Tag Archives: Black Girl Magic

Solange

Solange Discusses Her Writing Process, Style and Upcoming Museum Tour With Kimberly Drew

Our beloved boss lady Solange Knowles continues to blaze her own trail while using her music, style and grace to navigate the spaces in which she feels the most free. Since the release of her Grammy award winning album, A Seat at the Table, we have seen Solange stretch beyond the limitations that are often placed…

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Issa Rae’s ‘Insecure’ Scheduled To Return In July For Season 2

Issa Rae announced via Twitter that her hit HBO series Insecure will be premiering its second season on Sunday, July 23rd. In perfect Issa style, she toyed with our emotions as she playfully dodged the many questions that we all NEED answers to. The only answers she gave us were the announcement of the new season and…

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Bessie Coleman

Black Imprints: Bessie Coleman Was The First Black Female To Earn A Pilot’s License

If the name Bessie Coleman does not ring a bell, she was the first black woman to earn a pilot’s license in 1922. Coleman was born on January 26, 1892 in Atlanta, Texas. She was of Native American and African American descent and one of 13 children. Her parents were sharecroppers and the children all…

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Lorine Chia

Watch Lorine Chia’s Animated Visual for “Feeling Groovy”

Cameroonian singer Lorine Chia quickly learns that on your way to success, the roads are not always evenly paved. From her latest release Introduction To Sweet Noise, Lorine Chia presents her new single “Feeling Groovy” (produced by longtime collaborator Givtyd). Chaz Bottoms who helped bring the animated video to life, walks us through her journey while highlighting the hardships she…

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Happy Birthday To Civil Rights Activist Angela Davis

On this day in 1944, Civil Rights activist Angela Davis was born. She came into the world determined to change unjust laws and advocate for the voices that are so often silenced due to discrimination, racism and sexism. At 73 years old, she continues to stand firm in her beliefs. Today, we celebrate her life…

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Kimberly Steward

Kimberly Steward’s ‘Manchester By the Sea’ Brings In Six Oscar Nominations

Besides Oprah Winfrey, Kimberly Steward is the second Black female producer to have her film nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture. Though she is an industry newcomer, Steward is making her presence felt bringing in six nominations in total. Recognized for her work on Manchester By the Sea, Steward shared with The Huffington…

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This Three-Woman Bobsled Team Will Represent Nigeria in the 2018 Winter Olympics

This three-woman bobsled team is serving major squad goals on their mission to make history. Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere, and Akuoma Omeoga are dominating headlines as they prepare to represent Nigeria in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. The Winter Olympics, which take place once every four years, typically feature sporting events such as, ice hockey, skiing, curling, and of course,…

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Miss Tina Channels Solange and Beyoncé in Spot-on Photo Pastiches

Ms. Tina Lawson is the lovely, poised and completely hilarious mom of eldest daughter Beyoncé and baby girl Solange. Aside from being a supportive force behind both daughters’ successes, Miss Tina has also accomplished her share of outstanding achievements making the mother/daughter trio a collective unit of supernatural #BlackGirlMagic. In just three days, both Solange and Beyoncé made…

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#FlashbackFriday: Meet Visual Storyteller Asiyami Gold

Being rewarded the opportunity to further understand the rose that grew from concrete that is Asiyami “Gold” Wekulom was more than exhilarating. As both a creative director and designer who documents her world travels, all while simultaneously serving as an accidental food critic, Asiyami is quite the force to be reckoned with. Asiyami Gold is one of…

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#BlackGirlMagic: This 18 Year Old Artist Is Featured in the MET

Only 18 years young, emerging artist Cliffannie Forrester blew Twitter away when she publicized her phenomenal accomplishment of having artwork displayed in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. As a native Brooklynite, Forrester attends The High School of Art and Design and submitted her oil-painting titled “Uganda” for a scholarship competition. Forrester’s piece will now be…

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