COUPONING WHILE BLACK: CVS APOLOGIZES AFTER WHITE MANAGER CALLS COPS ON BLACK WOMAN ATTEMPTING TO USE A COUPON

CVS Health has apologized after a white manager in a Chicago branch called the cops on a black customer after accusing her of using...

LENA WAITHE HAS CHOPPED OFF HER SIGNATURE LOCS!

Lena Waithe is sporting a new look! The Chi creator debuted a fresh cut on Instagram this weeend, having shaved off her signature locs. “New...

 
 
 

THIS WOMAN WAS ONCE THE NATIONAL TEACHER OF THE YEAR. NOW SHE IS RUNNING FOR CONGRESS

A former National Teacher Of The Year recipient has now thrown her hat into the political ring. Jahana Hayes is currently running for...

PRESS PLAY: LLOYD IS KEEPING IT SEXY FOR THE SUMMER WITH HIS NEW SINGLE, 'CARAMEL' 

Music lovers are getting a dose of the summer courtesy of none other than R&B crooner, Lloyd. Back to heat up the airwaves once again,...

 
 
 

VIOLENT CLASHES ERUPT BETWEEN CHICAGO POLICE AND CROWD FOLLOWING FATAL SHOOTING

A police shooting in a Chicago neighborhood Saturday fueled tension between residents and officers, eventually leading to violent clashes. According...

THIS QUEEN HAD THE BEST CLAP BACK WHEN SOMEONE TRIED TO SLUT SHAME HER AT THE 'SLUT WALK'

When model Samirah Raheem was interviewed by the conservative Reverend Jesse Peterson while attending Amber Rose's 2017 Slut Walk,...

 
 
 

VIRAL VIDEO SHOWS PERMITBETTY CALLING COPS ON STREET VENDOR

It looks like white folks are slowly learning that there are consequences for unnecessarily calling the police on people of color living...

ANGELA RYE MOVED TO TEARS OVER CNN DISCUSSION ON RACISM UNDER TRUMP

Angela Rye has been at the forefront of fighting the good fight against President Donald Trump on our TV screens. But sometimes, that...

 
 
 

IT'S A 'LIVING SINGLE' REUNION WITH ERIKA ALEXANDER AND TERRENCE CARSON

Two stars from the iconic 90s sitcom Living Single were seen hanging out recently and we are here for all of it! Erika Alexander, who...

OBAMA JUST DROPPED HIS SUMMER READING LIST AND IT'S HIGHLIGHTING AFRICAN AUTHORS!

Former President Barack Obama is headed to Africa this week, and he used his upcoming trip as the inspiration behind his summer reading...

 
 
 

NE-YO OPENS UP ABOUT HOW GOING VEGAN CURED HIS TENDINITIS

Taking excellent care of your body while leading a busy lifestyle can be a challenge no matter who you are or what you do for a living,...

THIS CELEBRITY STYLIST LEFT US WITH THESE FASHION NOTES TO STAY FABULOUS

Stylist to the stars J. Bolin dropped some major fashion gems at this year's ESSENCE Festival and they're guaranteed to elevate our...

 
 
 

VIDEO: ANGELA RYE RALLIES ESSENCE FEST CROWD IN SUPPORT OF REP. MAXINE WATERS: 'WE STAND WITH MAXINE'

Angela Rye had a message for anyone who thought that Rep. Maxine Waters does not have a strong support system behind her. The CNN commentator...

WHAT SHOULD HAPPEN TO EMMETT TILL'S ACCUSER, CAROLYN DONHAM? BLACK TWITTER HAS ITS OPINION

Now that the world knows that the FBI is once again investigating the murder of Emmett Till, many have shared their personal opinions...

 
 
 

ESSENCE FESTIVAL IS A NECESSARY CELEBRATION OF BLACKNESS IN A HOSTILE WORLD 

From the moment my plane landed in New Orleans, I knew the weekend would be magical. Though I'd been to the Essence Music Festival...

