ABCD's Health Service Annual Healthy Visions Gathering Wednesday, January 31, 2018 5:30-8:30pm Thelma Burns Building 575 Warren Street Roxbury, MA The evening will include: Wellness panel discussion, Individual and community vision board making, free HIV/STI testing, giveaways and dinner will be served. Open to all with an RSVP!
There were plenty of signs that 16-year-old Joshua Colas was a chess prodigy. "He told me one day, 'Daddy, I can play you blindfolded,'" his father Guy Colas recounted to The Huffington Post. "And I said, 'You sure? I've never seen you practice.'" Joshua was right; he could not only match his dad but beat … Continue reading 16-Year Old Wants To Be The Youngest African-American Chess Grandmaster
via EccentricGlow.com Teyana Taylor Announced Plans To Open A 90’s Themed.... Excerpt: Teyana Taylor excitedly announced her plans to open, Junie Bee Nails, a 90’s themed nail salon in Harlem. (...) actress, singer, dancer and businesswoman (...) Vibe Magazine: Teyana Taylor Set To Open ’90s-Themed Nail Salon In Harlem https://www.vibe.com/2018/02/teyana-taylor-opens-nail-salon-in-harlem/ Excerpt: Teyana Taylor is building up her rigorous resume by opening up a … Continue reading #moonNITE Vibez🌒|| Teyana Taylor launches Junie Bee Nails in Harlem, NYC ||
Source: Blavity.com | http://bit.ly/2BZQpoj #BLACKGIRLSDO Black women are magical, and that should always be a cause for celebration. That’s why we’re re-introducing the boundless beauty and strength among black women with the hashtag: #BlackGirlsDo #BlackGirlsDo is a tribute to #BlackGirlMagic and a way to highlight and celebrate the things we do that make us the proud strong … Continue reading Habari Gani? GoodRISIN’ 🌍 Blavity.com | #BlackGirlsDo
https://youtu.be/rdZiMXBKTvA MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Memphis native, Evvie McKinney, won the first ever 'The Four' competition on FOX13 Thursday. It was the moment McKinney's life changed forever. The Soulsville Charter School alum comes from a long line of Memphis singers, and her brother Gedeon, even competed on the 5th season of American Idol. McKinney has been granted the opportunity to take her career … Continue reading pureFIYAH🎤🔥🔥🔥🎤| Evvie McKinney: BRINGS THE HOUSE DOWN & Wins || Finale || The Four
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Sharing her own story of sexual abuse was both healing and painful for Gabrielle Union. The Being Mary Jane star previously spoke out in 2016 — amid controversy surrounding former assault accusations against The Birth of a Nation director, Nate Parker — about being raped at gunpoint while working at a Payless shoe store 25… … Continue reading Gabrielle Union speaks on Sexual Assault, PTSD | People.com
Ron Dellums enjoyed a long career as a U.S. Congressman before serving as Oakland’s third Black mayor. Dellums retired from Congress on this day in 1998. Ronald Vernie Dellums was born November 24, 1935 in Oakland, California. His father was a longshoreman and Pullman porter, and his uncle was a labor organizer. After being denied… via … Continue reading #365OurBlackStory|🌍📚|Hon. Ron Dellums
The apparel industry has a big problem. At a time when the economy is growing, unemployment is low, wages are rebounding and consumers are eager to buy, Americans are spending less and less on clothing. The woes of retailers are often blamed on Amazon.com Inc. and its vise grip on e-commerce shoppers.
The apparel industry has a big problem. At a time when the economy is growing, unemployment is low, wages are rebounding and consumers are eager to buy, Americans are spending less and less on clothing.
The woes of retailers are often blamed on Amazon.com Inc. and its vise grip on e-commerce shoppers. Consumers glued to their phones would rather browse online instead of venturing out to their local malls, and that’s crushed sales and hastened the bankruptcies of brick-and-mortar stalwarts from American Apparel to Wet Seal.
But that’s not the whole story. The apparel industry seems to have no solution to the dwindling dollars Americans devote to their closets.
Many upstarts promising to revolutionize the industry drift away with barely a whimper. Who needs fashion these days when you can express yourself through…
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Photos by: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg By Lindsey Rupp, Chloe Whiteaker, Matt Townsend and Kim Bhasin February 5, 2018 Excerpt: The apparel industry has a big problem. At a time when the economy is growing, unemployment is low, wages are rebounding and consumers are eager to buy, Americans are spending less and less on clothing. The woes of retailers are often blamed … Continue reading The Death of Clothing