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Sade Styles: Beauty Supply & Braid Lounge
Sade Miller opened up her Gardena, C.A braid lounge this past August. Sade Styles is the go-to spot for braiding services and natural hair care products.
Why Cheerleading isn’t Considered a Sport
There are several reasons why the public and its governing bodies don't consider cheerleading a sport but they all stem from misogyny one way or the other.
The Real Queen Charlotte may have African Ancestry
Historians have actually speculated that there is prominent African ancestry in the nonfictional royal family, including Queen Charlotte.
‘More Than That with Gia Peppers’ Begins its 9-Week Run
Gia Peppers has released the first part of her audio series with Denstu International and Urban One, More Than That with Gia Peppers.
Proper Gnar Paves the way for Diversity
Proper Gnar, founded by Latosha Stone, is the first-ever Black woman-owned skateboard brand. Stone seeks to diversify the male-dominated sport.
The Forgotten Names of Rock and Roll
In honor of Black History Month, here's a brief history lesson to honor the true women creators behind American rock and roll.
Cherie Amor talks Branding, Beauty Industry, and More
Celebrity hairstylist and entrepreneur Cherie Amor has mastered the hair game. She chatted with Bombshell about entreprenuership, events and more.
Her Agenda and Bank of America Present ‘Property and Power’
Her Agenda and Bank of America have teamed up to present “Property and Power: How Home Ownership Can be Achieved," a panel event on January 28.
Kandice Guice is More Than Pretty
Meet Kandice Guice: an esteemed lawyer and founder of the More Than Pretty Campaign, a nonprofit with the goal of providing career education.
Self-Care Gift Guide for Beauty Lovers
Stumped on what to get your friends this holiday season? Why not give the gift of self-care? Here are some of our favorite brands for inspiration.
‘The Real Tati’ Talks TikTok, Cooking and More
Tatayanna, known on TikTok as “The Real Tati,” became famous on the app for her outstanding cooking skills and bubbly persona.
Start Your Morning with Eczema Honey
It can be hard to find a skin care routine that doesn't cause irritation and redness. If you find yourself in a similar bind, Eczema Honey.
Ayanis Talks new EP ‘Yani’ and More
Serving as both a follow up to her 2018 project Direction and a reintroduction, R&B’s hottest come-up Ayanis bares it all in her brand new EP Yani.
You Don’t Want to Miss the 5th Annual MogulCon
This upcoming weekend, November 6 and 7, master business strategist Dr. Felicia Phillips will be hosting the fifth annual MogulCon.
Meet Vocal Coach Cheryl Porter
With an esteemed career in music, Cheryl Porter has created a modern vocal coaching method that works to perfect singers’ voices at every skill level.
Unsealed 2016 Ghislaine Maxwell Deposition is Released
A federal court has released documents from a 2016 deposition regarding Ghislaine Maxwell and her involvement with Jeffrey Epstein.
Saba Tekle talks Empowerment, Intention and More
Saba Tekle is the woman behind the Amazon best selling book series '20 Beautiful Women,' and the founder of 7 House Publishing/7 House Media.
Amy Coney Barrett’s People of Praise Membership Draws Concerns
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett has been attempting to hide her involvement in a Christian group called People of Praise.
Banned Books Week: Challenging the Most Challenged Books
The American Library Association (ALA) has unveiled its list of the top 100 banned books in the last decade. Here's why they should be taught in school.
SFA Campus Police Draw Guns on Student for False Claims
Christin Evans, a student at Steven F. Austin State University (SFA), was sleeping in her dorm when campus police barged in, guns drawn at around 3 a.m.
Meet Stacia Mac, ‘Momager’ to Polo G
Stacia Mac always knew her son, prominent rapper Polo G, was going to be a huge success. She has been by his side serving as both mom and manager.
Ellen DeGeneres makes Less-Than Heartfelt Apology
On September 21, Ellen DeGeneres kicked off season 18 of her talk show with a comical apology addressing the claims that her show perpetuates a toxicity.
The Family of Breonna Taylor Receives $12M
After months of public outcry, the city of Louisville, Kentucky has agreed to pay the family of Breonna Taylor $12 million.
Meet I.A.N Cosmetics Founder Heather Rose
25-year-old Heather Rose launched I.A.N Cosmetics this past April with a passion for makeup and a dream of entrepreneurial success.
The Gibbes Museum of Art pulls ‘Wear Their Names’ Jewelry Line
Shan Shui raised some eyebrows for their jewelry line “Wear Their Names.” Now, the Gibbes Museum of Art is cancelling their collaboration.
