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Michelle Obama Made Her Final Speech as FLOTUS

“Our glorious diversities — our diversities of faith and colors and creeds — that is not a threat to who we are. It makes us who we are.” – Michelle Obama   It’s official. First Lady Michelle Obama gave her final speech as FLOTUS at the White House’s 2017 National School Counselor of the Year […]

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What Does it Really Mean to be a #CarefreeBlackGirl?

By Kennadi Harris I used to believe that being Black and proud or “down for the cause” required a few things: You had to go natural, live Erykah Badu lyrics, and not listen to “oversexualized” artists, such as Nicki Minaj or Rihanna. (Please forgive my past self. I love them now.) Now, I know that […]

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This Teen is #CollegeGoals

Brown. Columbia. Cornell. Dartmouth. Harvard. The University of Pennsylvania. Princeton. Yale. The Ivy Leagues. And 17-year-old Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna just got accepted to every last one of them! Current valedictorian of Long Island’s Elmont Memorial High School, Augusta applied to four other schools, as well, locking in acceptances to all of them, too. Now, all she […]

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