Marvel is having a #blackgirlmagic moment
teen stylists challenges artists to showcase their style

Muslim Teens Making a Change with Slam Poetry

Muslim teen voices speak out

These four Muslim teens from Vermont have a message for people who fear, misunderstand or stereotype them – “Wake Up, America.” Teen poets Balkisa Abdikadir, Hawa Adam, Kiran Waqar, Lena Ginawi are part of a slam poetry group called Muslim Girls Making Change and they’re using their words to explore their identities, address their experiences & educate people about […]

Sister CEOs Are Youngest Beauty Supply Owners in Cali

Sisters open a haircare supply store in California.

Sisters Kayla (19) and Keonna (21) Davis opened KD Haircare Supply this year, becoming the youngest beauty supply store owners in California. Black is beautiful. And now their black-owned beauty business is booming. Running a company hasn’t always been easy, but these sisters have each others backs and show us how they went from being customers […]

Teenpreneurs Take Over the Body Care Business

If you have an idea for a business, these teenpreneurs say start now. Sisters Brea and Halle Holmes had trouble finding beauty products for girls their age, so they decided to create Sweet Dream Girlz and sell their own. Now, they’ve expanded their business to include shoes & clothes and share how they went from […]

Teen Artist Makes it 2 the Met #LifeGoals

Cliffanie Forrester, 18, showcases her winning painting "Uganda" now hanging in the Met

What’s your goal in life? To be successful? Happy? Stunt on hoes? It takes most people years to accomplish their goals,  and for some it may take an entire lifetime. So, imagine what it would feel like to accomplish your life goal at 18. That’s what happened recently for one NY homegirl, teen artist Cliffanie […]

Teens Slay #Prom2K16 in Afrocentric Dresses

Prom is supposed to be one of the best nights of your young life – and one of the most stylish. Prom fashion changes year-to-year & has gone from #backintheday to #promslay2K. Some teens stick to traditional styles, some look to celebs for inspiration & others get creative. But one style that’s getting a lot […]

Magazine Magic ~ 4 Covers. 1#MaySlay. #BlackGirls on the Front Page

It’s May ~ spring hasn’t quite sprung ~ but these May magazine covers stun! Willow Smith, Zendaya, Chloe & Halle Bailey & First Lady Michelle Obama share advice on how to be yourself & create a life that you love. Willow Smith  Teen Vogue magazine calls  cover girl Willow Smith the “coolest girl in the galaxy” & […]

Teen DJ Spins & Inspires

Teen DJ Beauty and the Beatz poses in her Beats headphones

This teen DJ has brains, beatz and is business-minded.  At 14, she’s living out her dreams and inspiring other teens in the process. She’s got now & next. What do you want to be when you grow up? That’s the question we all get asked before we even know what it means to “grow up.” But for […]

Teen Prom Dress Design Star Continues to Shine

Prom is always a big deal – the final night of high school where you can get dressed way up, go out to a huge party, and just enjoy being young, beautiful and happy while your friends and family celebrate your moment. But I don’t ever remember prom being as big of a deal as it was […]