Doing It My Way

A photo of Kelis in the kitchen, hovering over a plate of appetizers.
Kelis in the kitchen. Photo: Dave J Hogan/Dave J Hogan/Getty Images

If you’ve ever wanted to get high with Kelis — and of course you have, who are you kidding? — now is your chance. Perfectly timed for your 4/20 celebration, Cooked with Cannabis, a marijuana-themed cooking competition hosted by Kelis, launches today on Netflix.

While Kelis, who recently toured Europe…

My Life In Characters

A photo of Garcelle Beauvais at the LA premiere of “Emma.”
Garcelle Beauvais attends the Los Angeles premiere of Focus Features’ “Emma.” held at DGA Theater on February 18, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Michael Tran/FilmMagic/Getty Images

IfIf your family had subscriptions to Black print magazines in the early 1990s, you likely knew Garcelle Beauvais’ face long before you knew her name. By the time she was cast in her first regular TV role in 1994’s prime time soap opera, Models Inc., a generation of Black girls…

Doing It My Way

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Doing It My Way is a candid ZORA Q&A series with newsmakers and changemakers in our community who are charting their own paths with conviction and defying convention.

WWhen Yvonne Perez Emerson was a young, single mother making homemade lotions, balms, and tinctures for her family, she had no idea…

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II did lots of shushing during our Power viewing party on Saturday night. My sister, a few friends, and I decided to get together for the midseason finale; some of us like to yell at the TV when we’re not sure if our favorite characters are going to end up…

Doing It My Way

Crissle West attends the 2018 Essence Festival. Photo: Paras Griffin/Getty Images

Doing It My Way is a candid ZORA Q&A series with newsmakers and changemakers in our community who are charting their own paths with conviction and defying convention.

CCrissle West and Kid Fury launched The Read in March 2013 — six and a half years ago by most calendars, but…

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