I'M WOKE. NOW WHAT: TARANA BURKE, SYMONE SANDERS, TAMIKA MALLORY & LUVVIE AJAYI DISCUSS THE WORK AHEAD IN THE FIGHT FOR SOCIAL CHANGE

In a layered conversation about intersectionality and what's next in continuing the fight for social change, activists Tarana Burke,...

 
 
 

CIARA AND RUSSELL WILSON WALKED WITH ELEPHANTS ON THEIR EPIC HONEYMOON VACATION IN AFRICA

Ciara and Russell Wilson are still in the honeymoon phase of their two-year marriage and the photos and videos from their latest baecation...

CHARLAMAGNE THA GOD DENIES RAPE ALLEGATIONS FROM 17-YEAR-OLD CASE

A petition has been launched demanding Charlamagne Tha God's removal from his popular “The Breakfast Club” co-hosting gig after a former...

 
 
 

KAM FRANKLIN AND THE SUFFERS ASK YOU TO 'DO WHATEVER' IN NEW ALBUM 'EVERYTHING HERE' 

Kam Franklin is a sista with an adventurous heart. She is courageous, outrageous and committed to living life well. She anchored a...

DR. BRITTNEY COOPER: 'I BELIEVE BLACK WOMEN ARE THE SAVIORS OF THIS COUNTRY'

Author, professor and Black feminist, Dr. Brittney Cooper, did not hold back as she took to the 2018 ESSENCE Festival Empowerment stage...

 
 
 



Pussy Riot staged a protest at the World Cup final

Pussy Riot staged a protest at the World Cup final

Approximately 52 minutes into the pulse-pounding match between France and Croatia at the 2018 World Cup final, what appeared to be four police members were seen storming the... Read more ...

Kate Upton Announces She's Pregnant With Her First Child!

Kate Upton Announces She's Pregnant With Her First Child!

Supermodel Kate Upton announced on her Instagram Saturday morning that she's expecting her first child! She shared a photo of her posing in a red jacket and pants with a white... Read more ...

Death To Tennis Spring Summer 2019: New York Fashion Week

Death To Tennis Spring Summer 2019: New York Fashion Week

Death To Tennis NYFW FW19 Represented by Sandrine Charles Consulting. This season, Death To Tennis pulled inspiration from the nostalgic feel of Brighton Beach-life echoing the... Read more ...

THE DAILY OBSESSIONS

THE DAILY OBSESSIONS

The Minimal Handbag by Jil Sander. Photography by Jonas Unger. Styling by Fallon Castella. Set Design by Valerie Weill. Read more ...

The best signs spotted at the Trump protest in London

The best signs spotted at the Trump protest in London

You don't want to make Brits angry because, much like The Hulk, you won't like them when they're angry. And yet, anger - along with strong dislike and even stronger... Read more ...

The Ocean's 8 Red Carpet Just Ended All Other Red Carpets

The Ocean's 8 Red Carpet Just Ended All Other Red Carpets

It's safe to say that the all-star female cast of this summer's hottest blockbuster came to win on the red carpet. Seriously, you can go ahead and give every single one of the... Read more ...

Krizia

Krizia

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Best New Tracks: Childish Gambino, Murda Beatz, JPEGMAFIA, Christine and the...

Best New Tracks: Childish Gambino, Murda Beatz, JPEGMAFIA, Christine and the Queens & More

For the latest in our best new music roundup series , we go over another incredible week of music that featured a few two-track sets and a number of strong singles that will... Read more ...

Versace Enlists 54 Models for Fall '18 Campaign

Versace Enlists 54 Models for Fall '18 Campaign

Versace unveils its fall-winter 2018 campaign with an astonishing cast of fifty-four models. Celebrating the core values of strength, newness, courage, loyalty, and irony, the... Read more ...

Jacey Elthalion Dons Smart Frames for Silhouette Campaign

Jacey Elthalion Dons Smart Frames for Silhouette Campaign

Jacey Elthalion takes to the studio for a new campaign. The British model is recruited by Silhouette for its latest advertisement. A smart vision, Jacey dons the brand's... Read more ...