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A. Imani Spencer
  Here’s a list of upcoming and newly released books by Black authors: It Doesn’t Take a Genius, Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich (Apr. 13) (Middle Grade) This coming-of-age book tells the story of Emmett, a boy who attends a historic Black summer camp where his older brother, Luke, is a junior camp counselor. The two have always...
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Black History Month is upon us. Here are some new and upcoming films to check out this February: Black Boy Joy (Feb. 2) A short film about three generations of Black men struggling with the demands of raising a young son with autism while adapting to a new life after the passing of a loved...
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Every day is an opportunity to claim your worthiness. Affirm it when you first wake up, in the mirror, on the way to work, after lunch, before bed. Speak into your life that you are worthy. Here are some affirmations to guide you.
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February has rolled in and here’s a list of upcoming and newly released books by Black authors coming to the scene this month.   Nubia: Real One, L.L. McKinney; illustrations, Robyn Smith (Feb. 2) (Young Adult) Have you heard of Nubia, Wonder Woman’s Black twin sister? In this young adult comic book series, author L.L. McKinney...
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New music is in the air! Have you heard?! In case you haven’t, check out this list of new albums and singles dropping this month. Jazmine Sullivan: “Heaux Tales” (Jan. 8) R&B singer-songwriter Jazmine Sullivan released “Heaux Tales” on Jan. 8, her first album since her 2015 “Reality Show.” Featured artists on the 14-track album...
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  Keep watching … Black women make magic on the big screen!  Black women are showing out in film in 2021, and we’re here for it. Grab the remote and some snacks. We’ve got a list of new shows and movies for you. Check out what’s dropped and dropping in January.  “One Night in Miami” (Jan. 15) In this historical...
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Been bingeing a lot of television series and movies during the pandemic but seem to always be behind the curve on what everyone else is watching? No worry. <whispers> Most of us are that way too, so we’ll give you the scoop on what we thought to help you determine whether or not you want...
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Hey, Black girl! How’re you feeling in the New Year? We’re only a few days in, so whether you’re up or down, there’s plenty time left to plan your ideal year. Are you looking forward to more success in 2021? Good health? Positive relationships? Financial prosperity? Grab your pen and pad, sis. Let’s get intentional.  Say this with...
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  Black women are inherently inspirational. There is a reason the world revisits our life stories for motivation. So many of us inspire simply by being ourselves, and we don’t do it wearing a shiny red cape. We do it in our everyday lives, wearing red lipstick and protective hairstyles. And when we need to,...
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