Natural-Haired Models

The natural hair movement hasn’t just caught on amongst everyday women seeking to rid their hair of harsh chemicals and products, the look is showing up on runway models around the world and Vogue Italia has caught on to the trend. Check out the full post at Madame Noir Magazine   Shine Your Light! Nena~ […]

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God Made No Mistakes – Black Standards of Beauty and Insecurity

I ran across this good light-hearted post about how African-American Women are negatively affected by beauty standards in the black community by Charing Ball.  As a black woman who does not have the “preferred body type” of our community I also developed insecurities about how I looked when younger but since have learned to love my […]

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Red Tails was Fantastic!

My ex-husband and I teamed up for a family day and took our two young sons to see Red Tails on Saturday.  We felt it was important from them to see this history lesson on the big screen and learn about African-American heroes. I planned to see Red Tails after viewing the trailer but it […]

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Happy Birthday First Lady!

Our First Lady, Michelle Obama turns 48 today!  I’m sure her and the President will celebrate in grand style.   Shine Your Light! ~Nena

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Share “The Dream” with your children. Keep it alive!

              Set aside sometime today to sit and talk with your children about Martin Luther King, Jr.  His contributions to our society are far too important to be forgotten.  Shine Your Light! ~Nena  

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Mrs Obama: Tired of ’angry black woman’ stereotype

NBC Politics has a story about Mrs. Obama being tired of the stereotype that people too easily fling on black women.  Dear First Lady: I think you are a fabulous and wonderful role model.  You exude confidence, beauty and grace.  I think you are doing a great job and I have never seen you come […]

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Send ‘Racist’ Hollywood a Message by Supporting the movie Red Tails

The Root gives us a lit snippet of George Lucas’ interview on The Daily Show, where he talks about how he had to fund his movie Red Tails that features an all black cast.  Apparently Hollywood did not know how to market the film because of the black people in it.  Wow! According to the Nielsen […]

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