Donate to the #1000BlackGirlBooks Drive

 Marley Dias, an 11-year-old from New Jersey has started an initiative to collect 1000 books featuring black girls as the main characters. Most of us have read in school Where the Red Fern Grows and Shiloh, but not many of us can say that the bulk of our grade school reading assignments featured black characters. […]

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Defining #BlackGirlMagic

 #BlackGirlMagic has been a trending topic for the past few months since Cashawn Thompson @thepbg  started the trend based off the phrase “Black Girls are Magic”. The tag has gone viral across all social media sites, Essence Magazine has even dubbed their February 2016 issue a #BlackGirlMagic edition. This special issue features 3 different covers […]

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3 More Reasons to Love Amandla Stenberg

Amandla Stenberg has been working with Teen Vogue to create a series of webisodes tackling issues of racism and misrepresentation of African-American Peoples. The most recent webisode is titled “Things Black Girls are Tired of Hearing”. In this short video, Amandla along with several black artists, creatives and activists explain true meanings behind statements like “you’re […]

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ReCreate Your Best Self

The start of a new year is a time of refreshment , recreation and transformation. This is the best time to put stock in yourself and carry that confidence into the year. See below  4 Instagram accounts to motivate self improvement. 1. BrittanyJosephina, this self proclaimed emotional nudist and online therapist will give you just […]

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