Tory Lanez drops Streaming Numbers after Meg Confirmed he shot her
After Meg took to Instagram to explain that Tory Lanez had been the one that shot her, his streaming numbers have gone down 40 percent.
NYC Announces $5.9 Million Settlement for Family of Trans Woman Found dead at Rikers
In June of 2019, Layleen Cubilette-Polanco was found dead while in custody on Rikers Island. Her family reached a $5.9 million settlement.
Rising Artist Raiche drops ‘Pick a Side’ ahead new Album
Raiche dropped her latest single “Pick A Side” ahead of her forthcoming project. The sultry track explores Raiche’s past relationships.
How Gabrielle Union Reimagined Isis in ‘Bring It On’
In a recent interview, Gabrielle Union described her experience on set and how she was able to make Isis one of the most iconic characters in film.
The Education Trust and NWLC want to make Schools Safe for Everyone
The Education Trust and the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) released a comprehensive guide to rework school safety, inclusive of students of color.
What’s Going on with Britney Spears?
Rumors surrounding Britney Spears’ conservatorship started spreading like wildfire after fans expressed concern about her mental state.
Equal Pay Day for Black Women Highlights Income Disparities
August 13 represents Equal Pay Day for Black women and acknowledges the drastic pay gap between them and the average white male.
‘Avatar’ Original Creators exit Netflix’s Live-Action Adaptation
Netflix is currently developing a live-action adaptation of Avatar: The Last Airbender and the original show creators just announced they left the project.
HBO Announces new ‘Between the World and Me’ Special
On Thursday, HBO announced it will be creating an adaptation of Ta-Nehisi Coates’s 2015 nonfiction novel, Between the World and Me.
Amazon Picks up ‘A League of Their Own’ Series
Amazon picked up a series adaption of Penny Marshall’s 1992 film A League of Their Own, co-created by Broad City’s Abbi Jacobson and Will Graham.
Cardi B and Meg Break the Internet with ‘WAP’ Video
Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion stans are buzzing over their new collaboration track and official video, “WAP.” The track is already No.1 on the U.S charts.
Hulu Cancels ‘High Fidelity’ After one Season
After just one successful season, Hulu has announced that its original series High Fidelity, starring Zoë Kravitz, is canceled.
NYPD Responsible for Nikki Stone Kidnapping-style Arrest
Over the past week, a video showing a young woman being thrown into an unmarked minivan by the NYPD sparked outrage across social media channels.
Meet Glam Me More Founder Antoinette Moore
An online boutique, Glam Me More sells trendy clothing, shoes, and accessories in sizes small to 3X, and the pandemic helped this business thrive.
Q&A with Best-Selling Author Ashley Antoinette
Ashley Antoinette fell deeply in love with writing at the age of 16 and turned her passions into a thriving career with over 40 published books on shelves.
Kyrie Irving Creates Fund to Support WNBA Players
Brooklyn Nets point guard and basketball phenomenon, Kyrie Irving, commits $1.5 million to support WNBA players who opted out of the 2020 season.
Octavia Spencer Joins the Ruderman Family Foundation to Urge More Inclusive Casting
In partnerhsip with Ruderman Family Foundation, Academy Award winning actress Octavia Spencer calls upon Hollywood to cast actors with disabilities.
‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ has a Toxic Environment
Over the past month, rumors of toxic work culture at The Ellen DeGeneres Show have been circulating the web with reports of racism and more.
ABC Introduces their first Black Bachelor Matt James
ABC announcned that Matt James will be the newest bachelor and the first ever Black bachelor in the series 24-season history.
Humane Helps Fight Acne the Simple Way
Introducing the Humane Company, a skincare brand founded on this exact principle of simplicity to help its customers fight acne the natural way.
Series and Movies to Stream on Netflix
With much free time that many people are streaming content. Here are some of the best movies and series to watch right now on Netflix.
Sinenhlanhla Passcara Mthembu starts law firm at 25 years old
5-year-old Sinenhlanhla Passcara Mthembu made waves by starting her own law firm in Durban, South Africa inspiring everyone across the globe.
Shein Needs to be Canceled Once and for All
It’s time to fully cancel fast-fashion e-retailer giant Shein for not only their decorative prayer rugs but for their swastika necklace as well.
S.C Rules that Insurers can opt out of Contraceptive Coverage
The Supreme Court sided with the Trump administration’s ruling to allow insurers, employers and colleges to refuse birth control and contraceptive coverage.
‘Hair Love’ is Getting an HBO Max Series
HBO Max has ordered a 12-episode series based on the Oscar-winning short film Hair Love. The new series, Young Love, will further Zuri's story.
