Black, Lightning, Nafessa, Willams Entertainment 

Will You Watch? DC Comics Black Lightning

Last night, DC Comics  Black Lightning made its debut on CW. The television adaption of the comic series has a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, which is no easy feat.  Word on the street is that CW may very well have a hit on their hands. The series stars Cress Williams (Jefferson Pierce), Christine Adams (Lynn), Nafessa Williams (Anissa Pierce-Thunder), China Anne McClain (Jennifer Pierce-Lightning), James Remar (Peter Gambi), Damon Gupton (Henderson). In it, Jefferson Pierce is a retired superhero; or so he thought. He ends up coming out of…

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Beauty Entertainment 

Hot Hair Alert: The Fluffy Ponytail

Warning, hot hair alert, the fluffy ponytail. A ponytail is the quick go to hairstyle for many women. It’s easy and with weave your options are limitless. Just recently Oprah,  on the February cover of “O” The Oprah Winfrey Magazine, adorned one and she rocked it! Purple hair and all.  Want the look? Take a peek at some instructional videos below. https://youtu.be/OedyW4GKKmIhttps://youtu.be/cwiLNSesgy8 3 Shares Tweet Share3

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Entertainment 

Will You Watch? “Breaking In” Starring Gabrielle Union

Well, well, well, looks like another action thriller with a black female lead and I’m loving it.  2018 Is starting off just right if you ask me.  Honey, Gabrielle Union goes into full “momma bear” mode in “Breaking In”,  directed by James McTeigue and produced by Will  Packer. The film is set to be released on Mother’s Day. I would go with my momma, but she is the type that will ask you questions through out the entire movie as if you have seen it before. I still love her though….

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Health 

Mental Health First Aid

Earlier in the week I had a chance to attend the Mental Health First Aid USA Training. It was very informative and covered in great detail, the importance of developing an action plan for developing mental health problems. As I read through the content, there was one stat that stood out to me – ” In 2013, Suicide was the second leading cause of death among 15 -to-24 year olds and 25-to-34-year olds” and that ” In 2010, approximately 84 percent of people who completed suicide had symptoms of mental…

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Black, Women, Tech, Builtx Entreprenuership 

Tech Squares Lab 100 Minority Women Initiative: BuiltxWomen

I was casually strolling along my Twitter feed when I noticed the #BuiltxWomen. So me, the always curious blogger decided to check it out.  I’m glad I did, because I found out about this amazing initiative by Tech Squares Lab out of Atlanta, GA. Get this, the BuiltxWomen initiative is meant to “increase the high-growth percentage of minority female-founded startups”.   There is an application process. If selected, the recipient gets to work for 6 months on a part-time basis out of the Tech Squares Lab. “While in the program, they…

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Emmett, Till, Taraji, Henson Entertainment 

Taraji P. Henson is Set to Produce an Emmitt Till Movie Directed by John Singleton

Some may call Taraji many things,  just be sure to mention that she is serious about securing the bag!   Proud Mary hits theaters this Friday and  Empire on FOX is still going strong.  This will be Taraji’s second project where she will serve as the producer.  Although, she does have five executive production credits under her belt. Taraji and John Singleton are teaming up for the film “The Life of Emmitt Till”.  According to  Shadow and Act, in it  she will portray Emmit’s mother, Mamie Till Mobley.  Her desire to…

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Fibroids Health 

Uterine Fibroids: Don’t Suffer in Silence

There are very few things in life I truly hate and Uterine Fibroids is one of them.  According to the Women’s Health.Gov, Uterine Fibroids are muscular tumors that grow in the wall of the uterus. Most often they are (benign) not cancerous. Furthermore, they can grow as a singular tumor or multiple tumors; they can also grow outside the walls of the uterus. African-American women are more likely to develop fibroids than white women. According to the National Uterine Fibroids Foundation, over 600,000 hysterectomies are performed annually in the United States….

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Oprah, Winfrey, Golden, Globe, MeToo, Time's, Up Entertainment 

Oprah Winfrey Puts Many on Notice During her Acceptance Speech for this Years Cecile B. de Mille Award at the 75th Golden Globes

There is something to be said about people that light the room up wherever they go.  During  Sunday nights Golden Globe Award Ceremony, Oprah was that person. Receiving three standing ovations after her very moving acceptance speech for the Cecile B. de Mille Award and she deserved nothing less. The night was monumental because if you follow Oprah, then you know she really steers clear of  any controversy dominating the news cycle.  However, steering clear away from safe, she put several people on notice that night.  Particularly, men that use…

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Toni, Braxton, Entertainment 

Will You Watch? Faith Under Fire Starring Toni Braxton

Toni Braxon stars in Lifetime  Networks, “Faith Under Fire”.    The movie is based on the book Prepared for a Purpose: An Inspiring True Story of Faith, Courage and Compassion in Crisis by Antoinette Tuff and Alex Tresniowski. The movie will detail the failed mass shooting attempt at an elementary school in Decatur, Georgia. Toni will portray Antoinette Tuff,  a bookkeeper employed at the school that successfully talked the gunman into surrendering without loss of life. Sounds like it’s going to be a good one. Take a peek at the trailer here. 7…

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Bruno, Mars, Cardi, B, Finesse Music 

Bruno Mars Finesse (Remix) Featuring Cardi B

The internet is lit all the way up after, Bruno Mars dropped the remix to Finesse featuring Cardi B.  Finesse is one of my favorite cuts on 24k Magic. I must say Bruno out did himself with the video though. The tribute to “In living Color” made a sister smile. I mean, who didn’t want to be a “fly girl” back in the day?  Cardi B’s addition to the cut was perfect and executed flawlessly.  One time for the culture, oww!!!   https://youtu.be/LsoLEjrDogU?list=PL2gNzJCL3m__vT5kzXFQbc5qh4_3g4N1D 2 Shares Tweet Share2

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