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How Aaliyah Helped Me Love Myself More As A Black Woman

The Huffington Post | Shonitria Anthony | Posted 01.27.2017 | Black Voices

Growing up as a black girl in the South, sometimes, I had a tough time feeling comfortable in my own skin. I would find myself torn between white Amer...

11 Reasons To Look Back At Aaliyah's Influential Style

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 01.16.2016 | Style

Before there was Ciara, Rita Ora, Tinashe or Keke Palmer, there was Aaliyah. The late singer-actress, who topped music charts in the '90s with hits li...

Missy Elliott Remembers Aaliyah In Emotional Billboard Women In Music Awards Speech

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 12.11.2015 | Entertainment

Missy Elliott shed some tears while accepting the Innovator of the Year award at the 2015 Billboard Women in Music event at Cipriani 42nd Street in Ne...

Keke Palmer Channels Aaliyah In 'Try Again'-Inspired Costume

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 11.02.2015 | Entertainment

We hate to bring up the much-maligned biopic "Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B," but Lifetime clearly someone forgot to throw KeKe Palmer's name into the ...

10 Kids Who Totally Nailed Their Celebrity Halloween Costumes

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 09.28.2016 | Black Voices

Dressed as Drake, Cookie from “Empire” and more, these adorable kids let their star power shine on Halloween and we’re pretty positive they’ll...

7 Ways Aaliyah Changed The Game For Music And Fashion

The Huffington Post | Shonitria Anthony | Posted 08.25.2015 | Black Voices

On August 25, 2001, Aaliyah Dana Haughton, 22, died in a plane crash. She was returning from the Bahamas from the "Rock The Boat" video shoot. No doub...

12 Musicians Who Have Inspired Some Of The Fastest-Rising Baby Names

nameberry | Abby Sandel | Posted 02.27.2015 | Parents

They’re so famous that no last name is required. This group of Grammy-winning hitmakers has changed what we listen to, what we wear, and yes, how we...

Yemen's Last Jews Eye Exodus After Shiite Militia Takeover

Reuters | MOHAMMED GHOBARI | Posted 02.16.2015 | Religion

(Reuters) - A few worried families are all that remain of Yemen's ancient Jewish community, and they too may soon flee after a Shi'ite Muslim militia ...

France's Jewish Migrants Face Challenge Of Life In Israel

Reuters | Luke Baker | Posted 03.29.2015 | Religion

JERUSALEM, Jan 27 (Reuters) - At a busy supermarket in Jerusalem a smartly dressed woman, recently arrived in Israel, was stopping shoppers to ask i...

Feed The Nostalgic Beast Inside With These Shrines To Your Favorite 90s Idols

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.28.2014 | Arts

Michelle Guintu's upcoming exhibition is titled "Obsession" and it's not hard to see why. The artists craft sharp-edged, multimedia shrines to classic...

10 Craziest Things We Learned From The Aaliyah Lifetime Movie

rollingstonelogo | Posted 11.23.2014 | Entertainment

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By BRITTANY SPANOS Is there a better way to honor a talented, still rising star who was take...

Timbaland Slams Lifetime's Aaliyah Biopic

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | Posted 11.17.2014 | Entertainment

Timbaland posted a series of videos to his Instagram account denouncing Lifetime's controversial Aaliyah biopic, "Aaliyah: Princess Of R&B" which aire...

Fall Movies Every Mom Will See

Liz Kozak | Posted 11.29.2014 | Parents
Liz Kozak

Rather than feel a little sad for yourself when the rest of the world is talking about the complicated relationships in This is Where I Leave You or what they think of Angelina's second directorial effort, take comfort in reviewing this handy guide to your must-see fall movies.

Aaliyah Biopic Has Its Missy Elliot And Timbaland

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 08.09.2014 | Entertainment

Lifetime's Aaliyah biopic has undergone its fair share or casting changes in regards to who will portray the R&B singer, but the film has finally lock...

Promises on a Bumpy Road (Mattot, Numbers 30:2-32:42)

Rabbi Minna Bromberg | Posted 09.16.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Minna Bromberg

Here in parashat Mattot, the Israelites are already encamped on the Plains of Moab, having finished their 40 years of wandering in the desert. Soon they will spend the length of the Book of Deuteronomy listening to Moses give them final instructions.

Zendaya To Play Aaliyah In Lifetime Biopic: Does Color Matter?

Kim Kane | Posted 08.17.2014 | Entertainment
Kim Kane

Zendaya Coleman is talented and a hard worker - should she be denied what could very well be the role of a lifetime just because (though she is in fact Black) some view her as "not Black enough"?

LISTEN: 15 Songs To Ignite A Fire On The Sand

Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 05.23.2014 | Entertainment

As the warm summer months steadily approach, it's time to partake in some festive outdoor activities in an effort to soak up the sun’s radiant rays....

Female Sexuality Before Mrs. Carter

Courtney McKinney | Posted 07.20.2014 | Women
Courtney McKinney

Beyoncé is all about control, and because of that she may be the best entertainer on the planet right now. Sensuality can be about control, sex can be about control, but the idea of losing yourself in another person -- I don't get that when I listen to Bey.

Tommy Hilfiger Talks 90s Hip-Hop Influence On His Brand: ‘It Took Us Away From Our Roots'

The Grio | Kyle Harvey | Posted 05.02.2014 | Black Voices

Before Russell Simmons, Diddy and other rappers became fashion conscious and began making their own clothes, hip-hop style in the 90′s was distinctl...

The 10 Most Memorable Aaliyah Moments

The Huffington Post | Debra Lipson | Posted 08.25.2013 | Celebrity

Hollywood tragically lost R&B star Aaliyah 12 years ago. The Brooklyn-born singer died in a plane crash on Aug. 25, 2001. She was flying home from ...

WATCH: Chris Brown Uses Aaliyah Hologram

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.18.2013 | Entertainment

Today in awkward appropriations of dead singers' images: Chris Brown released the visuals for "Don't Think They Know," a song off his upcoming album "...

MMA Fighter Goes On SHOCKING Gay Marriage Rant On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Josh Thomson took to his Facebook page on June 10 to pose a controversial question, "Should you be allowed to marry w...

Chris Brown Is Releasing A Song With Aaliyah

Posted 05.14.2013 | Entertainment

Chris Brown has found a new collaborator in the late singer Aaliyah. The 24-year-old singer announced Tuesday that the next single off of his upcom...

WATCH: Remember That Time When Beyonce Interviewed Aaliyah?

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.11.2013 | Women

Back in the day, Beyonce was friends with Aaliyah. And they displayed some serious girl power at the MTV Movie Awards in 2000 when the future Queen Be...

Aaliyah's Name Still Being Thrown Around Court Room | Posted 05.21.2013 | Celebrity

Aaliyah's been dead nearly 12 years ... but a music publisher is still fighting over the rights to her songs, suing a record company for allegedly haw...