The 3 Most Memorable Speeches of Black Girls Rock

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This year’s Black Girls Rock Awards was a night to remember with a room full of black girl magic, their were performances from Indie Arie, Sza, Tasha Cobbs and more. This yearly star studded awards show recognizes Black women in the field Read more

Author Spotlight: The Shoe Fetish Movement

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  The Shoe Fetish Movement began with the publication of the fiction series “Shoe Fetish”.  The authors, Sharon Bennett and Bea Moore, quickly recognized the need to expand the conversations after hearing from their readers and through intimate discussions. Thus, Read more

Wednesday Wonder Woman: Monica Thomas

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  “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.  Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.  It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us.  Your playing small does not serve the world.  There 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

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

Black Men at Harvard Organize #ThankYouBlackWomen Campaign

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A group of young Black men from Harvard are paying tribute to Black women in their own special way. Organized by Harvard basketball player, Zena Edosomwan, and photographer Sydney Claire, the project entitled #ThankYouBlackWomen is a short video comprised of Read more

Black Girl Puddin’

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Black Girl Puddin’ Have you ever had a cup of some Black Girl Puddin’ Made you do things you thought you wouldn’t Has even worked things out when you thought it couldn’t   Now lets talk about the puddin’ and Read more

3 Things You Don’t Do When Getting Your Life Together

I declined an invitation to a get together recently, with the reason of “I’m trying to get my life together.” I had given it much thought as to why I was not planning to attend, and while I had plenty Read more

Black Girls Unscripted Accepts Invitation From Google

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Black Girls UnscriptedTM(http://www.blackgirlsunscripted.org) has accepted an invitation by GoogleTM(http://www.Google.com) to participate in a campaign to share images from its Google Cultural Institute at g.co/blackhistory. Black Girls Unscripted will join Google to make this library of images accessible to their expansive Read more

Serial Rapist, Daniel Holtzclaw Sentenced on 13 Counts

Daniel Holtzclaw, an Oklahoma City police officer accused of sexually assaulting women he encountered while on patrol in neighborhoods near the state Capitol, is pictured in a courtroom during a hearing on whether to cut his bond from $5 million to $139,000, in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Former cop and serial rapist, Daniel Holtzclaw was convicted on 13 thirteen counts of first-degree rape allegations. Holtzclaw, 28, who was an Oklahoma City policeman, was originally charged with 36 counts of rape, forcible oral sodomy, burglary and other charges. Read more

Putting “You” First…

Often times we forget about taking care of ourselves. Life happens and everything becomes more important. Start and end each day with a personal routine.  Start: Grab 10 minutes to meditate and stretch or do yoga.  Try deep breathing exercises. Read more

#FancysThoughts: Jill Scott’s “Woman” Review

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While I’ve been on a break from social media and wanted some new music, I noticed Jill Scott’s new album Woman is now out the other day and decided to get it. I first listened to the album while heading to Read more

How to Take Part In a Casting

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Never would I have thought I would be cast as an extra in anything, but hey- I’m trying new things in the new year and a friend knew someone who knew someone, so voila! Obviously because this isn’t something I had Read more

Allusions By. A. Lekay : A Woman On A Mission

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Altrichia “ A. Lekay “ Cook, a 27 year old, who was once a teenage mother; has risen above all statistics, and is now a trailblazing business woman, entrepreneur, and community leader who is definitely on a mission. From showcasing her brand Read more

One Fab Sip & Shop BET Hip Hop Awards weekend 2014

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On Friday, September 19th One Fab Sip & Shop kicked off the BET Hip Hop Awards weekend in Atlanta with a vendors sip and shop and influencer gifting lounge. Major sponsors included Grey Goose, Dusse, Sweet Bitch Wines and Beautiful Read more

The 4th Annual “Eye On Glam” /Grooming Lounge event

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  The Art Of Luxury Presents The 4th Annual “Eye On Glam” /Grooming Lounge in honor of the BET Hiphop Awards was held this past Saturday. This event took beauty and pampering to another level in preparation for the 2014 BET Hip Hop Read more

Peter Thomas Host Salute of Excellence Awards in Atlanta

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On Thursday, Bar One owner Peter announced the return of his “How can I BE Down Salute to Excellence Awards Gala” in Atlanta at the Intercontinental Hotel. The purpose of this award is to pay tribute to individuals who’ve paved Read more

Exclusive viewing party for Love and Hip Hop star Karlie Redd’s “Heartbreaker” music video

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Love and Hip Hop Atlanta star Karlie Redd premiered her new music video for her new single “Heartbreaker” featuring Young Dro, on Thursday night in Atlanta, GA. at Tees & Quotes of FreddyO. Guests including Mona-Scott Young, Jevon Sims and Read more

BGNL: I Second the Pastor’s Notion

When Pastor A.J. Aamir of Waco, Texas banned weaved from his congregation, everyone had something to say, and most felt that it was not his place to say something of the sort, but I can understand where the pastor is Read more