‘Your Sacrifice Was Not in Vain’: Tarana Burke, Tracee Ellis Ross and More Pen ‘Love Letter’ to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford

On Wednesday, Oct. 10, some of the most visible female activists of our generation joined forces to give their thanks, support and love to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford after her Sept. 27 testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, compelling testimony that was nonetheless unable to thwart the confirmation of…

‘Tonight Is About Clothes’: Tracee Ellis Ross Turned the AMAs Into a Showcase for Black Designers

When we heard that Tracee Ellis Ross was returning to host the 2018 American Music Awards for the second year in a row, we knew the show would be as much about fashion as music. After all, the former model and fashion editor has never shied away from a style statement. But Ross took it one step further, taking a cue…

We Gon' Let Taylor Break Her Lil' Record, But the 2018 American Music Awards Show Belonged to Us 

Real talk? We knew what the 2018 American Music Awards were gonna be about before the first statuette had even been awarded. The intention of the evening was made clear the second it was announced that Taylor Swift only needed three more wins to unseat the much-beloved late, great Whitney Houston as the female artist…

Ahead of the 2018 Emmys, Tracee Ellis Ross and Issa Rae Bring Us #BlackGirlMagic—on a Boat!

Summer may be ending, but the 2018 Emmys are the perfect kickoff to Fall’s television season, which traditionally heralds the return of two of our all-time favorites, Tracee Ellis Ross and Issa Rae. But while we’re already woefully near the end of Insecure’s third season and black-ish doesn’t return until October 16,…

Do You Want More? September 2018 Is Shaping Up to Be a Beautiful Month for Black Women

It’s only the first day of August, but with a slew of September issues featuring black women on their covers, it’s hard not to look forward to a change of season. We’re still seeing new reveals, but already Slick Woods is in full bloom and beaming on Elle UK, Tiffany Haddish is glowing on Glamour, Rihanna is the first…

Meeting in the Ladies’ Room: Tracee Ellis Ross to Interview Michelle Obama at United State of Women

Here’s a conversation we don’t want to miss: Black-ish actress and all-around brilliant bae Tracee Ellis Ross will interview our forever first lady, Michelle Obama, this Saturday, May 5, at the United State of Women Summit at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles—and we officially know how we’re spending this weekend.