No, You Still Cannot Touch My Hair

For some reason, I never thought about the issue of people touching my natural hair until it actually happened. My friends and relatives who I know personally do it, but what about when it’s a stranger—who’s white? I’ve felt beautiful, ugly, insecure, nappy, good, bad, #flawless, and flawed the five years I’ve been natural. Accepting…

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We Still Want More of Azealia Banks

The topic of Azealia Banks is no easy feat. While she is, without a doubt, beautiful and infinitely talented, she’s also a frustrating mix of obscenity and truth. Much needed truth, that is. However, I’m not going to lie, sometimes she makes it nearly impossible for her fans to defend her between the name-calling and…

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The Brown Woman Who Inspired Amy Winehouse’s Hair: Ronnie Spector

There are very few women in entertainment who can achieve the combination of having raw talent and natural beauty while maintaining a successful 50-year career, but Ronnie Spector did. As the former lead singer for the 60’s girl group, The Ronettes (comprised of Ronnie, her cousin, and her sister), this Native American, Irish, and Black…

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Mindy Obsessed: 7 Times Mindy Kailing Style Stunned in 2015

We know you’ve probably been lol-ing at re-runs of The Mindy Project, or feeling interestingly inspired by her latest book, Why Not Me? The multi-talented comedian-actress has provided an array of entertaining projects as we restlessly wait between seasons. Kailing is a writer, director, visionary, and a true patron of all things stylish. Oh, and…

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