Amplifying Black Voices

This Couple Met On BLK & Shares A Deep, Spiritual Connection

By Veronica Lopez and Hannah Orenstein
Are you dying to know what a couple's relationship is really like? Elite Daily's series, ILYSM, celebrates couples who met on dating apps and dives into the inner workings of their relationships. How did they know they were falling for each other?…

Peep These Black-Owned Depop Shops For Some Of The COOLEST Clothes & Accessories

By Theresa Massony
If Depop had a welcome sign, it would say "Welcome to land of the coolest people you'll ever meet." The platform, a digital space filled with e-shops where people can sell vintage finds, custom-made items, and more, is brimming with retro-inspired,…

Here's The Real Deal With Pholk Beauty's GlowUp Mask

By Vanese Maddix
With thousands of beauty brands crowding virtual shelves and influencers touting a new product every day, how do you decide what's actually worth a shot? You leave the trial and error to the pros. In Elite Daily's new beauty review series, What's…

Rihanna Has A New, Must-Try Fenty Beauty Complexion Product Coming For Your Wallet

By Margaret Blatz
Wearing masks so often has made it clear just how heavy some of my foundations are. After months of seeing residual product cover the insides of my masks, it's no longer funny. Lately, I've been on the hunt for a lightweight product that'll give me…

Megan Thee Stallion's Update On Her Natural Hair Journey Is Hot Girl Perfection

By Margaret Blatz
Between dropping her debut album, winning three Grammys, and collaborating with Beyoncé, it's hard to believe that Megan Thee Stallion has any time left for self-care. However, throughout quarantine, the rapper has been dedicated to fitness, healthy…

Rihanna Might Be Launching Fenty Hair To Complete The Fenty Beauty Trifecta

By Margaret Blatz
Rihanna's empire may be growing even more. Between her must-have lingerie, inclusive makeup brand, and her recent foray into skin care, the singer simply must not sleep. For her latest endeavor (and, no, it's not a new album), Rihanna may be…

UOMA Beauty's 'Coming 2 America' Collection Is Straight Up Magical

By Margaret Blatz
The movie Coming to America flipped the script when it comes to portrayals of Africa in American film when it was released in 1988, and now, the story returns with its sequel, Coming 2 America. If you're a fan of the series, you're going to want to…

13 Movies & TV Shows To Watch & Learn About Anti-Racism

By Virginia Lowman
The police-involved killings of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd in March and May of 2020 sparked a cultural revolution in the United States. Amid peaceful protests and the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement, people have turned to…

10 Black Directors Who Have Made Masterpieces You Need To Watch

By Ani Bundel
Black talent has been overlooked in Hollywood for generations. Diversity both in front of and behind the camera has been severely lacking for decades. Recent years have seen renewed calls for production studios to fix this massive gap and, slowly,…

PacSun Announced A New Marketplace To Highlight Black Creators

By Margaret Blatz
For Black History Month, PacSun announced a marketplace for Black-owned brands. Named "Circulate Market," this new concept store comes from both PacSun and its longtime brand partner Circulate. The market includes six different Black-owned brands…

6 Young Black Leaders Share The Moments When America Made History Last Year

By Lena McEachern
From the COVID-19 pandemic, to Black Lives Matter protests, to a historic election cycle, 2020 will be documented in history books to come. But in such a momentous year, what events will truly stand out to future generations? These young Black…

Danessa Myricks Beauty Is Bringing Its Bold, Creative Makeup To Sephora

By Margaret Blatz
I often find myself falling into a rigid makeup routine, which, while simplifying my mornings, can get a little boring. There's a little less excitement when you know exactly what products you're going to use to create almost the exact same look as…

7 Virtual Black History Month Events You Can Experience From Home This Week

By Kelly Pau, Alexa Mellardo and Kaitlin Cubria
Black History Month is upon us, and there are so many enriching and eye-opening virtual Black History Month events you can participate in, learn from, and enjoy. Attending these online experiences is not only a way to pay tribute to and learn more…

Zerina Akers’ Black Owned Everything Will Now Be A Full-On Retail Destination

By Margaret Blatz
Following the killing of George Floyd in May 2020 and an amplification of movements to support Black lives, countless brands and creatives launched platforms, initiatives, and more to boost visibility, awareness, and support of Black communities.…

Sephora's 2021 Accelerate Incubator Program Features 8 Incredible BIPOC-Owned Brands

By Margaret Blatz
Sephora's latest step towards diversifying its stores, shelves, and team is all about uplifting BIPOC brand founders. This year, Sephora's Accelerate Incubator program features only founders of color. The 2021 cohort includes eight different brands…

Here's How To Support Black-Owned Fashion & Beauty Brands If You Can't Buy From Them

By Theresa Massony
As people around the world continue to protest the flagrant racial injustices Black people experience every day, it's crucial to find ways to voice your support for Black communities. While protesting and making donations and financially supporting…

These Black Beauty YouTubers Are Creating Some Of The Most Amazing, Helpful Videos

By Margaret Blatz
While buying from Black-owned brands and giving your attention and donations (if you have the means to) to Black-led organizations is a great way to help enact change, you can do even more by also supporting Black creatives and content creators. One…

These Movies & TV Shows About Black History Are Essential To Watch

By Dylan Kickham
While it's important to observe and celebrate Black history year round, every February offers an especially timely reminder to not only honor Black trailblazers of the past, but also to examine the systemic racism that still exists in the United…

This 18-Year-Old TikToker Is Going Viral For Her Super Creative Black History Videos

By Lara Walsh
TikTok might be the last place you’d look for a history lesson, but high school senior Taylor Cassidy is working to change that (and make it fun). Since joining TikTok in 2019, the 18-year-old St. Louis native has quickly emerged as one of the…

Here's How You Can Support Local Eateries During Uber Eats' Black Restaurant Week

By Daffany Chan
Uber Eats is celebrating Black History Month with a special event where you can easily support local businesses with a few taps in the app. The company launched Black Restaurant Week in more than 50 cities across the United States on Sunday, Feb. 7,…