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African Woman Started Successful Shea Butter Co. After Daughter Said She Wanted Hair Like Cinderella

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Hamamat Montia By Winnie Gaturu Children are indeed a blessing. They have the ability to bring out a part of their parents that was previously hidden. They often challenge them to attain more than they already have. This was the case with Hamamat Montia. From Ghana, Hamamat is an entrepreneur, former model and beauty queen. One day, when her 3-year-old…

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Actor Dorian Missick On Playing a Hater & Why We Can’t Wait for the Brian Banks Biopic

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Dorian Missick (Center) By Brenda Alexander The remarkable story of Brian Banks leaves you both angry and inspired. A high school football star, his future was interrupted when he was accused and convicted of raping a classmate. He spent 5 years in prison after copping a plea deal, afraid of a potential 41-year-to-life sentence. After being released, his accuser messaged him…

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The Real Reason It’s Important Pat McGrath’s 1 Billion Dollar Makeup Co. Surpasses Kylie’s

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Pat McGrath & Kylie Jenner By Erickka Sy Savané Chances are, a lot of you have never heard the name Pat McGrath, the British-born makeup artist born to a single mother of Jamaican decent, who grew up loving makeup and got her start in the 80’s with designers John Galliano and Alexander McQueen. Since then, she’s worked just about every…

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Tell It Tuesday: Homeless to Harvard Teen Knows Real Success

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Richard Jenkins By Ta-ning Connai  Sometimes the road to success is littered with disaster. For 18-year old Richard Jenkins, homelessness and lots of humiliation tried to obstruct his path. Yet, while living in a shelter surrounded by hopelessness and despair, he reached for books as his way of escape. As word spread at school regarding his obsession with reading, bullies…

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