Cover Stars

Marcus Scribner is Our Winter 2016 Cover Star!

Marcus Scribner reps hard for the blerd scene — on screen and off. But he knows it’s through the characters he plays that he’s able to squash stereotypes for the masses. And that’s what he’s most proud of. Check out our interview with Marcus in our winter issue by grabbing your copy today! (Shipping starts […]

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Holidays

11 Bomb #BlackOwned Brands to Shop This Holiday Season

Peep these present picks that’ll help you score major props with everyone on your list! (Plus all the brands featured are #BlackOwned!) By Princess Gabbara 1. Barack & Michelle Taught Me Sweatshirt, $56, habituallyfly.com 2. Cocotique Beauty Box Subscription, $20 per month, cocotique.com 3. Feel Flawless iPhone Case, $18, Effie’s Paper 4. Inspirational Fabric Shower […]

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Cover Stars

China Anne McClain Posts Up on Our Fall 2016 Cover!

Hustle. Humor. Talent. China Anne McClain’s got all that and more. But if you think you know everything about this 18-year-old actress and musical powerhouse, think again. Check out our interview with China in our fall issue by grabbing your copy today! (Shipping starts mid-September.)    

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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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Cover Stars

Skai Jackson is Our Summer 2016 Cover Girl!

Just two weeks after our interview, Skai had the now infamous run-in with known Twitter instigator, Azealia Banks. But don’t feel sorry for Miss Jackson — she’s got it all under control and then some. In our summer issue, Skai shares all about her natural hair love, the movie role she can’t wait to play, […]

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Love etc., Prom

The Shy Girl’s Guide to Flyin’ Solo at Prom

Ok, so maybe you didn’t work up the guts in time to ask bae and now he’s taking someone else. Or, maybe you don’t even have a crush right now at all. Whatever the reason, you’ve decided to roll dolo on that special night — and here’s how you do it. BIG. By India Hill […]

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