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CN Exclusive: New Platform ‘Nappy’ Offers Free High-Res Stock Images For Black People

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Image courtesy of Nappy Every African-American understands all too well that feeling of being left out, especially when it comes to businesses and the way they advertise. Instances like Shea Moisture’s recent ad debacle immediately come to mind, but the issue is and has always been much more pervasive. By and large, ads and websites seem to target only White…

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CN Exclusive: Protest Against ‘Father of Gynecology’ Statue Shines Broader Light on Racism in Healthcare

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J. Marion Sims may have revolutionized medical care as it pertains to women’s health in the 1800s but the dubious approaches he employed begs the question as to whether a statue should be erected in his honor—that statue is currently standing outside of the New York Academy of Medicine. According to the Black Youth Project 100 (BYP100), Sims’ history reflects…

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CN Exclusive: Goapele Opens Up About Her Big Hair Chop, Offers Advice To Young Women

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Photo Credit: Samuel Whitworth; courtesy of Goapele     Following the release of her latest EP Dreamseeker, Goapele has received a world of attention for her bold new haircut. Continue Reading However, this type of representation isn’t new for Goapele, as she has been fully ensconced in celebrating the embracing of self-beauty whether it’s through her own songs or through other…

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[Exclusive] Director of “Conversating While Black” Wants To Create More Black Content for Black People

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By Sharee Silerio At the barbershop. In the hair salon. Family gatherings. Game night. Dinner after a movie. What do all of these places and activities have in common? People getting together. Continue Reading When people normally gather, what do they do? Besides eating, they talk. Whether it’s about sports, music, number 45’s latest fiasco or another tragic case of…

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This Children’s Book “From Black Boy With Love” Is Teaching Black Boys To Respect Black Girls

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Written by Nikki Igbo The older I get the more I am thankful for the awakening I’m witnessing in black America—an awakening that involves black adults specifically passing on a love of blackness to our children. One such adult is Lawrence Lindell, a Compton-based illustrator who created a picture book which expresses affection and admiration for girls of color. With…

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Meet The Founders of ScholarX, A Scholarship App For Nigerian Students

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Pictured Left to Right: Maxwell Ogufunyi, Abolade Lawal, and Abayomi Johnson Written by Mike Orie of TheConsciousTip.com These three African/African American entrepreneurs launched a scholarship app for Nigerian students. Continue Reading CurlyNikki.com recently interviewed a group of entrepreneurs from Nigeria about their start-up, ScholarX. ScholarX is an app designed to help Nigerian students both home and abroad access available scholarships…

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Former Degrassi Star Andrea Lewis Is Launching ‘Women’s Empowerment Weekend’

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Photo courtesy of Andrea Lewis Written by Mike Orie of TheConsciousTip.com What first started three years ago by actress/producer Andrea Lewis as a form of self-love and building confidence has grown into something much bigger than she expected. The former Degrassi star and mastermind behind the series Black Actress is launching the inaugural Women’s Empowerment Weekend. Continue Reading Women’s Empowerment…

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