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Tracy E. Hopkins

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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, 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.
, July 31, 2020
Let’s shake off the quarantine blues, take a break from the news and put on our dancing shoes to enjoy hits from Kool & the Gang, Stevie Wonder, Frankie Beverly and others.
, July 31, 2020
From “Girlfriends” and “Sister, Sister” to “Girls Trip” and “Sister Act,” how much do you remember about these famous TV and movie friendships?
, July 10, 2020
Listen to lively discussions that speak to the times we’re in now, the resilience of our communities, the genius of our artists and the hopes for our future.
, July 2, 2020
From ‘Rapper’s Delight’ and supermodels to ‘The Cosby Show,’ the space shuttle and the high-top fade, let’s see how well you remember the decade!
, June 25, 2020
Black movies matter. Streaming platforms are offering social-justice themed films for free in support of Black lives. Here’s where to watch them.
, June 22, 2020
From The Best Man and Coming to America to All My Children and A Different World, celebrate wedding month with these Kleenex-ready moments.