Amplifying Black Voices

Rule Breakers

Lynae Vanee, What’s The Tea?

Your favorite news commentator is on Instagram TV.

By Shayla Lawson and Jiji Ugboma
Books

Nnedi Okorafor Is Tired Of Labels

The writer’s latest novel, 'Noor,' is in some ways her most personal yet.

By K.W. Colyard
Social Justice

The Founder Of The Black Curriculum Wants Us To Get It Right From The Start

“There’d be more empathy, more understanding, and more room for learning.”

By L'Oréal Blackett
Movies

'Dune' Made Sharon Duncan-Brewster A “Different Human Being”

The actor learned a great deal from her character, Dr. Liet-Kynes.

By Arya Roshanian
Movies

Lashana Lynch Is Up For The Challenge

Much like her character in 'No Time to Die,' Lynch is the type to take control.

By Shannon Barbour
Social Justice UK

Black History Month UK Wants To Know What Makes You “Proud To Be”

The 2021 theme is all about celebration.

By L'Oréal Blackett
Black History Month

Black British Firsts: A Timeline

Celebrating the achievements of changemakers you should have learnt about in school.

By Charlie Mock and Bustle UK
Beauty

#LoveLetterToAfrica: One Beauty Brand Founder's Journey Through Ghana

“I always think of my ancestors when I'm creating.”

By Kui Mwai
Quick Question

Meet The Marketing Pro Behind Diddy’s Cîroc Vodka & DeLeón Tequila

“What surprises me the most is that I’m not tired and that I feel like I’m just getting started.”

By Princess Gabbara
TV & Movies

'Dear White People’s Final Season Nails The Struggle Of Creating Black Art In White Spaces

At what point does watering down one’s message, struggle, or triumph result in it being washed away entirely?

By Kadin Burnett
28

At 28, Gabrielle Union Got The "Greatest Gift" Of All — Therapy Sessions

"I somehow figured out how to thrive even in the darkness that I was wrapped up in like a cocoon."

By Princess Gabbara
Without This Woman

Singer Amara La Negra On How Celia Cruz Continues To Inspire Her

“By watching her, I learned a lot about what it means to be Black and Latina.”

By Bustle Editors
Bustle Booth

BAYLI On Her Solo Music & The Housewives Franchise She'd Join

The Brooklyn-born musician is sharing her 'stories from new york' with the world.

By Jack Irvin
Chill Chat

Sloane Stephens' Tip For Staying Hydrated Every Single Day

The tennis pro shares her go-to self-care rituals.

By Kathleen Ferraro
Movies

29 Years After 'Candyman,' Vanessa Estelle Williams Returns To Cabrini-Green

In the new film, the actor reprises to the role she originated decades ago.

By Arya Roshanian
Fashion

The Astrology-Inspired Fashion Brand Celebs Can't Get Enough Of

Lionne designer Latoia Fitzgerald opens up.

By Mekita Rivas