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School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play: A Review

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By Cathy Baydianz | Don’t go into this newest off-Broadway gem by Ghanian-American screenwriter Jocelyn Bioh expecting a rehash of Lindsay Lohan’s Mean Girls. On the surface, it may seem like another teen drama about high school girls battling for the title of queen bee, but in actuality it’s a probe into the ideologies of Western standards …

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She Wants To Move: 4 Ways to Keep Active & Live a Healthy Life While Having a Busy Schedule

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By Shadea L. Blyther | As you fall out of summer and jump into the autumn season, the temperature cools down as your schedule heats up! Whether you are in school, working full-time or both, things can get pretty hectic as you try to adjust to your new schedule. You might have worked hard all summer …

Inspiring Moments from the March for Black Women

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By Taylor Johnson | Thousands of demonstrators marched on September 30th for black women and racial injustice. The March for Black Women and the March for Racial Justice joined together in Washington, D.C. Marches also took place in other cities like Miami, San Diego, Chicago, and Phoenix. During the march, women linked arms while speakers said the names …

5 Black Women Who are Taking Over the Fitness World

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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: http://www.massyarias.com/blog/ Massy is a fitness influencer on …

You Can Thank My Insecurities

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By Shadea L. Blyther | “Black women aren’t bitter; they’re just tired of being expected to settle for less.” Actress, writer, director, and producer Issa Rae couldn’t have said it any clearer as she stars in the latest comedy show on HBO; Insecure. Issa Rae’s hard work not only received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance …