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54 volume encyclopedia of African culture being written by Ghanaian writer and art historian, Nana Oforiatta-Ayim

This is an amazing story, we just had to share! Ghanaian writer and art historian, Nana Oforiatta-Ayim is writing a huge 54 volume encyclopedia of African culture! Read an excerpt below from Okay Africa. Ghanaian writer and art historian, Nana Oforiatta-Ayim, was a PhD student back in 2009,  when she first conceived the idea of creating …

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14 year old Spelman Freshman finishes semester with 3.76 GPA and gets on the Dean’s list!

This is absolutely dope, we had to share! Not only is Sydney Wilson finishing her freshman semester on the Dean’s list, not only is she finishing with a 4.76 GPA, she is also ONLY 14! It is absolutely mind-blowing how amazing some of our youth are! We learned about this from the post below. Amazing, …

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HISTORY MAKER: 11-Year-Old Charlotte Nebres is First Black Lead in NYC Ballet’s The Nutcracker

11-Year-Old Charlotte Nebres is making her ancestors proud and making History as she is staring as Marie, the young heroine of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker at New York City Ballet. It opened on Friday and she is now officially the first Black lead of this ballet for this renowned company. The Root wrote: The Madison, …

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Allyson Felix breaks world record held by Usain Bolt 10 months after giving birth

It’s big news when a record set by none other than Usain Bolt is broken, especially when it is done so by a woman who gave birth less than a year ago! Of course, it wasn’t his 100m record but this is a HUGE feat none the less and oozes #BlackGirlMagic! Olympic sprinter Allyson Felix …

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Georgia Teen’s ‘Once You Get It, Give It Back’ Mom Tribute wins $80k in Doodle For Google Competition

This is EXCELLENT! Yesterday if you’d opened Google you would have seen a Black family in front of a portrait on the home search page. This was the amazing work of 18-year-old Arantza Peña Popo from Lithonia, Ga. This year’s theme for the Doodle for Google comp was “When I grow up, I hope…” Of …

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Titans Linebacker Derrick Morgan Launches $200 Million Opportunity Zone Fund After NFL Retirement

Tennessee Titans linebacker Derrick Morgan announced his retirement at 15th July, at 30 it seems like a sensible choice and he said, to Forbes, of the decision “I’m at a time where, physically and mentally, it doesn’t make a lot of sense to continue,” But that does not mean he is kicking back, h is …

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5 Ways to Resolve Self-Hatred

There are many ways a person can fall into self-hatred and lack of inner esteem: _ 1) Abuse (toxicity in relationships with others, mainly the people who bring bad energy into your domain and try to induce you to feel as less than you are. Note: Toxic relationships are filled with storms and whirlwinds and …

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