Here’s Why Bath and Body Works Missed the Mark with Their Black History Month Collection

Many retail outlets are showing their support for Black culture and history this Black History Month. One of those outlets is Bath and Body Works. The retailer has a cult following who lines up for hours to grab their candles and wall flowers when they have their big yearly sales. This year, BBW released a limited edition collection in honor or Black History Month as … Continue reading Here’s Why Bath and Body Works Missed the Mark with Their Black History Month Collection

Dove Releases Data That Black Girls Become Victims of Hair Discrimination as Young as 5 Years Old

Black women and young girls have been the victims of hair discrimination for centuries. Yes, centuries, just look up the Tignon Laws. When women were enslaved, they were required to cover their hair to reinforce their status as slaves, and once freed, they were restricted to covering their hair once again. They were accused of flaunting their freedom and stealing the attention of white men … Continue reading Dove Releases Data That Black Girls Become Victims of Hair Discrimination as Young as 5 Years Old

Fashion News: Fashion Icon, Andre Leon Talley, Passes Away at 73

Andre Leon Talley, a prolific force in fashion and trailblazer, has passed away at the age of 73. He is best known for his role as the former Editor-at-Large at Vogue, often serving as confident and consultant to longtime Editor-in-Chief, Anna Wintour. As tall man, standing 6’6”, he was known for wearing long and luxurious flowing, often custom made m, capes and coats. He was … Continue reading Fashion News: Fashion Icon, Andre Leon Talley, Passes Away at 73

DC Kids: Mattel Announces Launch of the Ida B. Wells Barbie

Barbie has announced that the latest Barbie in their Inspiriting Women series is Ida B. Wells. Born into slavery in 1862, and would later spend her years as a free woman renowned journalist, suffragist, and activist. She risked her safety writing newspaper articles and traveling to give speeches highlighting the injustices faced by Black people. Wells founded several organizations such as the National Associate for … Continue reading DC Kids: Mattel Announces Launch of the Ida B. Wells Barbie

Fashion News: Brandon Blackwood Salvator Collection

Brandon Blackwood has quickly become a favorite amongst the handbag community. The young Black designer hit many of our radars when Kim featured his End Systemic Racism “ESR” on her Instagram during the pandemic. Since, then he has has several releases with all of them selling out. Brandon gas announced another upcoming drop: The Salvator Collection. The 6-piece collection is made of Salvator lizard material … Continue reading Fashion News: Brandon Blackwood Salvator Collection

DC Career Chat: Would You Call Out Your Job Interviewers for Their Behavior? Well, This Candidate Did.

There are many people on various platforms telling you tips on how to negotiate and ask for your worth when in job interviews. There is so much pressure on dressing the part, ensuring our resumes are perfect, our appearance is acceptable, and that most importantly you’re on time. What happens when the interviewers don’t exhibit the same level of preparation? You would likely feel disrespected. … Continue reading DC Career Chat: Would You Call Out Your Job Interviewers for Their Behavior? Well, This Candidate Did.

Food & Drinks: Pur Noire, the First Black-Owned Urban Winery in Houston, Texas, Has its Grand Opening

If you’re in Houston and looking for something to satiate your wine palate, head on over to Pur Noire, a new urban winery and tasting room who is celebrating their grand opening! Pur Noire was founded by wine loving couple Kenneth and Carissa Stephens. The name was inspired by Carissa’s French Creole heritage. The Pur Collection features a “complex Petite Sirah based blend, Pinot Gris … Continue reading Food & Drinks: Pur Noire, the First Black-Owned Urban Winery in Houston, Texas, Has its Grand Opening

Product Highlight: Nike Daybreak Golden Gals Sneaker

If you are like me and are not really into sneakers, but want an alternative to heels and flats that are also fashionable, then you know the struggle. Many sneakers are designed to be statements on their own, so when your outfit is the statement, what do you do? Enter Nike’s Daybreak Golden Gals Sneaker! Product Description: Inspired by the golden glitz and glam of … Continue reading Product Highlight: Nike Daybreak Golden Gals Sneaker

Food and Drinks: Kev On Stage Announces New Food Show, “What’s Good?!” Plus Other Black Food Content Creators You Should Follow

It is no secret that the food of the Black diaspora is largely consumed ad associated with members of their respected demographics but it is rare for Black people to leave the box society has put them in and be seen as connoisseurs of cuisine across cultures. Kevin “Kev” Fredericks said it has always been his dream to host a food travel show and he … Continue reading Food and Drinks: Kev On Stage Announces New Food Show, “What’s Good?!” Plus Other Black Food Content Creators You Should Follow