Hello Beautiful

On the 4th anniversary of the 'me too.' Movement, we reflect on how the movement has matured through the years and how the founder Tarana Burke was almost erased from the narrative.

In the centuries since our long, tireless walk to freedom began, Black women have been the beating heart of the push for social change.

Fifty-one percent of Black consumers use styling products, compared to 34 percent of U.S. consumers overall. Despite the demand, nearly twenty percent of Black consumers report having trouble finding Black hair care products at retailers.

It started with a simple question — “At what age did you feel like a woman?” The ages vary, the discernment different, but the answers, all given by influential black women, were laced with power, wisdom, femininity, sexuality, and confidence. All moving parts that embody the complexity of what it means to own womanhood. As part […]

Many have noted that there is an obvious lack of quality programming that caters to women of color. Interactive One, the parent company of NewsOne.com, is looking to change that. The company has launched a Los Angeles-based digital studio to produce virtual series for women of color. HB Studios has about a dozen original video series […]

Grammy-nominated singer Ledisi appeared on “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin to talk about her role as Mahalia Jackson in the MLK biopic, “Selma” and her up coming TV One special, “Hello Beautiful Interludes Live.” Ledisi told Martin that even though she has a small part in “Selma,” “it is such an honor to be a part of it.” “Selma” […]

So there’s been a little change since the last I posted some links for you. Now, this will incorporate good news, fun articles and/or anything that you may have missed that you may find appealing. Work with me here! More Black Coaches Get Positions In College Football Black SC Civil War Vet Honored With Grave […]

With all the content the team here at BlackPlanet is producing, I’m sure you tend to overlook some good stories from time to time, so I’ve provided you several links from the various websites under our banner so you can get a chance to look at some of the more positive articles that have been […]