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Julia Roberts was named People magazine’s “most beautiful woman in the world” and the Internet simply wasn’t here for it. No shade to Ms. Roberts but it seems that the legendary mag would rather recycle stars like her and Jennifer Aniston before they let a new woman, especially a woman of color, grace the cover. Check […]

Janelle Monae thinks women should stop sleeping with men until they are doing everything in their power to push for equal rights for women. The Electric Lady looked stunning on the cover of Marie Claire‘s Fresh Faces Issue, but it’s her words that are really grabbing everyone’s attention. Janelle told the magazine that women shouldn’t […]

This Women’s History (Herstory) Month, singer Janelle Monáe invites those who are disgusted by menstruation to gather around, pull up a seat if needed, and listen to the politics of “period shaming.” On Friday, Monáe honored the process many women go through by tweeting, “Menstrual Period Blood. #WomensHistoryMonth.” https://twitter.com/JanelleMonae/status/837743347011846145 However, she was soon met with backlash […]

While The Academy Awards of recent years have noticeably been lacking in melanin, but the 89th Annual Academy Awards sought to correct #OscarsSoWhite in one night. It’s hard to argue that it was one of the Blackest Oscars in recent memory, if not ever. Just before the red carpet got underway, the night began on social media […]

So, WTF just happened?? In the strangest way possible, Moonlight has won the Oscar for Best Picture. But the big moment was marred by chaos when Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway, who presented the award, wrongfully announced La La Land as the winner. Several moments after the cast and creators of La La Land took the stage in celebration, there was an […]

Fresh off the news that it is now the highest-grossing Academy Award-nominated film this year (with $127.5 million and counting,) Hidden Figures continues to inspire little girls everywhere with its incredible true story that is the epitome of #BlackGirlMagic. Since the film has been such a hit and resonated with so many, especially those in […]

From Kerry Washington to Taraji, these women killed the red carpet.

With all of the recent #BlackGirlMagic that has conquered Hollywood lately, it was perfectly fitting to have some of the most beautiful black women and also talented black actresses, all grace the cover of a major magazine. Vanity Fair has made a bold stance with its latest cover that features a healthy dose of unbridled […]

Ellen DeGeneres has reportedly booted gospel singer Kim Burrell from a performance on her show after her homophobic remarks caused a bit of controversy. Burrell was scheduled to perform a song from the Hidden Figures soundtrack alongside Pharrell Williams on January 5, but she landed in hot water after a clip of her preaching anti-gay […]

Singer/Entertainer/Model Janelle Monae’ reflects on being fired, from Office Depot for singing, in a recent interview on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Just think if it wasn’t for that we might not have had her beautiful face to be the face of Cover Girl. Not to mention we might not have been exposed to […]