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“Are you sure it’s not in your mind?” This is the buffoonish question asked by Charlemagne “Tha God” when Love and Hip Hop Miami cast member Amara La Negra attempted to explain her struggles with colorism to the Breakfast Club morning show. Amara recounted the story of auditioning for a telenovela and being told by the casting department that she had a “special look” and that they would keep her in mind if they had
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The medical community is sounding the alarm about the staggering rates of Black women dying due to complications related to pregnancy and delivery. The overall maternal mortality rate among America women is shocking. Even though America is one of the most economically advanced countries in the world with one of the highest standards of living, we also have one of the highest rates of maternal mortality. According to data reported by the Organization for Economic
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The Women of IMPACT dinner is my way to pay homage to women who are making an IMPACT in their respective industries. From the initial concept of celebrating women, the dinner has evolved to host women who are seeking opportunities to support one another; in addition to honoring them. On January 20, 2018 IMPACT Magazine is hosting our Women of IMPACT Honorary Power Dinner in Los Angeles where our guest of honor is the critically
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On Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, TOFiTM International presented the inaugural HERs OWNly™ Pitch Contest in Atlanta, Georgia. This spectacular event was hosted by Tamla Oates-Forney, Founder of TOFiTM International.  Keon Davis, Founder & CEO of Smooth-N-Groove Smoothies and Christopher Gray, Season 6 winner of the hit show Shark TankTM and co-founder & CEO of Scholly, served as emcees.  Held at The Riverside EpiCenter, the HERs OWNly Pitch ContestTM was photographed by Terrell Clark photography and
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“She’s the special kinda girl that makes her [momma] feel proud, you know the kinda girl that stands out in a crowd.” These Bobby Brown lyrics most definitely describe Dominique Fishback, but she’s so much more than a Tenderoni, she’s a triple threat. As an actor, a true artist, and an agent of change, this young woman’s star is on the rise, and she’s in a league of her own. You’ve probably seen her in
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I don’t even have an academically correct way to approach this so, I’mma just freestyle. If we can openly blame men, specifically Black men for the demise of the African American family structure, why are we so silent on calling Black mothers out for the state of our children today? I’m just saying, for decades we’ve bashed absentee dads and labeled them as “deadbeats” and “losers” for abandoning their position as the head of the household. While the critique is honest and warranted in many
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Children’s Bureau report Child Maltreatment 2010 found that 9.2% of victimized children were sexually assaulted. Serial entrepreneur, Jacqueline Bell, has brought to light one issue most victims have in common, keeping the secret of the abuse in her new book entitled, “I Will Tell Your Secret.” Victims of sexual assault, sometimes but not all, usually tell the same story on why they did not alert anyone of the abuse. They were
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