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On July 3rd, We Celebrate The 1 Year Anniversary Of The CROWN Act

Source: MmeEmil / Getty Over the last couple of years, we’ve heard a bunch of stories about Black people being discriminated against because of their natural hair. Schools have refused kids from competing in sports events, attending classes, and much more. In the same token, public figures have decided to take a stand and show …

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TRIED IT: Kaleidoscope Hair Products Left My Scalp Tingling And Follicles Rejoicing

Source: Shamika Sanders / Kaleidoscope Hair Products I remember the first time I saw Jesseca Dupart a.k.a Da Real BB Judy pop up on my timeline. Safaree was hounding the buxom beauty boss for her coveted Kaleidoscope “Miracle Drops.” I thought to myself, what are in those drops? Fast-forward a few yeas later and a …

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Being A Black Nail Tech Isn’t Easy, But D Malone Is Carving Her Own Lane

Source: D. Malone / @iamdmalone Darlene Malone, better known as D. Malone on Instagram, decided to pursue a career as a nail technician after a post of her own nails prompted a Facebook friend to inquire about her services. “The request got me to thinking about actually becoming a mobile nail artist,” she revealed in …

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TRIED IT! Alwayz Pretti’s Stimulating Growth Shampoo And Deep Conditioner Is The Truth!

Source: Alwayz Pretti Hair Care / Talibah Stewart I’m usually very nervous about trying new products. Maintaining natural hair can be an expensive case of trial and error. Sometimes you come across something that really works for your hair, and other times it’s like, “why did I waste my money?” That wasn’t the case with …

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Bebe Doesn’t Know That Karen In Their Shirt Having A Fit At Trader Joe’s

Source: Getty/YouTube Screenshot / Getty/YouTube Screenshot Unless you have been living under a rock, you definitely saw the viral video of a crazed Karen losing her mind at a North Hollywood Trader Joe’s because she didn’t want to wear a face mask. Thankfully, a customer whipped out their phone to capture this tirade of all …

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Around The Way Girl! Meet The Barbie Rocking Baby Hairs, Bantus & Door Knockers

Source: Barbie / Courtesy of Barbie While it may have taken them twenty years to finally make a Black doll, Barbie continues to innovatively show us how and why inclusion matters. Over the past decade, the Mattel-owned iconic doll company has stepped up with adding more and more dolls that reflect the reality of America. …

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Strange Bedfellows? Kanye And The Gap Enter 10-Year Partnership

Source: Anthony Pidgeon / Getty It’s no secret that over the past few years once-preppy brand The Gap has been struggling, but their new partnership with Kanye West may get them out their slump. According to the New York Times, the unpredictable fashion designer and rapper will launch a new clothing line called Yeezy Gap “that …

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McDonald’s Launches $500,000 HBCU Scholarship Fund

Source: McDonald’s USA / McDonald’s USA McDonald’s pledged a half a million dollars to help students affected by the COVID-19 pandemic continue their HBCU education. McDonald’s announced, Thursday, their $500,000 Black & Positively Golden® Scholarship Fund — facilitated by the Thurgood Marshall College Fund — that benefits students continuing their HBCU education through the 2020-2021 …

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Beverly Johnson Creates New ‘Rule’ To Increase Diversity In Fashion Mags

Source: Larry Busacca/VF15 / Getty Ever since corporations, non-profits and media conglomerates have begun to publicly show support for #BlackLivesMatter—the first time for many of them—there has been an interesting pushback. In every industry, Black employees have been calling the hypocrisy of these sudden acts of solidarity to push for actual diversity and better treatment for …

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How Motherhood Challenged Vanessa Simmons To Become The Multi-Hyphenate Beauty Boss She Is Today

Source: Antonio V. / Antonio V. Whose house? Vanessa’s house! Vanessa Simmons has been making a name for herself since we first met her as the oldest of Reverend Run’s children on the popular throwback, Run’s House. From the day she secured her first bag from acting on television daytime drama Guiding Light and co-created …