Nigerian women repping for the Olympics
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Nigerian women repping for the Olympics

Seun Adigun (competed in the 100 meter hurdles at the London Olympics in 2012), Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga have made history and will be making the the first ever African appearance in the winter Olympic for the bobsled competition.     Adigun, a U.S.-based former sprinter who ran for Nigeria in the 2012 Summer Olympics in … Continue reading

If You’re a Curly Girl, This Book is Dedicated to You
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If You’re a Curly Girl, This Book is Dedicated to You

“Wash Day” is a cute and funny children’s book that teaches young girls valuable lessons about washing and loving their hair one curl at a time. Every mother knows how painstakingly difficult it is to wash, condition, de-tangle, dry and style their daughter’s hair without hearing whining and complaining. We dedicate this book to all … Continue reading

Black Communities and Mental Health
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Black Communities and Mental Health

Historically, communities of color experience unique and considerable challenges in accessing mental health services. However we always seem to dust it under the carpet. Here are some shocking facts that we need to realize. According to the US HHS Office of Minority Health: Adult Black Americans are 20 percent more likely to report serious psychological distress than … Continue reading