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Women in Politics: Felicia Bullock for State Representative of the 5th District in Illinois

Starting in 2017 leading into 2018 women are charging into the political arena. Some are saying it is due to the election of our latest president, while more and more women are starting to believe they can improve their communities through politics. Felicia Bullock is one of those women. She is the only black woman …

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40 Under 40 Young Women Professionals League Award Ceremony is All the Way Up

Yes they are at it again. I had the privilege to attend 40 under 40 Award Ceremony this year and there was so much black girl magic the room. 40 under 40 young women professionals league is an organization that supports “the holistic development of future leaders through the conduits of leadership, service, and philanthropy.” …

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40 Under 40: Celebrating and Uplifting Women of Color

Demoiselle 2 Femme is a programmed created to help young girls transition into young successful women. They have successfully motivated 500 first generation college graduates. So not only do they work with teens ages 13 – 19 they also keep in touch with their D2F ladies well after completion of the program for continuous support …

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Former Black Panther Albert Woodfox is Free After 43 years in Isolation

Albert Woodfox, former Black Panther activist, celebrated his 69th birthday by being freed from West Feliciana Paris confinement center in Louisiana. He happened to be one of the “Angola 3”-three prisoners held in Louisiana’s infamous Angola reformatory who protested about segregation and acquiesced to the Black Panther movement in the 1970s. He remained confined in …