Blackface In White Spaces: Black Folks Are Gonna Check You, Boo
An Instagram makeup artist thinks dressing up a white model in Blackface is cool. It is not.
Daddy’s Girl: 4 Ways Fathers Can Raise Stronger Girls
A chance comment in the toy store got this father thinking about how our culture shames women and how he wants his daddy's girls to grow up.
Beautifully Brown: a Love Letter to Melanie Yvette, Champion Of Black Girl Beauty
A MyBrownBaby salute to Melanie Yvette, creator of the hot, new beauty blog Beautifully Brown, lover of dark skin and celebrant of pretty things.
Lupita Nyong’o’s Sesame Street Turn Helped My Daughter Discover Her Brown Skin
When Lupita Nyong'o tells Elmo she loves her brown skin, a little girl and her mother learn something special about themselves.
‘Blackish’: Teaching Black Children To Embrace ALL Of Us
'Blackish,' the new ABC sitcom starring Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross, has the potential to tell some honest truths.
A Black Beauty Maven Wonders If She’s Hitched To an Industry That Goes Against Her Motherly Teachings
Sometimes the beauty world contradicts what self-described "Beauty Gladiator" Jodi Patterson preaches at home.
Black Beauty: Lupita Nyong’o’s Message For Our Daughters
Lupita Nyong'o's Essence speech on learning to love her dark skin reminds this mother to appreciate the actress's impact on mainstream pop culture.
Totally Lila and the Totally Awesome Nail Art, Featuring Big Sis Mari
When Totally Lila teams up with guest star/big sister Mari to show off a few nail art how-to's, hilarity ensues.
‘Totally Lila’ and the Totally Awesome Beauty Tips for Tweens
In this week's episode of "Totally Lila," Lila gives the how-to's on tween beauty, with a focus on moisturized lips.
‘I Am Beautiful the Way I Am’: NYC Girls Project Encourages Self-Esteem For Tweens
Here’s the thing: I’m no fan of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. His crusade against cigarettes, super-sized sodas and fatty oils in restaurant food...