Before all of the intrusions, I was minding my business, busy being the Editor-in-Chief of the oldest, largest Black magazine in the nation, doing oldest, largest Black magazine in the nation type things.

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"I feel like if it's art, if you're just truly passionate about what you do, then color or disadvantages shouldn't matter,"

Take the genius of Black and brown innovators, millennials and lovers of the culture. Then, watch them flourish.

Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood cast member Apryl Jones has some harsh word for her children’s father, Omarion. In a slew of Twitter posts, Jones gave some insight into a “man” that was all about himself instead of his family. “A narcissist would rather impress a stranger than be loved by his woman and children…that’s deep,” Jones […]

A t the close of another year in pop culture, there is always one burning Q: Who got next? While we don’t anticipate another Bey in this lifetime—or Michael Jackson, Prince, etc.—there will always be other special stars who break open new molds and are forces of nature in their own right. Some current faves have […]

Cosplayers went all the way out during last year's New York Comic Con, and our photographers were there to capture the action. Here’s a look back at the dopest cosplays from NYCC 2016.

From Sandra Bland to the shootings in Charleston, South Carolina, African Americans were sadly reminded that being Black in America is much harder than it ought to be. And yet in the same breath, 2015 was a year of Black joy during which our culture dominated not only in our lives, but in the mainstream consciousness. […]