A young Black student was reportedly asked to play down her self-esteem because she was making her white classmates jealous.

Last Wednesday a woman named Jacquelyn Nietzsche shared a screenshot of an email that she received from her daughter Mariah’s teacher, begging her to address Mariah about her “misbehavior.”

“First of all what the hell is wrong with my child?” Nietzsche wrote as the caption with a laughing emoji.

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Black Women Run the Entire Justice System in this Georgia Town. And it Just Gets Better.

These women hold the reins of power in the municipal criminal justice system of South Fulton, Georgia. Foreground, from left, LaDawn Jones, Lakesiya Cofield, Viveca Famber Powell, interim Police Chief Sheila Rogers. Background, from left, clerk Kerry Stephens, Chief Judge Tiffany Carter Sellers, clerk Ramona Howard, clerk Tiffany Kinslow
By Doug Criss

When LaDawn "LBJ" Jones walked into a meeting at work a couple of months ago, she was hit with a serious case of "black girl magic."

Jones, the city solicitor in South Fulton, Georgia, was meeting for the first time with the city's municipal court staff. As she entered the room, she realized she was looking at something she'd never before seen in her legal career. Everyone in the room looked like her.

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The 6 Most 'Colorful' Moments from the Royal Wedding

Meghan Markle & her mom Doria
By Brenda Alexander

Thanks to Meghan Markle, the new Duchess of Sussex, we have now #SecuredTheCastle (whoever created this hashtag is a complete genius)! But seriously, how amazing is it to know that a woman of color will be sipping afternoon tea on the regular at Buckingham Palace?!

Aside from the storybook romance of Harry and Meghan- how they were set up on a blind date and married two years later- many Black people waited in anticipation to see just how black the Royal Wedding would get, if at all, and they didn’t disappoint. Here are the 6 most "colorful" aka "black" moments from the ceremony:

All I Want For Christmas is the End of the ‘Struggling Black Woman’ Stereotype

Photo: Olushola Bashorun
By Lenora Houseworth

The year of 2017 has been a doozy, no doubt. From the ever-exhausting, ridiculous excuse for a President, rampant sexual assault scandals, to the numerous crimes against humanity, Black women have been the silent bright spot in an otherwise dark socio-political landscape. 


Makeup Artist Camara Aunique’s Editorial Pays Homage to #BlackGirlMagic

Renae Bluitt of blog In Her Shoes and film "She Did That"Photo by Justin Ifill-Forbes

By Sharee Silerio

If you have ever been uplifted, encouraged or guided by a Black woman, then you know how powerful the experience can be. From careers to motherhood, loving self and the struggles of life, there are times when we need help from our sisters.

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