Activism

Meet Us at the March. It’s Goin’ Down.

It’s goin’ down in eight days. The day after inauguration, Saturday, Jan. 21, hundreds of thousands of people will converge on our nation’s capital to protest Trump’s racist agenda, and stand up for women’s rights and overall human rights. Beginning at 10 a.m. at the intersection of Independence Avenue and Third Street — right in […]

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Celebs

Amandla Stenberg Comes for Kylie and Her Cornrows

Amandla Stenberg isn’t afraid to keep things all the way 100 and yesterday, Kylie Jenner was the one who was schooled. After Kylie Instagrammed a pic of herself in cornrows with the caption, “I woke up like disss,” her comments started to blow up and many of them were calling her out for cultural appropriation. Perhaps […]

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Celebs, Features

Amandla Stenberg’s Newest Project Is Life!

Amandla Stenberg stays killin’ it when it comes to starting discussions about cultural appropriation and empowerment of Black girls. The latest on the 16-year-old fierce of nature? She’s co-writing a new comic book with Stranger Comics called NIOBE: She Is Life.  NIOBE chronicles the adventures of Niobe, a half-elf/half-human orphaned warrior, on a quest to […]

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Celebs

15 Reasons Why We Love Skai Jackson

By Ayanna Thompson In celebration of our past cover girl Skai Jackson’s 15th birthday (today, April 8), peep these 15 things we love about her. Here’s to you, Queen Skai — may you forever slay. 1.  She’s got skills. Not only has Skai dominated Disney in her role as Zuri Ross, first on Jessie and […]

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Love etc.

Citizen Four’s Josh Levi is Our New Favorite #WokeBae

Can’t get enough of Josh Levi? (Yeah, we can’t either.) In our winter issue, the 18-year-old X Factor USA finalist and member of Citizen Four, the newest boy band on the scene, sat down with L’Oreal Thompson Payton of #TeamSesi, and shared his passion for social justice and his dreams for the future. Get your […]

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