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The ‘Colored Girls Museum’ Celebrates the Experience and Herstory of Colored Girls

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Vashti Dubois is making #herstory with her Colored Girls Museum — located in her home in Germantown, Philadelphia. Curated by activist, artists, neighbors, thought leaders, hair dressers and more — the Colored Girls Museum distinguishes itself by exclusively collecting, preserving, honoring, and decoding artifacts pertaining to...

Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas Releases Barbie Doll

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Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas now has her own Barbie doll! Douglas’ doll is following in the footsteps of Mattel’s Ava DuVernay doll, which was also released as part of the company’s Shero collection. On sale today for $24.99, the Gabby Douglas Barbie comes complete with...

Mother Goes Viral After Explaining She Doesn’t Teach Her Child to Share

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Missouri mom Alanya Kolberg isn’t about that “sharing is caring life” and proved it when she put up a viral Facebook post last Wednesday that sent a very different message. In the post, Alanya says that when she took her son, Carson, and his new...

A Chicago Muralist Under Fire For Plagiarizing a Black Woman’s Artwork

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A Chicago artist is under fire over a recently unveiled mural of Michelle Obama, which shows the former First Lady in the style of an Egyptian queen, in South Shore. The mural is located outside of Bouchet Elementary School — two blocks from the former...

Black Men At Harvard Salute Black Women In New Video Project #ThankYouBlackWomen

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A group of black men at Harvard are celebrating black women in a special way. The special video/photo tribute, helmed by Zena Edosomwan and Sydney Claire, thanks black women for their brilliance, resilience, wisdom and strength. Check out my new video/ picture project with @sydney.claire.photography...

New Children’s Book Teaches Black Boys To Respect Black Girls

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Artist Lawrence Lindell created “From Black Boy With Love,” a children’s book released this past March, to teach black boys to treat black girls with respect. The book contains 24 pages of illustrations of young boys beside uplifting messages of love to black girls. “It’s...