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#BlackGirlMagic: These Women United for One Badass Superhero Photo Shoot

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When New York-based designer and blogger Paola Mathe wanted to live out her superhero dreams, she knew she needed some help. A photo posted by www.findingpaola.com (@findingpaola) on Nov 3, 2015 at 6:58am PST “I wanted to be a superhero, but I didn’t want to...

Blackattitude Magazine’s ‘Dandy Queens’ Editorial is EVERYTHING

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French magazine BlackAttitude recently released a beautiful editorial of sisters rocking looks typically reserved for men, and it’s everything. In “Dandy Queens,” models Aurélie Lamalle, Marama Lee, and Khady Diallo pay homage to a subset of Black men who love to look sharp. In the spread,...

We Love: Ari Lennox

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Ari Lennox is on her way to becoming a household name. The 22-year-old rising singing and songwriter, originally from D.C, is yet another YouTube sensation that’s undeniably talented. Some say Lennox’s voice is reminiscent of Billie Holiday and Minnie Riperton,  but to me, it’s definitely...

We Love: Pretty Period, a Website Celebrating the Beauty of Dark Skin Women

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Have you ever heard the phrase, “You’re pretty for a dark skinned girl?” That backward compliment is far too common for many of our darker-hued sisters, many of whom have grown up being told that their shade of brown is less than beautiful. In a...

Hero Alert! Antoinette Tuff Stopped Would-Be Georgia School Shooter

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When she walked into work Tuesday morning, Antoinette Tuff didn’t plan on being a hero. But after convincing the gunman who burst into the office of Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy to surrender to police, that’s exactly what many are calling her today. The...

Yes She Can: 16-Year-Old Wondagurl Produces Song On Jay-Z’s ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’

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Jay-Z’s latest album “Magna Carta Holy Grail” has been the toast of social media since its July 4th debut. But while Samsung users wrestled to download the album despite a faulty app, and Hot 97’s Funkmaster Flex dropped bombs over the radio, 16-year-old Ebony Oshunrinde...