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#SayHerName: Nia Wilson’s Killer Has Been Arrested

By Andréa Butler About 24 hours after the stabbing of 18-year-old Nia Wilson and her 26-year-old sister Letifah at the MacArthur Bay Area Transit (BART) station in Oakland, California, police received an anonymous tip from a BART rider that led them to arrest suspected killer John Lee Cowell. The 27-year-old white male, who was recently […]

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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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Here’s How to Turn Those Resolutions Into Reality

By Kennadi Harris   “New year, who ‘dis?” Tbh, you don’t really know. Setting goals for that new new is great, but you don’t have to do a complete 180 overnight to reinvent yourself a little. Success and achievement are gradual, so if you’re looking to make a difference in 2018, you’ll need to take […]

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Shattering the S.T.E.M. Stereotype

Science, technology, engineering, and math are fields booming with opportunity. They are also fields that lack representation when it comes to minorities and women. Here, six Black girls share what it’s like to rock the S.T.E.M. world and break down barriers. By Brianna Moné Most moments of clarity seemingly come out of nowhere, when you […]

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The Carefree Black Girl’s Fall Bucket List

Maple pecan coffee, pumpkin spice everything, fly fall ‘fits, football games, and fairs — fall has finally come through, and we are living for it. Sure, school is in full swing, but don’t forget to balance hard work with well-deserved play. In celebration of the little things, here’s a bucket list to make sure your […]

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