The Root
Changing Colors: For Fall, Fashion Continues to Celebrate Black Beauty

It wasn’t just a phase. After years of being relegated to the inner pages and being told that covers featuring black women don’t sell, the fashion industry finally seems to be taking the plunge into parity, featuring more and more black women on its covers.

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How to Help People Affected by Hurricane Michael

On Wednesday afternoon, the Florida panhandle was hit with Hurricane Michael. It began as a Category 4 hurricane, and was placed in Category 3 by the time it reached Georgia—unprecedented for the area. Powerful winds and rains are expected throughout Thursday and Friday through North Carolina.

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