Q&A with new Artist Mia Ariannaa
Upcoming artist, Mia Ariannaa, is a jane of all trades from her flourishing new music career to her business experience in skincare and jewelry.
Get The Perfect Beach Waves with INH’s Waver
This Summer there is no need spend the day in the sun and sand in the midst of a pandemic for perfect waves... introducing the INH Waver.
The Academy Finally Diversified its Oscar Voting Pool
For years, the Academy Awards have been a parade celebrating white actors and filmmakers with the occasional splash of diversity.
Splash Mountain is Finally Getting a Makeover
Disney has announced that it will be finally re-theming Splash Mountain. The ride, which became iconoclastic of Disney amusement parks, was originally themed after the highly problematic 1946 Disney film Song of the South. The refresh will be re-themed to fit the 2010 film The Princess and the Frog and fans everywhere are stoked to …
Why ‘Big Mouth’ star Jenny Slate is Leaving the Show
Jenny Slate, the voice actor for “Missy” on the hit Netflix animated series Big Mouth, has announced that she will be leaving the show.
Paris Fashion Week 2020 is now Official
The Fédération de la Haute Couture announced that Paris Fashion Week will happen September 28 marking the first European city to confirm the event.
Glossier Announces Grants For Black-Owned Beauty Businesses
On June 11, Glossier opened the application process for Black-owned beauty businesses and applications will close on July 3, 2020.
Q&A with Rising Artist Brianna Cash
With soft and sultry vocals, Brianna Cash is sure to take the R&B world by storm. Check out our Bleu Magazine Q&A with the rising starlet
How Gen-Z Hijacked a Trump Rally
On Saturday, June 20 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, President Trump was first-handedly publicly humiliated by Gen Z teens on the internet at his own rally.
5 Star Smiles’ Danielle Noguera on Oral Hygiene
5 Star Smiles President Danielle Noguera gave us the ins-and-outs of oral hygiene, the dangers of self-diagnosing and DIY treatments.
Beverly Johnson calls out Vogue in her Op-Ed
Supermodel Beverly Johnson is known for being the first Black woman to grace the cover of Vogue Magazine. In a recent op-ed she enourages more inclusivity.
How ‘10,000 Black Vegan Women’ is Making Veganism Accessible
Tracye McQuirter, a public health nutritionist and award-winning author, has announced her free nutritional program called 10,000 Black Vegan Women.
Meet Beauty Bureau Founder Mikesha Lacy
Makeup artist and entrepreneur Mikesha Lacy started the Beauty Bureau to help bridge the gap between artistry and business.
Diana Ross’s ‘Supertonic’ CD and Vinyl Release
Diana Ross released her remix album Supertonic back in May, but has recently announced the dance music album will be available on CD and vinyl June 26
HBO Max Pulls ‘Gone With the Wind’
HBO Max has announced they will be removing the 1939 depiction of Margaret Mitchell’s Gone With the Wind for its racial insensitivity.
Glo Skin Beauty’s Summer Must-Haves
Glo Skin Beauty launched their Protection Essentials Kit, which includes a serum, sunscreen and eye cream all for just $95.
Let’s be Blunt on Marijuana Arrests in the U.S
Not many people are willing to admit this, but the federal prohibition on marijuana started on unjust and racist terms allowing for arrest bias.
My Break Up Almost Killed Me: Maintaining Your Mental Health After A Split
Seeking the expertise of Racquel Reid, LCSW, a licensed clinical social worker, writer Robin Williams discovers the healthy way to get over a breakup. Through experiencing a breakup of her own, Williams learned the importance of seeking therapy when one needs it. words by Robin Williams I sat on the wooden floor against a small …
Support These Black Women Owned Businesses
This week of protests has sparked a passion among the public to support Black-owned businesses. Check out our list of businesses to support.
Q&A with Upcoming Artist Ferow
Pulling inspiration from her Eritrean roots, up-and-coming artist Ferow has created a sound completely of her own. Read Bombshell's Q&A with her!
How PopCom Dawn Dickson Broke Records
Not many people can say they’ve crowdfunded over $1 million, but PopCom founder Dawn Dickson prides herself on being the first Black entrepreneuer to do so.
Lacoste A/W 2020 Collection is Here
Lacoste did not stray from their roots with a fun, yet traditional Autumn/Winter 2020 ready-to-wear collection.
The Seasons of Sierra Gates, from the Glam Shop and Beyond
Starring on the VH1 reality series Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta, Sierra Gates has shown the world what resilience and hard work means.
Avoiding Burnout During the Pandemic
While many people are encouraging people to make the most of this time, it is imperative for those working from home to be wary of burnout.
