Vanessa Fajemisin

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NBGA Holiday Gift Guide 2019: His, Hers, and Y’all

For those of you who don’t even know where to start, NBGA has compiled a list of the best gifts for your S.O. this season! You’re welcome.

Bags Your Soulmate Wants (Needs) For Christmas ?

You can never really have too many bags. So we’ve complied a list of every bag your girlfriend wants for Christmas, even if she doesn’t know it yet.

9 Female-Led Brands That Should Be On Every Non-Basic Girl’s Radar

What could be better than supporting smaller, indie-designers? Supporting indie female designers! So here are 9 female-run brands you need to know about.

A Lesson In Legacy, Black Love, and Self-Preservation: Queen & Slim Review

Queen & Slim is a nuanced portrayal of family, legacy, and the humanity of the black experience.

Everyone’s Favorite Topic: The N-Word. Because, Somehow, It Still Needs To Be Addressed

A couple weeks ago, Gina Rodriguez, star of Jane The Virgin, found herself at the merciless hands of Black twitter, once again.

Cancel Culture Is Not A Real Thing. Let’s Stop Acting Like It Is

The Tooth Fairy, reverse-racism, and cancel culture. What do all those things have in common? They’re not real! They’re also all extremely irksome to talk about. But alas, here I am, talking about it.

12 Binge-Worthy Shows To Start Your Fall Off Right

How does one combat end-of-summer blues? With television of course! Fall isn’t great for a lot, but it is great for TV! And with Netflix, HBO, Crave, Hulu, the illegal streaming site that’s giving your laptop malware, the options are endless.

Euphoria’s Costume Designer, Heidi Bivens, Is Doing The Damn Thing

If you loved the style in HBO’s Euphoria (of course you did, who didn’t?), you have Heidi Bivens to thank. The costume designer and stylist is most definitely a hot commodity, having worked on so many amazing projects.

The War On Straws — Your Favorite Eco-Fad Isn’t Saving The Turtles, It’s Ableist

The #StrawBan has since become one of the biggest environmental fads of recent years. And one of the least nuanced.

Savage X Fenty NYFW Show Proves, Yet Again, That This Is Rihanna’s World, And We’re Just Living In It

Rihanna’s second Savage X Fenty Show made it’s world-wide premiere Friday night, on Amazon Prime, and it was everything.