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Mom Shares Email From Teacher Who Asks Her To Tone Down Daughter’s “Black Girl Magic”

via Madamenoire.com 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 …

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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” …

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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.  Continue  Recently an article published on ABCNews.com …