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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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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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The Bobby Brown Story Will Make You Believe in Second Chances

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Bobby Brown with wife Alicia Etheredge-Brown (Source: Essence Magazine) By Brenda Alexander If you haven’t watched the second part of the Bobby Brown Story on BET, get your tissues ready, because 80% of the film was nothing but sadness. Continue Somebody died literally every 10 minutes. In between the deaths of close loved ones, he struggled hard to kick his…

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Take the Mystery Out of Co-Parenting With These Do’s and Don’ts

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Swizz Beatz, wife Alicia Keys, Ex-wife Mashonda & Kids By Mwabi Kaira No one sets out thinking they will raise their kids by co-parenting, but life happens. Will Smith, Jada Pinkett-Smith and Sheree Zampino have been the faces of the co-parenting and blended family for over 2 decades now. More celebrity couples have joined the ranks including Neyo, wife Crystal…

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Shop Moe Melanin for School Supplies that Inspire Kids to be Somebody!

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@moemelanin By Winnie Gaturu Standard school supplies are often plain and boring. The ones that are a bit more vibrant tend to be way above the normal price list. In addition, most of these supplies do not have themes that resonate with black kids. However, there’s an increase in the number of black-owned companies that target their own communities even…

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