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Tracy E. Hopkins is a lifestyle, travel and culture writer who lives in Brooklyn, New York with her husband and cat. Tracy is also a documentary film producer (, and she enjoys storytelling that inspires, uplifts, entertains and reflects the beauty and complexity of the African American experience.
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, November 24, 2020
Festive and funny films sprinkled with Black Girl Magic to put on your must-view list.
, November 20, 2020
Chart-topping tunes from Stevie, the Supremes, the Temptations and the Jackson 5 were the soundtrack of our youth. Test your musical knowledge and rewind good times.
, November 6, 2020
Hey, we’re all going through changes. Why not harness these turning points to reimagine our best lives? Screen these movies for inspiration and #BlackGirlJoy.
, October 30, 2020
Sip some wine and enjoy the signature vocals of Billie, Ella, Sarah, Dinah, Dianne, Norah, Chaka, Fantasia in tunes infused with Black girl joy, resilience and magic.
, October 16, 2020
From Blacula and Night of the Living Dead to Candyman and Get Out, test your knowledge of our favorite scary movies, all featuring and some created by Black folks.
, September 25, 2020
Whitening toothpaste will only get you so far. Here’s what to eat (and what to avoid) for a healthier, brighter smile. Plus: How to avoid ‘mask mouth’ during the pandemic.
, September 18, 2020
Are you ready to rumble? Take this quiz to test your knowledge of our favorite cinema sheroes. They inspire us to summon resilience and renegade baditude in ourselves.
, September 11, 2020
Ladies, stock up on popcorn and get ready to root for Issa Rae, Tracee Ellis Ross, Kerry Washington, Phylicia Rashad, Wanda Sykes, Angela Bassett, Maya Rudolph, Cicely Tyson …
, September 3, 2020
Our forever FLOTUS keeps it real, relaxed and relatable with candid sharing about race, relationships, the pandemic, politics, family, mental health and DIY beauty routines.
, August 21, 2020
Trailblazer Tyson just set a new record for Emmy nominations, adding to her long list of acting honors. Here’s a loving look at the legend’s unforgettable roles.