Ballerinas In Puerto Rico Reflect The Beauty Of Latin America’s Dance Scene
Three years ago, Omar Robles began photographing ballerinas, asking professional dancers to leave the confines of their performance halls and step out onto the streets of their cities. His series from Cuba, in particular, caught the attention of the internet in 2016, showcasing an aspect of the country’s creative culture that has long been celebrated by locals but rarely given its due reverence abroad.
While Everyone Else Diets, You Can Eat More Of These 7 Foods
Most of us know that eating in moderation is a major part of a healthy lifestyle. But for many of us, that sadly translates to eating less food.
While that’s sound advice regarding many of our favorite foods ― brownies, for example ― we’re going to be honest. The restrictive nature of this philosophy goes against our rebellious nature and makes healthy eating a little less appealing.
That’s why we’re going to take a different approach and focus on foods we should all be eating more of. That’s right, we said more. Sounds pretty good, we know, and it makes that whole healthy eating thing feel a little more fun.
For The First Time Ever, A Black Woman Will Be Headlining Coachella
Queen B headlining one of the most popular music festivals in the country is exciting for more than the simple fact that she is Beyoncé: She’s also the first solo female artist to headline Coachella in the last decade and the first black woman ever to headline the California-based festival.
Since Coachella’s inception in 1999, only two women have headlined the star-studded festival. Before Beyoncé, Bjork headlined the festival in 2007 and once before that in 2002. Portishead ― a three-person English rock band whose lead singer is a woman ― headlined Coachella in 2008.
Black people, yet again, had a remarkable influence on the internet this year.
From taking stances for social justice to creating viral challenges that kept us entertained, black social media users proved just how influential their power is. They raised awareness about police brutality with #BlackLivesMatter, provided education on mental health issues with #YouGoodMan and gave us some much-needed laughter with memes galore.
Relive some of the good that came out of 2016 with these 18 times black people won the internet.
After high schoolers Kevin Vincent and Jeremiah Hall began posting videos of themselves doing a revamped running man to Ghost Town DJ’s “My Boo,” the challenge took the internet by storm. It even landed the teens a spot on “The Ellen Show” and a $10,000 scholarship.
One Tear-Jerking Last Look At Michelle Obama’s Best Outfits Of 2016
We spent a large part of 2016 celebrating Michelle Obama’s legacy and trying our best to ignore the imminent end of her tenure as first lady. She has done a great deal to help distract us from the latter, blessing the masses with arguably her best dressed year yet.
Sure, FLOTUS has had too many incredible style moments to count over the past eight years, but she really turned it out for the farewell tour. This rose gold Atelier Versace moment serves as proof.
Wearing Naeem Khan at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Phoenix Awards Dinner in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 17.
Holy Moly, Starbucks Just Released A New Hot Cocoa Flavor And We Cannot Wait To Try It
It’s been a long and tough year, but it’s FINALLY December. We’re looking for one last little boost to get us through to 2017, and it looks like Starbucks has just the thing. Starting today, you can get Snickerdoodle Hot Cocoa at participating locations. You heard me right: Snickerdoodle.
There Are So Many Pugs In She & Him’s ‘Winter Wonderland’ Video
The holidays are upon us, and that means it’s time to break out our favorite seasonal music. With decades of Christmas-themed albums to choose from, it can be challenging for a new band to separate itself from the pack. You need to get creative. One sure way to do that — PUGS!
It’s Snowing In Hawaii Right Now, And We Can’t Wait To Visit
Snow cones in a snow storm? Yes please!
The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea, two of Hawaii’s tallest volcanoes, after a blanket of snow fell on their summits overnight and heavy bursts continue.
While visitors laze on Big Island beaches below, “significant amounts of snow” are expected to continue through the weekend at altitudes above 11,000 feet. Snowfall could pile up some 20 to 30 inches through Saturday, local news station Hawaii News Now reports.