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

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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 the hell is wrong with…

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

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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…

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

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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 asserted black women have a…

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Celebrate #BlackGirlMagic with Gabby Douglas Barbie

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by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com 20-year old Gabrielle Douglas made history in 2012 when she became the first U.S. athlete to win both team and all-around gold medals. She’s also the first black gymnast in Olympic history to become the Individual All-Around Champion. Continue!>>> Gabby made history again just this week, joining the 2016 U.S. Olympic Women’s Gymnastics Team on…

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#BlackGirlMagic: 11-Year-Old Lands Lemonade Contract With Whole Foods

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by Mike Orie of www.theconscioustip.com 11-year old Mikaila Ulmer, founder of Be Sweet Lemonade just landed a major distribution deal with Whole Foods. Ulmer, who uses a special flaxseed-based lemonade from local bee’s honey just signed a deal with Whole Foods to distribute her lemonade to 55 different locations.  Continue >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Last March, Ulmer made an appearance on Shark Tank…

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