“The systemic structure made to keep me in place, is the stage I dance on. Black and woman. Motherships my mother’s hips beheld deep space …” begins the words of the Under Armour campaign starring Misty Copeland and Saul Williams. It is beauty personified.
The story of Switch, the group that paved the way for the group DeBarge with sibling harmonizers Bobby and Tommy DeBarge, is a story as much about the journey for self-love as it is about their ability to seduce audiences with falsettos, rich love songs and lush harmonies.
“It looks like melanoma,” my dermatologist said casually as she biopsied a mysterious scar that had developed under my left temple. I was unmoved. I cried when my hairdresser found a bald spot the size of a silver dollar in the middle of my scalp while roller-setting my tightly coiled curls a month before. I cried…
On Monday, a press release for a new “boozy sandwich shop” in Brooklyn went out, complete with a photo of chi-chi cocktail in front of “bullet hole ridden wall”—a wall the new owners say they were proudly keeping, but which turned out to be fake (at least the bullet holes were).
Emergency responders found eight people dead in the back of a semi-trailer at a Walmart in San Antonio, Texas, early Sunday morning, the victims of what looks to be a human trafficking operation gone horribly wrong.
Amazon is having a massive one-day sale on luggage from the likes of TravelPro, Delsey, and Briggs & Riley, including the checked bag versions of your favorite carry-on. So, if you’ve been using that duffel bag since college and you have a flight to catch soon, you should get on this one. Like any Gold Box, these…
has responded to rumors of cheating on his new
wife, who is pregnant.
Two former Baltimore police officers pleaded guilty Friday to federal racketeering charges, admitting that they used the citizens of Baltimore as personal ATM machines by robbing them, sometimes for tens of thousands of dollars, as well as falsely billing the department for overtime.
Prison officials in Nevada announced Friday that they have whisked O.J. away from other inmates who might want to harass him now that he has officially been granted parole.
We all know that you can’t legislate decency in this country, but perhaps there will be some semblance of justice for a man who was recorded drowning—not only recorded but taunted—by five Florida teenagers.
By now you’ve probably heard about the $1,000,000 settlement R&B singer Usher made to a stylist who claimed the pop star infected her with the Herpes Simplex 2 virus. Court documents showed that the singer was allegedly diagnosed with HSV2 in 2009 or 2010, and knowingly had sex with a woman and did not tell her.
You know, how there’s the one person at your job, at your church or in your sorority who you can’t stand, but you have to invite them to the cookout, because you invited everyone else to the cookout, and you don’t want to be the asshole?
Janeé Harteau, Minneapolis, Minn. Chief Of Police, resigned Friday after careful thought and reflection on the comments of Minneapolis City Officials who told her—in so many words: “We’re gonna fire your ass.”
There are few things left to us in 2017 that are pure and true. The sweet jingle of the ice cream truck is one of them. Everyone knows it to be the summer’s singular anthem, a sound capable of throwing you back into the best parts of your childhood at a moment’s notice.
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NBA All-Star guard Kyrie Irving may be done being one of the “Jamettes” as a side show to LeBron James’ lead-singer role with the Cleveland Cavaliers. According to ESPN, Irving asked to be traded in a closed-door meeting with Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert and noted that he no longer wanted to play alongside James.