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 […]

Every Monday, these “Teens with a Purpose” hit to the streets in Norfolk, VA & go door-to-door to make their community safer. “We want to let people know that we are here, we’re present. Young people aren’t just here with idle time, but we’re actually putting our passions to work.”

“Everything helps. This is what really makes a difference.”

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 […]

Homeless Teen’s Life Isn’t Perfect but her 4.0 GPA Is

Student. Homeless. Cheerleader. Prom Queen. Graduate. At 16, Destyni Tyree has gone through a lot. Living with her family at the DC homeless shelter, she hasn’t had what some may think of as a typical high school experience but she made the most of her experience. Sister. Daughter. Friend. Classmate. Hard-worker. Inspiration. Instead of letting […]

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 […]

Homegirl Mentor Inspires Teens Girls in Raleigh

Mentors can make a big difference – for teens and adults – especially those who you feel you can relate to in some way. Maybe they grew up in the same neighborhood you did, went to the same school, speak some of the same slang, experienced some of the same issues, or just know what […]

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” & […]

DC Teen Draws Winning Afrocentric Google Doodle

This is today’s Google Doodle – a colorful, powerful illustration called “My Afrocentric Life,” drawn by teen Akilah Johnson, a sophomore at DC’s Eastern (Public) Senior High School. She won a national contest, with her illustration chosen out of 100,00 entries from students around the U.S. This doodle, her answer to this year’s question “what […]

Teen Track Star is the Next Big Thing

Teen track star Candace Hill poses with the American Flag after a win.

If you don’t know who Candace Hill is, you will. This Atlanta teen is the fastest girl in the U.S. and the youngest track athlete in the country to turn pro. How fast is fast? She ran 100 meters  in just 10.98 seconds last summer. Now, this 16-year-old track star has her sights set on Olympic […]