Girl with rare condition that makes her constantly hungry wins beauty pageant

Girl with rare condition that makes her constantly hungry wins beauty pageant

15-year-old Anna Hankins has Prader-Willi Syndrome, a rare, incurable genetic disorder that makes her constantly starving hungry. Her condition means she has low muscle tone, short stature, and can’t stop eating. When she was a…

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All Hail the Homegirl Intervention: Brittney Cooper Praises the Power of Black Female Friendships in Eloquent Rage

All Hail the Homegirl Intervention: Brittney Cooper Praises the Power of Black Female Friendships in Eloquent Rage

Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part interview about Brittney Cooper’s bookEloquent Rage. Most of my best friendships have started with good conversations—I’d hazard a guess that most of yours have, too. So when…

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Hundreds of black women gather at Power Rising Summit for activism and engagement

Hundreds of black women gather at Power Rising Summit for activism and engagement

Chirlane McCray, the first lady of New York, Stacey Abrams, former Georgia House minority leader, and others slated to attend. Power Rising, a national summit that’s been planned by, and for black women, has kicked…

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Black news matters: the website dedicated to positive news about people of colour

Black news matters: the website dedicated to positive news about people of colour

Lori Lakin Hutcherson was shocked when she was unable to find a website dedicated to positive news about black people. So she started one Why did you start the Facebook page that became the website,…

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How My Ex-Boyfriend Almost Killed Me In Lagos

How My Ex-Boyfriend Almost Killed Me In Lagos

Here is a message we received in our inbox. We will appreciate your contributions on this issue. Remember that a problem shared is a problem half solved. If you have an issue bothering you, feel…

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Beyoncé Partners with Gucci to Provide Clean Water to Thousands in Burundi

Beyoncé Partners with Gucci to Provide Clean Water to Thousands in Burundi

Beyoncé is honoring World Water Day by pledging to bring clean water to nearly 120,000 women and children in Burundi. Last year, the singer launched BEYGOOD4BURUNDI with UNICEF. The initiative helps to provide clean and safe drinking…

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Oprah Sells a Quarter of her Weight Watchers Shares

Oprah Sells a Quarter of her Weight Watchers Shares

Oprah Winfrey’s investment into Weight Watchers International is paying off. The media mogul sold a quarter—or around 2 million—of her shares of the company, according to Bloomberg.  The windfall made Winfrey $110 million, per reports. Some…

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Beyoncé and Blue Ivy Bring High Fashion to Wearable Art Gala (PHOTOS)

Beyoncé and Blue Ivy Bring High Fashion to Wearable Art Gala (PHOTOS)

Beyoncé and her art connoisseur daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, looked like royalty Saturday at the Wearable Art Gala in Los Angeles, where the singer and her mother-in-law, Gloria Carter, were being honored. Beyoncé has given fans a…

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