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Meet Naturally Glam Anti-Street Harassment Duo: Akira & Nalo

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Akira & Nalo By Jashima Wadehra Naturally Glam Bronx high school students, Akira Johnson and Nalo Turner attended the annual STOP STREET HARASSMENT rally in New York to speak out against harassment of individuals in the LGBTQIA (African American and East Asian) communities. These naturally glam teens completely fed our soul with their warmth, honesty and passion for making a…

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Get Women Cycling Has a Zillion Great Reasons to Get You on a Bike

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Get Women Cycling founder Angela Azzolino (red hat) and bikers via the GetWomenCycling website By Jashima Wadehra  My favorite childhood activity was bike riding- yours too? So when I met the inspiring and refreshing Angela Azzolino recently at the Stop Street Harassment Rally in New York, her infectious energy, beautiful freckles and passion for women’s cycling had me SOLD. Stay tuned…

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Santa Don’t Have Brown Elves: Normalizing Color For Kids Around The Holidays

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By Jashima Wadehra My first experience of what I️ like to call “innocent, unintentional racism” was when I️ was 15 at my very first job. I️ lived in Arizona, and despite the excruciating heat and palm trees decorated with lights I️ was determined to invoke a little NYC Christmas spirit into my life. I️ decided my first job would be…

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Make These DIY Recycled Christmas Stockings: Perfect For Friends, Co-Workers or Kids!

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By Jashima Wadehra It’s that time of year! The grocery shopping never ends and neither do the school bake sales, friendsgivings, secret Santa’s or gift exchanges. As a kid, I️ LOVED bringing my friends treats for every holiday and my birthday. And when money was tight and the $0.99 store was within walking distance, I️ learned to be resourceful. I’d…

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Did Someone Say, ‘Licorice Root For Impeccable Skin?!’

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Photo via Scarsandspots.com By Jashima Wadehra Do you know how you ALWAYS wish you had listened to what your mama told you when you were young? “Don’t wear foundation too young,” she said. “Don’t rub your eyes, you’ll get wrinkles.” “Wash your hands every time you come from outside.” (I know you don’t do it EVERYtime either, don’t judge me!)…

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This Morning Elixir Will Make You Forget All About That Cup Of Joe!

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By Jashima Wadehra I am ALL about the wellness train that defined 2017. I am not, however, the most well-versed on spending hours peeling, chopping and blending my nutrients into instagram- worthy mason jar smoothies. I used to be a start-my-morning-with-a-cup-of-coffee kind of girl, until I discovered my morning elixir 3 months ago, life hasn’t been the same. Continue In…

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