akilah hughes

The ‘Instagram Single’ Struggle Is Bleak And Very Real

“If you can get like one, really good full-body picture, people will think that someone else took it.”

Megan Reynolds | January 5, 2016 - 5:30 pm

In Praise Of Using Camera Phones As Defensive Weapons

I’m here to praise the hell out of those everyday videographers, acting in defense of themselves or others, and to also argue in favor of more of us using our camera

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 3, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Watch This Cover Of “Cups” With A Nicki Minaj Twist

What happens when you take “Cups,” the song popularized by Anna Kendrick in “Pitch Perfect” (technically called “When I’m Gone”), and give it a dose of Nicki Minaj? Pure happiness,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 30, 2014 - 3:30 pm

A Truly Honest (And Hilarious) YouTube Beauty Tutorial

I’m a pretty big fan of YouTube hair and beauty tutorials. Without them, my sock bun and liquid eyeliner game would be terrible rather than “eh, I guess it’s good enough to leave…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 20, 2014 - 11:20 am

Let’s Make Some Christmas Cookies For Singles!

Single this holiday season? Me too! And so is the hilarious Akilah Hughes, who you might remember from her awesome “Meet Your First Black Girlfriend” video. She’s ridin’ solo, and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 13, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Your First Black Girlfriend Is Sparing You The Future Embarrassment

Hey guys, meet your first black girlfriend! Her name is Akilah Hughes, and she’s a writer and comedienne. Lucky for you, this isn’t her first time at the interracial relationship…

Rachel Krause | December 3, 2013 - 4:30 pm