Black Creatives

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,…

Forever 21's Black History Month Collection Lifts Up Wildly Talented Black Creatives

By Margaret Blatz
It's wise to continually be conscious about your shopping habits always — the brands you're supporting, how ethical their tactics are, and the communities you're helping fuel. Supporting Black communities is forever crucial, and especially so during…

More Than 60 Black-Owned Beauty Brands That Deserve Your Support Every Day Of The Year

By Theresa Massony
Every minute of every day is prime time to support Black-owned beauty businesses and the creatives behind them who have worked tirelessly to perfect their craft. Even better, the beauty realm is chock-full of 'em, and so many of these products are…

You Can Watch 'Insecure' & 'I May Destroy You' Episodes For Free This Month

By Dylan Kickham
One of the most enjoyable ways to observe Black History Month is to check out shows and movies made by or starring Black creatives that you may not have seen yet. This year, HBO Max is making that easier than ever by offering up some of the best…

Target Released More Than 100 New Products As Part Of Its Black History Month Assortment

By Margaret Blatz
For its sixth year in a row, Target assorted over 100 products for Black History Month, made by Black designers and brand founders. The products span a wealth of Target categories, including fashion, beauty, home, and more. With this collection, the…

Sharon Chuter's Make It BLACK Campaign Is (Literally) Redefining What It Means To Be Black

By Margaret Blatz
For Black History Month, Sharon Chuter and Pull Up For Change launched the Make it BLACK campaign on Feb. 5. Collaborating with nine well-known beauty brands out, Make it BLACK created an entire line of limited-edition products with important…

Where To Donate To Support Black Communities, Now & Always

By Lara Walsh
Actively working toward being anti-racist may have been spurred by the summer of 2020, but it’s an ongoing process — and it’s important to get involved however you can. You can bring awareness to the widespread issues of systemic racism and societal…

Megan Thee Stallion's "Cry Baby" Music Video Looks Made Me Feel Something Again

By Margaret Blatz
Malibu Barbie and Toy Story no longer mean anything to me now that I've seen Megan Thee Stallion's looks in the "Cry Baby" music video. As though having two of the hottest artists in the world collaborate on a song wasn't enough, DaBaby and Megan…