11 Facts You Won’t Believe About Tyra Banks!

11 Facts You Won't Believe About Tyra Banks! Since she captivated audiences strutting down renowned runways around the world, Tyra Banks has grown her brand to become a true female icon, mastering many disciplines while remaining smack dab in the center of the public eye. She is a producer, author, talk show host, television personality,…

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How One Company Wants To Promote Diversity & Sensitivity In Healing Products

How One Company Wants To Promote Diversity & Sensitivity In Healing Products What color is a bandage? Most people will answer that question with hues like beige, taupe, tan, or perhaps just a quizzical look. A more tongue-in-cheek respondent might also say that bandages are cartoon colored. However, anyone who replies that bandages are skin…

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Meet The African American Woman Who Holds The 63rd Physics Ph.D In US History

Meet The African American Woman Who Holds The 63rd Physics Ph.D In US History Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein is a physicist, one of the most challenging academic professions. Furthermore, she is an African American, a member of a group that historically has had problems gaining access to higher education. Last, but not least, as an African…

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5 Places to Move for People Who Really Need A Change Now

5 Places to Move for People Who Really Need A Change Now It doesn't take much to see that the current state of the black community is in a crisis in America. Police brutality, income inequality, and racist politics only seem to be getting worse. With the future of the black community in America looking…

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Listen to This Poem From 1930s Which is the Perfect #Blacklivesmatter Tribute

Listen to This Poem From 1930s Which is the Perfect #Blacklivesmatter Tribute Since the death of Trayvon Martin, the Black Lives Matter campaign has been moving forward. After the Ferguson City shooting, the campaign gathered steam and became more popular. Searching "#blacklivesmatter" on any social media site will bring up thousands, maybe millions, of posts…

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SONG OF THE DAY: Heavy D & The Boyz featuring Aaron Hall – Now That We Found Love

SONG OF THE DAY Heavy D & The Boyz featuring Aaron Hall, Now That We Found Love Originally recorded by The O’Jays for their album Ship Ahoy (1973), “Now That We Found Love” got a hip-hop, new jack swing remix when it was released by Heavy D & The Boyz in 1991. The song can…

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MLK was A Trekkie? See Martin Luther King’s Surprising Role in Saving ‘Star Trek’

MLK was A Trekkie? See Martin Luther King's Surprising Role in Saving 'Star Trek' When the late Gene Roddenberry cast Nichelle Nichols as Lt. Uhura, he was following his vision of an egalitarian future. He also gained a fan: Martin Luther King, Jr. At one point, the latter helped Star Trek keep its egalitarian vision.   Nichols,…

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SONG OF THE DAY: The Temptations – Ain’t Too Proud To Beg

SONG OF THE DAY The Temptations Ain’t Too Proud To Beg “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg” was The Temptations 1966 hit single produced and co-written by Norman Whitfield. The song’s success resulted in Whitfield replacing Smokey Robinson as The Temptations main producer. Whitfield is credited as one of the creators of the Motown Sound and…

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SONG OF THE DAY: Miguel – Adorn

SONG OF THE DAY Miguel Adorn Miguel Jontel Pimentel, was raised in Los Angeles California by his Mexican American father and African American mother. He acquired a taste for R&B and funk from his mother, while his father preferred hip-hop, jazz and classic rock.   (Credit: Instagram)   Miguel’s first record deal was with Jive…

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