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Akilah Hughes

4 Things We Should All Stop Doing When We Text

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 01.07.2016 | OWN

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'Sweaty, Sloppy' Dad Bods Are Sexy -- But Not Mom Bods

HuffingtonPost.com | Gabriel Arana | Posted 05.14.2015 | Media

As popular culture celebrates the sex appeal of the “dad bod” -- a conversation kicked off by an essay on college news website The Odyssey -- come...

Why Aren't We Celebrating 'Mom Bod,' Too?

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 05.11.2015 | Women

"Most women who ate this year epitomize the mombod." That's what comedian Akilah Hughes has to say in her hilarious Fusion parody video, "Move Over...

Intersectional Feminism Explained With The Perfect (Pizza) Metaphor

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 04.16.2015 | Women

Instead of a man's word, it's a burger's world -- and ladies are pizza. That's how UCB comedian and Fusion writer Akilah Hughes begins her explaine...

This Is The Formula For Every Natural Hair Video You've Ever Seen

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 07.15.2014 | Black Voices

If you've seen a fair share of natural hair video tutorials on YouTube, then you know many natural hair vloggers all seem to follow the same tired, aw...

WATCH: The "Cups" Song With Rapping? Yes Please

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 04.30.2014 | Entertainment

You might remember Anna Kendrick performing the "Cups" song, "When I'm Gone," in "Pitch Perfect." Since Kendrick popularized the tune, there have been...

5 Totally 'Fun' Ways To Walk In Heels

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 04.15.2014 | Comedy

Did you know there are five fun ways to walk in heels? Oh, you didn't? That's because there aren't. But at least Akilah knows exactly how to m...

WATCH: Hilarious Makeup Tutorial Is Painfully Honest

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 03.21.2014 | Black Voices

Looking for a makeup tutorial? The Internet has a cajillion, but if you are looking for an honest tutorial you may have to do some digging. Well, ...

WATCH: If Olivia Pope From 'Scandal' Went Grocery Shopping ...

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 02.24.2014 | TV

When Olivia Pope from the hit TV series "Scandal" goes grocery shopping, nothing can stand in her way, and we mean nothing. She will get the deals she...

Your Typical 20-Something's Friday Night

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

The weekend is approaching. You are a 20-something girl. What are you going to do? Let's get real, you will probably do exactly this -- Text all y...

Time To Eat Your Christmas Feelings

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

You might remember NYC-based writer and comedian, Akilah Hughes, from her popular video, "Meet Your First Black Girlfriend," on how to act in interrac...

Meet Your First Black Girlfriend And All The Things You Shouldn't Say To Her

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices

Meet NYC-based writer and comedian, Akilah Hughes. She is your first black girlfriend. Akilah has a few things to say in the ways of love, interracial...