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The internet all but erupted last year when Nubian Skin made nude bras and underwear a real thing for every woman of color. Now the company is expanding their reach with a new plus-size line of truly nude hosiery called Curve. And the good news doesn’t stop there. “It’s something we’ve been thinking about since we first created the hosiery range,” a spokesperson for Nubian Skin told Refinery29. “We knew standard sizing covered a limited portion of the market, so it was always the plan to expand the size range if we were able to. We definitely always had larger sizes in mind, but it was really helpful to know that our customers really did want it.” Thanks to the customer feedback requesting larger sizes, the British brand now offers tights available XL, 2XL, and 3XL in four shades: berry, cinnamon, caramel, and café au lait…


Kerry Washington’s Got A New OPI Nail Collection With A Polish Named After Her Daughter

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In December we learned Kerry Washington was launching a nail collection with OPI but now all the fun details of the 15-shade set are finally coming to light, like the fact that one color is named after Kerry’s daughter. “Nails are at that interesting point where fashion and beauty meet,” Kerry told Women’s Wear Daily (WWD). “If I enter that space, it’s important for me to know the landscape and do it in a way that’s authentic and right and true to who I am.” Part of that authenticity can be seen in the names of the polish shades which are reflective of Kerry and not her famous Scandal character Olivia Pope, although she did name one edgy, dark grey shade “Liv” in the Gray… There’s also a caramel crème shade called Inside the IsabelletWay, named after the actress’s 21 month old…


Killer Mike Talks With Black Power Olympian Tommie Smith

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Killer Mike continues to don his media correspondent cap and had a sit down with 1968 Summer Olympics athlete and Civil Rights Movement icon, Tommie Smith. The pair discussed myriad of relevant issues to the times, each from their respective and entirely valid viewpoints. As noted in a press release from Mike’s publicist, Smith won the 200m sprint in under 20 seconds and snagging the gold. After taking off his PUMA sneakers and donning Black socks as he stepped on the awards podium, he and bronze medalist John Carlos raised their fists in for the Black Power salute in one of the most iconic images of all time. Smith was in Atlanta promoting his new collaboration with PUMA for the Black History Month Pack capsule collection…


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