Black Girls Rock

What Does it Really Mean to be a #CarefreeBlackGirl?

By Kennadi Harris I used to believe that being Black and proud or “down for the cause” required a few things: You had to go natural, live Erykah Badu lyrics, and not listen to “oversexualized” artists, such as Nicki Minaj or Rihanna. (Please forgive my past self. I love them now.) Now, I know that […]

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FLOTUS Flows Part II: Carpool Karaoke Edition

First Lady Michelle Obama’s Carpool Karaoke episode was just the carefree Black girl magic we all needed. We already knew she could flow, so when she told host James Corden to “crank it up” because she’d only been able to “rock out” in the front passenger’s seat of a car once in the almost eight […]

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Black Girls Rock

This Teen is #CollegeGoals

Brown. Columbia. Cornell. Dartmouth. Harvard. The University of Pennsylvania. Princeton. Yale. The Ivy Leagues. And 17-year-old Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna just got accepted to every last one of them! Current valedictorian of Long Island’s Elmont Memorial High School, Augusta applied to four other schools, as well, locking in acceptances to all of them, too. Now, all she […]

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