and author Ayana Byrd to give us an entertaining, political, and historic look at the hairstyle that is more than just…

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Time Inc. Is Selling Its Majority Stake In Essence Magazine

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There are few shake-ups happening in the black magazine industry! There’s the recent news of EBONY magazine writer payment controversy, but now Essence Magazine has a different spotlight! Continue Reading Time Inc. has announced that they will be selling a majority stake in Essence Magazine. Time CEO Rich Battista noted that there’s still a “real upside” to the monthly African-American…

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Historic Ebony Magazine Cuts A Third Of Staff, Plans Move to Los Angeles

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  Written by Sharee Silerio Ebony, the magazine that has been a staple in black homes, beauty salons and businesses, is experiencing major changes. Continue Reading Last week, the Chicago Tribune reported that the lifestyle publication laid off about 10 of its 35 employees, including its editor-in-chief Kyra Kyles. Ebony’s headquarters will move from Chicago to Los Angeles in an…

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Jet Magazine May Return To NewsStands With New Focus On Black Millennials

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Photo Source: Colorlines Written by Mike Orie of Afrotrak.com Jet Magazine is considering returning to newsstands with an all-new focus on millennials. Continue Reading In an interview with The Root’s Journal-isms, CEO of Ebony Media, Cheryl Mayberry McKissack discussed the possibility. “We are considering repositioning Jet for millennials with a focus on entertainment and having limited newsstand publication…much more digital…

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Oprah Magazine Shouts Out CurlyNikki.com

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Yesterday evening, I received this tweet- Random and friggin’ awesome, right?! I had no idea.  After inquiring further, Kiva sent me several images of the mini shout-out. Apparently, ‘online natural hair support groups like CurlyNikki.com’ inspired Dominican artist, Firelei Báez to begin sketching portraits of women with natural hair.  I checked out her website and *in my Oprah voice* LOOOOOVE it! …

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Oprah’s Natural Hair on ‘O Magazine’ Cover!

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From Oprah.com– For the first time ever, Oprah’s appearing on the cover of O without blow-drying or straightening her hair. She says that wearing her hair naturally—as she often does on weekends and on vacation—makes her feel unencumbered. But there was a time when she wanted to just cut it all off. “I wanted to wear it close-cropped a la…

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