Black History Month
Here Are 29 YA Books By Black Authors That Are So Compelling You'll Want To Read Them More Than Once
The best of the best, ladies and gents!
They said it best.
"The UK is not innocent."
We may be in lockdown, but our hair doesn't have to suffer.
She's our favourite First Lady for a reason.
We need these stories in these times.
They are literally giving us lewks 24/7.
"It would be dishonest if I said that didn’t hurt me."
Black people are magical.
I'm 1,000% Certain Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Is The Sexiest Man On Earth, And I Have The Receipts To Prove It
I solemnly swear that Yahya could crack me open like a coconut.
Let's see how good that memory really is.
Buying Black and lookin' fly = an award-winning combo.
"The love of the women in my book for themselves, for their hair, and for their communities radiates off of them, and this love, I hope, comes across in these photos."
Keeping up with the Johnsons.
"I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted."
Black don't crack, y'all ✊🏾!
For us, by us. All month, all year.
Honestly, though, they just don't make R&B music like they used to.
We love to see it.
Veganism is growing and has no plans of slowing down.
"It was a breath of fresh air."
How can something be so beautiful and yet, so scary?
2002, 2004, 2008, and 2013 were good years to be Idris Elba.
"Good luck with bookin' that stage u speak of." —Rihanna to Ciara
This is for my king, and no one will disrespect my king. 😌
Are you more Mae or Michael?
In 1966, the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense was formed to help protect black communities from racial violence and police brutality.
"I'm rooting for everybody Black." —Issa Rae and you with this huge variety of goodies.
In case you somehow *still* don't know which album you are!
"Talented, brilliant, incredible, amazing, showstopping, spectacular, never the same, totally unique." —Me, about Zendaya.
That Fendi look is actually on my mood board.
Do you have a dream?
Despite growing inclusiveness, there is still a huge gap in fashion for plus-size clothing.
Ummm, how come no one told me how fine young Quincy Jones was?
"Who run the world?"
Pretty great week, if I do say so myself.
Throughout the 1920s and into the '30s, the Harlem neighborhood of New York City was a mecca of black community, music, fashion, and art that can best be described as a cultural renaissance.
Put your knowledge to the test.
♫ A modern-day Joan of Arc or Mia Farrow. ♫
Cinderella, Rapunzel, Tiana, and Meghan freakin' Markle.
From The Proud Family to A Different World.
He's so much more than just The Fresh Prince.
Dear Hollywood, get these people into your projects immediately.
How many of these celebs do you really know?
Issa Rae of light, amirite?
She truly was one of a kind.
Zoë Kravitz Is On The Cover Of Elle Magazine This Month, Along With 8 Other Moments Of Black Excellence
Zoë Kravitz is truly an icon.
Regina has been, and always will be, KING!
Movies from both Rihanna AND Beyoncé! We're not worthy.
Tracee Ellis Ross is my life source.
Caaaaan you feeeeel the excellence this weeeek?
We've done nothing to deserve Idris Elba.
All hail queen Janet Mock!
Put Tessa Thompson in all the things.
Jordyn DID that!
The Cast Of "Fresh Prince" Reunited At The "Aladdin" Premiere, And 10 More Moments Of Black Excellence
Chillin' out, maxin' out, reuinitin' all cool.
Rihanna can have ALL my money!
Regina King and Queen!
Rihanna sure did "work" this week!
From Satya + Sage candles to the Prism Stalker comic book series, Dawn Richard reveals all of her favorite things.
This is Beyoncé's world and we're just living in it!
Feels like a great week!
All in a day's work.
These shirts are the definition of BLACK PRIDE.
What an excellent week!
These black-owned apparel brands are EVERYTHING your closet needs.
So much excellence in one lil' ol' week.
You know you need it.
So much excellence in one little week!
Honestly, I'm ready to eat everything on this menu.
Put some respect on black women's vocals.
Seriously, she doesn't age!
"I started feeling like, 'Oh, I don’t have the right to worry or be anxious because I have all these wonderful things.'"
From cardamom doughnuts and roasted meat, to stuffed pancakes and sugarcane juice.
"Solange has ended my life i can’t go on after seeing these photos."
Nontoxic, 'cause inclusion is healthy for everyone.
Eating less meat is good for the environment and can be good for your health and your wallet.
"I hope we ensure that our children have pride and self-love and love the color of their skin and the texture of their hair."
"She uses me as an empty vessel of things she would tell her younger self if she had the chance."
It *IS* Black History Month, after all...
These accessories will make your outfit PERFECTION.
Who doesn't want a statement piece to rock from time to time?
Zendaya said she's "freaking out" about possibly becoming BFFs with fellow spokesperson Lupita Nyong'o.
Thank me later.
That stuffed bear from "3005!"
Are you more Anti or Lemonade? Let's find out.
There really isn't a wrong answer here.
Beyoncé And Jay-Z Just Shouted Out Meghan Markle In The Most Meta Way, Cuz Real Royalty Recognizes Royalty
"Very classy, pointed support of a black woman being treated repulsively by the UK tabloids."
BRB, gotta go wipe away my tears.
"This was the Beth centered episode we deserved!! I want more!!!"
"She's our little island girl. She danced before she walked."
Let's be honest, you don't listen to any song after 2001 and that's your right!