Why Morgan Harper Nichols Is the Voice We Need Right Now

In a time of social transformation, the power of voice cannot be overstated. The tragic death of George Floyd at the hands of police has gripped our nation with grief, the likes of which have galvanized communities with valor, and empowered voices to demand change. If the countless protests punctuating major cities like New York […]

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7 Off-Duty Shirt Styles You Can Shop to Support Small Businesses

Sartorially speaking, there is perhaps no better feeling than slipping into a favorite worn-in tee at the end of a long workday. While today’s days (and weeks) may feel drastically different than their pre-quarantine predecessors, the term, ‘off-duty’ certainly has weight for those aiming to mentally separate work and play. If you’re like me, then […]

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Amplify Melanated Voices: 14 Black Influencers to Follow Today and Everyday

Amplify Melanated Voices: that’s the hashtag taking social media by storm this week — and daring us all to rethink what we thought we knew about Black identity in the digital realm. First introduced on May 29 by mental health therapist, Alishia McCullough and activist Jessica Wilson, #AmplifyMelanatedVoices emerged with just one simple ask: promote […]

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5 Perfect White Tees For Your Off-Duty Look

Originally published on July 31, 2019. Legend has it, the perfect white tee can changes lives. I say this with only the slightest bit of tongue-in-cheek delivery, as myself (and many others) can attest, finding that perfect off-duty item—be it the perfect white tee—is like experiencing the world’s most luxurious mattress. Your life will never […]

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9 Black-Owned Brands You Can Support Right Now

As a Black female founder — the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs today — I recognize my station in this realm to be a unique one. Since 2007, the number of businesses owned by African-American women has grown by 164%. Out of all women-owned businesses in the United States, nearly half, or 44%, are controlled by […]

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36 Resources For Advancing Anti-Racism Today (and Everyday)

As a Black woman, the events of recent days have stolen strength in ways not thought possible—at every level, and from every fiber of my being. As a writer, today, the words I seek to articulate these feelings fail me just as severely. I know I am not alone in this pain. The national outrage […]

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