ESSAYS/pop culture

Darla's Storyline On ‘Queen Sugar’ Season 2 Is A Realistic Look At The Long Road To Recovery That Addicts Face
Ava DuVernay's 'A Wrinkle In Time' Adaptation Will Be Like Nothing You've Ever Seen Before & That's The Whole Point
Marcus's Speech About Olivia On 'Scandal' Highlights How The Achievements Of Black Women Are Perpetually Underappreciated
16 Times Insecure Described Twentysomething Life Perfectly
18 Times Lizzie McGuire Described Our Tween Lives
Zoey Learned About Hook-Up Culture On 'grown-ish' & The Double Standard Is So Real
12 Times Ashley Banks  Was The Quintessential "Carefree Black Girl"
Why 'Grey’s Anatomy' Will Never Be The Same Without Stephanie
How Issa Rae & 'Insecure' Highlight That Being A Little Basic Can Still Be Beautiful

entertainment Interviews

'She's Gotta Have It' Star DeWanda Wise Explains How The Series Wants To Change The Conversation Around Sexual Harassment
How Diarra Kilpatrick's New Show 'The Climb' Is Challenging Stereotypes About Black Womanhood
'Queen Sugar' Star Tina Lifford Explains Why You Can't Help But Love Aunt Violet
Beyoncé's Lead Dancer on What It Takes to Keep Up With Bey
How It Feels to Have a Dream Come True and Dance in Solange's "Don't Touch My Hair" Video
Emily Arlook’s Bisexual 'grown-ish' Character Is A Perfectly Imperfect Example of LGBTQ Representation


How Your Favorite TV Show Might Actually Make You a Better Person
Here's Why Snapchat is the Happiest Social Network, According to Science
Why You're a Better Liar When You Have to Pee
7 Fitness-Inspired Halloween Costumes You Can Throw Together Fast

What Really Happens to Your Body When You Skip Breakfast
Chill, Your Hair Tie Probably Won’t Give You an Infection
7 Women’s Sports Moments That Gave Us Chills This Year
Which Non-Dairy Milk Is Right for You?
The Surprising Confidence Booster That Gives You an Edge 


How One Young Designer is Conquering Hollywood’s Fashion Scene on Her Own Terms 
From Music to Meditation, Radio Personality Devi Brown Shares How to Find Your "Bliss"
This Fashionista is Redefining The Word "Hippie" One Look at a Time
Austin's Comedy Scene Is Pretty White, But This Black Woman Is Changing That
 How These Twin DJs Are Spinning Their Way To Success One Gig At A Time
How This Woman Quit Her Day Job to Start a Booming Wedding Jewelry Business
How Kelechi Anyadiegwu Launched A Global Marketplace for African Fashion
How a Single Tweet Led to An Award-Winning Brand For Black Women
This Artist is Taking Black Girl Magic to A Whole Other Level With Her Work
This Automotive Exec is Driving Car Innovation Through Diversity
The Inspiring Way This Chef is Creating Culinary Careers
How This North Carolina Anchor is Changing The Face of Local News
How Two Entreprenuers Are Redefining Sisterhood Through Design
How This Shoe Designer is Creating Soles With Soul
Why College Won't Be the Best Four Years of My Life 
4 Common Mistakes Recent Grads Make During Their First Job
5 Unexpected Places to Make Your Next Connection
5 TEDx Talks That Will Help You Strike Up a Conversation With Anyone


5 Lessons We Learned from Shonda Rhimes’ “Year of Yes”
Awesome New Audiobooks for Your Next Workout