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After 184 Years, Oberlin College Names Its First Black President

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Cedar Crest College President Carmen Twillie Ambar is leaving to become president of Oberlin College and Conservatory in Ohio.  (MORNING CALL FILE PHOTO) After 184 years, Oberlin College announced that its first African American leader would be a woman. Continue Reading Carmen Twillie Ambar will become Oberlin’s 15th president and the first African American woman to lead the institution. Ambar currently…

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Miss Black University of Texas Criticized For Not Being “Black Enough”

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She took her crown and waved at the crowd, but not everyone at the University of Texas was cheering for Rachael Malonson. Continue Reading While the bi-racial beauty queen took home Kappa Alpha Psi’s Miss Black University of Texas title, social media is questioning her blackness, saying the journalism major is too light skinned to wear the crown. @avuitton_ @afrolatinababe…

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Serena Williams Responds to Racist Who Says Her Baby Will Be “Chocolate with Milk”

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Photo Credit: BPI/Icon Sport Written by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com When Serena Williams and her fiancée, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian announced that they were expecting, most of the world reacted with joy. Continue Reading But at a time when she should be celebrating one of the happiest moments of her life, the 23-time Grand Slam champion is responding to racist…

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Beyonce Announces ‘Formation’ Scholarship For Women Pursuing Higher Education

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Okay ladies, now let’s get education. Continue Reading Just one year after the release of her stunning visual album, Beyonce is helping women pay for college. In celebration of Lemonade’s anniversary, Queen Bey and her #BeyGood initiative will help to financially support #woke students “who are unafraid to think outside the box and are bold, creative, conscious and confident” under…

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Florida Teens #BlackLivesMatter Dress Goes Viral

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17-year-old Florida teens wears #BlackLivesMatter inspired prom dress. Photo credit: @_Milan23_ courtesy of The Grio.  From elaborate hairstyles to ornate dresses, prom is a chance for teens to show off their one of a kind style. Continue Reading Seventeen-year old Milan Bolden-Morris used her prom dress to show that she isn’t just fashionable, she’s socially conscious too. The Palm Beach, FL…

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Our Favorite Easter Styles For Black Girls

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Photo Credit: @iamawog Pretty pastel dresses, patent leather Mary Janes, and those frilly, ruffled socks. For many of us, Easter Sunday meant a new dress, new shoes, and new hair. Continue Reading If you’re celebrating Easter this year, you don’t have to hunt for pretty styles for your little girl! We searched the web for the cutest styles for little ladies–so…

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