Health

Not OK? Find Help in a Click.

When now 18-year-old mental health advocate Hannah Lucas was 15, she along with her younger brother Charlie, created an app that helps those who are in need and allows them to say, “I’m not OK.” Words and Photos** By Brianna Moné Check on your strong friend. Check on your stressed-out friend. Check on your happy […]

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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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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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Features

Big Sean’s New Collab That’s Investing in HBCU Students

WARNING: Extreme Levels of Black Excellence Ahead By Ava Marshall So look, 13 percent of the American population is Black, right? But only one percent of venture capitalist-backed start-ups have Black founders. The Moguls in the Making program is out to change that. Big Sean What’s a fire new collab you may not have heard […]

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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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