Miss Naturally Crowned Carolina Inspires Women to Love Who they are Naturally

On Saturday, April 16th, the stage at Midlands Technical College welcomed the contestants of the 3rd Annual Miss Naturally Crowned Hair Pageant. The 9 beautiful contestants impressed the judges with their introduction, career wear and formal wear. In the end, Monae Bispham, Claflin University Alum took the crown, with 1st runner-up Erika Owens, and 2nd […]

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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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BE A Dream Chaser!

Today I attended, The Bookert Agency’s Dream Big Luncheon and Award Ceremony.  The event honored several individuals in the midlands who are living their dreams by using their talents to give back to the community. The room was filled with entrepreneurs living their dreams and celebrating one another. The award winners encouraged the audience to […]

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Hair Dance inspiration!

Do you love your hair? Does your hair have a rhythm and a song. Does your hair sway as you and blow in the wind? I’m sure it moves. Hair moves us. It is our crowning glory. I recently read Dinah Johnson’s book Hair Dance to my class and we were also afforded the pleasure […]

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Rihanna Stands by her Wrap!

So, lets talk about our favorite thing and that of course would be hair, well aside from chocolate. We’ve all seen the photos and read the articles about Rihanna’s infamous “Doobie Wrap” both on the red carpet and on stage at the  2013 American Music Awards aired Sunday night. In a recent interview with Elle […]

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