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Black women lead all groups in college enrollment

In the latest episode of Black & Married With Kids, Filmmaker Janks Morton shares an interesting astonishment. Despite stereotypes about African American women, they are beating out all other groups when it comes to college enrollment. 

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Former NFL player Darren Sharper to be arraigned, charged with raping 7 women

Ex NFL star Darren Sharper is set to be arraigned in Los Angeles on rape and drug charges. The charges come as part of an investigation into allegations that he sexually assaulted and drugged at least seven women. 

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Georgia health program targets HIV treatment, prevention in black women

A Georgia heath program is helping black women get treatment for mental illness and substance abuse. By doing so, SHE PREVAILS is seeking to cut down on the number of HIV cases in African American women. 

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Photo series honoring black leaders made into coffee table book

What was supposed to be a powerful photo series honoring black female civil rights leaders and historical figures has now turned into a coffee table book. The “Because of Them, We Can” campaign features images of young girls posing as black icons. Released last year, the series went viral, striking a nerve in those who […]

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In lengthy essay, white woman laments about being in yoga with a lone black woman

In this day and age, you would think that people wouldn’t make such a big deal about people of color. We shop, workout and do everything that the majority does. Common sense right? Not so much. In an essay published on XO Jane, Jen Caron a white woman, was so moved by the presence of […]

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Study: white woman no longer face discrimination, group of white female business owners threaten to sue

A group of white female business owners are threatening to file a discrimination suit against the state of Washington after a study concluded that they are no longer discriminated against. According to a study released early last year by the Washington State Department of Transportation, white female business owners are awarded enough contracts to be excluded […]

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African pop singer debuts skin lightening cream, & it sells out

A Nigerian-Cameroonian pop singer is diversifying her portfolio by entering the skin care game. Singer Dencia has just released a skin care product called Whitenicious, which is supposed to help those who use it lighten dark spots on their skin. The pictures in the advertisements, however, suggest that using the products on the dark spots results […]

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From tragedy to inspiration: woman who grew up in foster system defies odds

LaQuana Chappelle’s best friend overdosed on sleeping pills when she was just 15. She was lying right next to her when she did it, as the girls were wards of New York City’s foster care system. Chappelle understood why her best friend claimed her own life as she herself had been under more than 40 roofs […]

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Florida extends saggy pants ban to women

For six years, men have Florida have been banned from sagging their pants. Many hail the legislation, saying that it solves a prevalent issue of young men exposing their underwear. Until recently, men were the only ones affected by the rule, but now Opa-locka commissioners have decided to extend the rule to women.

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Natural curly hair: please don’t touch

So..I’ve been natural for about three years now and the journey has been filled with challenges. I can’t say that I will never go back to the creamy crack, but I don’t see it in my future. I’m quite satisfied with the way that I can style my hair in it’s natural state, and to […]

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