No one reps Brooklyn harder than a person from Brooklyn, and rightfully so.


We spoke to Janelle Monáe about her partnership with Martell to honor Loïs Mailou Jones and promote her art at The Bishop Gallery in Brooklyn. "A lot of artists stand on the shoulder of Loïs Mailou Jones, and they don't even know it."

Here's why you should make Ponce, Puerto Rico your next travel destination.


Attending an HBCU provides the ultimate sense of community.

Essence Festival 2022 is upon us, but with the fun comes the NOLA heat. These six essential tips will help make your experience enjoyable!

xHood's goal is to provide a safe space for Black queer parents to ask questions and obtain resources.

A shift in perspective allowed me to see the history of Charlottesville, VA as both unsettling and inspiring.

Fans from all over the country showed up to watch their favorites battle at a chance to represent the USA in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Are we surprised that the man who uses the word b*&^% so freely when rapping about women would have this opinion?

As festival season approaches, heres seven fashionable items you need to help you conquer standing for long hours while looking cute.

Visual artist Trap Bob opens up about her signature style which she describes as 'loud,' saying she loves the use of bright colors" in this interview.