World’s First Non-white Modeling Agency is Here

Actually, it’s been here. Since May 2014, Lorde Inc, which is based in London, has been representing and advocating for the casting of models of many colors and ethnic backgrounds. In fact, besides being models, the only thing they have in common is that none of them are white. Lorde Inc, with a current roster of

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How Creating the Right Morning Routine Can Change Your Life

Six months ago if you had told me I would willingly get out of my bed most mornings before 9 a.m., no one who knows me would’ve believed you, including me. But I’ve been out of bed every morning before 9 a.m. for the past couple of weeks and for the most part it’s been great.

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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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NETLIX + CHILL: Coming and Going

Nothing good lasts forever. And that goes for Netflix too. Each month Netflix dumps some items from it’s instant collection to make room for new ones. Actually I’m not really sure if that’s why they do it, but the fact remains every month some works are no longer available and some are newly available on

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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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7 Trendy Fashion Tips for Petite Women

Being petite has its advantages, but when it comes to dressing up you really don’t want to wear something that makes you look shorter! As a petite lady, there are a few important fashion tips for your stature; 1. Embrace Monochromes Wearing clothing with a single color. Wearing a single color clothing from head to

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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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Emily Skye’s 30-Day Ab Shred Program in 15 Seconds

✨HOME WORKOUT!! —————————————————✨ My 30 Day Ab Shred program is currently on sale! Go to: www.30dayabshred.com.au ! Posted by Emily Skye on Monday, February 24, 2014 (Click here if video doesn’t load above.)

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MUST WATCH: We The Economy – 20 Short Films You Can’t Afford to Miss

Paul G. Allen’s Vulcan Productions and Morgan Spurlock’s Cinelan have partnered to produce WE THE ECONOMY 20Short Films You Can’t Afford to Miss. Each film is helmed by an acclaimed filmmaker, each with their own creative vision. The series aims to drive awareness and establish a better understanding of the U.S. economy. Told through animation,

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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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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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