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First Black Woman in Bundestag Wants to Change Image of ‘Germanness’

After a deadly racist attack, Awet Tesfaiesus considered leaving Germany. Instead, she ran for Parliament with a “courage to change” slogan and won. BERLIN — The day after a racist extremist opened fire in two hookah bars in Germany, targeting people he thought looked “foreign,” Awet Tesfaiesus was shocked by the reaction she encountered in…

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Being a Black Woman in the Workplace Can Be Like Starring in a Thriller

While researching the leadership journeys of Black women in academia, psychologist Kecia M. Thomas, now dean of the college of arts and sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, noticed an unsettling theme repeating itself in the interviews she conducted. At the beginning of their careers, the women she spoke to said they believed…

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THE JENESIS HOUSE, ARIZONA’S FIRST BLACK WOMAN-OWNED RESORT, TO BE A CENTER OF LUXURY FOR BLACK WOMEN

Wellness enthusiast Jenesis Laforcarde is opening Arizona’s first Black woman-owned wellness resort and spa, The Jenesis House. Laforcarde was inspired to establish the luxury 13-room destination resort after beginning her wellness journey as a consumer. She was introduced to holistic healing at a local shop. Then, she attended various retreats, which she considered “life-changing,” the…

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Why Molly and every other Black woman should stop being everyone’s superwoman

Kerry Washington not only directed Sunday’s emotional episode, but she brought all the Black superwoman vibes with her. We’ve come to glorify this Black superwoman archetype. The type of woman who flawlessly bats down every obstacle in her path without blinking an eye or taking a break. Nothing is too much for her. Her value…

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Media Features 50-Year Celebration of TCU’s First Black Homecoming Queen

In 1970, TCU crowned its first Black Homecoming Queen. Jennifer Giddings Brooks ’71 (MS ’74), who was also the first Black Homecoming Queen in the Southwest Conference, was recognized at this year’s homecoming game and by a portrait dedication in the Dee J. Kelly Alumni & Visitors Center.spotlight The recognition was featured in several local…

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THE FIRST BLACK QUEEN OF AN ARIZONA PAGEANT IS 64-YEARS-OLD AND USING HER PLATFORM TO ADVOCATE FOR ELDER CARE

The first Black queen of an Arizona pageant is now using her platform to advocate for elder care, Ebony reports. 64-year-old Patricia Person was browsing the internet when she came across a headline looking for contestants for “Ms. Senior Arizona.” After researching and looking at the pageant’s eligibility requirements, she felt something telling her to…

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