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#SayHerName: Black Women Face Police Brutality Too!

Trayvon Martin. Mike Brown. Eric Garner.  Tamir Rice. Freddie Gray.  and countless other African -American men who have gained the media’s attention, and those who haven’t, are the force behind the “Black Lives Matter” movement.   For years, black voices have been silenced and overlooked when it came to the injustice experienced by the hands of…

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Kadra Mohamed is the First Police Woman in Minnesota to Actively Wear Her Hijab, While on Duty!

  Kadra Mohamed is a 23-year-old black girl who rocks! With religious and race relations being at the forefront of political discussion, she is bringing up the conversation, and opening the doors for Muslim women who want to take up a profession in law-enforcement. Via Hello Beautiful (By: Danielle Young) Mohamed first came into our…

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Race & Riots: The Baltimore Uprising

Where there is hopelessness, people will revolt- Tupac Shakur   It seems like every day, there is a new report in the media on how another unarmed African-American was killed by the hands of armed officers. We’ve heard the  names of Trayvon Martin, Mike Brown, Eric Garner, Walter Scott, Sean Bell and now Freddie Gray.…

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Chrisette Michele Interview Recap

Chrisette Michele is such an amazing artist, I’ve had the pleasure of seeing her perform live and needless to say she blew me away. Lets be honest, most artists now a days sound completely different live than they do on their albums, but not Chrisette, shes one of the few artist that puts on an…

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Cosmo Article Reveals Racial Bias, Surprise?

Cosmopolitan article “21 Trends That Need To Die in 2015” is being called racist for only associating trends that should “R.I.P” with black women.               People on social media were quick to call out Cosmo. After some strong backlash on Twitter, the editor formally apologized. “Some images have been…

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