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Rapsody ‘Eve’ Album to be Taught at UNC-Chapel Hill and Ohio State University

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Rapsody received news of what she calls “one of the highest honors” on Wednesday when two college professors revealed plans to teach her latest album at their universities. Ohio State University and Rap’s hometown school UNC-Chapel Hill have both made available a course that will break down Rapsody’s sophomore LP Eve in English courses focusing […]

NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson Gets Facility Named After Her

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The once Hidden Figure Katherine Johnson will never be hidden from the world again.NASA has changed the name of a facility in Fairmount West Virginia to the “Katherine Johnson Independent Verification and Validation Facility” to honor the trailblazing NASA Mathematician Kathrine Johnson. According to USA Today, The Katherine Johnson Independent Verification and Validation Facility in […]

11-Year-Old DJ Kool Flash Wins DMC Regional Competition in NYC

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History was made in a regional DJ competition last week. Eleven-year old turntablist, DJ Kool Flash, was crowned DMC 2018 NYC Champion last Tuesday. Kool Flash is the first Black female DMC USA Regional Champion and the youngest DMC USA Regional Champion in the history of the DMC USA. The pre-teen record spinner put on quite […]

Kelly Rowland Launches New Make Up Line For Brown-Skinned Beauties

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Grammy award-winning entertainer Kelly Rowland is adding a new make up line to her list of achievements. She recently sat down with Essence and mentioned she’s going into business with her make up artist Sheika Daley to create a range of make up products for every gorgeous shade, with special attention given to darker skin […]

Ava DuVernay Is Showcasing The Effect Of #BlackGirlMagic On The Legendary Battle Of Versailles Fashion Show In New Film

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Ava DuVernay is currently collaborating with The Inevitable Defeat Of Mister And Pete writer Michael Starrbury to write a script for the film adaptation of Robin Givhan’s 2015 book The Battle Of Versailles: The Night American Fashion Stumbled Into The Spotlight And Made History for HBO Films. DuVernay will also be producing Battle of Versailles […]

The Overlooked Contributions Of 10 Black Women In Science

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Math and science have always been considered “male subjects” as they involve logic and numbers, which apparently emotional females cannot handle. This stereotype starts with gender-based toys that tell little girls to concern themselves with dolls and hair care, while boys get chemistry sets and bricks to demolish. The encouragement, or lack thereof, from parents […]