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Moving Forward

Vanessa Bell Calloway

The title of one of the signature poems of the late great Maya Angelou is entitled “Phenomenal Woman.” At this year’s, Jazz Fest while sitting backstage waiting for the legendary Stevie Wonder
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Business Competition Focuses on Black Women Entrepreneurs

In an effort to increase opportunities for Black women entrepreneurs, Odyssey Media launched “Keys to Success: Access to Capital,” a $25,000 business pitch competition
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The Curly Corner

Wash day can turn into an all-day affair for natural men and women. Depending on your hair length, you might use several bottles of non-sulfate shampoo, conditioners
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Wells Fargo Bank Just Got Downgraded

Following a series of high profile lawsuits and allegations of misconduct, the embattled Wells Fargo Bank just suffered another loss in the form of a rating downgrade.
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Roy Ayers

Roy Ayres’s career spans over five decades, making great music that has inspired generations. The Artist is known for his groundbreaking work in the fusion of jazz
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“Madame President: The Extraordinary Journey of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf”

Whether on social media or otherwise, they listen to you and understand, ask your opinion, seek your wisdom, and look to your lead. With them, you live a good life. Have followers like those
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Michele Brierre Jean-Pierre: A Holistic Prescription to Saving a Community

Michele Brierre Jean-Pierre, is a woman dedicated to giving back to her community. She is the Executive Director of the Ellis Marsalis Center, located in the Lower Ninth Ward
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National Civil Rights Activists to give Public Lectures at Xavier for Black History

Civil Rights Activist Shaun King will speak as part of Xavier University’s Black History Month Speaker Series on Feb. 16, 2017. This event will be held in the University Center’s Ballroom at 6 p.m.
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Black Families Can Bridge the Wealth Gap by Owning a Home

From predatory lending and foreclosures to wealth stripping and income inequality, the national wealth gap is relevant and ongoing. The wealth gap continues to expand based
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Spiritually Speaking:Demand Your Inheritance

This column is all about not putting limits on a limitless God. In church, the sermon was all about how we, as finite creatures, do a pretty good job of trying to put the infinite being of God into some ...
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Don’t Miss God’s Wake Up Call

I don’t know about you, but there have been times when I have confused being blessed with being lucky. When it seems that life has stacked the deck against me, my worldly perspective on things can get kind of blurred.
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King Nobel Secrets Revealed

The mystery surrounding who nominated civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for the Nobel Peace Prize 50 years ago is cleared up in a new exhibit, “1964: Martin Luther King Jr.,” under way at the King National Historic ...
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Dear White People’ conveys complexity of contemporary race relations

“Dear White People, the minimum requirement of black friends to not seem racist has just been raised to two.
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She's An Icon: Top 10 Black Women Who Are Making Black History Today

We all (hopefully) know the stellar history of our fore-mothers like Sojourner Truth, Phyllis Wheatley, Harriet Tubman, Ida B. Wells, Fannie Lou Hammer, Dorothy Height and Lena Horne. But there are black women making moves today who are likely to ...
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Post-Obama: The Future of the Black Body Politic After the Age of Obama

When then Senator Barack Obama turned into President Barack Obama after his historic 2008 election it had all the pageantry, zeal and aura of a religious revelation for many. It was something a long time coming -- a win after ...
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