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Ida Harris Ida Harris


Ida Harris is a current News Editor for Blavity. She is a native New Yorker, sowing seeds in Atlanta. She is savvy with standard English, but poetic with Black Vernacular. She's been known to f*ck up some Oxford commas. When she is not reciting Trap music quotables, she’s writing for The Root, Elle, USA TODAY, DAME magazine and MyBrownBaby. Follow her Twitter, Instagram, and Word2MUVA column.

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People Got Sexy Twisted: 15 Dudes Who Are Way Sexier Than John The Legend

Sexy n****s ain't rare, but People magazine would have folks thinking so when it crowned the good sir John Legend People's "2019 Sexiest Man Alive"— well, not exactly folk-folk, but the "other folk." Now, this is no slight to the "Ordinary People," crooner —  I mean, he's aiight in a cute kinda rodent way, but kinging him...

These 11 Black British Trailblazers Lit The Way For Other Black Folks In The UK

Blackness in its many forms is often overlooked. For that reason, Black folks are open to a celebration of ourselves for whatever reason whenever the wind blows. We celebrate #BlackGirlMagic, #BlackBoyJoy, #BlackPresident, #BlackHistoryMonth and #BlackHollywood. Blackness is forever lit.  The noticeable thing about many of the Black hashtags is Americaness reigns supreme. Rarely...