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1909, 2017

Clitbait: 10 things you didn’t know about the clitoris

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  “It’s really interesting to me just how few people know about how the clitoris works, or what it looks like. I personally didn’t know until I was in my mid-20s, which seems like just such a shame.” […]

1909, 2017

WARNING: Beauty Products for Black Women Are Full of Dodgy Ingredients

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One in 12 cosmetics marketed to African American women is “highly hazardous,” a new review found. A disproportionately high number of hair and beauty products marketed to black women contain potentially harmful ingredients, according to a new investigation by a consumer advocacy and environmental research organization. […]

1909, 2017

Why Aren’t There More Black Teachers? Racial Discrimination Still Plays A Role

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Policy surrounding the nation’s shortage of black teachers tends to focus around recruitment or retention. However, new research suggests that those two issues are only part of the problem. The other culprit is blatant racial discrimination. […]

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1909, 2017

Nike Middle East’s Badass New Ad Breaks Barriers And Defies Stereotypes

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Nike Middle East recently released a powerful advertisement geared toward Arab and Muslim women, touching on the stigmas that surround them in regards to their [...]

1909, 2017

The History of the Afro

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A little over a year ago, Beyoncé declared to the world: “I like my baby hair with baby hair and Afros.” […]

1505, 2017

Meet Two Of Our Featured Black Fashion Bloggers That You Should Know

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Designer and style blogger Folake is the editor of Style Pantry, a street style blog with her vintage finds, lookbooks, campaigns and more. […]

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1909, 2017

The Most Powerful Women in Business 2017

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What makes a powerful businesswoman powerful? What is the secret sauce; that innate quality that helps successful women start, manage, or transform some of the largest companies in the world? […]

1909, 2017

From $15,000 to $400,000: What You Didn’t Know About the Lace-Front Wig Business

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Tyann Hodges, founder of Allure & More, shares tips to success in launching her business Helmet head. Too Plastic. Too masculine. Just a hot mess. These are all phrases that have been used by women to describe lace-front wigs.   […]

1909, 2017

Black Lives Matter Launches Website To Promote Black-Owned Businesses

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Black Lives Matter is making it easier than ever to find and support black-owned businesses. […]

Politically Conscious

1909, 2017

The False Promise of Black Political Representation

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The recent unrest in Baltimore, Ferguson, and other cities is puzzling in one important respect. Unlike in earlier eras, when African Americans’ political exclusion drove them to protest, blacks today are as likely to vote as whites and are well represented at all levels of government. […]