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Think back with me to circa 08, if you have been natural for awhile you probably just did the big chop and you were literally obsessed with your hair journey. Personally, I had a routine - go to work, come home, make dinner and watch youtube tutorials and chats...
Aubrianna Lash
Whenever I come across a story of a young woman or man doing it big it is hard not to get inspired by them. 12-year-old Aubrianna Lash is from Winston-Salem and she is the youngest student to graduate from a cosmetology arts program in North Carolina. This child literally made...
Black Woman Has Been Awarded
Construction Company Owned By A Black Woman Has Been Awarded. Michigan and the only Black Woman Has Been Awarded the service contract that would allow them to replace the contaminated water pipes in the city. Did I mention that the company is now was owned by a black woman?...
Community Commerce Impact Award
According to a press release CEO Richelieu Dennis awarded Tina Knowles Lawson the 1st Community Commerce Impact Award for her work empowering young women. We all know and love Tina Knowles Lawson! Not only did she raise two very famous black women but we have all grown to love her...
Nancy Abu-Bonsrah has made medical history because she is the first black Neurosurgery resident at John Hopkins medical school. Abu-Bonsrah was born in Ghana and immigrated to the United States when she was 15 yrs old and had been living in Maryland for most of her time in the US....
Breakfast Club Are Suing Revolt
Producers Of Power 105 The Breakfast Club Are Suing Revolt For Reverse Racism. I swear we cannot make this stuff up even if we tried! Raise your hair if you watch or listen to The Breakfast Club? If you do then this will story will be slightly interesting! According...
Blogging Tips for Starting Your Blog
After 6 years of blogging I have learned to really dive into what it is that I really like to do. I knew after a confusing year one that I had to identify definitively the one thing I could talk about forever and never get tired. in this article,...
first black woman phd physics
First Black Woman PhD physics from the University of Georgia. First Black Woman PhD physics- According to The Atlanta Black Star: Whitney Ingram will make history as the first Black woman ever to graduate from The University of Georgia with a doctorate in physics. The 27-year-old student, who also attended the college...
Media has been a part of our lives for as long as many of us can remember. How we consume it may have changed over the years as we see a decline in printed media in favor of digital media with the onset of the internet. Web sites and blogs...
Licenses For Hair Braiding Businesses
States Are Starting To Re-Evaluate Licenses For Hair Braiding Businesses. A few months ago I told you the story of Isis Brantley who went to jail for braiding in the State of Texas. She was braiding for a living without a cosmetology license which at the time was considered illegal....
Go Fund Me
Alikay Naturals Launches A Go Fund Me To Help With Relief.   I literally just got off Periscope with the CEO of Alikay Naturals where she shared with her audience about a special effort to help the victims in Haiti who have been directly affected by Hurricane Mathew. As a Caribbean girl this...
This story is so common for professional black people who do well for themselves it is almost sad. When people talk about institutional racism this is another example of what they are talking about. WhoisSugar who I religiously followed on youtube and on social media shared a story about her...
Fiona Compton is a photographer, mom, Fashion Artist and as she says an ARTivist from St. Lucia based in London. I had to do a post about her when I saw her create a piece live on Instagram. Let me show you what I mean: A video posted by Fiona Compton...
ITT Tech Abruptly Closes All Schools
ITT Tech Abruptly Closes All Schools Leaving 8000 Employees Without Work which means over 130 campuses are closed, with over 40,000 students displaced. To add to that over 8000 employees are now without a job! To date this is one of the largest college closures in American history. ITT Tech...
Natural Hair Backpacks
Black Woman Creates Natural Hair Backpacks Perfect For Back To School. This year I am very much into Afrocentric natural school supplies for the kids so when I find a business that has cute stuff that our kids can relate to and take to school I am all over...