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The Level Up

Chelsea Woody On Shattering Stereotypes In Surfing

Since learning to surf less than a decade ago, she's already become one of the most influential women in the water.

By Leah Groth
Met Gala

BIPOC Designers Made Some Of The Met Gala’s Best Looks

These looks are so stunning.

By Dominique Norman
Rule Breakers

Photographer Lelanie Foster Reveals The Symbolism In Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Portrait

She talks to Bustle about getting the perfect shot.

By Shayla Lawson
Shopping

14 Black-Owned SKIMS Dupes Worthy Of Your Dollars

It’s all Black everything over here.

By Dominique Norman
Excerpt

It’s Time To Talk About The Violence We Silently Endure As Black Women

In her new book, 'America, Goddam,' Treva B. Lindsey reflects on violence that’s tough to talk about.

By Treva B. Lindsey
TV & Movies

Quinta Brunson, Star Student

Quinta Brunson's show 'Abbott Elementary' could appear to be an overnight success. But she's spent years doing her homework.

By Leah Faye Cooper
Beauty

8 Black Tattoo Artists To Follow On Instagram For Ink Inspiration

Plus, common misconceptions about tattooing melanated skin.

By Hilary Shepherd
Celebrity Style

All The Most Innovative Looks From The 15% Pledge Gala

Celebrating fashion with fashion.

By Avery Matera
Theater

In Broadway’s 'Wicked,' Brittney Johnson Is Making History. Again.

“If you literally think about going through a glass ceiling, it hurts,” Johnson says.

By Emma Carey
TV & Movies

Gail Bean Of 'Snowfall' Brings The Humanity To Wanda

The actor talks to Bustle about her character's recovery during the crack epidemic and comparisons to Rue in 'Euphoria.'

By Shannon Barbour
TV & Movies

Sheryl Lee Ralph Was Always A High Achiever

The 'Abbott Elementary' teacher got real about attending integrated schools and knowing her worth.

By Shannon Barbour
Beauty

12 Black Women Who’ve Made The Beauty World More Inclusive

From Annie M. Turnbo Malone to Rihanna.

By Bianca Lambert
Celebrity

Zoë Kravitz Clarified Why She Couldn't Audition For 'The Dark Knight Rises'

'The Batman' wasn’t the actor’s first try at joining the cinematic franchise.

By Alyssa Lapid and Jack Irvin
Self

Black Girls Book Club On The Joy & Endurance Of Black Sisterhood

“I’ve learnt that through every success and every heartbreak, I wouldn't have been able to make it without my sisters.”

By Natalie A Carter and Melissa Cummings-Quarry
Beauty

Why I Love Being A Bald Black Woman

“It’s made me feel so empowered because there’s nothing to hide behind.”

By Brennan Nevada Johnson
TV & Movies

'The Proud Family' Revival Is "The Only Reboot That Doesn’t Scare" Kyla Pratt

“There was no way that this wasn’t going to be amazing,” Pratt, who voices Penny, tells Bustle.

By Grace Wehniainen