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How to avoid a Valentine’s day to regret
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by: Dion Ringgold

14 Feb

It’s Valentine’s Day. SO STAY WOKE! People creeping, they gon buy you chocolate and try to catch you sleeping. So stay woke!  For many people, this is an important day. A time to show how much you really care. Thousands of proposals will take place, millions of dollars at the box office will be made and more flowers sold than any other two holidays combined!

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Why the Black Panther movie is such a big deal for everyone Not just people of color
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by: Dion Ringgold

08 Feb

There are times when to understand or appreciate something so genuinely exceptional, you have to had witnessed the absolute worse. There is no question the lack of representation of black people in high profile roles in Hollywood has been as of late, well documented. By the year 2016, only 32 African Americans have even won an Oscar, and only four times was it for leading Actor and only once for best actress.

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Life Lessons I Learned From Star Wars The Last Jedi
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by: Dion Ringgold

15 Jan

Have you seen Star Wars The Last Jedi?

It is the latest addition in the epic Skywalker saga in the Star Wars universe.

The movie is visually appealing, full of beautiful color choice, unique looking creatures, fun new planets to explore, and thought-provoking scenes between our heroes and newcomers.  For those of you who are late to the party on the Millennium Falcon, the previous film Star Wars The Force Awakens brought us back to the galaxy far, far, away. Where a new hero and new antagonist had emerged with whom the force has become awaken in. 

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Sydel Curry: A Curry Girl
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by: Dion Ringgold

03 Jan

I landed in San Francisco at 12:30pm pacific time. I take an Uber to the Peerspace studio I booked in South of Market. If you are from the Bay Area, you know what I only found out upon my arrival, and that is, that SOM might just be the worst area in San Francisco I could have picked. I get inside the studio, only to feel like Aston Kutcher had punked me. The photos online looked a lot better than the space. But the show must go on and thanks to my bomb make-up artist Angelica things begin to look up. Or so I thought...

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Breaking The Code: Black Women Coding In The Tech Industry
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by: Dion Ringgold

02 Jan

With the tech industry continuing to surge we talk with coder and app developer Felecia Genet about the importance and impact of black female coders. Felecia sheds light on the current status of women in tech, its progression and future.

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