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TURNING YOUR PAIN INTO POWER: BY KENTY LICHTENBERG

  Real positive growth must be followed by action. You have to do things differently. This is where your pain can truly turn into your greatest power. There are different types of pains in the world. There is that pain that hurts you beats you because you are unable to rise again and there is also...

PHENOMENAL WOMAN: BY COACH LIENE FRENCH

Phenomenal Woman “I am a Woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal Woman, that’s me.” –Maya Angelou Considering that fact that this month is Breast Cancer and Domestic violence awareness month, I found it appropriate to speak about the great tenacity of women all over the world. When I think about the force that it takes to...

REP. ELIJAH CUMMINGS DIES AT 68

  Rep. Elijah Cummings, a longtime Maryland Democrat and key figure leading investigations into President Donald Trump, has died at age 68, his office announced early Thursday morning. He died of "complications concerning longstanding health challenges," his office said in a statement. The congressman, who had represented Maryland's 7th Congressional District since...

LUXE BEAUTY: AMIRAH BRAGG

Thank you for being a part of our power issue dedicated to survivors of cancer and domestic violence. NO: Tell our readers a little about yourself? AMIRAH: My Name is Amirah and I was born in Washington D.C but raised in Prince George’s County,MD. I’m a 26 year old student and...

HOW TO SPOT AN ABUSIVE PREDATOR

TIPS TO SAVE YOU I have shared my story before about being a survivor of domestic abuse after my abuse I made myself aware of the characteristics that abusive predators have, yes I call them predators because they do prey on women and men who they feel they can control...

THE OPTIMISTIC GIRLFRIEND: MIDORI AMAE

  GIRLFRIENDS NO: Can you tell our readers a little bit about yourself? MIDORI: I am Midori Amae, DCW50’s America’s Next Top Model Fan Favorite, Miss Black Virginia USA, and Creative Director and Managing Editor of i-Fashion Magazine. My purpose in life is to edu-lighten, inspire and empower black and brown people...

THE BUBBLY GIRLFRIEND: KEYO NEPORTIA

GIRLFRIENDS NO: Can you tell our readers a little about yourself? KEYO:  My name is Keyo NePortia Rucker, but I go by my Keyo NePortia named after my Great-Grandmother. It’s an honor to share a name with such a phenomenal woman who didn’t allow barriers to limit her. We called her...

THE AMBITIOUS GIRLFRIEND: FAREN AIMEE

GIRLFRIENDS NO: Can you tell our readers a little bit about yourself? FAREN: I am definitely a go-getter and influencer of others to tap into their full potential. I live a life of “no excuses” and drive to encourage others to do what makes their heart smile. NO:  What 6 words describe...

THE GIFTED GIRLFRIEND: JALISA WILLIAMS

GIRLFRIENDS NO: Can you tell our readers a little bit about yourself? JALISA: I am a very passionate goal-driven woman. I have been blessed with many different gifts and talents and it is truly a pleasure to share them with the world. NO: What 6 words describe you best? JALISA: Optimistic. Direct. Compassionate....

BLACK BEAUTY BRANDS FOR FALL 2019

AliKay Naturals   Beauty YouTuber Rochelle AliKay Graham-Campbell set to fill a void in the Beauty Industry by creating a natural products for hair, face and body.  The Lemongrass Grass Leave In Condition is amazing and great for all hair types. Black Opal   One of the first beauty brands recommended by dermatologist for...