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#WednesdayWisdom with our Founder, Judith Jacques

BE PREPARED.... Expect and actually anticipate that trying and difficult times will happen. This past Friday, the Matriarch of the family, our Queen, my grandmother passed. Although she lived a full and beautiful life, nothing prepared me for the loss of the woman who helped raise me. I sat next to her still body after… Continue reading #WednesdayWisdom with our Founder, Judith Jacques

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Monday Media Maven: Saptosa Foster

MONDAY MEDIA MAVEN: SAPTOSA FOSTER, 135TH STREET AGENCY   Saptosa Foster is a critically acclaimed communications strategist in the public relations industry. Foster, is a North Carolina native who interned as a college freshman for Pendulum Records and in the marketing department at Sean Combs' Bad Boy Records and writing for Vibe, Complex, XXL, The Source,… Continue reading Monday Media Maven: Saptosa Foster

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Feature:Johnica Reed Hawkins

I've lived, worked and studied across six continents. Work / As a writer, I work to archive Black culture through stories. Latest Project / On assignment for Time, Inc., I traveled to Cuba to explore the African history, traditions and religious customs that form the backbone of the island's identity. My work appears in the… Continue reading Feature:Johnica Reed Hawkins

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BLACK WOMEN IN MEDIA ’17

                     http://try.thewhimapp.com/bwim2017/ BLACK WOMEN IN MEDIA AWARDS CEREMONY IN NYC   WHO: BLACK WOMEN IN MEDIA WHERE: Private Location, NY WHEN: March 25, 2017 11am until 4pm WHAT: Black Women In Media is a non-profit organization catered to the upliftment and empowerment of women in Media related fields. The organization… Continue reading BLACK WOMEN IN MEDIA ’17

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Feature: Rene Daniella

My name is René Daniella, and I am originally of both English and American heritage. In my 26 years I have lived in 9 different cities across 4 countries, two of which were not English speaking. Travel is an integral part of my lifetsyle; it’s one of the biggest reasons why I’m excited to get… Continue reading Feature: Rene Daniella

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Feature: Brittne Babe

  Who is Brittne? Brittne Babe is a natural athlete, certified personal trainer, online health and wellness coach and a full time college student. With over 1 million followers on her social media accounts, she has helped millions of men and women all over the world with motivation, technique and nutrition. What is Brittne’s training… Continue reading Feature: Brittne Babe

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Feature:Amandla Stenberg

  Named for the Zulu and Xhosa word for "power," Amandla was born in Los Angeles on October 23, 1998, to Karen Brailsford and Tom Stenberg. Her mother is African-American and her father is Danish (and of part Inuit-Greenlandic ancestry). Amandla landed the first of her Disney catalog modeling shoots when she was four years… Continue reading Feature:Amandla Stenberg

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Feature:DWomoh-Piper Twins

Danielle and Chantelle Dwomoh-Piper are Models, bloggers and Designers based in New York.Since the start of their journey in fashion they have been blazing the fashion trail with features in WWD,Elle SA,Essence,HuffingtonPost, Lucky Magazine, Marie Claire, Buzzfeed and The New York Daily Newspaper, as well as appearances on the Rachael Ray Show, NBC’s Today Show,… Continue reading Feature:DWomoh-Piper Twins

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Feature: Sibley Scoles

Correspondent, "E! News"; Host, "The Battle of the Ex-Besties" Born and raised in Northern California, Sibley Scoles found entertainment and music early on and made plans to take her passions to the next level. She is currently a correspondent for E! News and previously served as an on-air host for iHeart Radio’s Real 92.3 FM.… Continue reading Feature: Sibley Scoles