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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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6 SPF Must-Haves That Ensure Your Black Won’t Crack This Summer

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By Kandice Guice Contrary to popular belief, SPF products are a vital summer essential for melanin folks too. Although darker skin tones are less susceptible to sunburn, they are still at risk of damaging skin effects without the proper protection. These effects include dryness, skin irritation, fine lines, and wrinkles. Such exposure may also result in more serious effects like…

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A 3D Emoji App for Melanin-Poppin,’ Natural-Haired Women is Just What We Need!

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NapturalistaMoji.com By Erickka Sy Savané Ever feel like you needed an emoji that said exactly what you need it to say from someone that looks like you and your peeps? Napturalista Moji feels you and that’s why they recently launched a kickstarter campaign to bring their melanin-poppin,’ natural-haired emoji’s to life! Continue Napturalista Moji was inspired by Black women of…

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Senegalese Model Khoudia Diop Wants To Show Young Girls “It’s Not Bad To Be Dark”

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Photo by Joey Rosado Khoudia Diop, the now 20 year old model from Senegal, West Africa is continuing to redefine the standard of beauty. Known as ‘melaniin goddess‘ on social media, she created the name to give meaning to dark skin girls, showing them “it’s okay to be dark and that different is beautiful.” Mission accomplished, as her page displays…

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These Deltas Reunited For Their 10th Deltaversary In This Melanin Filled Photoshoot

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56 women pledged to honor lifelong bonds, eternal sisterhood–and to always slay. The Beta Alpha chapter of Delta Sigma Theta celebrated a decade of scholarship, service, and sisterhood with a three-day trip to Costa Rica and a photo shoot that broke the internet. The ladies of FAMU’s Spring 2007 line traveled to the Central American country for the most lit…

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This South Sudanese Model Celebrates Melanin Beauty After Being Asked If She’d Bleach Her Skin for $10,000

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By Sharee Silerio Nyakim Gatwech, a South Sudanese model with the nickname “Queen of Dark”, is using her platform to encourage, uplift and inspire black women and girls to love themselves and the skin they’re in. Continue Reading Society has long associated the color black and blackness with evil, death and negativity, but Gatwech is having none of it, and…

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