God bless this woman and her brilliant mind. Source: Grace Cary / Getty As evidenced by the viral mocking of Kevin Durant’s…unfettered follicles, the issue of Black hair is still a major issue and one of the most important components of managing our many textures is the hair brush. While we fully celebrate all types … Read moreBlack History Hidden Figures: God Only Knows How Our Selfies Would Look Without Lyda Newton’s Invention Of The Hair Brush
As we settle into the middle of our designated celebratory month, you may be looking for new creative content highlighting Black history. Without neglecting to emphasize traditional tools such as Black history books, memoirs, films, and programs, we’ve compiled a list of African- American creators giving lessons and exposing truths through TikTok. Source: SOPA Images … Read moreMelanin Excellence & Education: Top TikTokers To Follow For Black History Month
Source: Jason Finn / EyeEm / Getty Samuel Raymond Scottron changed the landscape of reality TV more than century before reality TV was a thing. Allow us to explain. Scottron was born in the northeast (either Pennsylvania or New England) some time between 1841-1843. According to BlackPast, Scottron was a bright young man who graduated … Read moreBlack History Hidden Figures: Without The Genius Of Samuel R. Scottron’s Curtain Rod What Would THIS #LHHATL Star Dangle From?
Source: Jason Mendez / Getty Black History Month is in full swing and we here at BOSSIP thought it important to highlight some notable Black names that may not necessarily be on the tip of everyone’s tongue but have important, interesting, or even infamous histories that we think you should be aware of. With that … Read moreBlack History Hidden Figures: Cherokee Bill Is The Gun-Slinging Black Cowboy Who LaKeith Stanfield Embodied In ‘The Harder They Fall’
This ain’t nothin’ but the devil. Source: MANDEL NGAN / Getty Yesterday was the first day of Black History Month and the spirit of hate was in the air. The morning started with calamity and fear as several historically Black colleges and universities alerted their students and staff that they were under threat of a … Read moreHate Crimes: 12+ HBCUs Targeted With Bomb Threats On The First Day Of Black History Month
Although we dedicate every February to celebrating African-American history, it’s never a bad time to acknowledge and appreciate Black excellence as our regality is boundless. Source: Glen Wilson / Warner Bros. Pictures The last two years have wreaked havoc on the country with issues including global health crises, economic uncertainty, emotional trauma, and civil … Read moreBOSSIP Black Gems: Must-See Cinema For Your Black History Month Viewing Pleasure
We love a good thriller! Source: Sony Pictures/TUBI In honor of Black History Month, we’ve compiled ESSENTIAL Black films ranging from Dramas to Documentaries streaming for FREE on FOX’s ad-supported streaming service Tubi. For our final installment of the series, we’re highlighting classic wig-snatching Thrillers that continue to reverberate in the pantheon of Black cinema … Read moreFor Us, Starring Us: 5 Essential Black Thrillers Streaming FREE On Tubi
Chairman Fred don’t play! Source: Jane Tyska/Digital First Media/East Bay Times via Getty Images We had the honor and pleasure of interviewing President and Chairman of the Prisoners of Conscience Committee and Black Panther Party Cubs Fred Hampton, Jr. who served as a very involved consultant for “Judas & The Black Messiah.” The living legacy … Read moreBOSSIP Exclusive: Chairman Fred Hampton, Jr. Talks Being A Consultant On “Judas & The Black Messiah,” Fighting The Good Fight & More!
Sole List Class of 2021 In celebration of Black History Month, Foot Locker debuted its inaugural “Sole List” that honors the next generation of Black Innovators shaping sneaker culture. From contributing to a meaningful shift in sneaker culture to opening doors for others through collaboration and community, The Sole List (a nod to the soul … Read more#BHM: Foot Locker Celebrates Black Innovators Shaping Sneaker Culture With First-Ever ‘Sole List’
Happy Love day! In honor of Black History Month, we’ve compiled ESSENTIAL Black films ranging from Dramas to Documentaries streaming for FREE on FOX’s ad-supported streaming service Tubi. For our second installment of the series, we’re highlighting classic RomComs that continue to reverberate in the pantheon of Black cinema while making us laugh and swoon. … Read moreFor Us, Starring Us: 5 Essential Black RomComs Streaming FREE On Tubi