• Dr. Maya Angelou Honored With A Barbie Doll

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    Loading the player... By Kemberlie Spivey · January 15, 2021January 15, 2021 With Black History Month beginning next month, Mattel, maker of Barbie, announced this week that they're honoring Dr. Maya Angelou with her own Barbie doll. Dr. Angelou's Barbie doll honors the impact and history of the late great author's activism and professional achievements and is a part of Barbie's Inspiring Women collector series. Launched in 2018, Barbie dolls have been crafted after nine heroic risk-takers whose work inspired the next generation of game-changers. Dr. Angelou serves as the tenth role model...
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  • The Best Dressed Black Creatives On Instagram This Week

    The Best Dressed Black Creatives On Instagram This Week

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    By Nandi Howard and Danielle Wright · January 15, 2021January 15, 2021 As we emerge into the winter solstice, creatives this week faced the weather in fire garb. From stunting in light layers and heavy coats to escaping the cold in colorful dresses and printed skirts to sultry soft nudes, striking secondary hues and denim blues contributed highly to the looks of the moment. As the chilly season continues, now is the perfect time to sport those thigh high boots with maxi sweaters, and flaunting the fad with plaid. Let's be honest, Instagram can serve as the best place to find your next...
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