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Inspiration

Connecting Past, Present & Future Through The Journey of You

The Journey of You begins with those who came before you and ends with the legacy you leave for the future.

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Film

Essence Lists the 75 Most Powerful Black Women in Hollywood

“There’s a myth that Black women don’t have power in Hollywood. We’ve found 75 who do,” says Essence Magazine, which will soon host its 7th Annual Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon.

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Film On TV

‘Free Angela & All Political Prisoners’ Documentary to Air on BET Feb. 26

Shola Lynch’s Free Angela and All Political Prisoners will makes its television debut on BET on Wednesday, February 26th.

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Inspiration

Kmart & Financial Coach Glinda Bridgforth Seek to Help You Get Your Money Right

In celebration of Black History Month, Kmart has teamed up with financial coach Glinda Bridgforth to launch its new Share the Word Financial Empowerment platform, which is full of valuable resources to help anyone become more money savvy.

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Music

Listen: CyHi The Prynce’s Heartfelt “Coretta” from ‘Black Hystori Project’

G.O.O.D. Music’s CyHi The Prynce delivers a smooth new track titled “Coretta,” a Tec Beatz-produced ode to traditional love for Black History Month.

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Fashion & Beauty Photography

Adonis Bosso as Malcolm X for Veoir Magazine by Idris & Tony

Veoir Magazine’s second issue includes yet another impeccable spread, “X,” a tribute to human rights activist Malcolm X featuring model Adonis Bosso.

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Fashion & Beauty Photography

Marihenny Rivera Pasible Embodies the “Elements” for Veoir Magazine Issue #2

Dominican model Marihenny (Rivera) Pasible graces the cover of Veoir Magazine, which “meets at the intersection of Fashion Week and Black History Month” for its second issue.

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Inspiration

Harriet Tubman Honored with Google Doodle for Black History Month

Google kicked off Black History Month on Saturday with a Google Doodle of Harriet Tubman (1820 – March 10, 1913), American abolitionist, spy, Civil War commander, and most notably — conductor of the Underground Railroad.

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Film On TV

Watch: Trailer for Lifetime’s ‘The Gabby Douglas Story’ Starring Regina King & Imani Hakim

Lifetime will kick off Black History Month with the premiere of ‘The Gabby Douglas Story’ on February 1st. The film stars Regina King, S. Epatha Merkerson, Imani Hakim, Sydney Mikayla, and the 18-year-old gold medalist herself.

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Inspiration Photography

Cute Overload: Kids Embody Famous Black Figures in ‘Because of Them’ Campaign

As Black History Month comes to a close, we share this adorable campaign by photographer Eunique Jones titled, “Because of them, we can…”

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Inspiration

A Black History Lesson: They’re Just Human…

Heartwarming gifs of Sidney Poitier and Diahann Carroll in 1961’s ‘Paris Blues’ leads to reflecting on what we are actually learning from Black History Month.

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Film Inspiration On TV

Watch: First Trailer for Lifetime’s ‘Twist Of Faith’ Starring Toni Braxton

Today we get our first look at Lifetime’s upcoming romantic tv film, Twist of Faith, which stars Grammy award-winner Toni Braxton, Mykelti Williamson (Forrest Gump) and David Julian Hirsh (Hawthorne).

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Art Inspiration

Harlem: Franco the Great Art Exhibit | Feb. 10 – 11

Harlem’s “Picasso,” whose artwork transformed the community for 25 years, will have an exhibit on Feb. 10th and 11th.

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Film Inspiration

Black History: “Niggra-Girl” Opera Singer’s Story Told In ‘When I Rise’

‘When I Rise’ is the inspiring story of Barbara Smith Conrad, a gifted black mezzo-soprano who, as a music student at the University of Texas, found herself in a civil rights storm that changed her life forever.