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Shonda Rhimes and SZA Dish on The Power Of Self-Love at The Girl Collective

From a very early age, women are subjected to comments about their appearance that influence…

Pretty Girls Won’t Get it: The Crucifixion of Leslie Jones

Not enough people talk about the experience of being subjectively attractive. It’s a strange, confusing and often…

Unless You’re Comfortable with YOU, You’ll Never Find Love

“Perhaps we should love ourselves so fiercely, that when others see us they know exactly…

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True Love Is Not the Struggle That You Might Imagine

We have been conditioned to believe that if it’s too easy, it isn’t for us.…

Exclusive: Brown Girl Magic Conference Seeks to Inspire

If little girls are made of “sugar, spice and everything nice,” then Brown girls are…

Fierce

Get Richer and Happier With the ‘Find Your Fierce Tour’

Nicole Roberts Jones, a career/lifestyle expert and bestselling author, has been doing her life’s work…

Lil Kim Was Always Beautiful, But No One EVER Told Her

The promotional poster for Lil’ Kim’s 1996 album, Hardcore, was, and is, legendary. It was…

Dolls Help Little Black Girls Embrace Their Natural Hair

Yelitsa Jean-Charles remembers crying when she received a Black Barbie doll when she was little. …

The Problem With White Dolls

How White Dolls Can Be Problematic

I met my first Cabbage Patch Kid at show-and-tell in Kindergarten. Julie Jones brought in…

Brandy

Brandy Reveals She Struggled With Having Brown Skin

Since shooting to fame in the ‘90s, Brandy has been the face of several brands and has…