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  • Tracee Ellis Ross says fans must demand “Girlfriends” movie: “The fact that people fell in love with Joan is a wonderful thing.” {Clutch}
  • WHERE ARE THEY NOW? The Cast Of ‘The Cosby Show’: “The Cosby Show” made us all wish our families were better at frequent coordinated group dancing. {Business Insider}
  • Rihanna named the sexiest woman alive: Esquire pulled a “No Shyte Sherlock” move and declared Rihanna the sexiest woman alive for 2011, putting her bare body on the cover. {Bossip}
  • Nicki Minaj confesses suicidal thoughts: Nicki talks about how she was in a very hard place just a few years ago, but things have gotten better now. {Celebitchy}


  • Network launching to rival Bounce TV: The competition has already begun for new African American owned television network Bounce TV which just opened its doors this past Monday. Another network is about to make its debut soon. {EURWeb}
  • Students of color at college level perform better with minority teachers: A group of researchers has found that minority students in community colleges tend to perform better when they’re taught by minority instructors — particularly those of similar race or ethnicity. {The Washington Post}
  • First black American woman made two-star general in army: The U.S. Army promoted Marcia Anderson to a major general at Fort Knox on Thursday. It makes Anderson the highest ranking African-American woman in the Army and also marks the first time the Army has promoted an African-American woman to the rank of two-star general. {}
  • Red tape hinders ministry’s efforts to employ poor blacks: What stands between dozens of unemployed men and the potential road to economic independence? A state regulation requiring food truck owners either to buy a restaurant or rent space in someone else’s commercial kitchen. {}
  • Tips on how to increase your child’s academic success: Academic success impacts our children for the rest of their lives: it influences their self-esteem, college selections, job attainment, financial success, and even their choice of spouses. {Shine on Yahoo!}

{Fashion. Living. Loving}

  • Could you buy only thrifted threads for a year?: If you want to join Thrifty Threads 365, please do! {Looking Fly on a Dime}
  • Get the best bangs for your face shape: Bangs are a smart, easy way to add oomph to your look. {Essence}
  • Monica shares about being a traditional wife: Anyone with eyes can definitely see that newlyweds Monica and Shannon Brown have love all over them. {Necole Bitchie}
  • Do you prioritize your marriage over your job?: How do you turn the focus back on the marriage? {Black and Married With Kids}


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