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Black Blog of the Day: Why Black Women Should Pursue Their Dream Career

I grew up in Sweden as a black girl insecure about everything from my name that people couldn’t pronounce, to my height (Swede’s tend to be tall), and of course, my complexion. Movements such as ‘Black Girls Rock’ weren’t around back then and now in my 30’s I’m determined to live out my life loud,…

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Black Blog of The Day: Food Blog Breelicious Bites by Briana “Bree” White

My name is Briana “Bree” White. I am 32, years old. I have a Bachelor’s Degree in International Business and currently work as a Budget Analyst for the School District of Pittsburgh. I am the Treasurer of The Pittsburgh Black Media Federation and on the YWCA Young Leaders Board. In my spare time, I enjoy…

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The Black secular social gadfly your mother warned you about!

Philosopher Bertrand Russell once wisely said: “In all affairs it’s a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted.” Sincere Kirabo’s blog Notes From An Apostate is a platform that engages in social critiques many are uncomfortable with or unaccustomed to inspecting. There are…

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“Gina on the Block” : Bringing web geekery to the practice of law

Some people have heard of “bitcoin,” an alternative virtual currency that people collected by “mining” answers to a really hard question. Bitcoins were used as a reward for lending massive amounts of computing power, sort of like SETI used distributed computers to look for aliens in the early days, allowing use of networked computers with…

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Black Blog of the Day: Reality Checking Song Lyrics at lyricfancy.com

Tiye Jameson -Blog Founder and Chief Music Lover -lyricfancy -Reality checking song lyrics, music musings and more Tiye Jameson is the founder of the music blog lyricfancy. The Baltimore native listens to song lyrics with an ear for the ridiculous. Have you ever listened to a song and thought, ”Could that really happen?” lyricfancy answers…

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Black Blog of The Day: Black Transracial Adoptee on The Adopted Life

The Adopted Life (www.theadoptedlife.com) began as a personal blog that allowed Angela to process publicly her emotions and experience as a transracial adoptee; a means by which she hoped to build a community of other adoptees growing up in closed adoptions. Angela Tucker is a nationally-recognized thought leader on transracial adoption and is an advocate…

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Interactive One Teams With Coca-Cola For A New Custom Content Series Telling Stories Through Favorite Recipes, Memorable Family Moments And Cooking Tips For Moms

Interactive One (iOne), the fastest growing and definitive digital platform for African American, multiracial and Millennial audiences, today announced the launch of “The Kitchen Table” a new digital content series sponsored by Coca-Cola. The cooking series lives on iOne’s flagship digital property aimed at women, HelloBeautiful.com, with 60-second vignettes also appearing on TV One. In…

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The National Council of Negro Women Launches Visionary Strategy Declaring “A New Agenda For A New Age”

In celebration of its 80th anniversary, the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) revealed a “new agenda for a new age,” vowing to take urgent action around education, health, economic empowerment and public policy in an effort to build a stronger Black America. During welcome remarks at the 14th annual Uncommon Height Gala recently, NCNW…

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DC Gov Launches EKO African Diaspora Coding Academy

The Mayor’s Office on African Affairs (MOAA) is proud to launch EKO | African Diaspora Coding Academy.  Directly connected to Mayor Muriel Bowser’s vision of supporting innovative ideas that expand economic opportunities, EKO | African Diaspora Coding Academy is a program developed in partnership with Coders4Africa (C4A), the Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO), and DCHR’s Center for Learning…

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Black Women For Positive Change Prepares for the National Week of Non Violence

Black Women For Positive Change is hosting its 3rd Annual National Week of Non-Violence. On Friday October 9th, the organization was joined by faith leaders, politicians and activists for a press conference announcing the upcoming initiative. Benjamin Crump, president of the National Bar Association spoke on the need for solutions to violence internally and externally…

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