So Chrisette Michele Connected with Roland Martin After All

NEW ORLEANS, LA - JULY 01:  Recording artist Chrisette Michele attends the 13th Annual McDonald's 365Black Awards on July 1, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images)

CHRISETTE MICHELE SPEAKS OUT WITH ROLAND MARTIN IN FIRST INTERVIEW SINCE HER INAUGURATION PERFORMANCE. SHARES ON THE BACKLASH, HER PERSONAL LOSS AND HER NEXT MOVE! If you missed today’s episode of  NewsOne Now with Roland Martin, you missed an exclusive interview with Chrisette Michele! Read more

Straight Talk: Kecia J. Shares What Life is Like 10 Years After a Positive AIDS Diagnosis

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  As we close out National AIDS awareness month, we would like to share the story of Dying to be a D.I.V.A. author, Kecia J. This author, HIV/AIDS Educator, and  International Speaker & Truth Strategist, was one of the faces Read more

SHE READY! Tiffany Haddish Joins Hands With Method To “Fight Dirty”

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Method, the pioneer of premium planet-friendly and design-driven home, fabric and personal care products, today launched “Fight Dirty,” a tongue-in-cheek PSA starring America’s newest favorite funny woman, Tiffany Haddish. Debuting at the height of cold and flu season, the two-minute Read more

If No One Else Will, This Savannah Writer Is “Speaking Fuh We”

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I first met Trelani Michelle at a women’s health event hosted on Spelman’s campus. I discovered we were already friends on social media due to my time in Louisiana and she is originally from Louisiana, so somehow our networks had Read more

6 Tricks To Save Your Waistline This Halloween

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It’s that time again, folks. Halloween is almost here. The holiday that begins the “sugar season” — four months of tempting treats everywhere you turn. If you’re trying to lose weight or just watching your waistline, October 31st might seem Read more

Wednesday Wonder Woman: Dr. Turnera Croom

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An ardent animal lover and advocate, Dr. Turnera Croom is blazing a trail by tapping her life’s work and 3D printing technology to teach others about the fascinating field of veterinary medicine and careers in animal science. As the Founder Read more

3 Benefits of Pageantry According to Miss Black America Coed 2018

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Pageantry has been around for over a century, but it is growing more popular within the Black community. Within the past few months, I know I have discovered at least six. As a child, pageants were so beautiful, but something Read more

Dr. Ray Blackwell Named Chief of Cardiac Surgery at Christiana Care Health System

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Ray Blackwell, M.D., has been appointed chief of Cardiac Surgery at Christiana Care Health System’s Center for Heart & Vascular Health and also has been named the W. Samuel Carpenter, III, Distinguished Chair of Cardiovascular Surgery. “Dr. Blackwell’s strong leadership and Read more

Atlanta Mothers of Special Needs Children Join Forces

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As the country waits to see how the healthcare bill plays out, these mothers in Atlanta are joining forces to provide resources and spread awareness of the realities families with special needs children or relatives face. On November 4, 2017, Read more

SOE “Fight Light a Girl” Event Recap

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  Wrapping up the end of Baton Rouge’s Women’s Week, Fight Like a Girl was a domestic violence awareness event by Sistars of empowerment, Inc.  The purpose of this event was to bring awareness to domestic violence and self defense Read more

10 Tips For Dating in 2017

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Don’t be a cheap date. Allow him to take you to a nice place. State what you want. Never be passive aggressive. Decide what his purpose is… If he gives you a reason not to trust him in the beginning, Read more

ACTRESS AND AUTHOR GABRIELLE UNION CHATS WITH ESSENCE’S “YES, GIRL” CREW DURING SPECIAL LIVE PODCAST

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This week, Essence’s Yes, Girl! podcast will feature a revealing and lively conversation with actress and author Gabrielle Union. During the podcast’s first live-audience taping on Monday, the Being Mary Jane starlets loose on everything—including her new book, We’re Going to Need More Wine; the Harvey Weinstein scandal; championing sexual freedom for Read more

What has Chokwe Antar Lumumba accomplished in first 100 days?

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Newly elected Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba continues to prove — above all else — that he will be the face of social change in the city his father once fought with and then for. The son of late Mayor Chokwe and Nubia Lumumba, Read more

Wednesday Wonder Woman: Shanta Judge

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Shanta Judge, the owner of FabWraps, is a native of Jacksonville, NC. She moved from Jacksonville to Charlotte in 1999 and attended American Business and Fashion Institute. With a major in Fashion Merchandising, it was at AB&F, she had the Read more

DEAR AMERICAN AIRLINES… HELL HATH NO FURY LIKE A WOMAN SCORNED

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(WASHINGTON, DC) October 17, 2017: On Sunday, activist Tamika Mallory, who is the co-chair of the Women’s March, was flying from Miami back to her home in New York City. As an American Airlines platinum member Mallory exercised the benefits of her card by switching her Read more

Princess Shaw Presents Life Afterwards

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While Princess Shaw published her videos on YouTube for years, Samantha Montgomery was introduced to the world, when the documentary she starred in, Presenting Princess Shaw was released last year. The documentary follows the meeting of Montgomery, whose stage name Read more

5 Things We Can Learn From Cardi B

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  You can hardly go anywhere these days without hearing the lyrics, “I don’t dance now, I make money moves”. Hate it or love it, Cardi B is what’s hot in these streets. She’s riding a high of one hit Read more

The Rose Hosts 4th Annual Ensemble Theatre Fundraiser to Decrease High Breast Cancer Death Rate of African American Women

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On Sunday, October 8, 2017, The Rose bought “out the house” at the Ensemble Theater in Midtown Houston for an afternoon of entertainment, refreshments and great door prizes, plus a chance to impact the lives of African American women. The Reception started Read more

From the Desk of a Diva: 5 Tips For a Productive Week

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Greetings, Happy Monday! Lately, I have been struggling to adjust to all the changes I have made in the past month like, health, new place, and I am now fully self employed again. It’s scary, but I refuse to fail, Read more

Event Recap: Girls Wine Out

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The mission statement of SwagHer Magazine is “Let us embrace this journey known as womanhood together lifting and embracing each other as a whole.” From beginning to end, the 4th Annual Girls Wine Out event did exactly that! The Girls Read more