NoireBnB

Noirebnb Founder On Her Plans to Make #AirBnBWhileBlack a Thing of the Past

by Danielle T. Pointdujour

By now you’ve heard the stories:  Black traveler looks for a vacation rental on Airbnb, White host declines, but accepts same exact booking from... Read More

Juneteenth: Explaining an Unsung Holiday

Juneteenth: Explaining an Unsung Holiday

by Joicelyn Dingle

“Juneteenth” is a portmanteau of June and nineteen and a parlance of Black American structure. The moniker hails the date June 19, 1865, the... Read More

Porto Portugal

[Passport Goals] Five Reasons to Visit Porto, the Heart of Portugal’s Wine Country

by Nneka M. Okona

When most people talk about visiting Portugal, the destination in question is almost always Lisbon. The bustling capital city is full of kinetic energy,... Read More

[App Addict] 5 Restaurant Apps You Need to Have

[App Addict] 5 Restaurant Apps You Need to Have

by Elizabeth Aguirre

We all have that one friend who always knows where the hot new restaurant in town is. They plan every birthday dinner because quite... Read More

Songs You BETTER Play at a Black Family Reunion

Songs You BETTER Play at a Black Family Reunion

by DJ Self Born

Turn us up in your headphones.  It’s time to bring multiple generations of the family together for one big outdoor dance party.  And let’s... Read More

[App Addict] NBA Finals Edition

[App Addict] NBA Finals Edition

by Elizabeth Aguirre

 As King James and the Cavaliers prepare to go up against Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors in this year's NBA Finals match... Read More

blue mountains kingston jamiaca

Discover the Pulsating Vibes of Kingston, Jamaica

by Danielle T. Pointdujour

Known as the unofficial capital of the Caribbean, Jamaica has gifted plenty to the rest of the world. From revolutionaries like Marcus Garvey and... Read More

Bridging the Digital Divide Where Bridges are Few

Bridging the Digital Divide Where Bridges are Few

by Darnell L. Moore / Mic.com

I trekked more than 1,000 miles across Mississippi with Mic's video team to talk to people about the digital divide in the state.  During the... Read More

Hey Dads, Please Stop Threatening Your Daughter’s Prom Date With a Gun

Hey Dads, Please Stop Threatening Your Daughter’s Prom Date With a Gun

by Josie Pickens

As with every year, I’m enjoying the prom photos that I see as I scroll through my various social media feeds.  There is something... Read More

Grits

[Hungry for History] Sweet vs. Savory Grits? A Food Historian Settles Debate

by Donna Battle Pierce

It’s not a new discussion, but the recent social media war over sweet vs. savory grits has taken on a highly-charged emotional tone that... Read More