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‘This Is Us’ Actor Lonnie Chavis Has an Epic Question for Internet Trolls

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Lonnie Chavis By Erickka Sy Savané If 11-year-old Lonnie Chavis looks familiar to you it’s because he plays adorable young Randall on the Emmy-award-winning show ‘This Is Us.’ An actor since age 4, Lonnie has grown up in the business and has 145k instagram followers to prove it. But where there’s love, there’s also hate. Lonnie’s celebrity status makes him…

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You Can’t Pray Someone Else’s Prayer to Manifest a Man But You Can Do This…

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Actress Yvonne Orji and Emmanuel Acho via IG By Veronica Wells Years ago, I was attending a cultural parade downtown. Having reached my limit of human interaction for the day, at the parade’s conclusion, I announced that I would be returning home. This was a deviation from what the rest of the group was doing: following up the parade with…

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Dear Black Women, We Can’t Pray Mental Illness Away

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By: Lenora Houseworth What words come to mind when you think self-care? Bubble baths, facial masks and meditation apps? If you haven’t already noticed, the self-care revolution has become big business–and with good reason. Women are twice as likely as men to suffer from stress and depression, with Black women uniquely impacted by race-related daily stress. It took me many…

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Everything You Need to Know About PR From Publicist Deidre Palode

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Deidre Palode By Michelby Coco Whitehead A publicist’s job is quite fascinating, especially as it relates to the beauty industry. From your favorite hair care commercials and even the infamous Dove and Shea Moisture ads that made consumers of color say “Girl, bye!” you can bet your good wig that a publicist was involved somewhere in the process. Having a…

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For Black Millennnials, Home Ownership Still the Best Way to Build Generational Wealth: Part 2

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Real Estate Developer & Entrepreneur A. Donahue Baker By Erickka Sy Savané In part 1 of this 2-part series we spoke to real estate developer and entrepreneur A. Donahue Baker about some of the misconceptions that black Millennials have when it comes to building generational wealth through home ownership. Here, he’ll talk about the best places to buy, gentrified neighborhoods,…

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Therapist Vladimire Calixte Discusses The Horrors of “Gaslighting” In Relationships

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Vladimire Calixte By Michelby Coco Whitehead When I was in high school, I didn’t see the hype about the Lifetime channel. Every Saturday afternoon the women in my family would be glued to the television watching what I thought was a bunch of cliché’ drama between a female protagonist and her insane male love interest. At 16-years-old, I thought it…

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