Fashion & Beauty

5 Black-Owned Feminine Care Brands You Can Support Right Now, And Always

5 Black-Owned Feminine Care Brands You Can Support Right Now, And Always

Supporting Black-owned businesses whenever and wherever possible is especially essential as the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc.
Dear White Women: Acting Like An Anti-Racist Doesn’t Make You One

Dear White Women: Acting Like An Anti-Racist Doesn’t Make You One

There is no substitute for doing the actual work.
A Senegal-Raised, Silicon Valley-Based Designer Shares Her Vision for a More Inclusive, Sustainable Fashion Industry

A Senegal-Raised, Silicon Valley-Based Designer Shares Her Vision for a More Inclusive, Sustainable Fashion Industry

By merging Silicon Valley technology with the artisan crafts of her home in Senegal, Diarra Bousso’s label is rooted in slow production, artisanal knowledge, and minimal waste.
Uoma Beauty’s Sharon Chuter Asks Major Beauty Brands to “Pull Up or Shut Up”

Uoma Beauty’s Sharon Chuter Asks Major Beauty Brands to “Pull Up or Shut Up”

“You all have statements and policies about being equal opportunity employers, so show us the proof.”
75 Percent of Millennial Women Now Believe President Trump Is Racist

75 Percent of Millennial Women Now Believe President Trump Is Racist

Cosmopolitan releases exclusive new data revealing how young women feel about the president during an unprecedented national crisis.
10 Foods That Are Maybe Not So Great to Eat After Getting Lit

10 Foods That Are Maybe Not So Great to Eat After Getting Lit

To all the BECs I’ve loved before, I’m sorry.
As Protests Mount, the Fashion Community Must Look Inward

As Protests Mount, the Fashion Community Must Look Inward

In a time of civil unrest and racial injustice, it has never been more critical for brands to be vocal advocates of systemic change.
Scenes from New York's Fight for Black Lives

Scenes from New York's Fight for Black Lives

Black Lives Matter Protest in Manhattan
Even When They’re Hunting Us, I Would Still Choose to Be Black Over and Over Again

Even When They’re Hunting Us, I Would Still Choose to Be Black Over and Over Again

Acclaimed YA author Tiffany D. Jackson writes a letter to young Black women everywhere.
Defunding the Police Isn’t Punishment—It Will Actually Make Us Safer

Defunding the Police Isn’t Punishment—It Will Actually Make Us Safer

Paige Fernandez, the ACLU’s Policing Policy Advisor in its National Political Advocacy Department, explains what divesting funds from law enforcement could actually do.
What We Want: Allies Who Do More than Instagram

What We Want: Allies Who Do More than Instagram

After #blackouttuesday backlash, Roxanne Fequiere gives a primer on how to be actively anti-racist, above and beyond social media.
Roughed Up, Zip-Tied, and Under Arrest

Roughed Up, Zip-Tied, and Under Arrest

Female photographers on documenting the George Floyd protests.