Black Buying Power Is Now $1.3 Trillion Strong And Not To Be Ignored


Written by Nikki Igbo
Black Entrepreneur recently reported that Black buying power is forecasted to be $1.3 trillion this year.

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Here's The Pros And Cons Of Using Heat Caps

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by Mary Wolff

We talk a lot about heat and how it affects our curls. While we know heat in the air can cause frizz, and over styling with heat leads to damage, what about the pros and cons of using heat caps? You have probably heard about heat caps already. If you are wondering if this is a method you should try for your curls, let’s take a closer look at some of the pros and cons of using heat caps.

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LA 92: 25 Years After the Rodney King Riots, History is Still Repeating Itself


Written by Sharee Silero

“We have to do with the past only as we can make it useful to the present and to the future.” – Frederick Douglass, 1852

Douglass’ quote opens LA 92, a documentary film about the 25th anniversary of the Rodney King riots of 1992. It features rare footage and a raw, gripping view of King’s beating, the racially motivated murder of 15-year-old Latasha Harlins less than two weeks later, and the riots that destroyed Los Angeles neighborhoods.

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Celebrating Twenty Years of The World Natural Hair, Health & Beauty Show

Women gather in Atlanta for the 15th annual World Natural Hair, Health & Beauty Show.
Photo courtesy of Black Hair Media.

From an early age, Taliah Waajid knew she was interested in hair.

At just 14 years old, she started her first hair care business, and in 1998, she opened her first salon. Back then, she says people would take her business cards like she "was giving them poison," she told Madame Noire. In a time when natural hair wasn't as popular as it is today, “The Queen of Curly, Coily, Natural Hair Care” created a celebration--The World Natural Hair, Health & Beauty Show.

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5 Deliciously Healthy Foods To Satisfy Your Sugar Addiction


It’s not easy.

Trying to make a change.

You’re realizing that your health is more important than anything. Yet, you find it hard to reach your goals..

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