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28th Feb 2017

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No More Superwoman

“I’m a super girl and I’m here to save the world, but I wanna know who’s gonna save me?” Nobody. I finally took a major step and decided that my...

Hidden Figures

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23rd Sep 2016

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Tips for Girls’ Success in STEM

Hidden Figures is a book by Margot Lee Shetterly turned into a movie based on the story of black women working at NASA in the 1950s space race between the US and...

Wedding-Rondaisms

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27th Jul 2016

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Wedding Elegance: Regine Danielle Events

For the ultimate in elegance and luxury, a wedding planner can be a fairy godmother for the bride-to-be. Regina Brooks, founder of Regine Danielle Events, has taken the wedding industry...

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+Health

06th Jun 2016

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Fertility

Women, especially black women, are waiting later in life to get married and have children. Unfortunately, infertility in black women has been almost taboo. I spoke with Dr. Dawne Collier,...

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25th May 2016

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Syncopated Ladies – Tap Dance Revival

After seeing Maurice Hines’ Tappin’ Thru Life, I wondered what happened to all the black tap dancing hoofers. We know of the legendary Nicholas and Hines brothers. Was tap dancing...

SixNoUptown

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24th Apr 2016

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Drinking Beyoncé’s Lemonade at the Kitchen Table

Beyoncé – Sister girl, sister girl! Watching Lemonade seemed like catching glimpses of my mother and aunts at Granny’s kitchen table, reminiscent of Annie Lee’s picture of women playing cards....

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17th Mar 2016

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Love Yourself Enough to Let Him Go

On It’s Not You It’s Men, Rev. Run always ends with, “When you truly love yourself you take crap from no one.” As young girls, we are socialized to tie...

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+Politics

28th Feb 2016

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Feminism & Black Women

March is Women’s History Month. I have been reticent to call myself a feminist.  I am all for girl power and empowerment. I identify with cultural differential feminists. The problem...

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16th Feb 2016

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RIP Navy Khakis – Too Much Booty in Da Pants

Some of you think that I’m serious – all work, no play. Have you forgotten HBO Sharts and the Power Pumpkin? Well, here’s a little humor for #WCW. You know...

margaretchasesmith

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14th Feb 2016

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Not Margaret Chase Smith’s Republican Party

A Republican regime embracing a philosophy that lacks political integrity or intellectual honesty would prove equally disastrous to this nation. The nation sorely needs a Republican victory. But I do...

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10th Feb 2016

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Beyonce Superbowl Tribute

A bit of background: It’s Black History Month and Beyoncé paid homage to the Black Panthers. During the 1960s, the Panthers provided food and other social services to black communities who were denied...

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30th Jan 2016

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Why I Can’t Vote for Hillary

In the words of CC Bloom from Beaches, “my memory is long, very long.” Before you get ready to pass judgment, I identify with cultural differential feminists, conservative at times,...

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