5 EASY, Last-Minute Halloween Costumes to Rock This Year

Halloween is only one week away! (And it falls on a Friday this year! Now, that’s what’s up!) Whether you’re taking your siblings trick-or-treating, heading off to a friend’s Halloween ...

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Homecoming Makeup That’s Perfect for YOUR Skin Tone!

Steal one of these celeb beauty looks for yourself, and you’ll be #winning for best Homecoming style game — whether you’re sportin’ these trends from the stands or out on ...


Keke Covers Sesi: Fall 2014!

Who’s rockin’ the cover of Sesi this fall? It’s ya girl, Keke Palmer! The new BET talk show hostess spills about her celeb crushes, the importance of being herself, and ...



Jordin Sparks and Jason Derulo Break Up After 2+ Years Together

Word on the street is that one of our fave celeb couples ...

“Hey White People” Goes Viral and Tells Why We’re ALL So Over Racism

A group of six black kids from Ferguson, Missouri tell it like ...
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To: Ferguson, From: Lauryn Hill

#ICYMI: Lauryn Hill released an old recording Wednesday night called “Black Rage” ...

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Sydney Park’s Most HILARIOUS AwesomenessTV Sketches

What do we love best about fall? The return of all of our favorite shows, obvi. And tomorrow night, Gabby Phillips (AKA Sydney Park) is back on the scene with season 2 of Instant Mom! To celebrate, we’re rounding up 6 of our favorite Awesomeness TV sketches featuring Sydney. Check ‘em out!       […]

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11 Struggles Only Naturalistas Understand

It’s been a minute since your strands had a meeting with the creamy crack. You’ve embraced your natural hair — curly, kinky, a little bit of everything — and you love flaunting its fabulousness every day at school. But on the real, though, sometimes your hair doesn’t wanna act right and you just wish waking […]

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Colleges Across the Country are Offering Classes in Hip-Hop and We are Here for All of That

Whether it’s blaring Drizzy’s Nothing Was the Same as you cruise down the freeway, rockin’ out to Jay and ‘Ye as you get ready for school, or partying it up with friends on the weekend to throwback joints from Lil’ Kim, MC Lyte, and Yo-Yo, you’ve always been a student of hip-hop. And now, you can […]

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Long-Distance Love: 6 Ways to Make It Work

You’re kicking butt in class, have those extracurriculars on lock, and your social calendar stays full. But even though college life is turning out to be great, you can’t keep your mind off the boo you left at home — not even the college cuties can distract you. That’s when you know that it might be […]

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Beyoncé’s VMAs Performance in One Word: Yaaassssss!

Bey came to shut it down. And she most definitely did. Here’s why what Queen Bey brought to the stage gave us LIFE: 1. She rocked a vicious medley of her ENTIRE album. EVERY. SINGLE. SONG. #BowDown  2. She slayed with all the slayage in the world. 3. When she asked, “How y’all wake up […]

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Mo’ne Davis: A Boss on the Diamond

#ICYMI: Thirteen-year-old Mo’ne Davis – the ONLY girl on her team — is reppin’ Philly (and the entire Mid-Atlantic region) to the fullest at this year’s Little League World Series (LLWS) in South Williamsport, Pa! Not only is she just the 17th girl to ever make it to the LLWS, but she’s also the first […]

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How Your Favorite Celebs Reacted to the Death of (Yet Another) Unarmed Black Teen

After the latest murder of an unarmed Black teen (Michael Brown of Ferguson, MO) went down last weekend, Twitter EXPLODED with tweets from people all over the world — including teens like you! Your favorite celebs also made sure they’re voices were heard, too. If you haven’t joined the conversation yet, do it now! It […]

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Broadway’s Newest Cinderella: Keke Palmer

  Fresh off the four-week test run of her hit talk show, Just Keke, our fall cover girl, Keke Palmer, lands another role of a lifetime: as Cinderella on Broadway! She’ll be the very first Black girl to ever play that role in NYC’s famous theater district (Brandy played Cinderella back in ’97 on TV). […]

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Extended “Dear White People” Trailer is EVERYTHING

You’ve already seen — and shared on the regular — the teaser for the upcoming movie, Dear White People (and if you haven’t, girl, you need to), but now the producers have released an extended version! And from the looks of this trailer, this movie is gonna give us life! Get your crew together now and […]

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Short Notice: 7 Cropped ‘Dos You’ll Love to Try This Summer

While you’re overhauling your wardrobe for the hottest season of the year, don’t forget about giving those strands a makeover, too! For you do-it-yourselfers and salon frequenters, alike, we’ve compiled some styles that will have you looking nothing short of stunning all summer long.    

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