• Marquaysa Battle in Life

    10 Affordable And Super Chic Things You Deserve To Have In Your Dorm Room

    10 Affordable And Super Chic Things You Deserve To Have In Your Dorm Room

    Heading back to school marks the end of summer, but it also means you're about to head to dorm life. Whether you're going off to college for the first time, or returning to your old haunt with a roomie you're closer with, it's time for you to start brainstorming how to decorate your dorm room […]
  • Marquaysa Battle in Culture

    A Brand Tried To Turn The Swastika Into A Peaceful Sign, It Didn't Go Over Well

    A Brand Tried To Turn The Swastika Into A Peaceful Sign, It Didn't Go Over Well

    Usage of an offensive, anti-Semitic symbol has been attempted once again. A European design company called KA Design set out to introduce “The New Swastika” as a symbol of “peace,” “respect,” and “freedom” on their t-shirts and sweatshirts, as described in a Facebook video posted to their account. The brand, which sold its items on Teespring, gave the […]
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    10 Ways To Handle The College Roommate From Actual Hell

    10 Ways To Handle The College Roommate From Actual Hell

    College life is about getting a great education, but let's be real: It's also about the overall experience. You'll be enjoying the social activities, cafeteria food (if you're lucky), and of course, dorm life. In fact, dorm life will be the biggest part of the experience since you'll be spending more time there than in […]
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    Meet Bria Paige, One Of The Winners Of Beyoncé's Formation Scholarship

    Meet Bria Paige, One Of The Winners Of Beyoncé's Formation Scholarship

    This Beyoncé fan just got the ultimate Beyoncé treatment. 19-year-old Bria Paige is one of the four winners of Yoncé's Formation Scholarship, and a self-proclaimed member of the BeyHive, which means her 2017 back-to-school experience is about to be one unprecedentedly lit event thanks to a $25,000 college boost from the Queen herself. Elite Daily […]
  • Marquaysa Battle in Film

    How The ‘Atomic Blonde' Movie Disappointed Me As A Feminist In 2017

    How The ‘Atomic Blonde' Movie Disappointed Me As A Feminist In 2017

    I went to see Atomic Blonde with a purse full of pre-bought snacks and high hopes for the movie, which stars Charlize Theron, an actress I've adored since Mighty Joe Young. Quite honestly, me and my snacks probably would have showed up to theaters no matter what woman starred in it because I live for a movie that […]
  • Marquaysa Battle in TV

    Why People Hating Tasha On ‘Insecure' Shows We Still Blame Women For Men's Mess

    Why People Hating Tasha On ‘Insecure' Shows We Still Blame Women For Men's Mess

    Insecure came back on Sunday evening with more drama and way more laughs, but the situation fans can't stop talking about is the fact that Lawrence and his rebound girl, Tasha, are finally on the outs. Lawrence skipped out on Tasha's family barbecue to hang out with his work friends, and Tasha has called him […]
  • Marquaysa Battle in Women

    New York Now Has A State Council On Women And Girls, Here's Why It's Important

    New York Now Has A State Council On Women And Girls, Here's Why It's Important

    A state “Council on Women and Girls” might sound like an organization that's been around all along, wielding its women's rights sword and slashing things like the gendered wage gap and limited reproductive rights, but it hasn't. New York's Council on Women and Girls organization is the first-ever New York council that champions a multitude of women's […]
  • Marquaysa Battle in Women

    You Won't Believe What Women Are Wearing To Avoid Street Harassment

    You Won't Believe What Women Are Wearing To Avoid Street Harassment

    That street harassment reign just won't let up, huh? Apparently not. Women have begun to go to some nuptial-centered measures to get guys to take that not-so-god-awful word “no” more seriously. The “I have a boyfriend” excuse used to be a go-to phrase, but women have taken it up another notch, since it seems to matter less […]
  • Marquaysa Battle in Women

    10 Inspiring Women Who Have Taken A Stand For Our Equality

    10 Inspiring Women Who Have Taken A Stand For Our Equality

    Women are constantly working their butts off to have their contributions to the world recognized and respected. We are also continuously working to fight for our body autonomy and general safety. Luckily, plenty of women everywhere are using social media, organizations, and other small and big efforts to make sure the world understands our rights […]
  • Marquaysa Battle in Celebrity

    Zendaya Has A Message For Trump And People Who Joke About Police Brutality

    Zendaya Has A Message For Trump And People Who Joke About Police Brutality

    Donald Trump is the President of the United States of America, but he's also the President of Saying Extremely Inappropriate Sh*t. Because Donald Trump is always on a Donald Trump roll, he made a pretty eyebrow-raising statement to police in New York about how they should handle their suspects. It has people, including Zendaya, upset […]
  • Marquaysa Battle in Life

    This Fitness Blogger Wants People To Embrace How Their Bellies Look After Eating

    This Fitness Blogger Wants People To Embrace How Their Bellies Look After Eating

    Belly love is in, people! Haven't you heard? Fitness blogger Sara Puhto — who gained a following for sharing before and after photos of her workout journey to debunk Instagram body myths — posted a set of photos to highlight how her body changes when she eats. The body-positive blogger wants more people to not only stop setting goals based on the […]
  • Marquaysa Battle in Culture

    People Of Color Are Sharing The First Time They Saw Themselves In Media

    People Of Color Are Sharing The First Time They Saw Themselves In Media

    Diversity is the permanent wave when it comes to what people want to see in movies and films. Twitter users of color are now sharing stories about the first time they saw themselves represented in the media with the hashtag #FirstTimeISawMe, and it's revealing a lot about the current entertainment industry. The tweets are the […]