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In honor of Black History Month, rolling out will highlight minority businesswomen who are doing the part in making Black history. Meet Sibyl Slade, vice president and financial advisor of LifePlan Financial Advisors Inc. Slade helps professionals and small business owners increase their cash flow and net worth with advance taxed savings and investment strategies…

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January is a time for restructuring and resetting our lives. The Black Women’s Health Initiative is hosting the 2021 Wellness Summit to provide perspective in recharging, resetting goals, habits and intentions for success. Moderated by actress and media personality Rashan Ali, the Summit will feature highly acclaimed experts and personalities who will guide the audience…

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As Cadillac’s head of multicultural marketing, Alexis Kerr leads the organization’s efforts to increase opinion, consideration and market share among diverse consumers. She also manages corporate social responsibility and music efforts, which are directly aligned to the brand’s global marketing strategy. Previously, the New York native served as the luxury brand’s head of operations for…

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Eva Longoria got blistered online for saying Latinas “are the real heroines” who pushed President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris past the finish line on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. The 45-year-old actress, activist and restaurateur, best known for her award-winning role in the TV drama “Desperate Housewives,” acknowledged that Black women played an…

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Despite the availability of a less-invasive therapy called uterine fibroid embolization (UFE), many Black women with uterine fibroids are given only one path to treatment: hysterectomy. “I was told by my doctor that hysterectomy was my only option.” As a physician who has spent the last 25 years treating uterine fibroids without surgery and increasing fibroid…

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(Photo credit: Shutterstock.com / Laurin Rinder) Megan Thee Stallion hit us with a deep conversation about protecting Black women. Throughout history, there have been countless times that our voices have been squashed and our bodies have been victimized. Why are we forgotten? Why is our worth questionable? After the vice presidential debate, the customary “angry…

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Serena Williams didn’t feel her body type was “celebrated” when she was younger. The tennis champion felt her sister Venus Williams was seen as having an “acceptable” shape because she is tall and thin, but her own curvaceous frame wasn’t viewed in a positive light. She said: “When I was growing up, what was celebrated…

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There is a movement sweeping through the heart of Atlanta. If you listen closely you may hear about it, but you are much more likely to see it first. In communities across the metro area and beyond, women everywhere are wearing white pants. It doesn’t matter that it was after Labor Day (or before Easter).…

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Crowds have chanted her name. Social media feeds have been flooded, demanding justice for Breonna Taylor. A call for action is demanded but has fallen on deaf ears. Taylor’s killing has sparked a national conversation about death by the police. The outcry continues, and still no arrest. Last week, her family negotiated a settlement with…

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Uterine fibroids are the most common pelvic tumor seen in women. It is the most common reason why women have heavy menstrual periods. These benign tumors also cause significant pelvic pain which can radiate in to the lower back, hips, buttocks, and down the legs. Fibroids also often cause increased urinary frequency and waking up…

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