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Braided & Laid

The Best Vacation Hairstyles For Black Women, According To Travel Influencers

Braids, faux locs, and more.

By Chelsie DeSouza
Bustle Exclusive

The Arrival Of Aoki Lee Simmons

As soon as exams wrap, the Harvard undergraduate is making a beeline for the country’s fashion capital.

By Suzanne Zuckerman
You Heard It Here First

Nourie Is The Black-Owned Company Making Braiding Hair Out Of Plants

Osahon Ojeaga, the brand’s founder and CEO, chats with Bustle.

By Erin Stovall

The Senate Blocked The CROWN Act In 2022. Here's Why That Matters

“This is not just a hair issue, this is a Civil Rights issue.”

By Chelsie DeSouza
Without This Woman

The Woman Tessa Thompson Calls Her “North Star”

The Creed actor reflects on her relationship with a fellow Hollywood creator.

By Tessa Thompson
Bustle Booth

Aniela Gumbs Shares The Advice She Got From Ellen Pompeo On ‘Grey's Anatomy’

In her role as Meredith and McDreamy’s child, Gumbs represents nearly a decade of Grey Sloan history.

By Grace Wehniainen
Chill Chat

Peloton's Tunde Oyeneyin Also Hates Burpees

The cycling instructor spills her self-care practices and go-to energy-boosting snack.

By Carolyn Steber

TikTok's "Soft Life" Trend Isn't Just About Enjoying Nice Things

In 2022, Brittany James launched the soft life movement on TikTok, ushering in a new era of self-care for Black women.

By Lindsey Granger
The Level Up

Meet The Running Coach Advocating For POC Representation On The Trails

“We've done years of listening and learning," says Dora Atim, founder of Ultra Black Running. "Now it's time to put it into play.”

By Kathleen Ferraro
Without This Woman

The Woman Nikole Hannah-Jones Credits With Her Career Success

“[She] knows the types of attacks I faced for this work better than almost anyone else,” says the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist.

By Nikole Hannah-Jones
Chill Chat

Storm Reid Is A Morning Routine Girlie

The Euphoria actor shares her very relatable wellness practices.

By Carolyn Steber
Bustle Booth

Keyla Monterroso Mejia Is Finally The Star Of The Show

The scene-stealing actor takes the lead in Netflix’s On My Block spinoff.

By Gabrielle Bondi
Amplifying Our Voices

42 Black Owned Fashion & Beauty Brands To Support Today & Always

On Juneteenth and beyond.

By Mekita Rivas, Shea Simmons, Kui Mwai and Dominique Norman
Drink Up

15 Black-Owned Liquor & Wine Brands To Add To Your Bar Cart

You definitely know the founder of #11.

By Alexis Morillo

Hailee Kaleem Wright's Topsy-Turvy Path From MTV To Broadway

“I believed in myself enough to say, ‘This won’t be forever. This is how I started, but this won’t be how my story ends.’”

By Samantha Leach
Social Justice

8 Charities To Donate To During Black History Month

These organizations focus on racial, social, and economic justice.

By Alexis Morillo