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The World’s Fastest Man Has Some Competition, And She’s Only 12

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Watch out, Usain Bolt. The world’s fastest man has some new competition–and she’s only twelve years old. Continue Reading Brianna Lyston set a new record when she flew past her competitors, finishing the 200-meter final of the Boys and Girls Championship in Kingston, Jamaica with a record-breaking time of 23.72 seconds. At the age of fifteen, eight-time Olympian Usain Bolt…

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Gabrielle Union Becomes Official Brand Ambassador for New York & Company

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Images from PRNewswire/NY and Company Inc. Written by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com If you love Mary Jane Paul’s style on the hit BET show Being Mary Jane, get your coins ready. Gabrielle Union is collaborating with New York and Company’s sub brand, 7th Avenue Design Studio. Continue Reading “Mary Jane’s style reflects power, leadership, and risk taking,” Union said in…

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Beyond Mammy: How This Exhibit Is Reclaiming Images of Black Women

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Alexandria Museum of Art. Mickalene Thomas, “Why Can’t We Just Sit Down And Talk It Over,” edition 39/40, screenprint, 2006. Written by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com Curated by the InterDisciplinary Experimental Arts Space (I.D.E.A.) at Colorado College and the Alexandria Museum of Art from the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation, “Beyond Mammy, Jezebel, & Sapphire” features images created for and by…

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She Lost Her Best Friend To Breast Cancer While Pursuing Her PhD. Here’s How She’s Still Fighting For Her.

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Breast cancer researcher Dr. Joy McDaniel in the laboratory at Huntsville’s HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. McDaniel’s work may lead to a new targeted therapy for deadly triple negative breast cancer. (HudsonAlpha photo) Written by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com Dr. Joy McDaniel was pursuing her PhD when her she lost her best friend. At just 24 years old, breast cancer took…

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Here’s Why We’re Talking About #BlackWomenAtWork

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Written by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com She went to work, like any other morning. Grabbed her coffee, meticulously applied her makeup, and started her day. She was strong, capable, ready to take over the world. And then, it happened. Continue Reading When Maxine Waters and Alicia Ryan started their morning, they had no idea that a regular workday would soon…

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How Atlanta Film Festival Is Paving The Way For Women Of Color

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The documentary City of Joy about the first class of women students at a leadership in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo will be shown at the 41st Annual Atlanta Film Festival. Photo courtesy of Access Atlanta. Written by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com “Masterpiece.” “Brilliant!” “A must see.” Continue Reading Most of the year’s best movies got their start at…

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Watch 50 Shades Of Melanin, A Documentary On Colorism In The UK

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Written by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com Team Light Skin. Team Dark Skin. The hues of our skin have been a source of ongoing conflict. While we celebrate our collective magic, some still find it hard to appreciate our many different shades—from light caramel to rich chocolate. Continue Reading Colorism, or discrimination against people of color based on the darkness of…

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Students Pen Heartfelt Letters To Chance The Rapper After His Donation To CPS

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Chance the Rapper performs live on Good Morning America on Aug. 15, 2016.  Written by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com Some think a musician’s life is all about popping bottles ans making it rain—but Chicago’s Chance the Rapper is proving them wrong. Continue Reading Last week, the Grammy award winner donated $1 million to Chicago Public Schools, letting the media gathered in the…

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Here’s The Ayurvedic Oil That Will Change Your Hair

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Stock photo courtesy of Asha + Miel  Written by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com Continue Reading It seems like every week there’s a new magic oil to make our hair longer and shinier. They’re “discovered” in dessert sands of the Sahara, the lush tropical rainforest, or the African plains. Amla, jojoba and monoi oils are the newest oils meant to strengthen and…

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