J. Cole Shares Blueprint For Boycotting the NFL Via Twitter

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Many of us watched yesterday to see how things would unfold during the NFL games after Trump’s “sons of b******”  remark, and it was a beautiful thing to see so many of the players taking a knee, in spite of Read more

The Latest Findings of #BlackGirlMagic Revealed in New Special Nielsen Report

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Yesterday Senior Vice President of U.S. Strategic Community Alliances and Consumer Engagement, Nielsen, Cheryl Grace and Congresswoman Maxine Waters released the findings of African-American Women: Our Science, Her Magic, a special installment in the Nielsen Report Diverse Intelligence series, at the Read more

The New Tech Tracking Police Interactions, the Raheem.ai Chatbox

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As of today, there has been 848 police involved shootings and/or police involved deaths, which is in part why Brandon Anderson created the Raheem.ai chatbox. Raheem.ai tracks people’s interactions with the police, allowing them to leave a review the way Read more

From the Desk of a Diva: Integrity in Business

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The other day Jarmel and I were on a call, sharing our thoughts on the magazine. I think I was expressing my disappointment with some numbers and Jarmel says, “but that is one thing about us, if we say we Read more

Mom of Special Needs Child Spreads Light on Health Care Flaws & Struggles in America

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  While many of us have volunteered and worked with special needs children and adults in the past, those few hours we spent and felt so good about ourselves after completing,  were exactly that, just a few hours or maybe Read more

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

Charlottesville Vice Mayor Shows the City is Standing in Unity

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Charlottesville’s Vice Mayor Dr. Wesley Bellamy took to Instagram this morning to show, Charlottesville is united and grateful for the ultimate sacrifice that Heather Heyer, the 32-year old paralegal who was killed over the weekend standing against hatred and bigotry. 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

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

From the Desk of a Diva: Self Care is a Form of Survival

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Greetings, I spent my weekend doing the minimum and appreciating the little things like resting, dancing in the mirror, going to the fruit stand, and cooking. However I felt guilty about taking time from my work, yet nothing happens overnight Read more

R&B Artist Sammie on His Grown Man Ish…

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Real music lovers know often times when a good artist makes listeners wait on a new project, when their work is ready, they are going to bring the heat. In this case, that artist would be Sammie. I was in 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

Think & Grow Chick Courtney Sanders Shares Her SwagHer and How She Grew a Powerhouse Brand

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We all know Courtney Sanders as the Think and Grow Chick but learn more about Courtney’s swagher and how she built a powerhouse personal development brand inspired by Sanders’s own financial struggles and life experiences. How would you describe your Read more

For the Trap Creatives: Cellist Clerida #MaskOff Challenger 

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You don’t have to be a trap creative to appreciate good music, which is why we are enjoying the #MaskOff challenge. Check out Clerida Eltimé’s rendition of Future’s Mask Off. I decided to do the #MaskOffChallenge literally 30 mins before Read more

The City of Baton Rouge Settles Suit With BLM Deray McKeeson and Other Wrongfully Jailed Demonstrators

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Baton Rouge agreed to settle the legal suit brought forward by  DeRay McKeeson, a well known member of the Black Lives Matter movement, and others who were wrongfully jailed during the protests after Alton Sterling’s murder this summer. The city Read more

More Black Girl Magic: 9 Women Elected Judges in Jefferson County 

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More Black Girl Magic in the news! In Jefferson County Alabama nine Black women were elected district and circuit court judges. Javan Patton, Debra Bennett Winston, Shera Craig Grant, Nakita “Niki” Perryman Blocton, Tamara Harris Johnson, Elisabeth French, Agnes Chappell, Read more

3 Tips For Building a Prosperity Mindset

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While I was initially concerned about the thought of Trump being president, I knew months ago that 2017 MUST be a better year for me, so Trump or not, I’m trying be as happy as KendallKyndall driving to work singing Read more

Sara Stokes Talks Centric’s “From The Bottom Up” and Growth

Many may remember Sara Stokes from “Making The Band” Season 2. We were happy to catch up with her and discuss a little about her returning for a second season of “From The Bottom Up” which is executive produced by Read more

3 Tips To Save Money in Your Household Without Couponing

Are you finding couponing to be more difficult than you imagined? Today we are discussing three ways to save money in your household without couponing. Many don’t care for the collecting, organizing, and planning process that is required to successfully Read more

CEO Chatter: How To Register Your Business

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After determining the legal structure of your business, you may need to register your business’s name if you will not be operating under your government name, for example: Your name: Jane Smith Your Business Name: House of Treats. “House of Read more