Who Would Have Thought Touring a Louisiana Plantation Was a Good Activity for a Bachelor Party Weekend?

I just got back from New Orleans, where a bunch of the homies and I took a Homie Trip to celebrate my upcoming nuptials. While what happens in New Orleans stays on Instagram, there were a few planned activities that were both fun and educational. For instance, we took an airboat tour of a swamp and I learned all about…

Together: Meghan Markle's Latest Project Garners Praise from Friend Serena Williams 

Good works deserve great praise—and that’s exactly what Serena Williams had for her longtime friend, H.R.H. Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, upon hearing about her latest act of philanthropy—collaborating on a cookbook with a group of women affected by the devastating Grenfell Tower fire in West London, England in June…

Think Pink: Our Faves Were Coming Up Roses at the 2018 Emmys ... and in Nike ... and Whiteface?

If there was a signature color at the 2018 Emmys, it was pink. Yara Shahidi (in Gucci), nominee Tracee Ellis Ross (in Valentino Haute Couture), and award winner Thandie Newton (in Brandon Maxwell) all showed up in rosy hues, as did several other celebs, who wore shades ranging from blush to bold pink.

Is It Safe? How Insecure Can Be a Force in Shaping Black Women’s Sexual Health

If you watched Sunday night’s episode of Insecure you found out that Lawrence is out here burning folks. Kudos to the show for showing some of the negative health effects of what happens if you engage in unsafe sex, as well as showing Lawrence in true “good dude” form calling all of his sexual partners and telling…

White-on-White Crime: Tom Arnold's Posse and Mark Burnett Gang Throw Hands at Emmy Party

As further proof that white culture continues to promote senseless violence, reality show producer Mark Burnett and Tom Arnold, the guy who always talks like he just inhaled an unknown but refreshing powder given to him by an anonymous man with a Columbian accent in the bathroom, were reportedly involved in a tussle…

A Winning Design: Nominee Chloe Arnold Taps Designer and Dancer Anissa Lee for Her Emmy Awards Look

What do you wear when you’re attending your first major awards ceremony—as a nominee? For me, as an independent black recording artist nominated for a Grammy in 2009, it was simply important I that wear a black designer; preferably, one as under the radar as I was.