Lifestyle

  • 5 Reasons 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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  • 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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  • Golf on the Go: Four Black Golfers You Should Be Following on Social Media

    We’ve got two questions for you. Who are your favorite professional Black golfers? Are you following them on social media? Whether you answered yes or no – you’re in luck. We’ve got four rising stars in golf that are doing great things...

    We’ve got two questions for you. Who are your favorite professional Black golfers? Are you following them on social media? Whether you answered yes or no – you’re in luck. We’ve got four rising stars in golf that are doing great things...
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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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  • Workout Grind: 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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  • Special Deliveries: Subscription Boxes I Love

    To me, there is nothing more exciting than getting a present in the mail. So what if I sent it to myself?! I am the queen of online subscription boxes! Be it beauty, fashion or maybe a little something for my pup, the less work I have to do to get all my favorite products, the better. If you’ve never heard of subscription boxes, it’s time to get in the know. 

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  • Why Tweeting while Black Matters

    For the past couple of years, trend watchers have been striving to understand the growing African American interest in Twitter. Usage of the microblogging site by African Americans continues to grow and they are starting to dominate the online space.

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Where I'm From

  • 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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  • 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.

    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.
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  • 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.

    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.
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Fashion

  • Fall Fashion at Work

    One of fashion’s favorite times of year is here, and it’s time to fall in love with your work clothes this season. Nine to five has never looked so good!

    One of fashion’s favorite times of year is here, and it’s time to fall in love with your work clothes this season. Nine to five has never looked so good!
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  • Friday Night Fashion

    We’ve gathered some fashionable ideas to get you inspired for the love of Friday night!

    We’ve gathered some fashionable ideas to get you inspired for the love of Friday night!
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  • 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.

    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.
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Entertainment

  • 5 Creative Femcees You Should Know

    There are still great female MCs out there doing they’re thing and laying down some amazing tracks. We found a few of these creative rappers that spit rhymes and use their creative talents on other cool projects, too.

    There are still great female MCs out there doing they’re thing and laying down some amazing tracks. We found a few of these creative rappers that spit rhymes and use their creative talents on other cool projects, too.
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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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  • 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!

    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!
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Food & Health

  • 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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  • Never Can Say Goodbye: Delicious Throwback Pins to Keep in Your Recipe Book

    We looked on all the best food boards and pulled a list of some of the most pinned (and tastiest) recipes that you’ll never want to say goodbye to.

    We looked on all the best food boards and pulled a list of some of the most pinned (and tastiest) recipes that you’ll never want to say goodbye to.
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