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The Glow Up Gets…Into a New Pattern With Tracee Ellis Ross’ New Haircare Line

It’s official: I am a prodigal naturalista. If you haven’t been following along, that means that after 18 months of transitioning and protective styling, I finally made the long-awaited move to cut the remainder of my keratin-straightened strands off in a return to my natural texture. And while it’s been a journey, I have to […]

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The Johnsons, Untethered: Black-ish Is Putting a Terrifying Twist on Halloween 2019

No, we don’t mean a reprisal of their genius Jackson 5 family costume (above). This year, the fictional family we know and love as the Johnsons are taking an eerily familiar approach to the group costume, revisiting perhaps the most terrifying film of the year—and one of the blackest. That’s right: the Black-ish clan is […]

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Proving She’s the Best Selfie-Taker in the Game, Tracee Ellis Ross Shot Her Own Magazine Cover—on Her iPhone

Screenshot: Tracee Ellis Ross (Glamour UK/Condé Nast) Is there anything Tracee Ellis Ross can’t do? She makes us laugh weekly on Black-ish, is a producer on Mixed-ish, is a regular on best-dressed lists, is a regular (and real) source of fitspo, and recently launched her own haircare line (knowing her hair sparks major envy). And […]

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Black-ish: Girlfriends Reunite to Talk Intersectional Feminism. Also, a Girlfriends Character Was Originally White?

(L-R): Jill Marie Jones, Golden Brooks, Tracee Ellis Ross and Persia White in “Feminisn’t” episode of Black-ishScreenshot: ABC (YouTube) Girlfriends are there through thick and thin—and sometimes even reunite on a successful primetime television show on ABC! On Tuesday, the much-anticipated Girlfriends reunion debuted on Black-ish’s third episode of the comedy’s sixth season and the […]

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Mixed-Ish: Tika Sumpter Explains the ‘Reverse Aunt Viv’ Effect and Tracee Ellis Ross Gives Us Her Instagram Tips

Rainbow’s New Mom / The Root Last week, I attended the “Embrace Your Ish” event hosted by PopSugar, ABC and Freeform to celebrate what has become an -Ish Televised Universe (ITU) with the network family’s trifecta of T.V. shows—Black-ish, Grown-ish and Mixed-ish. The event was filled with interactive installations of flower crowns, Cal U Polaroid […]

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Haute Girl Autumn? A Few of Our Faves Sizzle on This Season’s Covers

Lizzo for Elle (left); Janet Mock for Out magazine; Tracee Ellis Ross for Essence Screenshot: Yvan Fabing (Elle/Hachette Filipacchi), Lia Clay (Out Magazine), Itaysha Jordan (Essence Communications) C’mon, melanin! The crush of New York Fashion Week coincided with the latest batch of black girl magical covers headed to newsstands as fall arrives this weekend, so […]

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Through Thick and Thin: New Black-ish Episode Will Feature Girlfriends Reunion

Photo: Jean-Paul Aussenard (WireImage) It’s the cross-over many Tracee Ellis Ross fans (uhhh, all of us) have been thirsting for for years: watching her Black-ish and Girlfriends universes colliding. Golden Brooks, Persia White, and Jill Marie Jones will guest-star on an upcoming episode of the hit ABC show—the first time all four Girlfriends stars have […]

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Tracee Ellis Ross Is Giving Us Some Curls-Ish

Photo: Emma McIntyre (Getty Images for Equality Now) When you are a Hollywood actress known for your fabulous mane full of curls, it seems only logical that you would come up with a hair care product line made specifically for women who share the same mass of tumbling, tangling, curling locks like you. If you […]

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Paying Tribute to a ‘National Treasure’: How We Remember Toni Morrison

Photo: Francois Durand (Getty Images) “At some point in life, the world’s beauty becomes enough. You don’t need to photograph, paint or even remember it. It is enough. No record of it needs to be kept and you don’t need someone to share it with or tell it to. When that happens—that letting go—you let […]

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We Belong Together: Mariah Carey Records the Theme Song to Mixed-ish

Photo: Ethan Miller (Getty Images) You know how sometimes two things seem so sympatico and perfect in theory that they’re basically a union waiting to happen? Well, today, we—the universal we … ya know, me and you, your mama and your cousin, too—got word that such a union will be realized. Because sometimes 1+1 = […]

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Love Your Beautyblender? You Can Thank Your Girlfriends for That

Photo: Jean-Paul Aussenard (WireImage) Add this to our growing—and ever-endearing—list of Tracee Ellis Ross trivia: the Golden Globe-winning actress, everyone’s Instagram BFF, and social media purveyor of many a fine skincare apparatus was among the first test users of the Beautyblender, the game changing makeup sponge that is probably sitting pretty in your makeup bag […]

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MTV Is Bringing Back Daria Character Jodie Landon—With Help From Tracee Ellis Ross

(l-r) ‘Daria’ character Jodie Landon; Tracee Ellis RossScreenshot: MTV (YouTube), Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez (Getty Images) One of the unsung characters of ’90s animation is getting her own show. MTV Studios has just announced that the much-beloved “Daria universe” has birthed a new spinoff: Icon of black excellence Jodie Landon will be immortalized in Jodie, […]

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Aunties Know Best? Data Suggests Single, Childless Women Are the ‘Happiest Population Subgroup’

Oprah Winfrey and Ava DuVernay onstage during the World Premiere of Netflix’s “When They See Us” on May 20, 2019 in New York City.Photo: Monica Schipper (Getty Images) Hey, Happily Marrieds with Children, no need to pity the single, childless women in your life. As it turns out, their life choices may be a literal […]

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