Lizzo’s New Shapewear Brand Will Change the Industry Forever

By SHelcy Joseph, Popsugar

In addition to her upcoming album and her new reality show, “Watch Out for the Big Grrrls,” on Amazon Prime, Lizzo has been working on a shapewear line called YITTY in partnership with activewear brand Fabletics. She teased the new venture in an Instagram post, writing, “I’m about to announce the biggest thing YET. Bigger than anything I’ve ever done. 3 years in the making. A Dream Come True. Stay tuned bitch. ❤️” Continue reading Lizzo’s New Shapewear Brand Will Change the Industry Forever

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Keke Palmer Partners With Amazon To Amplify Support For Black Women Business Owners

By Ngozi Nwanji, Afto Tech

In April 2021, Keke Palmer landed a deal with Amazon after her Instagram sketch videos went viral, as previously shared by AfroTech. Now, the actress has teamed up with the e-commerce giant for a new partnership that shines the spotlight on other Black women bosses like herself. Continue reading Keke Palmer Partners With Amazon To Amplify Support For Black Women Business Owners

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Instagram adds credits to ensure more Black creators are cited for their work

By Randi Richardson, NBC News

Instagram announced Monday that it will introduce a special tag for professional accounts and influencers that ensures they receive credit for their content, an attempt to address complaints that Black users are not credited for starting trends or are shut out from profiting from them. Continue reading Instagram adds credits to ensure more Black creators are cited for their work

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You Can Now Shop Rihanna’s Entire Fenty Beauty Collection at Ulta

By Jennifer Chan, People

ICYMI, Rihanna is ready to expand. Expand her retail offerings for Fenty Beauty, that is. In a recent Instagram post, the singer posed with a hefty Ulta shopping bag, captioning the post, “bout to be in my Ulta bag! Dats right, I can finally confirm that @fentybeauty is officially joining the @ultabeauty fam! March 6th.” Continue reading You Can Now Shop Rihanna’s Entire Fenty Beauty Collection at Ulta

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This Afro-Latina Never Saw Herself Represented Growing Up — Here’s How She’s Working To Change That

By Refinery 29

Growing up in the suburbs of Detroit, Bianca Kea was acutely aware that outside of her family, there were no other Afro-Latinxs that looked like her. No one she could relate to or look up to. But that all changed when she moved to New York City. Continue reading This Afro-Latina Never Saw Herself Represented Growing Up — Here’s How She’s Working To Change That

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