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Dove and Kelly Rowland Release New Single “Crown” to Inspire Girls’ Hair Confidence

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Dove has long been committed to celebrating all hair types and styles through campaigns such as Love Your Curls and Love Your Hair. To further these efforts, the brand was inspired to join forces with Kelly Rowland to write and produce an original song titled, “Crown” — a power anthem that aims to break down ...

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Unforgettable Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

By JoJo Harder Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and while you can’t go wrong with chocolate and roses, there are also a treasure trove of fashion and lifestyle finds that the lady or man in your life will surely love. Keep scrolling to discover this year’s most memorable Valentine’s Day gift ideas!  The Truths ...

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The Power of Jameela Jamil’s Life Positivity Campaign

Monday, February 4, 2019

by Uma Ramesh I’ve never been helped by a celebrity before. Reading about them has entertained me, helped me fall asleep after a long day and, sometimes, taught me important lessons. Still, I’ve never finished an article about a famous person and known my life would be meaningfully better for it. I didn’t think it was possible. Then I came ...

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Underrated Gems from Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’

Friday, January 18, 2019

By Uma Ramesh I see Michelle Obama as the human embodiment of my favorite Emily Dickinson poem, which begins: “‘Hope’ is the thing with feathers/That perches in the soul,/And sings the tune without the words,/And never stops at all.” Mrs. Obama makes my heart feel light; her warmth fills me with faith in my own worth ...

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There is Healing In Writing

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

By: Ariel Swopes Although anyone can develop a mental health issue, black women may experience more trauma due to not acknowledging their mental needs. A focus on mental health is practically non existent when it comes to black women because they are too busy carrying the world on their shoulders, forgetting that they make up the ...

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A Tribute to Crazy Rich Asians’ Rachel Chu

Monday, December 17, 2018

By Uma Ramesh When I learned that Constance Wu had received a Golden Globe nomination for her portrayal of Rachel Chu, Crazy Rich Asians’ female protagonist, I was thrilled. I’m usually far too self-absorbed to feel overwhelming joy for someone else, much less a person I don’t know; unfortunately for my hopes of personal growth, this ...

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