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Leslie Jones Shares Her Love for Whoopi Goldberg

  Embed from Getty Images Have you ever had a dream and you didn’t think it could ever come true? You didn’t think this because you never saw anyone like you doing it. Not a soul that looked like you, had your skin color, your hair, your nose or came from your neighborhood. Some may use that as a sense of motivation to be the first and others may see this a symbol of the impossible. However, what happens when for the first time you do see someone like you…

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Gabby Douglas Has Her Own Barbie

Gabrielle “Gabby” Douglas is still setting records and breaking down barriers. In 2012, Gabby proved that she would be a role model for young girls for generations to come when she won gold medals in both the team and individual all-around competitions at the Olympics. She was the first woman of color and the first African-American gymnast in the history of the Olympics to be named the all-around champion. Pretty amazing right?! Gabby is a true symbol and role model for girls and women everywhere that they can achieve their…

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finding new friends in a new city
in Advice, LIFE

Finding New Friends in a New City

Finding new friends in a new city can be difficult, especially if you stick to the same routine. I was that one person who goes to work and back home, just to do it all again the next day. For the past 5 years this was my motto. I would not advise it at all! I would think, there is no need for me to get know anyone, this is only temporary. Yes, I do plan on venturing out to other cities, but not having a social life and experiencing what a new city…

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Jurnee Smollett-Bell is Pregnant
in Culture, Feature, LIFE, Love, She's A Mom, Young and Married

Jurnee Smollett-Bell is Pregnant!

In 2010 Jurnee Smollett became Mrs. Jurnee Smollett-Bell when she married musician Josiah Bell. They planned their entire wedding together and enjoyed it! “We didn’t hire a wedding planner. Josiah and I literally decided every detail together,” she said. Now they have even bigger things to plan for because Jurnee is pregnant! The 29-year-old mom-to-be posted this adorable announcement on Instagram of herself and her husband admiring her baby bump. He+Me+Baby= Three. So in love with this beautiful blessing God has given us. #WeArePregnant!! ❤️❤️❤️ @josiahbell A photo posted by…

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miss-usa-deshauna-barber
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Miss USA is a Pretty Strong Sista

Miss District of Columbia is our new Miss USA, and will be representing our country in the Miss Universe competition. Yes she is beautiful, but she’s more than just a pretty face. Deshauna Barber is the definition of black girl magic from her beauty, confidence, strength and humility, which is exactly why The Strength of SHE loves her too. In case you missed the boat, here’s why we love our new Miss USA and you should too. Deshauna is just as Tough as Any Man A photo posted by Deshauna…

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Mother of Color
in Feature, LIFE, SHE Series, She's A Mom

What It Means to Be A Mother of Color

As black women, we have many roles that we play, but one of the most rewarding and important titles we hold is—mom. As mothers of color, we are responsible for instilling culture, morals, identity and pride in our children for them to conquer the world with great confidence. While embedding this confidence in our seeds, we are also responsible for warning them of how the world may view and label them, but ensure that being themselves is good enough. Mothers of colors—we salute and celebrate you! Here’s what some of…

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why this black girl needs her father
in LIFE

Why This Black Girl Needs Her Father

A Father is the first love that many young girls encounter with the opposite sex, whether that love is healthy, reciprocated, and nurtured or not is the question. Some of us come from unique beginnings and must first mend a broken heart before we go off to find love. And some of us must first fall in love with their Fathers and really get down to the reasons why.

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Women's Empowerment Event Indianapolis
in Advice, Events, LIFE

The 25 Project Launch: Women’s Empowerment Event Indianapolis

The 25 Project is an event series by The Strength of She, LLC that focuses on empowering and improving the lives of women in their 20s, particularly those who are 25 years old. When women turn 25, a plethora of emotions can arise and most of them can be attributed to the feelings that they aren’t where they thought they would be or doing what they thought they’d be doing with who they’d be doing it with. This is pretty common, and quarter-life crisis is becoming more common every day!…

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