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12 Holiday Gifts From Small Businesses To Delight & Inspire Kids

by Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs

Every lovely item on this list is from a small business owned by people of the global majority.

Celebrity

Sasha & Malia Obama Invited Their Parents Over For Cocktails & Appetizers

by Alexia McKay

“They had prepared a charcuterie tray and tried to make two very weak martinis.”

Celebrity

Rihanna Personally Invited Sheryl Lee Ralph To Walk In Her Savage X Fenty Fashion Show

by Alexia McKay

“This is something on a different level.”

Celebrity

'Little Mermaid' Star Halle Bailey Shares “Beautiful” Note She Got From A Delta Pilot

by Alexia McKay

“Thank you for being an inspiration to little brown girls all over the world...”

Celebrity

Beyoncé Shared A Rare Photo Of Her Twins, Blue Ivy, & JAY-Z Dressed As 'The Proud Family'

by Alexia McKay

Halloween isn’t over until Queen Bey says so, OK?

Celebrity

Jennifer Hudson's Son Is Officially A Teenager Now & Has "His Own Swag"

by Alexia McKay

Where has the time gone?!

Celebrity

Kaavia James Is Showing Us All How To ~Strut~ In Her HBCU Majorette Halloween Costume

by Alexia McKay

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade’s “shady baby” is celebrating Halloween and homecoming season!

Celebrity

Blue Ivy Bid Over $80,000 For A Pair Of Diamond Earrings That Used To Belong To Beyoncé

by Alexia McKay

Beyoncé and JAY-Z’s oldest daughter threw down some heavy cash, for a good cause!

Celebrity

10 Of Serena Williams' Most Candid & Relatable Quotes On Motherhood

by Alexia McKay

The GOAT has solidified her legacy in tennis. Now her primary focus is being a mom.

Family Dinner

Tia Mowry Knows Cooking As A Family Leads To A Lifelong Love Of Food

by Elizabeth Angell

And so does serving cookies for breakfast once in a while.

Celebrity

Kelly Rowland Shares Hilarious Response Beyoncé’s Mom Had To "Bad Parenting Moment"

by Alexia McKay

Just listen to Mama T.

Celebrity

Tia Mowry Shared A Video Of Her Daughter Cairo's Tennis Practice & That Girl Can Swing

by Alexia McKay

As her mom put it, she’s “crushing it on the court.”

Parenting

The Joy & Intimacy Of Black Hair

by Nefertiti Austin

These sacred hours are filled with a joy and ease rarely attributed to Black women.

Hispanic Heritage Month

7 Delightful Children’s Books Starring Afro-Latinx Characters

by Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs

“Books allow children to understand not only our world better, but also other worlds.”

Books

Tennis Champion Naomi Osaka Announced The Release Of Her First Children's Book

by Alexia McKay

“I hope this book inspires kids to chase their dreams.”

Celebrity

Gabrielle Union Shares Sweet Video Of Kaavia In A Spot-On Little Mermaid Costume

by Alexia McKay

“May I present 'Ariel & Her Sea Legs' for awards consideration. #RepresentationMatters.”