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Here’s to New Year’s Self-Revelations

In a world that tells us our skin, our hair, and our selves aren’t good enough, that “new year, new me” mantra often becomes a vehicle for unrealistic goal-setting that separates us from who we really are. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

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The Shy Girl’s Guide to Coming Out

October 11 was National Coming Out Day, but the fear of being judged and ultimately rejected is real, and sometimes, it may seem easier to be who others want you to be, rather than honoring what is true for you. But an inauthentic life can breed loneliness, resentment, and depression. Guest contributor Maq Elé, a […]

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New Column: #MCM Jadiel Dowlin

Welcome to the fifth edition of #MCM — comin’ atcha the first Monday of every month about your fave celeb crushes. Sometimes, it’ll be an extended look into our print issue’s Bae Watch and other times, it’ll be someone we haven’t featured yet. For October: Jadiel Dowlin. By Brianna Moné Besides his role on the […]

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New Column: #MCM Bryce Xavier

Welcome to the fourth edition of #MCM — comin’ atcha the first Monday of every month about your fave celeb crushes. Sometimes, it’ll be an extended look into our print issue’s Bae Watch and other times, it’ll be someone we haven’t featured yet. For September: Bryce Xavier. By Brianna Moné You’ve seen him all over […]

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New Column: #MCM Brett Gray

Welcome to the third edition of #MCM — comin’ atcha the first Monday of every month about your fave celeb crushes. Sometimes, it’ll be an extended look into our print issue’s Bae Watch and other times, it’ll be someone we haven’t featured yet. Up next: Brett Gray. By Brianna Moné A lot of people are […]

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New Column: #MCM Skylan Brooks

Skylan Brooks is slowly taking over the the entertainment industry one project at a time — from The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete to Netflix’s The Get Down to his newest project, which is unlike any role you’ve seen him play before.

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New Column: #MCM da’Vinchi

Issa new column, y’all! Welcome to the first edition of #MCM — a new post section comin’ atcha the first Monday of every month about your fave celeb crushes. Sometimes, it’ll be an extended look into our print issue’s Bae Watch and other times, it’ll be someone we haven’t featured yet. Let’s get to it. […]

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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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