Q&A with Your Inner Fat Girl founder Natalie Taste
Natalie Taste founded Your Inner Fat Girl to highlight some of her favorite foods and drinks across the city of New Orleans.
Paloma Ford talks New EP, Wellness and More
The multi-faceted creative Paloma Ford is gearing up for the release of her new EP, X Tapes. Bombshell was lucky enough to interview this amazing talent.
‘Love Goals’ Season Finale airs May 9
Premiering this past March, OWN’s new reality series Love Goals follows five couples as they work out their issues with the famous therpist, Spirit.
Meet Entrepreneur and Body Sculpting Specialist Lori Dior
The amazing Lori Dior, owner of Atlanta’s Lori Dior Beauty Spa, has made her claim to fame for her same day body sculpting results.
Most Essential Workers are Women and People of Color
Throughout the entire quarantine, the general public has been praising front line or essential workers for their bravery and resilience.
Kierra Luv on Storytelling and her Budding Career
Back in 2018, the brilliantly talented rapper Kierra Luv shocked the world with her unique and impressive freestyles, which garnered much deserved attention
Macy’s Plan to Reopen Stores
Macy’s has announced it will be reopening 68 of their department stores this Monday with plans to fully reopen all of its 775 locations in just six weeks.
India Shawn preps for Label Debut
Earlier this month, India Shawn released two brand new singles serving as her debut under Epic Records, "Cali Love" and "NOT TOO DEEP."
Meet INQUE Management’s Lahteefah Parramore
The intelligent and bubbly finance mogul Lahteefah Parramore founded INQUE Management with the goal of helping artists fulfill their financial dreams.
Find the Perfect Serum, at the Perfect Price
Finding a good serum to work into your routine is key, but with the skincare market becoming more and more saturated, that has become difficult.
How Fashion Houses and Brands are Adjusting to Quarantine
Amidst this pandemic, many fashion houses and designers are working hard to adjust through new technologies and consumer input.
Q&A with ‘Empire’ Star Serayah
Serayah McNeil, known for her role as Tiana Brown on the hit series Empire, chatted with Bombshell about the show, her music, and more.
Producer iLL Wayno Talks new e.l.f TikTok Track
Famed producer iLL Wayno and Holla FyeSixOne reimagined their e.l.f cosmetics TikTok anthem “Eyes. Lips. Face” to educate about COVID prevention.
Ditch Fast Fashion with Online Thrifting
It may be easy to just purchase from fast fashion brands. But it's important to thrift when possible, here's four online thrift shops.
SheaMoisture Announces Small Business Relief Fund
SheaMoisture has announced they will be awarding small business owners of color grants through their $1 million relief fund.
DIY Skincare Ingredients to Avoid
As we continue to social distance and stay inside, the idea of making some DIY skincare products may sound enticing, but it is best to avoid.
Dr. Heavenly Kimes on her Dentistry Endeavors
Truly a woman who can do it all, Dr. Heavenly Kimes has made her name known across Atlanta for being rated among the top dentists in the metro area.
How Social Distancing Affects Small Business with Entrepreneur Alexis Parks
In the wake of COVID-19, experts are recommending social distancing until the outbreak is under control. But, this is negatively impacting small businesses.
How the COVID-19 Affects the U.S Economy
The global economy is currently in distress due to the coronavirus outbreaks because of a combination between quarantined cities and supply chain shutdowns.
Jade Novah on her ‘Year of Intention’ and More
With a new album release in 2020, Jade Novah is setting her eyes and mind on success in the new decade. 'Stages,' is out now.
Meet Millionaire Beauty Mogul Alexis Parks of Browz-N-Beauty
Alexis Parks, owner of Vanity Hair Studios and Browz-N-Beauty in Atlanta, truly embodies the city’s entrepreneurial spirit.
Dorothy Harris Post-Retirement Brand Wins QVC’s Competition
Dorothy Harris founded her company J. Harris Designs post-retirement and is now taking her brand to the next level with a QVC deal.
TAKEON Launches their Spring/Summer Collection
The New York-based brand TAKEON, founded in 2018, has launched their floral-inspired Spring/Summer collection titled FLORE.
Megan Thee Stallion’s Legal Battle with 1501
Megan Thee Stallion’s recent record label drama has caused quite the debate on social media, with some siding with her and others with the 1501.
Kash Doll’s ‘Wake Up’ is her Newest ‘TikTok Record’
Kash Doll has finally dropped her newest track “Wake Up.” The single, which the rapper refers to as a “tiktok record," is trending on social media.
Volta Atelier Combines Environmentalism with Humanitarianism
Volta Atelier is a leather bag company whose social and environmental activism remains unmatched among companies who claim to do the same.