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Facebook’s Make Up or Break Up Airs Season 2 finale Tonight with Host Shan Boodram


Thursday, April 19, 2018

Shan Boodram of Make Up or Break Up. Image Courtesy of Facebook Watch Will they Make Up or Break Up? That’s what we’ll find out tonight as the show’s host, dating expert, sex educator and social influencer Shan Boodram (aka Shan Boody) closes out season 2 as she interviews her last couple of the season ...

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Representation in Fashion Matters!


Monday, April 16, 2018

BY SHATAY SPEIGHTS My interest and passion for fashion as a creative and later a professional can be attributed to two things: watching my dad get dressed for church on Sunday mornings and also watching Raven-Symoné's character on the Disney Channel's That’s So Raven aspire to be a fashion designer. Seeing the way my dad could ...

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I Don’t Owe Anyone an Explanation About My Hair


Friday, April 6, 2018

By Unique Ratcliff As a black woman working in sales I realized that I was only limited to one hairstyle In a Philadelphia lyft an hour before I had to be to work, I opened my pocketbook and pulled out a silk head wrap while the car stopped in traffic. I quickly opened my front camera, using ...

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The Atlantic Magazine Commemorates the Life and Works of Martin Luther King Jr.


Wednesday, April 4, 2018

By Shawn Stuldivant, Editor in Chief Earlier last month The Atlantic Magazine released an online launch of KING—its new magazine edition commemorating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination. The issue provides a lens over King’s life from student to activist, while also delving into the three themes of afflictions (aka the three evils) ...

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Our Blackness Is Not a Trend!


Monday, March 26, 2018

By Shatay Speights More than anything, we want to be able to see ourselves reflected in all facets of media and the things that we consume daily.  Women of color are at the top of that list, especially when talking about representation in the fashion industry. More often than not, runways, catwalks, campaigns and more are ...

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Spring Break Vacation Destinations


Thursday, March 22, 2018

By Aisha Powell Spring Break is here and the time to travel is finally upon us. This is the time to explore new places with friends, let your hair down and have fun while finally getting a break from the winter season. With all the exotic and tropical vacation spots filling your Instagram feed, here is ...

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