CUSTOMIZE YOUR BEAUTY

COCOTIQUE, a deluxe beauty box subscription service for women of color and HairRx Advanced Hair Care, dedicated to fulfilling the hair care customization wishes and shopping preferences of women, collaborated to prepare the 2018 Women of Color Hair Care Report. COCOTIQUE curates the best beauty, hair and lifestyle products for their subscribers' self-care needs each month. #SelfCareInABox (PRNewsfoto/HairRx LLC)

Survey of Women of Color Finds Majority Prefer Natural Hair and Customized Formulas A new report shows an overwhelming majority of women of color surveyed prefer to wear their hair natural. 70 percent of the 1,200 women in the COCOTIQUE Subscriber Survey said they prefer to wear their hair natural, which was defined as curly, [...]

NEW DATING APP FOR WOMEN

Europe’s hottest dating app launches in U.S. with first-ever rating feature for women (PRNewsfoto/Once)

Europe’s Hottest Dating App Launches In U.S. With First-Ever Rating Feature For Women 80% of women are deterred from dating apps because of inappropriate behavior, according to Once survey findings Swiping is so 2017. Europe’s leading dating app, Once, today announced its launch into the United States market. The Once dating app is the most disruptive app since Tinder, [...]

GUATEMALAN SPIRIT

Ahead of International Women’s Day, acclaimed photographer Nicolee Drake travelled to Guatemala to capture the women crafting the bands for the outside of each bottle of Zacapa 23 Rum. Credit: Nicolee Drake for Zacapa

Women Weaving Their Way to Success With Zacapa Ahead of International Women‘s Day, acclaimed photographer Nicolee Drake captures the women hand-crafting one of the world‘s best-tasting, premium dark spirits In the lush, green grasslands of Guatemala, a community of over 700 women are weaving their way to independence and empowerment by hand-crafting intricate ‘petate’ bands (woven palm leaves) that adorn the bottles [...]

UNICEF AWARD

UNICEF

UNICEF honors Kimberly-Clark with 2018 Children First Award Award recognizes Kimberly-Clark’s long-time partnership with UNICEF to improve the lives of children around the world UNICEF USA has recognized Kimberly-Clark with the 2018 Children First Award for its ongoing efforts to raise awareness and funding for the global aid organization, and its collaboration with UNICEF on innovative projects to improve [...]

DOWNTIME: WAKANDA

Wakanda

Discover the Real Stories and Superheroes of Africa The Marvel Studios movie “Black Panther” has not only been breaking box office records around the world, but it’s also become a bona fide cultural phenomenon and spurred interest in all things African. Moviegoers have been queuing for miles to see the film, which tells the story of [...]

DOWNTIME: NASSAU

PRNewsfoto/Nassau Paradise Island

DOWNTIME: NASSAU With cold temperatures blanketing the East Coast, Nassau Paradise Island hotels are incentivizing travelers to trade the snow for sand with a variety of new hotel deals and packages valid for travelers seeking a romantic getaway for Valentine’s Day or have started dreaming of Spring Break destinations. See below for a selection of winter getaway [...]

Black History Tribute

Ruby Dee and Sidney Poitier in A Raisin in the Sun

Bounce’s Black History Month Tribute Bounce, the first-and-only over-the-air broadcast television network for African Americans, will honor Black History Month in February with a compelling programming tribute; highlights include: The 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards, the prestigious annual event celebrating African-American achievements and contributions premieres Sunday, February 11 at 9:00 p.m. ET hosted by actors Larenz Tate and Erica Ash. Ludacris, CeeLo Green, Cameo, Doug E. Fresh, Xscape, Bow Wow, Keke [...]

Pepsi Pop Culture

Cindy Crawford in “This Is The Pepsi” 2018 “Pepsi Generations” TV Advertisement which will debut during Super Bowl LII (PRNewsfoto/PepsiCo)

Pepsi® Celebrates Decades of Creating Pop-Culture History With Release of Super Bowl LII TV Advertisement Pepsi today unveiled its TV advertisement that will air during Super Bowl LII on Feb. 4. Titled “This Is the Pepsi,” the :30 in-game ad takes fans through decades of the brand’s rich history in pop culture. The spot is narrated [...]

Game Day Penne

Bellucci Penne with Sun-dried tomato Pesto

Bellucci Penne with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Listen, if your eats aren’t touchdown-worthy this Super Bowl Sunday, your team just might lose. Whether you’re a die-hard Patriots or Eagles fan or just there for the food and commercials, this glorious game day Bellucci EVOO  penne  recipe scores big time. For this quick meal, we use Bellucci [...]

Last Mile, Second Chances

Activist Topeka K. Sam, host of SiriusXM’s “Last Mile, Second Chances” Photo: Mikey Ortiz, SiriusXM (PRNewsfoto/Sirius XM Holdings Inc.)

SiriusXM Launches Groundbreaking New Show on Prison Reform and New Beginnings SiriusXM today announced the launch of “Last Mile, Second Chances,” an exclusive new show about formerly incarcerated women moving back into society and how communities can help in the transition.  The show airs on SiriusXM’s Urban View channel 126 Sundays at 9:00 am ET. Hosted by justice [...]