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Kerry Washington and Serena Williams Push to Support Other Women in #LeanInTogether

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Written by Kanisha Parks I don’t know about you, but I’ve witnessed my fair share of women bashing other women, especially on the Internet. It seems we love hating on one another, ridiculing and criticizing each other’s bodies, lifestyle decisions, and looks, period. In a society that is constantly judging our appearance, it’s sad when women actively participate in the…

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Melissa Harris-Perry Becomes Editor-At-Large For ELLE.com

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Photo by Charles Ommanney for MSNBC​ by Mike Orie of www.theconscioustip.com Yesterday, fashion magazine, ELLE announced that Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry would join ELLE.com as editor-at-large. Perry’s work is expected to focus on race, gender, and politics mixed with a little bit of fashion. The news comes less than two months after her departure from the MHP Show on MSNBC.  Read…

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Blue Ivy’s Fro Steals the Show #Formation

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by Kanisha Parks of BlackNaps.org “I like my baby hair with baby hair and afros.” Indeed, Blue Ivy’s fro took over the Internet this weekend and for good reason: she’s embracing her head of hair and she doesn’t care what you have to say about it. Beyonce has been ridiculed for “not grooming” her Blue Ivy’s hair since the beginning…

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Being Black and Curly in Los Angeles #Blacktresses

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  by Amanda Seales In the latest episode of my digital series, Get Your Life, the lead character finds herself at an audition with a number of other black women. Stuck in the waiting room together, due to a scheduling error, things get heated when they start bickering about everything from who’s being “extra black”, what is considered “attractive”, and…

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“I Had To Do It”: Maria Borges Rocks Her Natural Hair At The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

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 PHOTO COURTESY OF EVAN AGOSTINI by Devri Velazquez Model Maria Borges is no stranger to the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. And third time’s a charm. Having walked in the acclaimed show both in 2013 and 2014, everyone couldn’t help but notice something strikingly different about Borges’ appearance. This year, the 23-year-old Angolan beauty chose to rock her natural hair TWA…

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Kylie Jenner Challenge: Why I Hate The Internet As A Woman Of Color

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 by Deanna of ThePrettyGirlsGuideToLife It always seems like the dumbest sh*t pops up on your instagram feed when you’re minding your own business, like honestly. Read On!>>> That’s how it happens, you’re mindlessly scrolling enjoying the plethora of eye candy from Man Crush Monday, then BAM the #KylieJennerChallenge is dead center in front of you. I could blame myself and…

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