Tag: black media

Naturally Next Level: Texturally-Focused Media Platform ‘Naturally Curly’ Joins Essence Communications

Photo: iStock Here’s some “big hair, do care” news for the curly and coiled community: TextureMedia, the company behind multicultural online hair mecca Naturally Curly, has been acquired by Essence Communications. The new partnership promises an even stronger, broader, multilayered platform for their community of over 17 million worldwide, per Naturally Curly’s Q1 Texture Trends […]

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Unreleased Music From Beyoncé Leaked and Somebody’s Probably Getting Fired

Image: Ezra Shaw / GETTY IMAGES It’s no secret that Beyoncé has no respect for our edges, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that she’d release music at some ungodly-ass hour. We learned that when the Beyoncé digital album dropped in 2013, and ever since that faithful night, we’ve […]

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Grand Slam: Lindsay Peoples Wagner’s 1st Cover for Teen Vogue Is a Black Girl Majesty

Now, this is how you come through with some #blackgirlmagic. For her premiere cover as Teen Vogue’s new editor-in-chief (and the youngest black editor at any major publication), Lindsay Peoples Wagner recruited one of the world’s most dynamic women, Serena Williams, placed her in conversation with Naomi Wadler, one of […]

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‘It’s a Deliberate Attack on Black Women’: April Ryan Gets Real About ‘Post-Racial’ America

April Ryan attends the 2018 Essence Festival presented by Coca-Cola on July 7, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana.Photo: Paras Griffin (Getty Images for Essence) “We are not post-racial—at all,” White House correspondent April Ryan told an Essence Festival audience during a panel last Saturday. “But when you dig into the weeds … it’s beyond race; […]

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Interviewing the World’s Most Famous Interviewer: Vogue UK’s Edward Enninful Talks with Oprah

Vogue/YouTube How do you interview the best known interviewer in the world? Editor-in-chief of British Vogue Edward Enninful found out when he sat down for a chat with his August cover star, Oprah. Yass, Queen! Oprah Channels Royalty on the Cover of Vogue UK’s August Issue There must be royalty inside her DNA, because another […]

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Yass, Queen! Oprah Channels Royalty on the Cover of Vogue UK’s August Issue

Screenshot: Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott (British Vogue/Condé Nast) There must be royalty inside her DNA, because another queen is taking over England; American royalty Oprah Winfrey is continuing her British invasion (which began at May’s royal wedding), appearing now as cover star of the August 2018 issue of British Vogue. The media mogul—described aptly […]

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