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It’s #BuyBlackWeek. Do You Know Where Your Dollars Are Going? It’s #BuyBlackWeek. Do You Know Where Your Dollars Are Going?

Money is green, but when it comes to leveraging the power of our dollars to best benefit the community, many of us feel it best to buy black whenever possible. With that in mind, The Glow Up is here to remind you that it’s once again National Buy Black Week, with the aim of getting us to align our values with our…

Be Careful: A Wardrobe Malfunction Forces Cardi B to Finish the Bonnaroo Festival in a Bathrobe Be Careful: A Wardrobe Malfunction Forces Cardi B to Finish the Bonnaroo Festival in a Bathrobe

The show must go on, or so they say—and Cardi B’s never been one to shy away from a big reveal (see: her pregnancy announcement last year). So, when the rear zipper of Cardi’s bedazzled, multicolored catsuit couldn’t take the well-rounded pressure of holding for the entirety of her set at Bonnaroo on Sunday, the…

We Tried to Recap the MTV Movie and TV Awards Red Carpet—and Fell Into a Tessa Thompson Vortex, Instead We Tried to Recap the MTV Movie and TV Awards Red Carpet—and Fell Into a Tessa Thompson Vortex, Instead

Look right here ... and you may forget there was an entire MTV Movie and TV Awards red carpet on Saturday.

Is This the Mother of All Foundations? Pat McGrath’s Next Release Promises ‘Sublime Perfection’ Is This the Mother of All Foundations? Pat McGrath’s Next Release Promises ‘Sublime Perfection’

Kids, start stockpiling your allowance because “Mother” is about to sell you the promise of “sublime perfection” in a bottle—and it ain’t cheap (but will likely be worth it, if her previous releases are any indicators).

For Father’s Day, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex Shared a Rare Glimpse of Baby Archie For Father’s Day, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex Shared a Rare Glimpse of Baby Archie

We still don’t know if he’s ginger-haired like his father, but royal-watchers were treated to a peek at six-week-old Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor on Sunday, as Prince Harry celebrated his first Father’s Day with a sweet father-son picture posted to the Sussex Royal Instagram account.

'What Are We Saying?': Billy Porter Calls Out the Misogyny in Fearing a Man Wearing a Dress 'What Are We Saying?': Billy Porter Calls Out the Misogyny in Fearing a Man Wearing a Dress

“As artists, we get to be a part of changing,” Billy Porter told the women of The View on Friday morning. “With me, the clothes have a statement; the clothes mean something, I want to open up conversations.”

Braiding a Bond: Serena Williams Shares the Time-Honored Tradition of Braiding With Daughter Olympia Braiding a Bond: Serena Williams Shares the Time-Honored Tradition of Braiding With Daughter Olympia

It’s been years since we’ve seen Serena or Venus Williams rocking their once-ubiquitous braids and beads; memorably, long before #TeamNatural renewed respect for textured and traditional hairstyles, the Williams sisters were frequently derided for the cornrows and beads they sported on the court. As writer Chanté…

In More Than Enough, Elaine Welteroth Discusses the Double-Edged Sword of #SucceedingWhileBlack In More Than Enough, Elaine Welteroth Discusses the Double-Edged Sword of #SucceedingWhileBlack

Behind every black woman’s success story is generally a well-developed talent for code-switching and at least one person (often, far more than one) who questions her right to succeed. As Elaine Welteroth recounts in her new memoir, More Than Enough, she experienced plenty of both while building her reputation as one…

Hidden No More: NASA Honors Its ‘Hidden Figures’ With a Street Renaming Hidden No More: NASA Honors Its ‘Hidden Figures’ With a Street Renaming

Mathematicians Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson were memorably immortalized onscreen by Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe (respectively) in the award-winning 2016 film Hidden Figures. Now, NASA is giving the trio a permanent place of honor, having renamed the street of its…

'None of My Favorite Artists Are Humble': Issa Rae Refused to Play Insecure at the 2019 Women in Film Awards 'None of My Favorite Artists Are Humble': Issa Rae Refused to Play Insecure at the 2019 Women in Film Awards

“As women, we tend to downplay ourselves, to dim our light, and we’re kind of conditioned, socially, to be humble....I grew up being a huge hip-hop fan, and none of my favorite artists are humble,” said Issa Rae as she accepted the inaugural Women In Film Emerging Entrepreneur Award at the 2019 Women In Film Annual…

Kimora Brought Back the Iconic Cat, But Did Baby Phat’s Return Bring the Nostalgia We Were Craving? Kimora Brought Back the Iconic Cat, But Did Baby Phat’s Return Bring the Nostalgia We Were Craving?

When we learned yesterday that Baby Phat’s highly anticipated relaunch would be kicked off by a collab with Forever 21, we were curious to see what the partnership would turn out, clothing-wise.

MTV Is Bringing Back Daria Character Jodie Landon—With Help From Tracee Ellis Ross MTV Is Bringing Back Daria Character Jodie Landon—With Help From Tracee Ellis Ross

One of the unsung characters of ’90s animation is getting her own show. MTV Studios has just announced that the much-beloved “Daria universe” has birthed a new spinoff: Icon of black excellence Jodie Landon will be immortalized in Jodie, voiced and executive produced by Tracee Ellis Ross.

With 37 Covers, New York Magazine Celebrates the Timeless, Transformative World of Drag With 37 Covers, New York Magazine Celebrates the Timeless, Transformative World of Drag

If you weren’t already aware, here’s some tea worth spilling: Pop culture owes a great debt to drag culture. From our slang to the now-ubiquitous “full-face beat” of beauty influencer culture, drag queens have long been trailblazers in a realm few are brave enough to don six-inch heels and tread.

Still Wishing Oprah Would Run for President? Sounds Like Gayle King Does, Too! Still Wishing Oprah Would Run for President? Sounds Like Gayle King Does, Too!

At this point, we’ve got 50-11 Democratic candidates running for president in 2020, but if Gayle King had her way, her famous bestie might throw her hat in the ring, too. In fact, she bravely broached the subject with the great and powerful Oprah just a few weeks ago, as she tells the Hollywood Reporter.

#DaretoCare: This Father’s Day, Scotch Porter Decodes Masculinity With a New Campaign

What is masculinity? That is the question grooming brand Scotch Porter is posing to men ahead of Father’s Day, with a new campaign aimed at getting to the heart of our often outdated ideas about masculinity (which is too often confused with patriarchy), and “evolving the perception of manhood,” according to a…

Because #DadsAreDope: Your Last-Minute, 'I'm So Glad You're My Dad' Father's Day Gift Guide Because #DadsAreDope: Your Last-Minute, 'I'm So Glad You're My Dad' Father's Day Gift Guide

If you’re lucky enough to have a positive, present, supportive father figure in your life, no doubt you want to celebrate him—but life comes at you fast, and therefore, Father’s Day might’ve too. I know this because last night, I found myself waiting in a very long line at FedEx just to ensure my pops will get his…

Research Confirms That ‘Black Don’t Crack’—and the Secret Is in Our Bones Research Confirms That ‘Black Don’t Crack’—and the Secret Is in Our Bones

Something strange has been happening lately; every time I’m out with my mother, without fail, someone asks in earnest if we are sisters.

The Cat Is Back? Forever 21 Teases a Collab With Baby Phat The Cat Is Back? Forever 21 Teases a Collab With Baby Phat

When Kimora Lee Simmons Leissner recently announced the reacquisition and relaunch of Baby Phat, we were admittedly curious how the early aughts silhouettes would be reimagined for a 2019 audience. But apparently, the former model turned designer is way ahead of us, seemingly having inked a deal to stage the label’s…

With a New Memoir, Elaine Welteroth Reminds Us That We’re More Than Enough With a New Memoir, Elaine Welteroth Reminds Us That We’re More Than Enough

She’s known as an arbiter of millennial cool-girl style, but as Elaine Welteroth told Refinery29, she started out just like the rest of us: “a hot mess.”

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