Author Archives: Torri Grice

Things to Do for Black History Month in Philadelphia

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There is a wave of creative ways to experience Black History month this year. From socially distanced events, murals to visit and virtual tours, there’s Black History in Philadelphia to experience.   The African American Museum in Philadelphia Two exhibits that are available virtually, along with its permanent collection. Through His Eyes: Youth Activism in […]

Cicely Tyson, Renowned Actress Dies at 96

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The award-winning, influential actress who pathed the way for many Black actresses died Thursday. Larry Thompson, Tyson’s manager for the last 40 years confirmed her death to CNN. “Each year I managed Miss Tyson’s career was a privilege and a blessing,” Thompson said in a written statement. Cecily Tyson shattered racial stereotypes across the stage, […]

Arranged Marriages vs. Modern Marriages

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For ages arranged marriages have been the norm for many different cultures. Americans seem to lean mostly towards the traditional marry for love union. The saying goes something like “what goes around comes back around.” What would you choose, arranged or modern marriage? Arranged Marriages have had a make-over within society. They are all dressed […]

Trump has Been Impeached Again

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The year of many firsts. Though its the end of his Presidential term, Trump is the first president in US history to be impeached twice. This coming after the House passed an article charging him with “incitement of insurrection” for the role he played in last week’s Coup on Capitol Hill. Senate Majority Leader Mitch […]

What does this Huge Georgia Win Mean to Us?

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  This has been a season for breaking through glass ceilings and making history. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff have won Democratic senate seats from two Republican incumbents. Was it the well-oiled campaign machine that tore through GA causing Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler to lose the runoff? Was it that the People are […]

10 Things to do Before 2021

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Declutter You may be trying to figure out why decluttering your life is something to do before the year ends. The truth is that decluttering can be beneficial to you in many ways. Don’t forget about decluttering your social media as well. Make sure the images and people you follow bring positivity into your realm. […]

CDC Advisers Prioritize Health Workers and Nursing Home Residents

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There are 21 million health-care workers and 3 million residents and staff workers in nursing homes or long-term care facilities. A federal advisory panel recommended Tuesday afternoon that they be amongst the first to receive the coronavirus vaccine.   Health-care workers have the important job in keeping the nation’s hospitals and medical facilities functioning. The Advisory […]

8 Ways to Strengthen your Faith

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Often times when you are spiritually weakened and in need of strength, finding ways to flex your faith looks almost impossible.  Somehow you’ll be challenged to dig deep even in the midst of your doubt to search for the tools that God has left to assist you in rebuilding. No matter how weak your faith […]

The United States is Failing Black Mother’s

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Too many Black women are dying in pregnancy and childbirth. The United States maternal mortality rate is rated the worst out of any industrialized country according to an analysis published in the journal The Lancet. What exactly are we dealing with here? Many would argue that wellness and access to quality healthcare is a factor. […]

Issa Rae Is the New Co-Owner of Sienna Naturals

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All hair care isn’t created equal, especially when it comes to Afro-American hair products. It’s no wonder that Actress, Activist and now All-natural hair care owner Issa Rae has jumped into the 2.5 billion dollar industry by becoming the co-owner of Sienna Naturals. Rae has teamed up with Sienna Natural’s founder and CEO Hannah Diop […]