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Tracy E. Hopkins

A fan of music, dance and cats, Tracy E. Hopkins is a lifestyle and culture writer who has contributed to numerous print and digital publications, including Essence, Woman's Day, Prevention, Fodor's and Entertainment Weekly. Tracy is also an award-winning documentary film producer (, and she enjoys storytelling that inspires, uplifts and reflects the beauty and complexity of the African American experience.

Tracy E. Hopkins's Articles
, February 3, 2023
A drugstore product that generations have used — in part because of biased beauty standards — is deemed a potential health hazard.
, January 13, 2023
Whether you’re island-hopping, flying to Latin America, or driving to Mobile or the Big Easy, get ready for an unforgettable celebration.
, December 23, 2022
Are you ready to be the change you want to see in the world? Or maybe you want to see the world. Here’s inspiration for manifesting and making it happen.
, December 16, 2022
Pour some hot cocoa and cozy up with new Christmas and Kwanzaa TV movies full of music, faith, romance, drama and cheer.
, December 16, 2022
’Tis the season to mix and mingle and enjoy. Check out these holiday events happening in great destinations or in your area.
, December 9, 2022
Something magical happens when a sister yells, ‘Action!’ Check out these films featuring Whoopi, Ledisi, Phylicia Rashad, VP Kamala Harris and others.
, November 18, 2022
BET stars David and Tamela Mann talk about patience, prayer, partnership, making peace with our bodies — and the power of a great pair of leggings.
, November 4, 2022
The anticipated encore to the blockbuster bestseller, ‘Becoming,’ does not disappoint. With ‘The Light We Carry,’ our forever First Lady is a beacon of hope and healing.
, October 28, 2022
Don’t wait for a sudden illness (or symptoms from hell) to consider the value of having these items handy.
, October 21, 2022
You might not want to even pull out of your driveway without item No. 7, sis.