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Nicki Minaj attributes more natural, toned down look to confidence

If you’ve been keeping up with Nicki Minaj, then you’ll notice the rapper has dropped her colorful and oddball style for a more natural and sophisticated look. Why? Because she’s more comfortable in her skin.

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Gabourey Sidibe’s moving speech on confidence

To say that  Gabourey Sidibe knows confidence would be an understatement. As an actress that doesn’t fit Hollywood’s standard of beauty, the 30-year-old “American Horror Story” star is the epitome of optimism. At this year’s Gloria Awards, the star gave a powerful speech about self-esteem, confidence and knowledge of self. 

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Singer Dencia not so thrilled about Lupita Nyong’o's Lancôme deal

South African singer Dencia took to Twitter following news of Lupita Nyong’o’s history-making deal with Lancôme. Dencia, who has been criticized for endorsing a skin bleaching cream, released the following tweet: 

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Study: black women have more financial burdens than whites

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According to a survey conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Washington Post, African American women experience more difficulties with their finances than white females. The survey cites a lack of confidence in acquiring a good job and education  as the primary reasons for the gap. 

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Lupita Nyong’o says dark complexion was an ‘obstacle’ during her youth

Lupita Nyong’o delivered a tear-filled speech as she accepted an award at Essence magazine’s seventh annual Women in Hollywood luncheon. The 30-year-old star has been receiving a wave of attention for her astonishing role in the critically-acclaimed film 12 Years a Slave. During her speech, Nyong’o made a confession that many dark skinned women can attest to. 

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Orville Lloyd Douglas: ‘why I hate being a black man’

Orville Lloyd Douglas is a black man living in Toronto. He’s 6 feet tall, and has candidly expressed his struggle with a taboo issue. In his article, originally published in The Guardian, Douglas details experiences and circumstances leading up to one key fact.

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After being bullied, girl changes name from Keisha to Kylie

Many African Americans maintain the strong belief that ethnic names can have damaging affects on their lives.19-year-old Keisha Austin felt that her birthname led to countless instances of bullying. So she changed it.

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Visions Of a Concrete Rose

The youth of generation Y struggle to overstand the meaning of their actions; I know this since my daily fate mingles with the universal problems for youth. I felt so bad the other evening, I felt like I wasn’t doing anything with my life. These are the days of my personal history in which I […]

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