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Don’t Let Your Mind Bully Your Body

Monday, November 20, 2017

By Aaliyah Ransome Are you comfortable with your body? Or do you find yourself giving into the critiques of social media? Body positivity is key to a happy and healthy life. Trying to fit into “societal norms” may not be what’s normal and healthy for you. It’s only natural to find yourself feeling pressured by social media ...

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5 Black Women Who are Taking Over the Fitness World

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

By Taylor Johnson Black female fitness gurus are shutting down the negative stereotype that black women don’t workout. Many black women live fit and healthy lifestyles. Here are 5 women of color who are currently conquering the fitness world and encouraging other women to get in shape! Massy Arias  Photo Credit: Massy is a fitness influencer on ...

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The Feelings I Wear: Decades of Self-expressive African American Hairstyles

Thursday, September 28, 2017

By Shadea L. Blyther “Girl, is that your real hair?” “Can I touch it?” “Dang, your hair grew fast!” “Did you cut it?” These are common questions that women around the world ask other females about their natural hair. You see, the beauty of having natural hair encourages women, especially women of color to embrace one’s natural afro-textured ...

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Hustle HARD: 5 Tips On How To Invest In College

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

By Shadea L. Blyther It’s that time of year again as you may be enrolling as a freshman or returning back to college. Whether you worked hard all summer or partied even harder throughout the late nights, it is back to reality and time to focus on your education. Every student goes through obstacles in college ...

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Black Girl Magic at The Bougie Brunch- NYC Edition

Monday, August 28, 2017

Article and photos by Sharifa Khan We live in a time where the media plays a heavier role in our lives than ever before. In face of these times, women – particularly women of color – must work even harder to find their place within a rapidly changing status quo. The push for representation has resonated ...

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Embracing My Natural Hair Is Not A Trend

Saturday, August 19, 2017

By Tiffany Chisholm @waywardtiff Last year I decided to get the "big chop,' and it was a big decision on my part. I had processed hair for over eight years, and I felt it was time for me to go back to my natural roots and have it grow for a while until I decide that I ...

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