Baltimore Begins Removing Confederate Statues Overnight

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Cities and states are acting to move Confederate monuments more quickly after the events of last weekend in Charlottesville, VA. Baltimore, Maryland became the latest city to remove its statues, choosing to do so in the middle of last night. Read more

City of New Orleans First Stop For SwagHer Magazine’s Cover Shoot & Head Shot Party

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Local Urban Magazine Opens Cover Shoot to New Orleans Residents and Other Black Owned Businesses New Orleans, LA (August 15, 2017)-SwagHer Magazine will host their Cover Shoot & Head Shot party at NOLA Spaces in New Orleans, LA August 20, 2017. Read more

Event Recap: Women Mean Business Expo

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You know who is really behind every successful woman- herself! According to the National Association of Women Business Owners more than 9.4 million firms are owned by women, employing nearly 7.9 million people, and generating $1.5 trillion in sales as Read more

#FancysThoughts: Tap Into a Goddess

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        I always tag my post #tapintoagoddess as if to say learn more about me, take a look at my life and the people and things important to me, plug into something greater.  Some don’t agree with Read more

City of New Orleans Urge Residents to Move Vehicles to High Ground

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NEW ORLEANS—Last night, the Sewerage & Water Board lost service to one of its power turbines, which provides power to a majority of the City’s pumping stations serving the East Bank of New Orleans. As a result, the system’s capacity to drain storm Read more

SIXTH ANNUAL BLACKSTAR FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2017 AWARD WINNERS

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Philadelphia, PA —  BlackStar Film Festival proudly announces the winners of the 2017 Festival awards. The Festival, which took place August 3-6  in Philadelphia, was the biggest yet, attracting thousands of film enthusiasts from around the world with multiple sold-out events. Read more

Millennium Mom: Migraine.com

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Ok, sooooo let me start by saying I HATE MIGRAINES!! Especially the kind that puts me out of commission for the entire day. Like c’mon!!! I’m a Mom I don’t have time to lay around waiting for the head throbbing, Read more

JUAN R. THOMAS SWORN IN AS 75th PRESIDENT OF NATIONAL BAR ASSOCIATION

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The National Bar Association (NBA), the nation’s oldest and largest national network of predominantly African-American attorneys and judges, today inducted Juan R. Thomas, Esq. as the organization’s 75th President.   Thomas, Of Counsel to the Chicago law firm of Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A., and founder and Read more

Being Superwoman

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What do you call a woman that truly does it all? Cooks. Cleans. Takes damn good care of her kids. Works a forty plus hour work week. Plus she’s always there for her family and friends whenever they need her, Read more

3 Reasons Why You Should Walk In Your Truth

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  There is something to be said about living and walking in your truth.  I didn’t always walk in my truth because I was ashamed of who I really was and some of the choices that I made, which later Read more

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

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

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

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