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9 Beauty Icons You Can Easily Be for Halloween

Byrdie | Posted 10.08.2015 | Style

As much as we'd like to be the one who goes all out for Halloween -- full face paint, crazy costume, the works -- we just aren't. We'd rather take the holiday as an opportunity to switch up our standard beauty look and pay tribute to our favorite beauty icons.

Grace Jones Accuses Kanye West Of 'Ripping Off' Her Images

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 10.06.2015 | Entertainment

Add Grace Jones to the long list of people annoyed by Kanye West. The 67-year-old model, singer and actress -- famous for her striking, gender-bustin...

Reflecting on Art and AIDS While Awaiting Grace Jones

Charlie Vázquez | Posted 10.05.2015 | Gay Voices
Charlie Vázquez

We arrived and it was clear -- by the bold signage on the street-facing windows -- that we'd be surrounded by Picassos, Basquiats and Warhols for the evening, not to mention a lively mix of queer downtown nightclub celebrities, veteran rock stars and young artists dreaming of gracing the surrounding walls one day.

The Astonishing Slaying Power Of Grace Jones Through The Years

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 09.28.2015 | Style

Though Grace Jones famously sang "I'll never write my memoirs," the pop culture icon has changed her mind. And boy are we glad she did....

Grace Jones Just Threw Shade At Everybody's Faves And There's Nothing You Can Do About It

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 09.10.2015 | Black Voices

Grace Jones is avant-garde, expressive and downright original -- but she can't say the same for all artists.  In her soon-to-be-released autobio...

21 Vintage Photos Of Black Models Who Paved The Runway

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 09.10.2015 | Black Voices

This post is part of a weekly series celebrating #ThrowbackThursday with reflections of our favorite childhood memories, past pop culture moments...

With A Polaroid Camera, Andy Warhol Was 'The Original Instagrammer'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 09.02.2015 | Arts

The impulse to share our daily experiences on social media, to follow our friends' vacations and musical festival excursions and happy hour sunsets, ...

Relive the Glamorous Excess of the 1970s in a New Book

Gabriel Ruas Santos Rocha | Posted 08.31.2015 | Style
Gabriel Ruas Santos Rocha

The new book includes more than 200 images, some legendary, some unknown. The suggestive narratives are as inspiring now as they were then and continue to impress the industry. Almost every person who works in fashion is familiar with the iconic images of Lisa Taylor and Christie Brinkley being bit by dobermans, or the singer Grace Jones posing semi-naked among panthers.

As Much As I Can, As Black As I Am: The Queer History of Grace Jones

Pitchfork | James Nichols | Posted 08.29.2015 | Gay Voices

Grace Jones is perched on a ledge above the dancefloor of New York’s 12 West, the state-of-the-art, members-only gay disco, about to take the st...

Meet The Makeup Artist Who Painted Grace Jones' Naked Body

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 08.27.2015 | Style

The editors here at The Huffington Post are still in shock over seeing Grace Jones up close and personal at AfroPunk Fest 2015 last weekend....

Brooklyn's 2015 Afropunk Festival: NO Ism Schism!

Marlon Regis | Posted 08.26.2015 | Entertainment
Marlon Regis

No Sexism. No Racism. No Ableism. No Ageism. No Homophobia. No Fatphobia. No Transphobia. No Hatefulness. Basically, no divide among people caused by ANY prejudice beliefs!

Afropunk Festival Takes Over the World

Lauri Lyons | Posted 08.20.2015 | Entertainment
Lauri Lyons

If you haven't noticed, there is a cultural shift taking place in America, and across the globe. The shift is loud, colorful, disruptive, and at times entertaining. Afropunk, the international music festival and community, is part of the alternative cultural shift.

'All Eyes' on Double Duchess: The Electro-Hop Duo Inspired by All-Things-Grace Jones

Oscar Raymundo | Posted 07.17.2015 | Entertainment
Oscar Raymundo

Together as electro-hop duo Double Duchess, David "davO" Richardson and Krylon Superstar have been performing live and making San Francisco partygoers sweat their butts off for years -- five at the very least. But this week marks the culmination of every drop of sweat they, themselves, have spilt on stage.

The Exceptional Touch of KCRW's Jason Bentley Shapes America's Musical Tastes

Xaque Gruber | Posted 05.06.2015 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

What do Adele, Foster The People, Hozier, Norah Jones, Arcade Fire, Lorde, Beck, Coldplay, The Black Keys and Sia all have in common?

Grace Jones Documentary Added To BBC Films Slate

Billboard | Posted 03.26.2015 | Black Voices

BBC Films is backing a documentary on Grace Jones. The film arm of the British Broadcasting Co., which announced its 25th anniversary projects on M...

5-Year-Old Portrays Iconic Black Heroines In This Incredible Photo Series

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 03.18.2015 | Black Voices

Two parents on a mission to teach their daughter the value of self-empowerment reached their goal which resulted in the coolest photo portrait series ...

Why I Sing the Songs of Grace Jones -- Literally and Figuratively

Audra Isadora | Posted 04.05.2015 | Arts
Audra Isadora

From the age of three or four I knew I was different from the other little girls. I had a very low, husky voice; even lower than all the boys in my pre-school class.

In LIVING Color: Keith Haring in SF

Emillio Mesa | Posted 01.14.2015 | San Francisco
Emillio Mesa

Current day San Francisco seems to be housing a creative rush, more than ever. Not just the land for apps, but a hotbed for true artist types, who are re-emerging as part of the Bay Area's 2.0 tech-renaissance movement.

'Whisper In My Mask' Explores The Stunning Complexities Of Disguise

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.29.2014 | Arts

The first thing that caught our attention about 2014's TarraWarra Biennial was its deliciously intriguing title, "Whisper in My Mask." The second was ...

R&B Star Estelle on Industry Pressure: 'I'm No More Grace Jones Than I Am Norah Jones'

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 10.19.2014 | Entertainment
Pollo Del Mar

From fan expectations to pressure to conform, pop/R&B singer Estelle says it isn't always easy to stay true to oneself in the music industry. The Grammy-winning "American Boy" singer, however, refuses to bow to the stress.

Femininity in Men Is a Form of Power

Diriye Osman | Posted 09.01.2014 | Gay Voices
Diriye Osman

If a Somali man is considered feminine he is deemed weak, helpless, pitiful: The underlying message being that femininity is inherently inferior to masculinity. Variants of this thinking extend across most cultures, belief systems, races and sexualities.

Happy Birthday, Grace Jones!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.19.2014 | Black Voices

Our jaws collectively dropped this morning when we found out that today marks Grace Jones' 66th birthday. We can't believe that the music/movie/fashio...

Dog Ears Music: Born in May Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 07.02.2014 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist features music from Peggy Lee, Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel, Adele, and more.

Spring Queening!

Mike Diamond | Posted 06.12.2014 | Gay Voices
Mike Diamond

Ah, springtime, the season of pansies! After a long, cold, dark winter, spring is finally arriving. Mother Gaia warms, the birds chirp and I begin to...

Oscar Nominees As You've Never Seen Them Before: In Coffee Foam Art!

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.01.2014 | Weird News

Even if you've seen all the Oscar-nominated films, you haven't seen them like this. Mike Breach, 28, a New York barista, specializes in "baristart,...