WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

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Women’s History Month By Nana Fordjour In 1981, Congress passed the Pub. L. 97-28, which authorized and requested that the President proclaim the week of March 7, 1982 as “Women’s History Week.” For five years, Congress passed joint resolutions designating a week in March as “Women’s History Week.” In 1987, the National Women’s History Project [...]

Women in Science Awards

Professor Yi Xie, Laureate of the 2015 L’Oréal-Unesco For Women in Science Award. Photo copyright Brigitte Lacombe.

5 Exceptional Women Honored for Their Ground-Breaking Discoveries in the Physical Sciences As the International Year of Light celebrates science and knowledge all over the world, the L’Oréal Foundation and UNESCO will present, on March 18th, the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science  Awards to five outstanding women scientists and 15 grants to promising young researchers. Each of [...]

ALLSTATE GOSPEL SUPERFEST

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Allstate Gospel Superfest features Performances by  Bishop Marvin Winans, Dorinda Clark-Cole, J. Moss, Kelly Price & More! ~ Richard Smallwood & Bishop Marvin Winans Receive Lifetime Achievement Honors ~Wendy Raquel Robinson Host along with Vivica A. Fox & Fonzworth Bentley Unity Media LTD., the producers of the Allstate Gospel Superfest will return to the city of Chicago [...]

ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARTY TIPS

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Throw A Shamrockin’ St. Patrick’s Day Party With Irish Flavor And Color From McCormick It doesn’t take the Luck o’ the Irish to throw a great St. Patrick’s Day party. McCormick has developed tips and recipes for a festive celebration you’ll enjoy as much as your guests – including a make-ahead corned beef and ideas [...]

SOCIALITE SPOTLIGHT

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SOCIALITE SPOTLIGHT: NO MADNESS By Marc Alexander I ran across the Nomadnesstribe movement on the booty model and “My current situation” landscape of Instagram. The account stood out because (1) the sisters had their clothes on and (2) None of the pictures were in the States. Further investigation pushed me to look at all the [...]

FEED YOUR HEART

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Is Your Heart Hungry? By Natalie Reehl  Being a woman is hard enough.  Being human, alone, is a lifelong task. So when it’s American Heart Month, and there’s pressure to be eating and exercising  “heart healthy” too, it’s another thing to groan about. But heart health is so very important- did you know heart disease [...]

A Valentine for Female Vets

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Salute With A Smile: Benefit Cosmetics & OPERATION REINVENT Organization Offer Female Veterans A Special Valentine Benefit Cosmetics is saluting female veterans on Valentine’s Day in a very special way. On Saturday, February 14th 2015, Benefit Cosmetics (www.benefitcosmetics.com), the San Francisco feel-good cosmetic brand founded on the philosophy that “laughter is the best cosmetic,” is [...]

BLACK HISTORY MONTH

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH SALUTE By Nana Fordjour Harvard historian Carter G. Woodson and Minister Jesse E. Moorland founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH), which studies and promotes achievements made by African Americans. In 1926, they developed the “Negro History Week” to celebrate African Americans’ accomplishments on the second week [...]

DONATE YOUR HEARTBREAK

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DONATE YOUR HEARTBREAK To Your Favorite Charity For Valentine’s Day With WebThriftStore™ Remember that gift from an ex-partner who broke your heart, but you weren’t quite ready to part with?  Now is the time! This Valentine’s Day you can channel your heartbreak into something good. Today, WebThriftStore.com, the first multi-platform thrift store benefitting over 60 [...]

SUPER BOWL GOSPEL CELEBRATION

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THE SUPER BOWL GOSPEL CELEBRATION CELEBRATES 16TH YEAR WITH STAR-STUDDED EVENING OF MUSIC AND SPORTS, STARRING GRAMMY-WINNING LEGEND GLADYS KNIGHT  Annual Concert Event was co-hosted by actress Holly Robinson Peete & retired NFL quarterback Rodney Peete This year’s Super Bowl Gospel Celebration marked its 16th year with a blowout evening of powerful inspiration and entertainment, [...]