#HowItFeelsToBeABlackGirl Sparks Curiosity

  |  Topic: Culture, Entertainment, Girl Code, News, TV
Nzinga Pharham, 7, Berean Christian Jr. Academy

Recently, former NAACP Chapter President Rachel Dolezal posed as a Black woman to become president and kept up this charade for eight years — until she was recently and very publicly outed by her parents. In seemingly unrelated news, the Twitter discussion, #HowItFeelsToBeABlackGirl, was birthed last Friday. I got a chance to see what Black […]

Makeup or Nah?

  |  Topic: Culture, Entertainment, Fashion, General, Girl Code, TV
Tyra No Makeup

As a young girl growing up, I would see this false representation of women. Picking up a magazine and seeing a woman with makeup plastered all over her face was instantly what I wanted to become. I wanted to be that woman because she looked so beautiful. I began to sit down and watch shows like “America’s Next Top Model” with my mother, and I wished I could get my makeup done just like them.

Hot Tracks for Summer 2K15

  |  Topic: Culture, Entertainment, General, Music, Time Wasters, Top 5, Videos
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For summer 2015, VOX Media Cafe interns have already created our summer playlist. It consists of artists from J.Cole to Good Morrow. Through our training week last week, we shared a common interest of relaxation through music. Here are our top five artists — the genre they compose music for and a short synopsis about them […]

Your Fashion Hookup, part one

  |  Topic: Advice, Culture, Fashion, General
culottes

J.Cole once said, “History repeats itself, and that’s just how it goes.” Well, as an aspiring fashionista, I’ve always liked to change it to “Fashion repeats itself, and that’s just how it goes.” Feature styles repeating themselves have been inevitable since forever and the same goes for the summer of 2015.

Your Fashion Hookup, part two

  |  Topic: Advice, Culture, Fashion, General, Top 5
lace

For the summer of 2015, the texture, the look and the love of lace is definitely one of my favorites. In fact, there was lace on my prom dress. In my opinion, there are so many things you can do with lace as a cloth, and its versatility is what makes me love it so much.