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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
Before you travel to hotspots like Dubai, Brazil, Japan and the Caribbean, be aware of laws that may prohibit PDA, swearing, wearing camo fashions and more.
, February 8, 2024
‘Sisters’ celebrates Quinta Brunson’s big win and honors 10 other groundbreaking Black women who have made Emmy history.
, January 16, 2024
Catch this silent thief of sight that can begin in our 40s.
, January 11, 2024
All Aboard! The “hippest trip in America” celebrated African American culture and style from 1971 to 2006. Enjoy this groovy ride through great memories!
, January 11, 2024
Producing a documentary about the late dance and Broadway showman Maurice Hines and his famous friends afforded me a front-row seat to watch Black history in the making.
, January 3, 2024
Planning a nice trip? Consider these bucket list weight loss retreats for a new year, new you.
, December 20, 2023
Drive right past the department and discount stores to save over 80 bucks on a cart full of goodies.
, December 5, 2023
Beautiful beaches, cuisine, festivals, shopping, Afro-Caribbean culture and music are even better when enjoyed with friends. Plus: 4 sunny U.S. locales you can enjoy without a passport.
, December 5, 2023
Ooooo—daaaance! The 70s wasn’t just a decade—it was a vibe. These tracks bring back groovy good memories of bell bottoms and Soul Train lines!
, November 29, 2023
Whether you’re island-hopping, flying to Latin America, or driving to Mobile or the Big Easy, get ready for an unforgettable celebration.
, November 21, 2023