Category: Women of Color

Black Travel Influencers to Follow on Instagram

The world is experiencing a major moment of social change right now in the fight against racial injustice, and many industries are realizing that there’s much more work to be done to amplify Black voices. Historically, the travel industry has been dominated by the perspectives of white males. In March 2018, National Geographic issued an

A Biracial Woman’s Experience Being Raised by White Parents

Carliyonna Thurber, a 24-year-old biracial woman who grew up in Long Valley, NJ, never seriously considered her race as a child. Adopted as an infant by white parents, Carliyonna spent her formative years attending school and making friends in a town that is 90 percent white. While reflecting on the demonstrations taking place around the

Black-Owned Swimwear Brands to Shop in 2020

If you’re on the hunt for a new swimsuit this summer, these Black-owned swimwear brands have you covered. Each one has its own unique aesthetic and a background story worth celebrating, all of which you’ll learn about ahead. From Andrea Iyamah’s artistic, statement-making bikinis to MissesBrie’s curve-flattering one-pieces, there’s something for everyone, no matter what

Teyana Taylor and Iman Shumpert’s Cutest Pictures

She’s a badass dancer, singer, model, and actress, and he’s an NBA player with a singing career. Together, they are the power couple that is Teyana Taylor and Iman Shumpert. The couple first went public with their relationship in 2014, and have been stealing our hearts for years now. Teyana and Iman started as good

Black Therapists Need to Prioritize Their Mental Health

When it comes to the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and the list of Black Americans who we can continue to name, licensed professional counselor Monica E. Jackson, PhD, told POPSUGAR that it brings up a feeling of trauma for the Black community, herself included. It’s a “legacy of trauma” that goes

Watch Chloe and Halle Sing Lauryn Hill, TLC, Aaliyah Mashup

Chloe x Halle are getting ready for the launch of their sophomore album, Ungodly Hour, by honoring a few of their musical heroes. The pair showed off their stunning vocals in a mashup performance of “Ex-Factor” by Lauryn Hill, “More Than a Woman” by Aaliyah, and “Creep” by TLC in an Instagram clip on Wednesday

Tracee Ellis Ross Breathing Exercises Video

Combating racial injustice and police brutality is not an easy fight, and it can take a significant toll on your mental health. In a video posted to her Instagram Tuesday night, Tracee Ellis Ross reminds her followers to take a breather when necessary and practice self-care amid this important movement. The Black-ish actress shared the

Runner Latoya Snell Fundraisers For Black Organizations

Image Source: Courtesy of Latoya Shauntay Snell Sponsored athlete and writer Latoya Shauntay Snell started running in 2013. Her aim? Weight loss. What was supposed to be a single race turned into a lifestyle that she upheld not to shed pounds but to remain active and foster the sense of community she found. The longest