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Lauryn Hill at the 1999 Essence Awards [Throwback]

Today marks 17 years ago that Lauryn Hill released “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.”, which won her Album of the Year at the Grammy’s at 1999, and was recently inducted into the Library of Congress. 7 more words

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Stay On Your Toes: The Misty Copeland Story

To stay on your toes means to stay alert and attentive and aware and awake and spiritually alive.  And it’s what Misty Copland has done and is doing. 185 more words


Misty Copeland Reveals She's ENGAGED!

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Principal Ballerina Misty Copeland recently revealed she was engaged to her longtime boyfriend of 10 years. Earlier this summer, Copeland made history as the first African American principle dancer at the American Ballet Theatre as well as the first African- American to have the lead role in “Swan Lake.” 124 more words

Karen Calls It

Tell it Tuesday w/ B.Parker|How To Pray When Life Isn't Going Your Way

Sometimes we become scared. Like a child afraid of the dark.

New parents often become fearful after realizing they are now responsible for a life. 460 more words

Self Help

Trending Chatter Tuesday - Epic Wedding Dance, Tracy Morgan is heading back to SNL, Misty Copeland, Kardashians in St. Barts and Loki the cat


Kirk Henning performed an awesome eight minute dance routine for his blushing bride Valerie Tellmann-Henning at their wedding reception in Richmond, Virginia. 536 more words

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Black Girl Magic

I don’t know what’s changed recently, but I’ve noticed a trend. I didn’t so much see it coming as much as I was so caught up in the whirlwind of it that I couldn’t see what was happening around me. 741 more words

Body Image

Misty Copeland Soars On September ‘Essence’ Cover [PHOTOS]

Misty Copeland is having a great year. She starred in an Under Armour commercial, was named a principal dancer in the New York City Ballet, appeared in a revival of… 127 more words