11 Travel Resources That Will Help You Save Money and Cure Your Passport Envy

11 Travel Resources That Will Help You Save Money and Cure Your Passport Envy

One of the downsides that comes with suffering through what seems like the longest winter ever is…passport envy. I’m not sure if it’s from listening to the ‘beach day’ tales of friends who live in warmer climates or drooling over the curated travel images from Travel Noire but, I’ve never wanted to get out ofContinue Reading

Behind the Byline: Pharoh Martin – Online Editor, Radio One

Behind the Byline: Pharoh Martin – Online Editor, Radio One

Whenever I read a magazine or article that I like, I instantly take a look at the byline or the masthead to see who worked on it. And I distinctly remember a period of time when I lived in D.C. that anything I read that had to do with music journalism or local stories orContinue Reading

Go ‘All the Way’ with Bryan Cranston as LBJ on Broadway

Go ‘All the Way’ with Bryan Cranston as LBJ on Broadway

A little over a week ago, I went to see ‘All the Way,’ the Broadway play starring Bryan Cranston as President Lyndon Baines Johnson (LBJ). The play focused on LBJ’s first 11 months in office after President Kennedy’s assassination, showing how he grew into the role and leveraged his newfound power to pass landmark CivilContinue Reading

Karleen Roy on Working for Diddy and Building an Empire with The Vanity Group

Karleen Roy on Working for Diddy and Building an Empire with The Vanity Group

If you asked a group of people what their career aspirations were, most of them would probably say they’d want to work with a mogul like Sean Combs. That was once a dream for Karleen Roy too, but she’s already checked that one off her list. And now with the recent launch of her newContinue Reading

Travel Noire: Zim Ugochukwu’s Mission to Make the World More Accessible for Black Travelers

Travel Noire: Zim Ugochukwu’s Mission to Make the World More Accessible for Black Travelers

Marketing images of tourists traveling abroad have historically been devoid of faces and people representative of the African Diaspora. So if you didn’t know any better, you could almost be forgiven for buying into the myth that black people don’t travel. A myth that Zim Ugochukwu (@zimism), 25, believed herself at one point while livingContinue Reading

Beauty Spoon: How Claudia Hoexter Turned a Common Beauty Problem Into a Booming Business

Beauty Spoon: How Claudia Hoexter Turned a Common Beauty Problem Into a Booming Business

We’ve all been there before. You go to retrieve one of your favorite beauty products only to realize that there are just a few drops left in the bottle or jar along the sides and in the crevices. To coax the last bit of product out, you try banging the bottom on a hard surface.Continue Reading

Travel Hacks: How to Get Paid to Travel the World

Travel Hacks: How to Get Paid to Travel the World

Over the weekend, Travel Noire, a new blog and company that features cultivated insights from a global community of black travelers, hosted its first Google Hangout session on how to get paid to travel the world. The session was moderated by Travel Noire founder  Zim Ugochukwu (@zimism) and included the following guests: Nicole Grimes (@geektreks) of GeekTreks.com, QuinnContinue Reading

Blowfish: Getting Rid of Hangovers for Good with this Secret Weapon [GIVEAWAY]

Blowfish: Getting Rid of Hangovers for Good with this Secret Weapon [GIVEAWAY]

One of the perks that comes with living and working in New York is that there’s an event for everything. From Monday through Friday you can find yourself turning up at an open bar for a product launch, an anniversary celebration for a colleague or a gala for your favorite charity. So the odds ofContinue Reading

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