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  • The Drummer Boy: Jeremy Dutton

    It’s not every day that you meet a product of Houston’s Fifth Ward making waves as a talented drummer around the world. We were lucky enough to get a few minutes with jazz drummer and rising star, Jeremy Dutton to share his story this Black Music Month.

  • A Tech-Nomenal Woman, Ayori Selassie

    Who is Ayori Selassie? While she doesn’t look a day over 19 years old, at 31, Ayori is a mother, a dynamic “techpreneur,” creator of opportunities, and the person who wants to make us look at tech with the same lens we look at the creative arts.

  • Aaron Arnold, Mr. Music Is My Business

    At the pivotal age of 25, Aaron Arnold quit his comfortable corporate job in New York City to intern for free at one of the biggest record labels in Hip-Hop. Now, at 34 years old, “Mr. Music is My Business,” is at a place he never imagined possible.

  • Where I'm From: Issa Rae

    Everyone knows Issa Rae as her character “J” from Awkward Black Girl, but who is Issa Rae in real life? We caught up with her to get the inside scoop on the lady behind the lens, Issa Rae: the writer, film lover and hometown Philly girl.


  • Spring Must Haves for the Modern Gentleman

    We've got spring looks for the modern gentleman that won’t break the bank. Check out these spring wardrobe essentials.

  • Spring Fashion Trends You Can’t Miss

    This one’s for the ladies! We may still be suffering from the cold weather blues in some parts of the country now, but spring’s hottest new trends are here, to at least look at until warmer conditions meet us again.

  • DIY: Arm Candy

    Give your wrist some sugar with the arm candy trend. It’s not edible, but it is the ultimate wrist confectionary – similar to sweet treats in a springtime basket. Just in case you’re new to this fun fashion trend, arm candy is an assortment of bracelets in different colors and styles.


  • Teach Me How to Live Tweet!

    Want to learn how to be a pro at live tweeting? You’ve come to the right place. Follow these five tips and you’ll be tweeting with the best of them before you know it!

  • Four Influential Black Bloggers You Should Know

    Black bloggers have become an important go-to source for general commentary, information sharing and news on various topics. Whether you're into politics, sports, fashion or searching for the latest news on your favorite celebrity, here are four influential Black bloggers you should know.

  • Six African American Artists to Follow on Instagram

    It seems a true artist can transform any outlet into his or her own creative space. Check out our list of creative souls you should check out on Instagram.

Food & Health

  • Got Juice?

    Many of us are looking for ways to get slim and trim before hitting the pool or rocking that little black dress. With all the buzz around "juicing" we decided to do a little research.

  • One Time for Your Mind: Popular Yoga Poses for Your Mind and Body

    Yoga is one of the most popular exercise activities to keep you at one with your mind and body. But, what are you really getting from that downward facing dog?

  • Creative Cool Down Summer Snacks

    Don’t let high temps kill your vibe this summer – stay cool with some of these creative (and healthy) snacks!