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

Conversations With My 18-Year-Old Self

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  I often see posts on social media asking, what advice would you give your teenage self? My advice is always, love the boy. I don’t live a life of regret; many things I have experienced have been lessons. I Read more

CFPB Action On Payday Lending Will Help Louisiana Families

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New CFPB Payday Lending Rule Will Reduce Abuses; State Protections Remain Crucial A 36% Usury Cap Would Keep Loan Sharks at Bay BATON ROUGE and NEW ORLEANS — A new rule released today by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Read more

Event Recap: Africa Focused Nonprofit Gala Honored Georgina & Michael Bloomberg

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The Foundation of Orthopedics and Complex Spine  honored philanthropist, equestrian and author Georgina Bloomberg and her father, former 3-term New York City Mayor and philanthropist Michael Bloomberg, at the organization’s 10th Annual New York Gala on September 18, 2017 at The Mandarin Oriental.  The 10th Annual Read more

Wednesday Wonder Woman: Deneka Vallius

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Deneka Vallius is the owner of online boutique, KoKo Kouture, which prides itself on bringing quality fashion to women at affordable prices. Vallius is a native of New Orleans, LA and first generation Haitian- American, who opened her boutique almost a Read more

Curvy Chick Fitness & JackRabbit Stores Welcome Plus Models Summer Wayans & “Project Runway” Model Monique Robinson

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Underscoring their ongoing commitment to community, health, CEO of Curvy Chick Fitness Charity Lynette teamed up with Jack Rabbit Stores in Manhattan recently for a NYFW edition of her #AHealthyHeartNY Community Run/Meet and Greet. Her special celebrity guests were Project Runway Season Read more

The Black Woman Is Broken

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Everywhere I look in society there is something new telling me, what is wrong with me. Clearly, I am broken and in need of being fixed. Essays on my attitude, my hair, my love life and more. Everyone can tell Read more