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These summer skin essentials will take you from the beach to the club

If you’re anything like me, you’re planning to make the most of this summer. After spending the last year indoors, I am looking forward to spending as much time...

Naomi Osaka did what more of us should — protect her mental health

Tennis star Naomi Osaka withdrew from the French Open this week after refusing to participate in mandatory press conferences due to the toll on her mental health. She made...

Performative support from so-called allies leads to empty promises

It has been one year since George Floyd was murdered by police in Minneapolis: a year of protests, campaigns to support Black businesses, social media allyship and even some...

Hot off the grill: The do’s and dont’s of the backyard barbecue

Family gatherings are the foundation of many Black families. They're full of love, laughter and plenty of good food. With the weather finally breaking and post-pandemic life starting, I’m most...

Staying relevant post-pandemic will be the biggest battle for ‘Verzuz’ yet

When “Verzuz” launched early in the pandemic, its broadcasts were anything but slick: artists struggled to use Instagram Live, had shoddy wifi connections or showed up late and unbothered....