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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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Figure 1. (photo credit: Copyright Rob3000/DepositPhotos.com”) Uterine fibroids are the most common tumor of the female pelvis. Up to 80% of adult women of color have these benign, non-cancerous tumors. While there are women who have fibroids with little or no symptoms, they can cause absolute misery for many women. When present, fibroids are typically…

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Even those accustomed to the pettiness of America’s greatest troller believe that 50 Cent crossed the line this time. The rapper’s latest denigration of Black women earned the scorn of celebrities and fans alike. During his interaction with another hater of dark-skinned Black women, Lil Wayne, on the Young Money Radio show, Curtis Jackson went…

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For Black women, hair has always been a form of true expression and for Kelis, this rings true even more. From bold color to sleek cuts and everything in between, the singer-songwriter has always been innovative and expressive with her beauty. Now cutting the international symbol of Black power, a fist, into her hair, the…

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