What’s Worse Than Equal Pay For Black Women?

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With all the Black girl magic we read about in the news and the National Women’s Business Council reporting that there are currently 1,521,494 Black Women owned businesses, equal pay for Black women should be no big deal. We certainly Read more

3 Reasons Why YOU Should Attend F*N Funny Tonight in BR

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If you are in the Baton Rouge area and looking for a way to unwind before the weekend, Tony King is hosting FN Funny Comedy shows this evening. The FN FUNNY Comedy Series is the premiere entertainment experience in the Read more

Style Inspiration For Comedy Shows

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Attending a comedy show soon and need style inspiration? Layers is always a good idea, shorts, skirts, flats, or heels will work. It’s all about how you feel. There’s really no rules to fashion nowadays. Checkout some style inspiration in Read more

First Black Mobile Hair Salon Opens 2nd Deglam Shoppe Mobile Hair Salon in the DC Metropolitan Area

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Salon DeJuan today announced the opening of its 2nd De Glam Shoppe Mobile Hair Salon in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area at the physical salon location at 5608 St. Barnabas Road, Oxon Hill, Md.  Coined as the first black mobile hair salon in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area in 2013 which aired Read more

Seahawks’ Michael Bennett Leading By Example

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Michael Bennett, defensive lineman for the Seattle Seahawks, and his wife Pele Bennett will host a benefit and rally for Charleena Lyles, the mentally ill Black mother of four who was killed in a police shooting last month in Seattle. Read more

#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: