Lifestyle

  • Back to School, Back to Cool

    How do you get back to cool when heading back to school? Check out this!

    How do you get back to cool when heading back to school? Check out this!
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  • Live in Color with Plum Perfect

    Imagine walking confidently into your local drug store or mall to buy new makeup that you already know will work perfectly with your skin tone. There’s an app for that!

    Imagine walking confidently into your local drug store or mall to buy new makeup that you already know will work perfectly with your skin tone. There’s an app for that!
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  • African Fashion Takeover: Meet Shop Zuvaa's Kelechi

    25-year-old Kelechi is busy making boss moves as Shop Zuvaa’s head lady in charge!

    25-year-old Kelechi is busy making boss moves as Shop Zuvaa’s head lady in charge!
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  • Where Are They Now? AT&T "Elevate Young Black Voices" Edition

    AT&T celebrated the culture and dope-ness of Black music by teaming up with a legendary Southern rap group for its Elevate Young Black Voices online talent competition. Now, two years later, we’re checking in with a few of the contest winners to see what they’ve been up to since their EYBV experience.

    AT&T celebrated the culture and dope-ness of Black music by teaming up with a legendary Southern rap group for its Elevate Young Black Voices online talent competition. Now, two years later, we’re checking in with a few of the contest winners to see what they’ve been up to since their EYBV experience.
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  • Four Game Changing Artists to Follow on Instagram

    An artistic activist, an intrinsic and inspiring beauty, an incredibly dope cartoonist and a multi-media mastermind. Who are we talking about? Four Black artists you should be following on Instagram, that’s who.

    An artistic activist, an intrinsic and inspiring beauty, an incredibly dope cartoonist and a multi-media mastermind. Who are we talking about? Four Black artists you should be following on Instagram, that’s who.
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Posted Up

Posted Up
  • Snapchat 101: Creating a Story

    Not long ago, I hopped on the Snapchat train, one of the fastest-growing and most popular social apps among millennials. Initially, I did have my reservations about Snapchat, but when one of my closest friends convinced me of how much fun it is, I finally obliged. And, once I finally downloaded the app, I learned that Snapchat is NOT just about sending your friends one to 10-second pictures or videos that disappear as soon as you open them. I soon discovered the story feature, one of my (now) favorite things about Snapchat.

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  • The Thirst is Real: Guide to Infused Water

    The thirst is real, people! And no, I’m not talking about that one social media post that you took a screenshot of and sent to your friend yesterday. I’m talking legitimate hydration!

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Where I'm From

  • The Bizz Plan: Benoni Means Business

    From managing a huge pop boy band to working as a content creator. Benoni Tagoe is in business to help other people succeed.

    From managing a huge pop boy band to working as a content creator. Benoni Tagoe is in business to help other people succeed.
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  • The Hair Scientist: Myavana's Candace Mitchell

    Quitting a good job at one of the largest companies in the world to create your own tech startup may seem like a bad idea, but computer scientist and founder of Myavana, Candace Mitchell, makes it look effortless.

    Quitting a good job at one of the largest companies in the world to create your own tech startup may seem like a bad idea, but computer scientist and founder of Myavana, Candace Mitchell, makes it look effortless.
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  • The Texting Savior: On Second Thought’s Maci Peterson

    Maci Peterson is the founder of the app, On Second Thought, which allows users to recall those text messages. Find out more about this "Texting Savior..."

    Maci Peterson is the founder of the app, On Second Thought, which allows users to recall those text messages. Find out more about this "Texting Savior..."
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  • The Man Behind the Method: Jason Caston of iChurch Method

    There isn’t anywhere in Jason Caston’s life where technology ends. Which is why he encourages the use of technology in houses of worship.

    There isn’t anywhere in Jason Caston’s life where technology ends. Which is why he encourages the use of technology in houses of worship.
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Fashion

  • Swimsuit Trends For The Win

    It’s time to hit the beach or sit poolside, and you want to look great doing it! Luckily, there is nothing boring about swimwear this year. We’ve gathered the hottest summer swimsuit trends to wear no matter what type of suit you prefer.

    It’s time to hit the beach or sit poolside, and you want to look great doing it! Luckily, there is nothing boring about swimwear this year. We’ve gathered the hottest summer swimsuit trends to wear no matter what type of suit you prefer.
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  • Why I Love Natural Hair Subscription Boxes

    If you have contemplated subscribing to a natural hair subscription box, but are unsure of their value. Here are the top five reasons why I love them!

    If you have contemplated subscribing to a natural hair subscription box, but are unsure of their value. Here are the top five reasons why I love them!
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  • Fabulous Four: Top Four Black Beauty Vloggers to Follow

    Have you ever asked yourself the million-dollar question, “How can I achieve the perfect makeup look with the clothes to match?” We’ve got the answer. Check out some of our favorite online sensations from the beauty world.

    Have you ever asked yourself the million-dollar question, “How can I achieve the perfect makeup look with the clothes to match?” We’ve got the answer. Check out some of our favorite online sensations from the beauty world.
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Entertainment

  • You Should Check out Blavity House This Summer

    So, what if we told you there was actually a way to turn up this summer AND do some great networking at the same time? This was once close to impossible, until the cool kids at Blavity got a hold of it.

    So, what if we told you there was actually a way to turn up this summer AND do some great networking at the same time? This was once close to impossible, until the cool kids at Blavity got a hold of it.
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  • Four Book Recommendation Sites to Cure a Book Hangover

    Don’t you just hate book hangovers? You know, that terrible feeling when you’ve finished a great book and feel like you’ve lost a part of yourself? Check out these sites that can help you overcome book hangover.

    Don’t you just hate book hangovers? You know, that terrible feeling when you’ve finished a great book and feel like you’ve lost a part of yourself? Check out these sites that can help you overcome book hangover.
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  • The Best Fitness Leaders to Follow on Social Media

    For those days when you’re lacking inspiration to get up and get on your workout grind, here are four fitness bloggers and leaders to add to your social newsfeed for a little extra motivation!

    For those days when you’re lacking inspiration to get up and get on your workout grind, here are four fitness bloggers and leaders to add to your social newsfeed for a little extra motivation!
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Food & Health

  • Gadgets and Recipes for Homemade Treats

    The hottest time of the year might be leaving us, but your desire for a sweet cold treat probably isn’t going anywhere. No need to take a trip to the store to get your fix, though.

    The hottest time of the year might be leaving us, but your desire for a sweet cold treat probably isn’t going anywhere. No need to take a trip to the store to get your fix, though.
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  • Amazing Burgers for Your Foodie Bucket List

    In celebration of your upcoming off days and all things delicious, we’ve compiled a list of the most amazing burgers from Black-owned restaurants around the country. Enjoy!

    In celebration of your upcoming off days and all things delicious, we’ve compiled a list of the most amazing burgers from Black-owned restaurants around the country. Enjoy!
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  • Need for Sunscreen? Dr. Meena Debunks Your Myths

    Dermatologist Dr. Meena Singh walks us through which popular sunscreen myths in the Black community are legit and which ones it’s time for you to let go of this summer.

    Dermatologist Dr. Meena Singh walks us through which popular sunscreen myths in the Black community are legit and which ones it’s time for you to let go of this summer.
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