Off the Record

What Men Want poster

“What Men Want”, a new film directed by Adam Shankman and starring Taraji P. Henson, is a mixture of slapstick comedy and an exploration of gender bias in the present day.


In fifth grade, a random peer asked me if my name was Bea. When I told her no, she replied with a familiar: “Oh, well, you know, you guys all look the same.” This is an illustration compilation of how that’s just not true!

Ali Wong' Netflix Special

Growing up without knowing a lot of people who looked like me, I always felt like I was “too” loud for a Chinese girl. I had a rambunctious, talkative personality as a kid, but I quieted down as I got older and became more self-conscious.

Marsai Martin

We’ve seen her belt at the top of her lungs to Beyonce’s “Love On Top”. We’ve witnessed her serve witty comebacks as Diane in the popular hit series “Blackish.” Now we finally get to see this little queen achieve greater feats.

Winner Tamar Braxton and Kandi Burruss

On the second season of Celebrity Big Brother an unprecedented event may occur: a final four consisting of all Black contestants.

The "7 Rings" music video

Ariana Grande has been putting out a stream of hit songs and videos about her very public relationships, breakups and more. 7 Rings, one of her latest songs that soared to number one of Billboard’s Hot 100, is only the latest in a line of songs that everyone seems to be listening to.

The author

Behind every bleach blonde is someone who is likely going through it — I am no exception.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Even though the holiday created in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. is only technically one day, many people spend the whole latter half of January honoring his amazing legacy.

Halimat Olaniyan and friends

My best feminist. I really like that saying. Thanks @seekrefugeco for coming up with that and reminding me of what I have to celebrate this Valentine’s Day. On this 14th of February, I want to highlight 14 of the women that without, I don’t know what, where, or who I’d be.