Dressing the Part: In Becoming, Michelle Obama Gets Candid About Fashioning a First Lady

Melania Trump may claim to be the most bullied person in the world, but truly, has there been any first lady more scrutinized than Michelle Obama? During her time in the White House (and before—and since), Obama was attacked for her race, her hair, her body, and her mere existence as a black woman in a space many…

Reverence or Reach? The Tupac x Black Panther Collab Raises More Questions Than Interest

“From one icon to another” read a caption promoting a recent collaboration between Marvel’s Black Panther and the estate of slain rap star Tupac. But for followers and fans alike, there were questions about the correlation between the Marvel superhero and slain rap star, with many calling a co-tribute to the two a…

‘The Pink Wave’: The Dems Took Back the House—Thanks to a Record Number of Women Candidates

There might’ve been a blue surge during the 2018 midterm elections, but the “wave” Democrats were predicting turned out to be, in the words of some, decidedly pink. A record-breaking number of women ran for elected office this term and made history when at least 100 of them (at last count) won the congressional seats…

She Get It From Her Mama: Naomi Campbell Stars in Burberry's Holiday Campaign—with Her Mom

If you’re anything like me, you were annoyed to hear the familiar strains of Christmas carols as you did some light post-Halloween shopping on November 1. But if there’s one bit of holiday spirit we can get into, it’s an upcoming (and highly anticipated) campaign film from luxury label Burberry starring Naomi Campbell…

He Tried It: Rihanna Tells Trump to Stop Playing Her Music at His ‘Tragic Rallies,’ Endorses Andrew Gillum [Updated]

The utter and complete caucasity of the deplorable dictator we know as Donald Trump may have finally met its match. Clearly not content with the cease and desist issued by Pharrell Williams last week upon learning that his hit song, “Happy,” was being played at Trump rallies—immediately subsequent to the Tree of Life…

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