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Join Yoga Activist Lara Land in the Fight Against Human Trafficking

  Lara Land (above) is a yoga instructor and the owner of Land Yoga in Harlem. She was previously introduced to the ongoing issue of human trafficking during…

Barney’s NY Casts Transgender Models in Spring ’14 Campaign

  Barney’s New York is making headlines again, but this time for being radical, not racist. The luxury department store released its 2014 spring ad campaign showcasing…

Wiz Khalifa Addresses Drinking and Driving Lyrics on Hot 97

“Gin got me drunk as f**k stumbling out the bar / Plus I’m struggling tryna find the keys to my car / ‘Cause I be going hard.” Wiz isn’t the first rapper to glorify the…

HIV, Prison and the Justice System: The New Concentration Camps

Actress and model Melyssa Ford will be serving up a four-part series on the state and importance of black sexual health, delving into the topics AIDS/HIV. Be informed, be…

Pink Ribbons: Vixens Affected By Breast Cancer

With Giuliana Rancic announcing her diagnosis of breast cancer via The Today Show, VV is taking a moment to drop knowledge on a few African-American women affected by…