The Dear Black Girl project was for black women. So here’s what a white woman wrote on Facebook.

Last week, I wrote about a letter writing campaign called “Dear Black Girl” created by nonprofit The Beautiful Project. Today, you can get a first glimpse at some of those letters. The project encouraged black women (aged 18 and older) to write letters beginning with the phrase, “Dear Black Girl…,” to support, teach, love, and […]

A photographer told these black girls and boys to be themselves. These are the photos she took.

When Emily Stein moved into a new neighborhood in London, she saw beauty and creativity the likes of which she’d never seen before. It was the beauty of the stunning, distinctive hairstyles of children from first and second generation West Indian and African families that caught her eye. A portrait photographer, Stein was instantly drawn […]

Beyonc’s ‘Formation’ Spells Out What It Means To Be A Black Feminist

As fate would have it, I was deep conditioning my natural hair when Beyonc dropped her world-stopping single, “Formation.” A link to the video quietly scrolled across my Twitter feed as my coconut oil set, andI was initially stunned into literal silence. Then, my Twitter fingers went to work, attempting to communicateall myemotions. All I […]