Every 2015 Magazine Cover That Starred A Woman Of Color This Summer #BlackGirlMagic

Forget about it being a cruel summer! It’s been a buttery brown one, and definitely so for the magazine industry that’s chosen successful and inspiring Black and women of color artists, actresses and businesswomen for their coveted covers. The Twitterverse have been affectionately calling the surge “Black Girl Magic.” And with Beyonce gracing American Vogue‘s esteemed September issue, it’s all been nothing short of f**king awesome. … Continue reading Every 2015 Magazine Cover That Starred A Woman Of Color This Summer #BlackGirlMagic

Please Stop: VOGUE.com Forgets That Black Baby Girls Have Rocked Curly And Natural Hairstyles For Years Too

I almost couldn’t get through Vogue.com’s latest offense of “How North West’s Curly Styles Are Inspiring a Generation of Natural Hair Girls” without getting fidgety in my seat and hyper in emotions. I wanted to hop on the MTA to Lower Manhattan and rush to the outside of Conde Nast’s offices and scream “Stop It.” And don’t worry. I’m not about to attack the utter adorable-ness that … Continue reading Please Stop: VOGUE.com Forgets That Black Baby Girls Have Rocked Curly And Natural Hairstyles For Years Too

UPDATED: 55 Iconic Magazine Covers Starring Women of Color

August 2014 marked the 40th anniversary of model Beverly Johnson’s 1974 cover of American VOGUE magazine. The cover cemented her as the first black model to do so, yet also in 1966, Donyale Luna, was the first black model to appear on any edition of VOGUE, hers being the British division. Since both Luna and Johnson’s iconic covers, though reports from mainstream and black-oriented publicized … Continue reading UPDATED: 55 Iconic Magazine Covers Starring Women of Color