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Netflix Movie “Nappily Ever After” Sends A Powerful and Relatable Message about Natural Hair


Thursday, October 4, 2018

By Taylor Johnson **Spoiler Alert** If you haven't read the book or seen the movie yet, you might not want to read this until afterwards :-) The new Netflix movie Nappily Ever After, which premiered on September 21st tells a relatable story about a black woman named Violet Jones, played by Sanaa Lathan. The movie is originally ...

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Will the committee make the same mistake twice? The undeniable similarities between Anita Hill and Christine Blasey Ford


Friday, September 28, 2018

By Aisha Powell "I am here today, not because I want to be, I am terrified." The first sentence Christine Blasey Ford spoke on Sep.27 in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Dr. Blasey, a professor of Psychology at Palo Alto University, voice was a bit shaky as she continues her testimony. She has accused Hon. Brett Kavanaugh, ...

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‘There She is’: Women of Color Win Big in Miss America 2019


Saturday, September 22, 2018

by Uma Ramesh “There she is, Miss America/There she is, your ideal.” For years, Americans have watched Miss America winners glide down the runway to the pageant’s crowning song. During the 2019 competition – which aired two weeks ago – Nia Franklin, representing New York state, became the ninth black woman to be crowned as America’s ...

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A Closer Look Into Music Artist Tyra B and the Importance of Music Inclusivity


Thursday, August 9, 2018

By Keara George How often do we think about music inclusivity on the basis of race, ethnicity, and even sexual orientation? There are so many people struggling with self-identity because they're afraid that people will view them in a different light. Some will lose friends, be judged, or get pressured into being someone they’re not. On ...

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Yandy Smith and Jennifer Williams Plus Others Spread Sisterhood & Empowerment at Support Your Girlfriends Weekend Getaway


Wednesday, August 8, 2018

By Bronze Magazine There’s nothing that represents “squad goals” more than an empowering initiative that brings an intimate group of women together who are dominating in their industries. Created by CEO and Founder of Tené Nícole, Nikkia McClain, #SupportYourGirlfriends Weekend Getaway creates an opportunity for women to come together under three concepts: SupportHER, Pow(H)er and CelebrateHER. ...

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Brown Sugar Baby


Monday, August 6, 2018

By Joye D. Epps Photo Credit: Cosmopolitan.com - Photographer: Ruben Chamorro | Hairstylist: Anika of Magic Fingers Studio | Models (left to right): Leyna Bloom, Victory Jones and Khoudia Diop The purported indoctrination allegedly adapted by slave owner Willie Lynch was used divisively to perpetuate the oppression of black people. Sadly, this ideology has been ingrained and ...

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