Screen Shot 2014-11-19 at 4.53.12 PM

Natural Hair’s Love Letter to Black Women

Dear Black Women, I want to start off by thanking for you finally embracing me the way you always should have. I had my time in the spotlight decades ago, and ...

Read More

Screen Shot 2014-11-12 at 1.47.12 PM

Stay-cations: What They Are and How to Do Them Right

’Tis the season…for overeating and overspending. And in the midst of the chaos, sometimes you just need a break. With the price tag that often accompanies the holidays, sometimes it’s ...

Read More

piers-morgan-3

Why White People Need to Give Up on Discussing the N-Word

It is amusing that in 2014 so much polarizing discussion around race has been bubbling over in spurts as social media rallies, rages and questions as think-pieces and op-ed's are ...

Read More

envogue

En Vogue Will Always Be En Vogue

The other night an En Vogue song came on the radio and I was in all my 90's girl feels. I tweeted the following: God. En Vogue was pure perfection. We ...

Read More

1415578610_phaedra-parks-apollo-nida-g

Phaedra and Apollo: When Do You Stop Standing By Your Man?

The Real Housewives of Atlanta made its long-awaited return Monday night and no time was wasted when it came to the couple of the moment – Phaedra and Apollo. The ...

Read More

Screen Shot 2014-11-11 at 12.51.12 PM

5 Skin Care Mistakes to Avoid

The road to picture perfect skin can be a complicated quest, filled with constant breakouts, scarring, oily T-zones and skin envy towards those with blemish-free faces. After so long, these ...

Read More

News Flash

Clutch Today

More News

Christian Louboutin’s New Red Bottoms Will Match Your Brown Legs

by
You know what pisses me off? The color nude when it comes to shoes and stockings.  My skin color is a little bit on the lighter side of brown, but not exactly dark brown and either way, nude shoes just don’t cut it for me....

Red Lobster Waitress Gets $10K Tip After Racist Receipt

by
  A Red Lobster waitress, who said a customer left her a receipt with a racist slur, has received the tip of a lifetime, thanks to a fundraising from online supporters. Toni Christina Jenkins of Franklin, Tenn., said she was shocked when she saw a...

Girl Talk: Being Content Is So Much Harder Than It Sounds

by
I’ve completed my gossip cleanse and I must say, my mind feels like a once dirty carpet that’s just been steam-cleaned. On to the next quest on my journey to become a yoga teacher: practicing contentment. When I volunteered to take this on as my assignment for...

Kwame Kilpatrick, Former Detroit Mayor, Sentenced To 28 years In Prison For Corruption

by
Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced Thursday to 28 years in prison for corruption, the apparent last step after a series of scandals destroyed his political career and helped steer a crisis-laden city even deeper into trouble. Kilpatrick was mayor from 2002 until fall...

Gabrielle Union Says She Was Criticized for Dyeing Her Hair Blonde for a Movie

by
Essence Magazine hosted their 2014 upfronts this morning and part of their presentation featured a panel on beauty with Gabrielle Union, Bethann Hardison, Iman and Patrice Grell-Yursik, the founder of Afrobella. During the spirited conversation which covered a range of topics from confidence to racism...