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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Celebs

Saniyya Sidney Will Play Young Venus Williams in New Biopic

By Andréa Butler | Main photo by Aspen Evans Our winter 2019 cover girl Saniyya Sidney is going into 2020 like: Set to play Young Venus Williams in the upcoming biopic King Richard, which centers around the tennis G.O.A.T.’s father Richard Williams, Saniyya Sidney is staying true to her career manifestations. “I’ve gotten pretty far […]

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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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Love etc.

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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Celebs

10 Black Girls Taking Hollywood By Storm

By Ava Marshall Storm Reid You know her from A Wrinkle in Time, Euphoria, When They See Us, and her latest film Don’t Let Go, and ya’ girl is definitely living up to her name. Not only is she an incredible actress, but she also uses her platform to advocate for young girls with #Bamazing, […]

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Cover Stars

“Good Girls” Star Lidya Jewett is Our Fall Cover Girl!

From reppin’ strong Black girl characters on-screen to paying it forward IRL, too, Lidya Jewett is calculating a path toward greatness — and everyone should peep her moves. In our fall 2019 issue, Lidya shares a little about her adoption story, how she stays booked and busy, and admits her not-so-secret love of math. Subscribe […]

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Cover Stars

Behind-the-Scenes of Marsai Martin’s Sesi Cover Shoot

Like the ‘fro she rocks in her movie Little, Marsai Martin’s goals are big and unshakeable. In our summer 2019 issue (our 4th-annual Natural Hair Love issue, btw), she talks hair, Hollywood, and having hella goals. Take a look behind-the-scenes of her photo shoot and subscribe now to get your copy!

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Cover Stars

Eris Baker Posts up on our Spring 2k19 Cover

By Andréa Butler Eris Baker (aka “Tess” from This Is Us) reps all day, every day with purpose, faith, and love. Pick up our spring issue, to read all about her take on the importance of equality, her plans for the future, and her thoughts on her character’s recent plot twist. Take a look at […]

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