The Baton Rouge Natural Hair Expo Returns Bigger & Better

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Baton Rouge, LA (November 17, 2017) – The Baton Natural Hair Expo returns to the city Sunday at The Belle of Baton Rouge. This time the event will feature a new component to the expo called the Stylist Corner. The 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

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

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

Local Business Ensures Women Are Making Time For Themselves To Be a Priority

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Contact: Tekeya Priester Telephone:  (678) 948-7472 Email: info@notjustagetaway.com Website: http://www.notjustagetaway.com LOCAL BUSINESS ENSURES WOMEN ARE MAKING TIME FOR THEMSELVES TO BE A PRIORITY Empower. Motivate. Balance. Atlanta, GA (September 20, 2017)- Between summer ending, going back to school, and all Read more

#FTDOAD: 2 Events to Attend With Me This Weekend

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Attending events can be a business investment for your professional growth when you attend the right ones. I know Hurricane Harvey is this weekend, but if you can get out and attend some events this weekend, may I suggest you Read more

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

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

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

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

IWE Festival a Gumbo of BR’s Best

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  Earlier this month we attended the IWE Festival on the bluffs at Southern University A&M’s campus. An initiative of Councilwoman Erikah L. Green of District 5 to stimulate unity and economic growth within the North Baton Rouge community. This Read more

From the Desk of a Diva: Gaining the Edge Event Recap

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Last month Gaining the Edge hosted its first business conference at the Municipal Center in Baker, Louisiana. The free event focused on four major sectors of business, human resources, finance, marketing, and legal. Speakers included the following: Welcome- LaTania Anderson Read more

Blog & Brunch a CB Experience Recap

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Blog and Brunch a CB Experience presented by Ceesay Banjul was the ultimate chance to celebrate culinary art, up-to-the-minute high fashion, and the joys of being a stylish and empowered woman. Walking up to the reserved, private event art Gallery 43 Read more

The Root of the Issue: Self Worth

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Recently, it appears that our youth are under attack! There seems to be an excessive amount of pressure on them especially concerning school. Among school pressure, the youth struggle to grasp the concept of self-worth and love that seemingly has Read more

Blueprints & Brunch Workshop On the Menu This Weekend

“Where there is no vision, the people perish…” – Proverbs 29:18 There is a new vision book workshop happening in Atlanta. Blueprints & Brunch Workshop will be hosted in part by Oasis Media Solutions. Learn more about Blueprints & Brunch Read more

2017 AAMBC AWARDS WILL HONOR ACCLAIMED POET NIKKI GIOVANNI

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(Atlanta, GA) The ninth annual AAMBC Literary Awards will be held in Atlanta, GA on Saturday, June 10, 2017. The featured highlight is the Maya Angelou Lifetime achievement award being presented to acclaimed poet Nikki Giovanni. AAMBC creator Tamika Newhouse Read more