• Marquaysa Battle on Like An Adult

    5 Fun Ways To Keep The Party Going If It Rains On Memorial Day Weekend

    5 Fun Ways To Keep The Party Going If It Rains On Memorial Day Weekend

    People usually look forward to spending time outside and enjoying the warm weather on Memorial Day Weekend. There really is nothing like an outside barbecue that lasts from the early afternoon until late in the evening — complete with good food and even better: laughs. And of course, splashing around in somebody’s pool is always the […]
  • Marquaysa Battle on Healthy Habits

    5 Foods That Will Help You Relieve Stress Before Bedtime

    5 Foods That Will Help You Relieve Stress Before Bedtime

    If there is one thing most people have experienced, it’s stress. We’re either managing it with a commitment to self-care or being run by it and trying to hold on, and it’s all very normal. In fact, the American Psychological Association conducted a survey called “Stress In America” in January that shows Americans, in general, have […]
  • Marquaysa Battle on Beauty Bag

    5 Disturbing AF Things People Are Actually Using As Beauty Blenders

    5 Disturbing AF Things People Are Actually Using As Beauty Blenders

    Beauty blenders have taken over social media and all of the Forever 21 cash-out aisles. They come in a million pretty colors, and are also pretty fun for testing your boyfriend’s knowledge of “girlfriend things.” Ok, send your boyfriend (or male friend) this pic asking him "what is this?" Screenshot his response and reply under here […]
  • Marquaysa Battle on Just The Way You Are

    10 Things You Didn’t Think To Pack For MDW That Will Actually Save You

    10 Things You Didn’t Think To Pack For MDW That Will Actually Save You

    Memorial Day weekend is on its way, which is the holiday the U.S. sets aside to honor veterans who have passed away. For some families, the day is specifically for taking time to honor those lost loved ones. For some, it’s also a day off when the barbecues are plentiful. Whether you are celebrating one of […]
  • Marquaysa Battle on #DoItForTheGram

    20 Best Instagram Captions For Your Thirst Trap Photos This Summer

    20 Best Instagram Captions For Your Thirst Trap Photos This Summer

    Summer is approaching, and that means you’re going to be doing things like barbecuing, swimming and planning a few more outings with your bestie. The warmer weather is just another excuse to keep your Instagram photos on point and with that comes gorgeous, glamorous thirst trap photos. What is a thirst trap? I’m glad you asked. Giphy […]
  • Marquaysa Battle on Digital Generation

    A Harvard Student Turned In A Rap Album As His Graduating Thesis

    A Harvard Student Turned In A Rap Album As His Graduating Thesis

    Harvard University senior, Obasi Shaw, just reached peak English major goals by being the first student to submit a rap thesis album as his final assignment, as reported by the Harvard Gazette. The album, titled Liminal Minds, was written over the course of a year and focuses on racial issues that black Americans face. On the 10-song album, Shaw raps about […]
  • Marquaysa Battle on Just The Way You Are

    The Katy Perry And Taylor Swift Beef Shatters This Lame Myth About Feminism

    The Katy Perry And Taylor Swift Beef Shatters This Lame Myth About Feminism

    As the world now knows, Taylor Swift and Katy Perry have lots of “bad blood” between them. There has been all kinds of mud-slinging in the form of shady tweets and pop diss records (yeah, didn’t know those were a thing either, but voilà: “Bad Blood” versus “Swish Swish.”) Katy Perry gave the whole beef run-down during an […]
  • Marquaysa Battle in Culture

    Why Islamophobia Is The Wrong Response To The Attack In Manchester

    Why Islamophobia Is The Wrong Response To The Attack In Manchester

    On Monday night, a suspected terrorist set off a bomb inside a crowded Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England. So far, 22 people have been killed and 59 injured, including children. ISIS, a Muslim extremist group, has claimed responsibility for the attack, but there has been no further proof of the culprit as of yet. So far, […]
  • Marquaysa Battle on Police Brutality

    This Is Why Cops In Salt Lake City Haven’t Killed Anyone Since 2015

    This Is Why Cops In Salt Lake City Haven’t Killed Anyone Since 2015

    Since 2015, the Salt Lake City Police Department in Utah has not killed a single person, reports Fox 13 News. Police Chief Mike Brown told the news station, The Salt Lake City Police Department is probably one of the leading agencies in the country as far as how we train and deploy and use these tactics […]
  • Marquaysa Battle on Change Our World

    I’ll Watch The First Black ‘Bachelorette,’ But Won’t Celebrate ABC For Diversity

    I’ll Watch The First Black ‘Bachelorette,’ But Won’t Celebrate ABC For Diversity

    Tonight, ABC will debut Rachel Lindsay, a 31-year-old lawyer, Texan and popular contestant on the previous season of The Bachelor — as the first black woman to star on the The Bachelorette. ABC has also brought on 14 men of color as contestants, 11 of which are black, making this the most diverse season in the network’s history. People have […]
  • Marquaysa Battle on Change Our World

    Here’s Why That Jar In ‘Master Of None’ Season 2 Was Racist

    Here’s Why That Jar In ‘Master Of None’ Season 2 Was Racist

    Aziz Ansari’s character, Dev Shan, on the Netflix series, Master Of None, is having a really eventful dating life as he rotates women using the fictional “Love At First Sight” app on season two’s “First Date” episode. He meets, dates and makes out (or tries to) with every kind of woman you can imagine, and he […]
  • Marquaysa Battle on #DoItForTheGram

    15 Perfect Instagram Captions For Your BFF Posts This Summer

    15 Perfect Instagram Captions For Your BFF Posts This Summer

    Sun’s out and summer’s around the corner, so of course that means a little vacation time with your bestie will happen sooner than later. Whether you’re planning the ultimate girls’ trip or just visiting each other’s places more often, the perfect Instagram shot is the way to mark the moment you two finally link up and […]