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LIFE & DEATH

Some people were monuments. They were institutions. Eras. And losing X is losing the only other person who remembers what I remember about us.

With DMX on the set of Aaliyah’s posthumous ‘I Miss You’ video shoot, 2002.


The poet and organizer reflects on writing, hoops, and relationships

Photo Illustration: Save As/Medium; Source: Jennie Bergqvist


Good advice for women from women

Black man and woman posing together in front of a maroon background.
Black man and woman posing together in front of a maroon background.
Photo: Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images


This weekly practice of care comes with valuable lessons

Elderly Black woman smiling while on a video call at home.
Elderly Black woman smiling while on a video call at home.
Photo: FG Trade/Getty Images


Creating a repository of jams helps us sustain meaningful relationships

Black woman listening to music on headphones at home.
Black woman listening to music on headphones at home.
Photo: Westend61/Getty Images


If women are the prize for men’s success, they can’t fully love and humanize a partner

Still of Zendaya and John David Washington in “Malcolm & Marie.”
Still of Zendaya and John David Washington in “Malcolm & Marie.”
Photo: Netflix


It’s the day of love. Why not practice loving yourself?

Photo: Joshua Resnick/Getty Images


Pandemic isolation may be beneficial in helping us get in touch with our truest sexual desires

Black woman lying in bed with eyes closed.
Black woman lying in bed with eyes closed.
Photo: Emmanuel Faure/Getty Images


She had it all and still stayed. It’s an eye-opening account.

FKA Twigs at the BRIT Awards 2020 red carpet.
FKA Twigs at the BRIT Awards 2020 red carpet.
FKA Twigs attends The BRIT Awards 2020 at The O2 Arena on February 18, 2020 in London, England. Photo: Jim Dyson/Redferns/Getty Images


Twenty years after the release of ‘Disappearing Acts,’ a film critic reflects on what Black love means to her

Sanaa Lathan as Zora Banks in “Disappearing Acts.” Photo: HBO Films

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