Nigerian

Sisters Launch Beauty Brand for Black Women

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Chinelo Chidozie and Ndidi Obidoa are the beautiful Nigerian sisters behind the up-and-coming beauty brand — Bolden. As a brand built by black women, we exist to embolden women like us to confidently embrace their natural beauty. Through expertly-cra­fted, responsibly-sourced, and tailor-made beauty experiences, we’ll...

#BlackExcellence: New Jersey Teen Gets Accepted By All 8 Ivy League schools

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A New Jersey teenager has big decisions to make soon. And picking her college of choice is one of them, especially since she got into every Ivy League school. Ifeoma White-Thorpe said she was shaking when she got the eighth acceptance letter. I was like,...

Newly Crowned Miss Helsinki Receives Racist Backlash

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Onnea Miss Helsinki 2017 Sephora Ikalaba ✨?? A photo posted by Miss Helsinki (@misshelsinkiofficial) on Jan 6, 2017 at 6:25am PST Sephora Ikalaba, a 19-year-old Nigerian contestant, was recently voted Miss Helsinki 2017. But let’s just say, some people in the country aren’t too happy....

#BringBackOurGirls: Boko Haram Releases 21 Chibok Girls to Nigerian Government

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The Nigerian government has confirmed the release of 21 Chibok Village girls by Boko Haram. The release of the girls came after negotiations between the Nigerian government and Boko Haram, according to Nigerian government spokesman Mallam Garba Shehu. “The president welcomes the release of the girls...