The 20 Blackest Moments From Sharon Reed’s Clapback Heard Round the World

1. At the 0:09 mark, Sharon Reed says there’s some “confusion behind the scenes.” Which is a lie in the same black-ass vein as someone beginning a sentence with “It’s just funny that ... ” when what’s about to follow isn’t funny at all. This is professional Negro judo. “Sharon Reed” is Swahili for “Pai Mei.”

Is #TeamNatural Ready to Go Coed? 9 Natural-Hair ‘Guy-rus’ Who Might Teach You a Few Things

While I was talking wash-day routines with some of my natural friends, we found ourselves scrolling through a seemingly endless list of natural-hair gurus giving all types of product suggestions, protective-style techniques and hacks for maintaining healthy hair. After clicking on about the 12th video geared toward…


The Cover That Time Forgot: Why We’re Placing #MeToo’s Tarana Burke Front and Center

News that the #MeToo movement had been named Time magazine’s coveted 2017 Person of the Year confirmed a truly watershed moment in American history: one in which victims of sexual violence—in this case, predominantly women—refused to be shamed or intimidated into silence, while predators would (finally) be held…

Gabrielle Union on the #MeToo Movement: ‘The Floodgates Have Opened for White Women’

On the eve of Time magazine’s announcement that its Person of the Year would be “the silence breakers”—the victims of sexual harassment who have come forward to tell their stories—an interview with actress and sexual assault survivor Gabrielle Union revealed her thoughts on the #MeToo movement and how the voices of…