Cover Stars

#TBT: The Slayage of Chloe x Halle

Time for another #TBT! On the second Thursday of each month, we’ll release a past celeb cover story from our print-only archives. For this second round, we’re throwin’ it back to spring 2016 with Chloe and Halle. By Andréa Butler| Photographed by Mason Poole It’s easy to dream big, but putting in that work, work, […]

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Activism

Unlock Your Inner Activist with These New Year’s Revolutions

By L’Oreal Thompson Payton Ever since the 2016 presidential election, Generation Z has been showing up and showing out when it comes to activism. But you don’t have to be a celebrity to make a difference. Whether it’s protesting to raise awareness for a cause you care about or donating to organizations that make a […]

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Cover Stars

Behind-the-Scenes of Saniyya Sidney’s Sesi Cover Shoot

Saniyya Sidney’s filmography is already fire, she’s had roles in two Oscar-nominated films, and she’s only 13. In our winter 2019 issue, she spills the tea on her love of Beyoncé, her dream character to play, and what it’s like to work with legends, such as Viola Davis and Denzel Washington. Take a look behind-the-scenes […]

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Back-to-School

7 Fire Songs for Hella Motivation This Semester

By Ava Marshall As we transition from Hot Girl Summer to Hot Girl Semester, issa fact that we’re gonna need some reinforcements — and what’s better than a mood-boosting playlist? Here is #WhatWe’reListeningTo. 1. Motivation by Normani Obviously. We are so here for ya’ girl’s entrance into the solo pop scene and more than ready […]

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Movies

8 Throwback Movies Where Resistance is a Big Mood

By Ava Marshall Black cinema stays blessing us with many classics — we’re talking thousands of cultural references, sis. Many of these gems also center around fighting the powers that be both socially and politically. Grab your popcorn and clear your planner ’cause our roundup of resistance-themed films are gonna leave you inspired to change […]

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TV

“Grown-ish” Recap S2, Ep 4: Genius … or Nah?

What went down on the latest episode of grown-ish? Get all the tea with Sesi‘s weekly recaps. By Andréa Butler Nope, it’s not a PowerPoint slide for you next vocab quiz, but you will need to know the following definition to rock with this episode — or at least debate the meaning throughout: As Zoey […]

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Celebs, Features

Beychella Did It All for the Culture

Tbh, we’ve never really paid any attention to Coachella — it just never seemed to be for … us. But Saturday night/early Sunday morning (April 14/15, depending on your time zone), Coachella got some culture. Making history as the first Black woman ever to headline this annual Cali concert marathon, Beyoncé blessed the fest with […]

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