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  • Monday, 11 February 2019 18:44
  • Dawn Onley

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Katy Perry performs during Byron Allen's Oscar Gala Viewing Party to Support The Children's Hospital Los Angeles at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California.

  • Monday, 11 February 2019 02:04
  • Ny MaGee

Dapper Dan Gucci thegrio.comDapper Dan Gucci thegrio.comPhoto by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Starz Entertainment LLC Gucci has apologized after complaints that a turtleneck with an oversized collar and cut-out red lips designed to cover the face, resembled blackface.

  • Monday, 11 February 2019 02:00
  • Cortney Wills

Music‘s biggest stars are taking some major fashion risks at the GRAMMYs this year and we’ve got the rundown on the jaw-dropping ensembles on the red carpet. Wild outfits seemed to be a trend this year and there was also lots of love in the air with couple like Cardi B and Offset, Alicia Keys and Swiss Beatz, and Travis Scott and Kylie flaunting their romances and their fashions. Alicia Keys opens GRAMMYs with help from Michelle Obama, Jada Pinkett Smith, Jennifer Lopez and Lady Gaga Check out the the most outrageous looks of the night: 12Joy Villa(Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images for The Recording Academy)

  • Monday, 11 February 2019 01:29
  • Ny MaGee

Soulja Boy Gucci Headband thegrio.comSoulja Boy Gucci Headband thegrio.comPhoto by Presley Ann/Getty Images for Pandora Media Inc If you follow Soulja Boy on social media when then you know he’s the biggest Gucci enthusiast in the rap game. But following the blackface scandal that the famed luxury brand is at the center of, the rapper says he’s done reppin’ the designer swag.

  • Thursday, 07 February 2019 15:54
  • Cortney Wills

The 10th annual AAFCA Awards went down in Los Angeles Wednesday night and the elaborate event drew tons of beautiful, Black stars who were happy to celebrate all the #BlackExcellence in entertainment this year. Everyone from Ryan Coogler to Ava DuVernay to Regina Hall was in attendance for the lavish soiree that featured a sit-down dinner and tons of great speeches from our brightest stars. AAFCA announces 2019 Special Achievement Awards honorees John David Washington accepted the award for Best Actor and shared his heartfelt appreciation for the AAFCA and their ongoing support while several other stars shared similar sentiments when they hit the stage. Check out a few of our favorite looks from the star-studded red carpet:

  • Sunday, 03 February 2019 06:34
  • Ronda Racha Penrice

Dionne Boldin is not new to the Super Bowl stage. As the wife of former NFL player and Super Bowl champion Anquan Boldin, who played 14 seasons with the Arizona Cardinals, the Baltimore Ravens, the San Francisco 49ers and the Detroit Lions, it’s practically an annual destination for the couple. Despite what you’ve heard, a MRS. in the NFL is still a genuine thing. The Boldins, who both hail from Florida, grew up together, first meeting in the fifth grade and then hanging out as boyfriend and girlfriend throughout out high school and college. On top of being the best wife and mother to their two boys, this Mrs.

  • Monday, 14 January 2019 03:41
  • Cortney Wills

The 2019 Critics’ Choice Awards went down in Santa Monica on Sunday night and everyone from Issa Rae to Angela Bassett served up serious style goals on the carpet. With a ton of #MelaninMagic in the nominee pool, we’re hoping for some wins for some of this year’s biggest and best projects including Black Panther, BlacKkKlansman, If Beale Street Could Talk, and Sorry To Bother You.  Regina King makes powerful pledge after Best Supporting Actress win at Golden Globes Check out a few of our favorite looks from the star-studded carpet: 13Dominique Jackson(Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

  • Wednesday, 19 December 2018 20:49
  • Cortney Wills

The latest line from Serena Williams was launched in May and is full of “practical” offerings for women who don’t want to compromise on comfort and includes dresses, denim, blazers and athleisure ranging from $35-$250. “It’s a practical woman; they don’t want to spend $3,000 on something, that just doesn’t make sense…Our prices are practical, our fabrics are practical, but [the customer] is also a smart woman, they’re a smart girl. These are high-end quality fabrics and high-end quality feels, and you don’t have to pay over price for it,” she said of the line that includes inspirational messages on some of the clothes. Added bonus? Several items are on super sale now.

  • Wednesday, 19 December 2018 18:19
  • Cortney Wills

The Black on Black collection and limited edition collaborations with iconic artist Hebru Brantley and original Black Panther Party artist Emory Douglas are a great choice for the activists in your life. The collection includes a range of hoodies, graphic tees, children’s apparel, headwear, accessories, and coffee mugs, all with the iconic BLM 3 stripe streak and hashtag heart logos. Buy It: #BLMshop

  • Tuesday, 18 December 2018 22:25
  • Cortney Wills

FOREVER 21 just added itself to the list of companies in desperate need of melanin in their marketing department. The retailer caught tons of backlash for featuring a blonde-haired, blue-eyed white boy as the face of their Black Panther clothing campaign on Tuesday. The ad that has been pulled by FOREVER 21 featured a white man with blonde hair and blue eyes modeling the Wakanda Forever Fair Isle Sweater that has a Black Panther mask pictured above the “Wakanda Forever” slogan on the front. H&M posts Black child in racist monkey hoodie, barely apologizes Forever 21FOREVER 21 clearly didn’t see anything wrong with their decision when they tweeted an advertisement featuring the images on Tuesday, prompting an almost-instant clapback.

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