Andrea Fullington

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The Best Overlooked Albums of 2014 So Far

With release cycles spinning fast and furious, sometimes music just falls through the cracks. While these records might not have made a splash upon …

35 EASY Solo Trips to Try!

From the beaches of Belize to the heights of the Himalayas, there's no need to wait when the world is calling! Here, Budget Travel readers' favorite …

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King's Dozen: 12 Powerful Quotes About Race & Class In America

Dear Reader,<p>Would you like some heavy-handed commentary about race? That’s a trick question. You obviously don’t, and after a couple of years …

Workout GIF: How to Get Inner Thighs Like Beyoncé’s

It’s not a coincidence that our series of workout GIFS started shortly after Beyoncé posted this picture on Instagram. It was the equivalent of a mic …

This Is What I Mean When I Say "White Feminism"

Well this is a post I've been meaning to write for a while.<p>Every single time women of colour talk about "white feminism" or "white feminists" within …

5 Ways White Feminists Can Address Our Own Racism

Last month, the hashtag #SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen erupted on Twitter. Started by Mikki Kendall, it immediately became a channel for women of color to call out how implicit racial bias, double standards for women of different races and overt racism are all baked into mainstream white feminism. If …

10 Gifts You Deserve to Give Yourself

<i>“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”<br>―Mae West</i><p>This morning a close friend of the family passed away far too early. While I’ve …

An Open Letter to the Makers of The Wolf of Wall Street, and the Wolf Himself

And you, Jordan Belfort, Wall Street's self-described Wolf: You remember my father, right? You were chosen to be the government's star witness in …

SPIN's 50 Best Albums of 2013 | SPIN

Here’s what happens when <i>Tomorrow’s Harvest</i> becomes yesterday’s news. To complement our Top 50 Songs of 2013, it’s time to count down the year’s best …

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33 Of The Greatest Things That Happened On Tumblr In 2013

Good times, great oldies.

Six Things Nelson Mandela Believed That Most People Won’t Talk About

In the desire to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s life — an iconic figure who triumphed over South Africa’s brutal apartheid regime — it’s tempting to …

Why I Became An AFROFuturist

<b>Nationwide</b> - When I tell people I am an AFROFuturist, I usually get a blank stare. Then, there is the polite question: "What is AFROFuturism?" I …

10 Books Released by Black Women in 2013 You Should Read

December 12, 2013<p>read<p>add comment<p>We know Black Girls Love Books, and this was a great year for Black women in literature. We've picked a few books …

15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

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20 Inspiring Films To Watch Before You Turn 30

These all have important life lessons. Like, definitely trust that random hot guy who looks like Ethan Hawke.

41 Incredible Tattoos Inspired By Works Of Art

Your skin = the ultimate canvas.

Aaliyah: 1979-2001

One late Saturday afternoon, just two weeks before her death, twenty-two-year-old Aaliyah walked from a black Mercedes-Benz to a small helicopter for …

Incredible Paintings on Maps Unify Countries

Madrid-based Spanish artist Fernando Vicente uses maps for more than geographical purposes. For his <i>Atlas</i> series, the creative illustrator paints on old maps, transforming countries and whole continents into people, animals, and skulls. The collection of acrylic paint portraits applied and …

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Ebony Magazine Dedicates September Issue To Trayvon Martin

Four covers, each with the headline, "We Are Trayvon."<p>They're packed with ads, and they feature the first editorials featuring the fall season's new collections. They're also often fronted by top-of-the-A-list folk — or at least those as close to the A-list as the magazine's PR team can wrangle. …

Prominent Black Actors Read Poem Dedicated To Trayvon Martin In Powerful Tribute Video

"Little black boy wonders, vanish every day. But there seems not enough copper in our field to vanish that away."<p>The work was a production of ICON MANN, an organization which celebrates black men in entertainment and multimedia. The organization was holding its summer luncheon right as George …

The 12 Best Games You Can Play While People Watching

Are you sitting somewhere bored right now? Are there a lot of people around? Well, have no fear.<p>Games culled from an AskReddit thread that asked people to list their favorite people-watching game.

National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2013 - in pictures

Here are the winners chosen from the thousands of entries submitted to the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2013 with captions by the photographers themselves. All the winning images will appear in the Dec 2013 - Jan 2014 issue of National Geographic Traveler magazine. You can view a …