• Marquaysa Battle on Change Our World

    These Photos Flip The Script On Race And Power Dynamics Amongst Women

    These Photos Flip The Script On Race And Power Dynamics Amongst Women

    Famed photographer, Chris Buck, released a photo series with O, The Oprah Magazine, called, “Let’s Talk About Race.” The brief yet vibrant shots, which were part of the May 2017 race issue, feature three scenes that seem to flip the script on power dynamics, representation and even stereotypes. One photo is of a white female […]
  • Marquaysa Battle on Just The Way You Are

    5 Things People Want Kylie Jenner To Address On Her Show That She Probably Won’t

    5 Things People Want Kylie Jenner To Address On Her Show That She Probably Won’t

    Kylie Jenner finally released the full trailer for her new docu-series, Life of Kylie, and she is totally building up her fans’ suspense. The reality TV star and beauty product mogul dances around it, but she basically says her docu-series will finally show the world the difference between her public image and who she really is. […]
  • Marquaysa Battle on Change Our World

    8 Times Schools Let Black Girls’ Hair Interfere With Their Education

    8 Times Schools Let Black Girls’ Hair Interfere With Their Education

    Black girls are still being discriminated against for wearing their natural hair the way it grows from their heads. Not only are they asked to change their hair to fit mainstream standards, but they often have their education threatened when they refuse to conform. From having their class sessions interrupted, to being threatened with suspension […]
  • Marquaysa Battle on Bill Cosby

    Zoe Kravitz Reveals Her Mom’s Opinion On Bill Cosby’s Sexual Assault Allegations

    Zoe Kravitz Reveals Her Mom’s Opinion On Bill Cosby’s Sexual Assault Allegations

    Zoë Kravitz has finally shared with the world what her mother — The Cosby Show alum, Lisa Bonet, thinks of the rape and drugging allegations against Bill Cosby. The actress addressed the question swiftly, but directly during her interview as Allure’s June 2017 cover star. After gushing about Lisa Bonet being her inspiration and having an amazing sense of humor, Kravitz was […]
  • Marquaysa Battle on Family Comes First

    5 Ways To Prep For A Family Vacation To Avoid Kardashian-Level Drama

    5 Ways To Prep For A Family Vacation To Avoid Kardashian-Level Drama

    The Kardashian clan went on a family vacation to Costa Rica that was supposed to be a tropical bonding time for them all. Of course, the “KUWTK” episode proved that it was a tropical storm instead. The ladies were pissed at Scott Disick for sneaking some random girl on the island. Scott explained the faux […]
  • Marquaysa Battle on Change Our World

    Why Miss USA’s Answers On Feminism And Health Care Matter After The Competition

    Why Miss USA’s Answers On Feminism And Health Care Matter After The Competition

    Miss USA District of Columbia, Kára McCullough, is a black woman, a nuclear scientist and an advocate for science education, which makes her another fantastic show of diversity in the line up of title winners. Last year, Deshauna Barber took the crown. She was the first black female soldier (and first soldier at all!) to […]
  • Marquaysa Battle on #DoItForTheGram

    Paris Jackson Shared A PSA On Nudity With A Gorg Topless Instagram Photo

    Paris Jackson Shared A PSA On Nudity With A Gorg Topless Instagram Photo

    Paris Jackson is known for turning out a glam photo shoot (see her Chanel debut), but she went with with the “less is more” principle for her latest Instagram shot. The 18-year-old model shared a photo on Friday of her sunbathing on a boat as she smoked a cigarette, with her top nowhere to be found. Call […]
  • Marquaysa Battle on Change Our World

    The Kardashian Crew Joins The Fight Against Trump With A Visit To Planned Parenthood

    The Kardashian Crew Joins The Fight Against Trump With A Visit To Planned Parenthood

    The Kardashian clan has historically been pretty mum about their political beliefs—with the exception of their now ex-communicated family member, Caitlyn Jenner, a vocal Republican. Oh, and the failed attempt at addressing police violence that Kendall Jenner and Pepsi promoted in the infamous ad. On Thursday, it appeared that America’s reality TV royalty decided to make their voices […]
  • Marquaysa Battle on Science Says

    5 Times The Media Used Science To Back Up Things Black People Already Knew

    5 Times The Media Used Science To Back Up Things Black People Already Knew

    Every time a headline comes out about racism that starts with “new study says…” black people all over my social media share it with an eye roll emoji or three. They usually accompany the post with something along the lines of “I’ve been saying this forever” or “this is old news.” This leads me to […]
  • Marquaysa Battle on Millennial Moms

    15 Photos That Prove Beyoncé’s Pregnancy Style Is Undefeated

    15 Photos That Prove Beyoncé’s Pregnancy Style Is Undefeated

    Beyoncé announced her pregnancy on the first day of Black History Month and since then, it’s been a whirlwind of #BlackGirlMagic all over the place — not just with her philanthropic efforts, but also with her style. It’s not like she wasn’t one of the best dressed celebrities in the business before (because: duh), but the […]
  • Marquaysa Battle on Change Our World

    People Think Ferguson Protestors Are Being Killed, Here’s A Look At What’s Going On

    People Think Ferguson Protestors Are Being Killed, Here’s A Look At What’s Going On

    The Ferguson riots took place in 2014 after 18-year-old Michael Brown was killed by Officer Darren Wilson. Since that summer in 2014, three men connected to the protests have been killed in eerily similar ways. Currently, the skepticism only surrounds the Ferguson protestors. There should be an investigation as to why a lot of the major protestors who were […]
  • Marquaysa Battle on Millennial Moms

    8 Black Mommy Bloggers To Follow For Endless Life Hacks And Inspo

    8 Black Mommy Bloggers To Follow For Endless Life Hacks And Inspo

    Motherhood, in 2017, is more stylish and popping than ever! Long gone are the days when a woman’s identity as a mother overshadows everything else in her life. Celebrities like Beyoncé, Ciara and now, Serena Williams, are the famous figures who consistently show us that motherhood may sit at the top of the list, but […]