No, You Still Cannot Touch My Hair

For some reason, I never thought about the issue of people touching my natural hair until it actually happened. My friends and relatives who I know personally do it, but what about when it’s a stranger-who’s white? I’ve felt beautiful, ugly, insecure, nappy, good, bad, #flawless, and flawed the five years I’ve been natural. Accepting…

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We Still Want More of Azealia Banks

The topic of Azealia Banks is no easy feat. While she is, without a doubt, beautiful and infinitely talented, she’s also a frustrating mix of obscenity and truth. Much needed truth, that is. However, I’m not going to lie, sometimes she makes it nearly impossible for her fans to defend her between the name-calling and…

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The Brown Woman Who Inspired Amy Winehouse’s Hair: Ronnie Spector

There are very few women in entertainment who can achieve the combination of having raw talent and natural beauty while maintaining a successful 50-year career, but Ronnie Spector did. As the former lead singer for the 60’s girl group, The Ronettes (comprised of Ronnie, her cousin, and her sister), this Native American, Irish, and Black…

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Mindy Obsessed: 7 Times Mindy Kailing Style Stunned in 2015

We know you’ve probably been lol-ing at re-runs of The Mindy Project, or feeling interestingly inspired by her latest book, Why Not Me? The multi-talented comedian-actress has provided an array of entertaining projects as we restlessly wait between seasons. Kailing is a writer, director, visionary, and a true patron of all things stylish. Oh, and…

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The 5 Celebrities That’ll Keep Inspiring You in 2016

Ah, yes. We’ve approached the month of new beginnings. It’s time to contemplate our current statuses and reflect on ways to improve ourselves for the 2016 year. While many of us cozy up around our besties and family, encouraging one another to keep our resolutions and go forth with that business idea we’ve been sitting…

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How Bianca Jagger Helped Glamourize 1970’s Menswear

Class acts Lauren Hutton and Katherine Hepburn captivated a generation of keen fashion admirers with their ability to effortlessly wear tailored pantsuits. Their tomboy-chic styles exuded a strong sense of cool feminine confidence. Bianca Jagger was no exception. The Nicaraguan activist, socialite, and then wife of The Rolling Stones front man, Mick Jagger, could have…

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