#FancysThoughts: Misleading

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Greetings, Happy Monday, I shared the above post on my Instagram yesterday, and saw some people seem to feel it, though I am not sure if they understood what I meant. I thought I would break it down right quick. Read more

2nd Annual “Insecure” Block Party Recap

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Everyone is anticipating the new season of the hit HBO show “Insecure” created by leaded actress Issa Rae. During the 2nd Annual Insecure Block Party, we got the opportunity to experience where a lot of the scenes are filmed in the streets in Read more

Louisiana Ranked As 2nd Highest State For At-Risk Youth

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Louisiana ranked second as the highest state with at risk youth. Mississippi ranked first. An at risk youth is one less likely to transition successfully into adulthood due to growing up in unstable homes or lacking positive role models. When Read more

Prince William County Donates to Help Save Historic African-American Neighborhood

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 The Alliance to Save Carver Road welcomed a $30,000 donation by Prince William County to support a legal challenge to a planned Dominion Energy power line in the Haymarket, Va., area that would serve an Amazon data center yesterday.   Read more

Wednesday Wonder Woman: Dannielle Lewis-Smith

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Dannielle Smith- Lewis  is the CEO of  Budgeting2Banking, a financial literacy firm that believes in building a stronger community. Dannielle works with mothers and businesswomen everyday who are looking for a way to have a stress-free financial life and build Read more

#BlackGirlMagic: The Phillips Sisters

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Meet sisters Layla and Roxy Phillips, the six year old and four year-old Black girl golfers, who are being compared to Venus and Serena Williams. Layla just placed at the Southern California PGA drive, chip, and putt competition. The sisters Read more

How Fitness Boot Camp Is Saving Me

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The relationship you have with yourself, sets the foundation for every other relationship you have in your life….It all boils down to how much do you love yourself? -Shelah Marie, Meditation Mixtape   Last week I started attending a fitness Read more

Mission Accomplished: Educate. Empower. Inspire

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2017 Makeup Artist Empowerment Gala Deemed a Success   They came. They saw. They left empowered. Shola Adeosun, CEO of Dulcet & Bella, Inc., hosted the 2017 Makeup Artist Empowerment Gala. Makeup artists from the Carolinas and Georgia came together Read more

Wednesday Wonder Woman: Kim Cross

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  Kim Cross is a small business owner who works for people with skin sensitivities by handcrafting natural goat’s milk soaps, lotions, and 100% soy candles.  Having struggled with psoriasis for 20 years, Kim knows first-hand how problematic it can Read more

Celebs Play Black Card Revoked at McDonald’s 365 Black Awards

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MJ plays Black Card Revoked with celebs such as Timon Durrett and Jessie Usher at the McDonald’s 365 Black Awards. Watch below. Share this:

From the Desk of a Diva: Self Care is a Form of Survival

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Greetings, I spent my weekend doing the minimum and appreciating the little things like resting, dancing in the mirror, going to the fruit stand, and cooking. However I felt guilty about taking time from my work, yet nothing happens overnight Read more

#BeTheGlow Essence Festival 2017 Recap

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#BeTheGlow was a multi-faceted activation at Essence Festival 2017 highlighting various artists, performers, and influencers within the African American community.  AT&T’s #BeTheGlow campaign is dedicated to shining a glowing light on the people and ideas driving black culture forward. The Read more

Essence Festival 2017 Recap w/ Celeb Interviews

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MJ sits down with  MC Lyte, India.Arie, Tank, and State Representative Maxine Waters (or Auntie Maxine as we affectionately think of her) at Essence Festival 2017. View interview below. Submitted by Mercedes “MJ” Jackson. Share this:

ASCAP Awards Recap w/ MJ

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  Notorious B.I.G, Jimmy Jam, and Terry Lewis were all honored at this year’s ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards. @MJThatMediaGurl was on the carpet to get interviews. Check them out below.   Submitted by Mercedes “MJ” Jackson. Share this:

Women Mean Business Expo & Conference

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(NEW ORLEANS) – The fourth annual “Women Mean Business Expo & Conference,” themed this year as “Behind Every Successful Woman is Herself,” will feature several notable New Orleans women business owners and community leaders, uniting Sunday, August 6, 2017, at the Read more

Swagher Brand Ambassador Spotlight: Arnya T. M. Davis

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Name: Arnya T.M. Davis Business/Occupation/Brand: A.Martin Davis Branding and LadiCEO Tell us a little about yourself and what you do. I am Arnya T.M. Davis, and I currently reside in Dallas, Texas. I am originally from New Orleans, LA. I am Read more

Pamela Elizabeth: Female Entrepreneur & Restaurateur

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  Pamela is the founder of 7 vegan/kosher restaurants in New York City and 1 NY-based but national dairy-free chocolate shop called Cocoa V. Pamela is a major animal activist and all of her ventures are rooted in the foundation to empower Read more

R&B Artist Sammie on His Grown Man Ish…

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Real music lovers know often times when a good artist makes listeners wait on a new project, when their work is ready, they are going to bring the heat. In this case, that artist would be Sammie. I was in Read more