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The spiritual gifts of Dr. Lakara Foster, a self-proclaimed “Black girl psychic medium,” heal people, give voice to the spirits, and help us reframe church and psychic mediumship. For most of us, the future is full of mystery and the past is replete with gaps that we wish we could fill. If we are lucky…

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How art, and being out, married lesbians changed the course of these women’s lives. Adrienne and Janeeka Muse bet on love and happiness and are winning. If you haven’t heard of them personally, you may be familiar with their work — notably, Janeeka Muse’s (J.Muse) portrait of Michelle Obama which went viral in 2016.  Matriarchs Adrienne…

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Quick Blowout Bar hair salon

If you get your hair done in Atlanta, you’ve undoubtedly noticed the influx of blow dry specialized beauty salons in town especially in Midtown and Buckhead. Women (and men) are thrilled at the rise of these “quick style” formats. But, until this past fall, there was one neighborhood where you didn’t see them, the Westside.…

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For more than a decade, the gay scene in Atlanta has been punctuated by classy, upscale parties and other events hosted by Ladies at Play (LAP) founded by Chitan Chandler. On Sunday, Sept. 3 that landscape has been forever changed, as this Labor Day weekend, which was also Atlanta Black Pride, LAP hosted their End…

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This year will be like no other for Atlanta Black Pride weekend, now in its 21st year. The events will take place on Thursday, Aug. 31, through Tuesday, Sept. 5, and will be one for the history books. In the past during ABP, there would typically be parties, some seminars, and the Piedmont Park picnic. What makes…

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