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St. Jude Children’s Research hospital is joining the world’s first all-civilian mission to space – Inspiration4 – thanks to a partnership with tech entrepreneur and pilot Jared Isaacman. Plans for the mission were recently announced from SpaceX’s headquarters in Hawthorne, CA. The mission is being targeted for the fourth quarter of this year and will be commanded by Jared…

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Creme of Nature recently announced the launch of its multi-tiered “Legacy of Leadership” scholarship fund for Historically Black College or University (HBCU) students. Beginning this year, students currently enrolled at an HBCU will compete for $100,000 in scholarships. The fund will be administered by the United Negro College Fund (UNCF). For more than 100 years,…

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Adonica Shaw is an app developer and the founder of Surrender Circle, a California-based self-care and wellness tech company. She is the owner of the Self-Care Everyday Bookstore, and the host of the “I Surrender” and “Self-Care Saturday,” podcasts. She’s also an intentional mental health and self-care advocate dedicated to cultivating spaces that inspire and…

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Across the nation, millions are celebrating Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in Texas. On Jan. 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation took effect ending slavery in the Union. However, Texas continued to practice slavery two years after passage of the Emancipation Proclamation. Major Gen. Gordon Granger and Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas,…

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Faced with the COVID-19 pandemic, growing unemployment, loss of family members and police brutality, the past couple of months have been undeniably overwhelming. The uncertainty that many of us are facing right now can lead to, anger, sadness, anxiety and a world of other emotions. Although the news and social media can be trusted sources…

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Singers Ari Lennox and Teyana Taylor were the targets of a troller’s mean-spirited insult, calling the two divas “rottweilers.” A Twitter user @WinEverUwantIT gave the two a back-handed compliment when he penned this explosive thought: “Ari Lennox and Teyana Taylor’s ability to have dangerously high sex appeal while simultaneously looking like rottweilers will always amaze…

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Shay Sane’s life mission is to help women heal through sisterhood and travel experiences. After losing her sister and dealing with compounded personal stress, Sane decided to travel with girlfriends to relieve the pressure and renew her spirit. After experiencing the transformative healing power of sisterhood and travel, Sane founded Black Girls on The Go,…

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Ever since Cardi B rocketed to fame with what The New York Times described as the song of summer 2018 with “Bodak Yellow,” many fans have been debating the femcee’s real heritage and whether or not she is really Black. This topic is obviously bothersome to the famously sensitive Cardi to the point where she…

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The Igrushi Brand is a lifestyle company that has charged itself with the responsibility of uplifting our Black community across the African Diaspora by creating platforms to highlight achievement, excellence and unity. Founded by two Nigerian cousins, Stephen Keshi and Amiko Igrubia, the Morehouse College graduates saw a need within their community and sought out to…

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