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In the mid-2000s, long after the AIDS pandemic hit the Western world during the 1980s, life in South Africa was upside down, and we were all sitting ducks, waiting for our parents, family members and neighbors to suddenly pass on. It was an eerie situation no one could save us from.  We felt helpless. South...
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“This isn’t working.” I sat cross-legged on my yoga mat with my knees crooked in a way that would have made my rheumatologist mad and threw my headphones down to the floor. I had just been “meditating” which means I really was just sitting in a painful position for all of 90 seconds, frustrated that...
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Many girls dream of owning a business and becoming a #boss. Sixteen-year-old Brayden Graham never imagined that a Christmas shopping trip would lead to her becoming a CEO. Brayden Graham created B Graham Beauty after being disappointed with the ingredients listed  in bath bombs that were allegedly “all natural.” As if  having harmful ingredients that...
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While white, male legislators across the U.S. are doing everything they can to reduce young rape victims to chattel by restricting abortion access and giving their rapists custody rights, the fact of the matter is that men—here and abroad—view family planning and a woman’s right to bodily autonomy as a necessity. Consider an opinion shared...
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Google Chromecast is a great streaming device (not an endorsement, I’m just saying) because it does cool things, like allow you to customize a homepage of what you see on the television when you aren’t watching a show. One of those features is a basic weather tracker, based on your location. I live in central...
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  Carefree Black Girls. It’s the single most Black girl-empowering phrase of the decade. Don’t argue with me. Search the hashtag on Instagram and you’ll see roughly 75,000 beautiful Black women doing yoga, promoting their passion projects, on vacation, hanging with their gal pals and looking incredible while doing it. In light of Jemele Hill’s...
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  At 24 years and some odd months old, I feel like I have some things figured out. My bills are on autopay; I know what vegetables I like (mostly); and I know what I want to do for the rest of my life: be a doctor. However, as a 24-year-old, the decision to go...
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