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Jodie Isn’t Just Daria’s Black Friend—Comedy Central Picks Up New Spinoff Starring Tracee Ellis Ross

The “black sidekick” character trope certainly isn’t new, but it’s still relevant—so relevant that there are still references to it in TikTok videos. Advertisement Since Daria was a television show dripping with sardonic humor, one of its supporting characters Jodie Landon called it out directly. Tired of the obvious tokenism behind her Homecoming Queen nomination […]

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A Growing PATTERN: Tracee Ellis Ross Tells The Glow Up About Her Beauty Brand’s Next Phase

Photo: Sharif Hamza (Pattern Beauty) “This is a revolution,” proclaims the newest video promo for Pattern Beauty, the haircare line launched by actress-entrepreneur Tracee Ellis Ross in September 2019. Though Ross couldn’t have predicted our current state of affairs when she planned the next rollout of products for her already-cult-favorite brand, the words of the […]

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‘Representation Matters’: Vanity Fair’s Samira Nasr Becomes the 1st Black Editor-in-Chief of Harper’s Bazaar

Samira Nasr attends the Louis Vuitton X Grace Coddington Event on October 25, 2018, in New York City.Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris (Getty Images for Louis Vuitton) If the world at large is struggling with its response to the outcry that black lives matter, so, too, is the fashion industry—much of which, in the words of one […]

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Black Ass Game: Tracee Ellis Ross Wants to Hit The High Note With Rihanna

Much like the night she debuted her first-ever single to promote her upcoming movie The High Note, Tracee Ellis Ross was pretty nervous to play our ever-popular Black Ass Game. “Okay, I hope I can play this game!” Tracee laughed. What we did is we recited a lyric from a song featuring singers who sung […]

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Ponytails and Protective Styles, Meet Pattern: Tracee Ellis Ross Debuts Accessories Made for the Moment

If like me, you’re finding yourself relying heavily on ponytails, buns and a growing array of protective styles as the pandemic wages on, you’re not alone. Since our social lives have mostly become comprised of social media, as of late, some aspects of our personal grooming routines have understandably become a bit more…lax. Besides, if […]

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Actress Tracee Ellis Ross Surprises Spelman Students During Zoom Meeting

Many colleges and universities throughout the country have pivoted to virtual courses and are using Zoom as a platform to stay connected amid the public health crisis. A group of Spelman College students were in for a surprise when actress Tracee Ellis Ross joined their virtual meeting, Blavity reported. The Zoom call included over 100 […]

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