Category Archives: Advocating for Kids

Love Me So Naturally by Alicia James

Naturalistas, get into this.. like, ALL THE WAY into this…

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The FMHS New Age Step Team!

Ladies and gentlemen, my daughter has recently joined 15 of her classmates to form the 2011 “New Age” Step Team and I am ECSTATIC! So far we’ve held two fundraisers (a car wash and a bake sale) and scheduled for … Continue reading

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Dear @MissRavenSymone, Q: The Natural Look? A: YESSSSSS!

You better serve that natural look, Raven!!! DO IT! DO IT! I love it! Everyone’s favorite Cosby kid, Raven Symone recently covered Rolling Out Magazine (story by A.R. Shaw & photos by Mark Sacro for Steed Media) and these three … Continue reading

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Have You Heard of: “@ColoredMyMind”?

As the sister of an incredible young man who is severely autistic, the daughter of a woman who has struggled to hide the obvious pain she feels and (as a result) the creator of a very small African American Autism … Continue reading

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The New Craze in My Household… “Move Your Body”

When I say my kids and I have LITERALLY been doing this routine EVERY night, it is an UNDERstatement! Move Your Body is a TON of fun for the family and even my dog goes NUTS running around when we … Continue reading

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239WCLLC Poll: What would inspire you to volunteer more often?

Hey ((W))inners!! The 239 Winner’s Circle wants to inspire more people of ALL ages to volunteer in the community more often and we want to do what we can to make your experience better! Please vote in our anonymous poll … Continue reading

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Open Letter To Lil Wayne by Watoto From the Nile (9 & 10 year old)

OMG, I think I’m gonna have a heart attack. I frickkin LOVE these little girls. Only 9 & 10 years old!! And they KILLED me when they broke out with the MJ line at the end!!! Watch their first interview … Continue reading

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Link Up: The New Soul Food Recipe Sampler & the JDRF Walk

According to the American Diabetes Association, 3.7 million, or 14.7 percent of all African Americans aged 20 years or older have diabetes and¬†African Americans are 1.8 times more likely to have diabetes as non Hispanic whites.¬†25 percent of African Americans … Continue reading

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Japan & Haiti Earthquakes – Quick Facts

Here are a few facts I’ve found about the Japan and Haiti earthquake tragedies. This is more-so a simple reflection of facts to bring things into perspective a bit for us than it is a “comparison”. Please add any CREDIBLE … Continue reading

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“L’Union Fait la Force” Cover Art by NativeSun803

Original Cover Artwork by the One & Only NativeSun The L’Union Fait la Force CD will be available for digital download only and features a variety of passionate contributions from talents ranging from spoken word poets, producers, singers, conscious rappers, … Continue reading

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