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Daughters of Coretta Scott King & Betty Shabazz Speak

Daughters of Coretta Scott King & Betty Shabazz Speak

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On Friday, May 15th, GirlTrek’s #DaughtersOf LIVE discussions continue with Dr. Bernice A. King and Ilyasah Shabazz uniting for a first-ever public conversation on their families’ legacies, debunking the myths that have followed them and sharing the lessons they learned from their legendary mothers Coretta Scott King and Betty Shabazz.  The conversation, starting at 7 p.m. EST via FB LIVE, will be centered around the radical lessons King and Shabazz’s mothers passed…

Black Woman-Owned Startup Partners With Fiverr

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 Margarita Barry is a Detroit area entrepreneur who is using Fiverr to help make a difference in under-supported communities across America during this time of crisis. After being laid off from her day job because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Margarita decided to pivot, and seize the opportunity to figure out a way for her impact-driven startup, I Am Mainstreet America, to help small business owners in her community and beyond….

Black Women

Black Women of the Old West, Who Originally owned Beverly Hills?…

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Black Women of the Old West – Who Originally owned Beverly Hills, California. African American women appear in few textbooks, Hollywood or TV movies of the West, but they were likely to turn up anywhere in American frontier life. Thousands, welcomed to or born among Native American nations, tried to help stave off the march of white “manifest destiny.” An African American woman owned Beverly Hills, California and another owned…

Kizzmekia Corbett

Kizzmekia Corbett, Who Is This Doctor?

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Kizzmekia Corbett, Who Is This Doctor? Our staff though it was neccessary for you to do your resecrh on this brillant women. Kizzmekia “Kizzy” Shanta Corbett (born January 26, 1986) is an American viral immunologist at the Vaccine Research Center (VRC) at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health (NIAID NIH) based in Bethesda, Maryland. Appointed to the VRC in 2014, she is currently the scientific lead of the VRC’s Coronavirus Team, with research efforts aimed…

INDIA SHAWN

India Shawn, Epic Records, New Music

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Today, acclaimed Los Angeles singer, songwriter, and artist India Shawn unveils a pair of brand-new singles entitled “Cali Love” and “Not Too Deep” [feat. 6lack]. These mark her official debut for Epic Records.  She also shared the music video for “Cali Love” via Okayplayer. Watch it HERE. In the visual, she dons a gorgeous and glimmering cannabis crown with each pre-roll covered in Swarovski crystals. Her body is adorned in…

TIFFANY HADDISH Music Video News

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TIFFANY HADDISH MUSIC VIDEO FT Begetz and Mrs Begetz Directed by Chris Robinson. Wow this video is out of control… Come & Get Ya Baby Daddy is a cool track performed and song by Tiffany Haddish. This sister is always up on game… Queen Talk for real! Photo credit: The Power Player Lifestyle Magazine

SELAH AND THE SPADES

Selah And The Spades

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In the closed world of an elite Pennsylvania boarding school, Haldwell, the student body is run by five factions. Seventeen-year-old Selah Summers (Lovie Simone) runs the most dominant group, the Spades, with unshakable poise, as they cater to the most classic of vices and supply students with coveted, illegal alcohol and pills. Tensions between the factions escalate, and when Selah’s best friend/right hand Maxxie (MOONLIGHT’s Jharrel Jerome) becomes distracted by…

NEW MUSIC

Teyana Taylor, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Love Is The New Money

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Music video by Teyana Taylor performing We Got Love. This video is very cool and uplifting. Stream “We Got Love” featuring Ms. Lauryn Hill now! https://TeyanaTaylor.lnk.to/WeGotLove

Books to read

Stress Eating? Try Mindfulness..

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With Americans stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic, many are finding themselves turning to food for comfort. Mindfulness expert and Mindful Methods for Life teacher Julie Potiker shares tips to help people eat mindfully and support their overall health and well-being during this challenging time. “People are talking about the ‘Corona 20,’ similar to the ‘Freshman 15,’” says Julie. “Many of us are stress-eating junk food and might be…

Diahann Carroll

Diahann Carroll Sale of Her Estate Style News

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On March 10, Bonhams dedicated sale of the Estate of Diahann Carroll, realized $396,176 with 94% sold by lot and 97% sold by value. The collection came from her home in Los Angeles, which included 155 memorabilia items, furniture, personal items, photos, clothing, handbags, and jewelry. The top lot of the sale was her elegant diamond and cultured pearl ‘toi et moi’ ring, which achieved $56,325. Emily Waterfall, Head of…