Let’s Talk About Cultural Appropriation and How To Gather Yourself

You might have heard the term “cultural appropriation” thrown around more recently, especially during Halloween season. If you know what it is and how to avoid it, great! You’re a step ahead and you can skip ahead a bit if you wish. For the rest of us, let’s start by better understanding cultural appropriation. How

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NETFLIX + CHILL: 4 Black Films to See This Weekend

When I say Netflix and chill I mean it literally. It’s the result of being an introvert with a serious passion for Black people and media. It’s a combination that has resulted in the viewing of a whole lot of films starring people of color thanks to the Netflix subscription I share with my best

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2015 EMMY’S: A Little Bit of Color, A Long Way to Go

The 2015 Emmy’s happened last night, which is probably why your timeline and newsfeed is filled with congratulations and various expressions of elation regarding Viola Davis’ very newsworthy and historic win. Last night Davis became the first Black woman to win a Primetime Emmy in the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series category. Regina King and Uzoamaka

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Resources to Navigate Being Black & Non-Christian

One of the amazing aspects about being Black is the diversity of our community—including the diversity of religious beliefs and spiritual practices. This was highlighted in C. Imani Williams’ essay, “Beyond Christianity: Yes, Non-Religious Blacks Find Spiritual Connection Too,” published on For Harriet earlier this year. The article is a brilliant introduction into the religious

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Nubian Skin Now Available Online With Nordstrom

It just got even easier to shop for Nubian Skin in the US now that is available for purchase online with Nordstrom! Shop here! Nubian Skin specializes in lingerie and hosiery that caters to the various shades of women of color. It’s often difficult to find the perfect match, especially when traditional ideas of nude

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13 Gorgeous Liquid Lipsticks You Have to Try

Liquid lipstick has been around for a minute. I’ve been using drugstore brands for years, but was never completely satisfied with the formula. But cosmetic companies have created their own formulas that work for makeup lovers. Costs vary, but there’s something in every price point. We’ve noted all of the lipsticks that are under $10

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10 Photos That Smash Every ‘Yoga Body’ Stereotype

Yogis of all shapes and sizes are sharing snaps of themselves doing seriously challenging poses. The hashtags being used on Instagram vary—plus-size yoga, curvy yoga, fat yoga—but the accompanying images of women striking a pose send the same clear message: There is no one typical yoga body. One of the most prominent advocates of the

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CHECK OUT: 26 Apps Created by Black Women

It can be hard to keep up with the latest trends and apps in an age of such rapid technological growth. With more computing power in the palms of our hands than ever before, Black women are using advances in coding programs and technologies to create apps catered to dating, beauty, books, networking, and more!

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15 Black Women Fashion Designers to Celebrate

The fashion industry has always been full of rich and creative contributions from talented black female designers. With unique, imaginative designs inspired by their cultural backgrounds, black women are making their marks in the fashion industry one step at a time. Here are 15 designers throughout history that you need to know. 1. Elizabeth Keckley

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15 Black Women Entrepreneurs Who Are Changing The Beauty Industry

Black women operate in every facet of the beauty industry from creating makeup products to styling hair. Inspired by icons like Madame C.J. Walker, black women are revolutionizing the hair, makeup and nail industries with their entrepreneurial efforts. From Dana Hill who launched beauty box Cocotique to Lisa Price who invented Carol’s Daughter, most of our favorite

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30 Of The Most Powerful Black Women In Fashion That You Should Know

The fashion industry’s struggle with diversity has been well-documented, from the glaring omission of black models on the runway to the relatively small number of black women designers even presenting at Fashion Week. In the face of discrimination and a startling lack of representation, these 30 women  work to champion diversity and bring color to every facet of

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Black Women Try “Nude” Fashion

I’m a big fan of BuzzFeed and their videos and this is one of the reasons why:

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