Just last year, Gloria Steinem, said she that feels that black women “invented the feminist movement.” Now the 81-year-old feminist and activist that and stood arm in arm with notable black feminist like Maya Angelou, founded Ms. Magazine with Dorothy Pitman-Hughes and worked alongside Alice Walker, is speaking candidly about the pivotal role that queer women, black women and other women of color have played in women’s rights. [Read more…]
‘WTF’ Missy Elliot Is Back. We Have So Many Feels Right Now.
When you're as genius as Missy Elliot, you can take epic breaks, go live your life and do anything you want to do while the world waits for you to grace them again with your presence. And now we have been graced. Everybody is eating cake today.
What Exactly Is A Microaggression And If It’s So Small, Why Are You Trippin’?
If someone says something offensive, without overtly attempting to convey a bigoted opinion or if they aren't trying to be an asshole does it count?
On Uncomfortable Microaggressions, Black Skin And Racial Ambiguity
I wish I could say I never embellished the truth of my heritage after that day, but that wouldn't be true.
Researchers Have Finally Proven There’s A ‘Black Don’t Crack’ Gene
The Black don't crack gene, or "younger gene" that can make people look up to 10 years younger has been finally identified by Harvard scientists.
Selfies Are The Oppressor
As if not ranking highly among one's followers weren’t bad enough, sometimes an aimlessly posted photo could totally upend one’s real life sense of self.
Misty Copeland Interprets Estelle’s Empowerment Track “Conqueror”
The combined black girl power in this video is absolutely inspiring. Misty's personal story that saw her battle through a rough childhood and racism and Estelle's grit to make it in the music industry are immensely encouraging.
9 Things I Wish I Knew About Sex In My 20’s That I Know Now
I am a woman who knows exactly what she wants from a lover. I want someone who is strong but knows how to be gentle when the mood is right. Not that I’m too demanding, but I’m very vocal about what I expect in the bedroom. If you’re going to venture into my queendom, you’d better come correct. I can say all of this now, but a few years ago it was a totally different story. I was very shy and timid about sex. [Read more…]
Lupita Nyong’o, Is A Stunning Beauté In DuJour Magazine
“I loved make-believe. I was the child in the cupboard playing with my Barbies. [The Color Purple] was the first time I'd seen someone like me on screen. Whoopi Goldberg had my kind of hair and was dark like me. I thought, maybe I could do this for a living."