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Nonprofit seeks to expose black girls to world through travel

By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:49 pm January 8, 2014 In an effort to expose more African American girls to the world, Martice Sutton has launched Girls Going Global. The non-profit was born out of Sutton’s observation during international trips, of a serious lack of diversity during travel. 

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Morehouse College releases ‘Body Issue’ to highlight abuse, black sexuality

“The Maroon Tiger,” Morehouse College’s student newspaper, has released their version of ESPN’s “The Body Issue” in response to apprehension of HBCUs when discussing issues related to black sexuality and bodies. Out of the college’s 146 year existence, just last year the institution started to open up about black sexuality by adding a LGBT studies course to its curricula.

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Yes, I’m a Spelman Woman, but do I have to wear a white dress every damn day?

By Fallon 2:24 pm October 23, 2009 “Spelman thou name we praise STANDARDS and honor raise we’ll ever faithful be throughout eternity . . .” Reflecting on my twenty some years of existence, I must say the best decision I’ve made thus far was to attend Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia. Not because it was […]

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