Women you should know: Patricia Bath
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Women you should know: Patricia Bath

Patricia E. Bath, an ophthalmologist and laser scientist, is an innovative research scientist and advocate for blindness prevention, treatment, and cure. Born on November 4, 1942, in Harlem, Manhattan, Bath is the daughter of Rupert and Gladys Bath. Her father, an immigrant from Trinidad, was a newspaper columnist, a merchant seaman and the first black … Continue reading

Restaurant review: Sumting Fresh
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Restaurant review: Sumting Fresh

If you are looking for affordable street gourmet food in South Africa, this restaurant is certainly the place to be. We were there and have to share the experience! Sumting Fresh is a street style restaurant that treated bloggers to a tasting at their restaurant reboot in Johannesburg, South Africa. The meals were certainly tasty … Continue reading

MGS Exclusive Interview with C.O.R.E.
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MGS Exclusive Interview with C.O.R.E.

C.O.R.E. is an online magazine created to uplift and empower young women between the ages of 12-18. Through content development, fashion, beauty, financial, as well as on-site development, C.O.R.E has helped shaped the lives of many young women. Recently I had the pleasure of speaking to the women behind this organization and discovered that C.O.R.E … Continue reading

#FlexinInHerComplexion
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#FlexinInHerComplexion

10-year-old Kheris Rodgers experienced colorism when she was bullied at school for her dark skin tone. This would lead to her being teased by her classmates and teachers. Her older sister, Taylor Pollard, was determined to boost her sister’s pride and confidence, and started taking and posting model style photos of Kheris on her Twitter account calling … Continue reading

Behind the Business : Bathobela can
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Behind the Business : Bathobela can

Who is “Bathobela can”? The 35 years old single mother, Miss Matau Ramapuputla, has managed to raise a beautiful daughter in all of life’s difficulties. Children’s book publisher, author and a woman in I.T, Matau is an Entrepreneur who has a passion for children and changing societal stereotypes about children with special needs. Her daughter, … Continue reading

Behind the business: My Girl Squad
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Behind the business: My Girl Squad

Founder of #MyGirlSquad, Lungiswa Moore, recently gave a TalkXTalk in Detroit. In it she was dispelling the narrative that women of color cannot get along! And asserting positive images that speak abundance and beauty in women of color. Take a look here and let us know how you feel about the current black girl narrative. … Continue reading

Le’jemalik Salon & Boutique
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Le’jemalik Salon & Boutique

Le’jemalik: Where Tradition and Women Empowerment Meet Meet Huda Quhshi the founder of Le’jemalik Beauty Salon, located in Brooklyn, New York. Le’jemalik (“for your beauty” in Arabic) is a salon that primarily caters to hijab wearing Muslim women. In some traditions of Islam it’s forbidden for women to show their hair to men outside of … Continue reading