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Should Black Women Date Like White Women?

The women of Black Girls Run answer.

Will You Look This Good at 62? Find Out How Many Times A Week You Should Work Out!

In this episode, mother and daughter duo Ellen and Lana Ector discuss their motivation for getting fit and share some great tips along the way!

No More Relaxer? How To Do The Big Chop & Apply A Texturizer The Right Way!

We surprised one lucky MadameNoire reader with a short hair makeover courtesy of Luster’s Pink ShortLooks. Our winner Vonda received the big chop and a texturizer styled by celebrity hairstylist Lavette Slater. Vonda had no idea that she was getting a makeover, but her friend Michael wanted to surprise her before she goes off to law […]

Goapele Gives Us a Tour of Oakland for Black History Month

Visit this Black Mecca with one of its hometown favorites.

Support Black-Owned Businesses With Exploring Black Meccas

A Black Mecca is a city where a good amount of African Americans live and thrive in the community on a daily basis. When you hear of a black mecca you always think of places such as Atlanta and DC but in this new two-part series two MadameNoire editors went to St. Louis to see […]

Do You Have To Workout To Keep A Man?

What do you think?

Curvy. Confident. Chic. Here’s Why Plus Size Women Should Embrace Their Curves!

In this new series, One Bold Move, MadameNoire profiled four popular bloggers in the categories of Hair, Makeup, Style, and Fitness. These bloggers discussed the one bold decision that placed their life on a completely different trajectory. In this episode, Marie Denee of the Curvy Fashionista  shares insight on why plus size women should embrace […]

Here’s Why Black Girls Workout Too!

In this new series, One Bold Move, MadameNoire profiled four popular bloggers in the categories of Hair, Makeup, Style, and Fitness. These bloggers discussed the one bold decision that placed their life on a completely different trajectory. In this episode, mother and daughter duo Ellen and Lana Ector discuss their motivation for working out and […]

Black Girls Run! Founders Give Advice On Hair and Working Out

In this new series, One Bold Move, MadameNoire profiled four popular bloggers in the categories of Hair, Makeup, Style, and Fitness. These bloggers discussed the one bold decision that placed their life on a completely different trajectory. In this episode, the founders of Black Girls Run! Ashley Hicks and Toni Carey talk about their journey to […]

YouTube Makeup Guru Missy Lynn Says Women Should Embrace Their Beauty

In this new series, One Bold Move, MadameNoire profiled four popular bloggers in the categories of Hair, Makeup, Style, and Fitness. These bloggers discussed the one bold decision that placed their life on a completely different trajectory. In this episode, makeup guru Missy Lynn shares her story and explains why African American women should embrace […]