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Taking The Law Into Your Own Hands: The Importance Of Black Lawyers
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by: Dion Ringgold

01 Jan

Our country’s judicial system has been a heated discussion and disappointment in regards to Black Americans. From countless murders of unarmed black men and women by police officers who do not face the justice they should, to unfair treatment given to white Americans who protest verses when black Americans protest. In light of a system that seems to all but failed Black Americans there is an increase in the number of black female attorneys, so we decided to get the perspective of one incredibly intelligent and passionate attorney Alexis Gonzalez. She is an attorney for fortune 500 company and shared with us the importance of taking the law into our own hands.

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Jackie Hernandez: No Cover-Up
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by: Dion Ringgold

02 Dec

The beautiful and ambitious global YouTube star and now Make up product owner, talks with us about her make up brand J'dez, life, style and more. As the first Latina YouTuber to break into the beauty industry Jackie has become more than just another pretty face, but a face for girls, and women who look like her, look to her and look up to her for inspiration.

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Why "I'm Only Human" Is Not A Good Excuse
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by: Dion Ringgold

01 Dec

If there were truly a thin line between love and hate it would equal the distance of how humans view their own humanity. Humanity speaking to how we see others and how we see ourselves is evident through how we are depicted on television and movies, the things we see great value in and in the phrases we use concerning it. Someone once said sarcasm is the only time people tell the truth. So maybe all these phrases we use a true picture of the way we see human beings. Not to far fetch in a world that claims dog is mans best friend and diamonds are a girl’s best friends, more phrases that may tell the story of how we see humanity.

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Laurie Hernandez: Balance, Breaking, Breakthrough
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by: Dion Ringgold

14 Nov

The 2016 Rio Olympics were historic!! From the representation of black and brown girls to the dominance of the same, especially in the gymnastic field. Some names that may stick out to you are Gabby Douglas, Simone Blies and Laurie Hernandez. It was an incredible display of perfection and poise. 
Team USA was surely well represented, but even more represented were every black and brown girl around the globe for they had just witness a breakthrough.  We had the distinct pleasure of sitting down to talk with Gold medalist Laurie Hernandez as we go over this entire journey she has embarked upon, the balance the breaking and the breakthrough, read on…spoiler Alert you may learn, you may laugh but if nothing else you will find out why we are flipping over Laurie Hernandez and you will too.

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Who Told You, That You Were Ugly?
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by: Dion Ringgold

13 Nov

Have you ever seen someone who thought they were ugly and thought them crazy for the thought? Do you or have you ever considered yourself unattractive?  By what standard have we built to measure what is ugly? When it comes to outer appearance the most famous line in history is that “beauty is in the eyes of the beholder.” What that really means is that beauty and ugly can be tough to define.

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