Women you should know: Janet Emerson Bashen
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Women you should know: Janet Emerson Bashen

“My success and failures make me who I am and who I am is a black woman raised in the south by working class parents who tried to give me a better life by fostering a fervent commitment to succeed.”   Continue reading

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Women you should know: Marjorie Joyner
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Women you should know: Marjorie Joyner

Marjorie Stewart Joyner  was the granddaughter of a slave and a white slave-owner, she was born on October 24, 1896 in Monterey, Virginia. She moved to Chicago in 1912, and shortly thereafter, she began studying cosmetology. In 1916, she became the first African American graduate of Chicago’s A.B. Molar Beauty School. In Chicago, Joyner met … 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

Hugs and Intimates
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Hugs and Intimates

We love featuring Black Female Business Owners so meet Mary Blessing Ramodisa. Lingerie and Plus sizes are her callings. Here’s what she had to say about Hugs&Intimates. What do you do? I am the Managing Owner at Hugs&Intimates. We offer a variety of undergarments to curvy women and women who struggle to get sizes, e.g., … Continue reading

Are Cracker, White Trash, Redneck, Racist Terms?
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Are Cracker, White Trash, Redneck, Racist Terms?

We’ve heard the terms ‘White Trash’, ‘Redneck’ and alike time or two in our lives, but have these terms evolved into racial slurs. Franchesca “Chescaleigh” Ramsey may have the answer. https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FMTV%2Fvideos%2F10154027418291701%2F&show_text=0&width=560 Video source: MTV Facebook Page Continue reading

Detroit ‘N Hollywood Proudly Presents The 15th Annual Black Women’s Business Expo
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Detroit ‘N Hollywood Proudly Presents The 15th Annual Black Women’s Business Expo

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, September 14, 2016 MEDIA CONTACT 313-871-1296 Detroit ‘N Hollywood Proudly Presents The 15th Annual Black Women’s Business Expo Detroit, MI (September 14, 2016) – It’s that time again for another soulful and self-enriching event. Detroit ‘N Hollywood has created this platform for celebration! They will be hosting the 15th … Continue reading