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Sweeten your Summer with This Vitamin D-elicious Treat

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

By Kamaria Mason   Vitamin D has been nicknamed the sunshine vitamin because of the body’s ability to produce it merely by spending time basking in sunny rays on any given day. Chances are if you’re the average adult sunbathing for a significant amount of time on a daily basis is truly a luxury. From a global ...

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Hope Floats. 30+ And Single

Monday, May 28, 2018

By Joye D. Epps   There is a tremendous amount of pressure on thirty-something-year-old women who find themselves unmarried and without children- past the age of societal expectations. Historically, in earlier generations, women had a marriage, mortgage, kids and a minivan by the age of 25.  By age 30, most of the women in my mom’s generation ...

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Life After College: I Graduated Now What?

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

By Taylor Johnson So you graduated college, now what are you going to do? If you are going through this stressful and confusing period following graduation then you definitely aren’t alone. Here are some tips and advice to help you figure out how to maneuver this new chapter of your life. 1. Post grad depression is real ...

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10 Black Podcasts to Vibe During Your Day-to-Day

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

By Unique Ratcliff The struggle of finding a good podcast in 2018 is equivalent to finding something good on Netflix. There are thousands of options, ranging by topics and hosts, but like any good film, it’s the story-line that pulls you in. Outside from podcasts being undoubtedly entertaining, they are a perfect source to gaining new ...

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Do Brand Extensions Perpetuate the “Othering” of Women of Color?

Monday, May 14, 2018

By Shatay Speights In a recent article on the Canadian online platform called Flare, there was a discussion about the necessity behind creating forums for women of color- a dedicated place for black and brown women to freely express ideas and truly feel a part of something. The article mentioned two platforms/forums that were created with women ...

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Janelle Monae’s Coming Out Story Teaches Us About Intersectionality

Friday, May 11, 2018

By Unique Ratcliff What does it mean to be a Queer WOC in the music industry? Janelle Monae, an artist known for her distinct style and sound, recently addressed her sexuality in a Rolling Stone interview. Monae’s sexuality has always been questioned by media outlets, mostly because of her androgynous approach to fashion. In the Rolling Stone interview, ...

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