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Leo Horoscope 2021 (July 23 – August 22)

Leo Horoscope 2021 (July 22 – August 22) It’s time to get moving and shaking! Cancer gave you plenty of time to sit and think about your next step. It’s time to put your plans into action.  Be outgoing, be courageous and be strong this season! It’s your chance to

Not the misbegotten, WNBA

While the NBA is going into the finals, the WNBA is celebrating the 25th season, and while, for years they have been the butt of the conversation, but today we spark change.

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Person, place or thing–know someone wicked? Or of something cool happening in your neighborhood? Submit your pitches to [email protected] with the header “Ent. PITCH.”

Cancer 2021 Horoscope (June 21 – July 20)

Cancer 2021 Horoscope (June 21 – July 22) It’s time to slow down and think. Gemini stirred up plenty of exciting new experiences but the time for outer exploration is over.  Treat this time as a reflective experience and look inwards. Examine your relationships, how they affect you and the

For the Culture: Similarities and Differences between Africans and Black Americans

When I think about how it feels to be Black in America, I am think of a famous quote by James Baldwin, an American novelist, activist, and poet who is known for his ideologies on race, class, and sex in the United States: “To be a Negro in this country and relatively conscious is to be in a state of rage almost all of the time.”
But, we at war amongst ourselves, too.

The Bando: Community Service and Good Food

The Bando: Community and Food Combined Atlanta is Wing City. Anywhere you look, there’s a place with a unique twist to the city’s signature dish. Nestled in the West Ridge Shopping Center off of MLK Dr, The Bando’s doing something a little different.  The Bando opened up in Oct. of

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“Don’t Let It Smoke You: How to Create a Nontoxic Relationship with Cannabis”: Author Tarris Batiste reviews his “why’s”

Tarris Batiste does a good job of making his book, “Don’t Let It Smoke You: How to Create a Nontoxic Relationship with Cannabis,” a breeze to read.

At the beginning, the author sets us up with a couple of descriptive life scenarios he had to overcome during 7th grade. That helps us visually see him as a person and all that he will start to encounter throughout the book. 

He divulges his desires to fit in and his insecurities about joining a certain, older friend group he wanted to be a part of. 

This was how he was first introduced to cannabis. 

Curly Gurlies Episode 6: Accepting Non-Naturals

To close out season 1 of the Curly Gurlies podcast, we bring you the episode entitled Accepting Non-Naturals.

In this episode, hosts Cierra Ward and Leslie Daniels wanted to appreciate those who aren’t necessarily “natural.” Non-natural people should be accepted for how their hair looks as well.

Curly Gurlies Episode 5: Hair Maintenance & Length Retention

Welcome back to another episode of Curly Gurlies, where we provide information to help your hair journey.
In this episode, co-hosts Cierra Ward and Leslie Daniels converse with Davida Smart about hair maintenance and length retention.

Taurus 2021 Horoscope (April 20 – May 20)

It’s Taurus’s time to shine. The dependable earth sign encourages us to find stability and keep our goals in sight. 
This is the time to figure out what you want, make your plans and gather resources for the future. With your foundations set for success, you can aim for bigger and better things.

South Atlanta’s Woosa Li : A young woman rapper with talent

A young woman with talent and a dream: that’s the best way to describe Aliyah Gill, better known as Woosa Li or Mermaid, a name she gave herself based on her love for the mythical sea creatures. She would like to think of herself similarly. Woosa Li is a nickname her mom gave her that stuck.

Curly Gurlies Episode 4: Stigma of Natural Hair in the Workplace

Welcome back to the Curly Gurlies podcast!
In episode 4, hosts Cierra Ward and Leslie Daniels discuss how natural hair has been stigmatized in the workplace. Based on history and even throughout today, some companies seem to believe that a black woman’s natural curls are considered “unkempt” or “messy.”

Pass The Mic with Darii G

Despite self-doubt and discouragement, he believed that it was time to present his music publicly.

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Curly Gurlies Episode 3 Recap

In this episode we dive deep into natural hair terminology. The natural hair community uses many terms that may be unknown to others. Hosts Cierra Ward and Leslie Daniels have a sit down discussion with Davida Smart, a natural hair enthusiast, about common misconceptions about natural hair. As an example, some people don’t believe that natural hair can grow long, but that is incorrect.

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Bar Vegan: Atlanta’s New Hot Spot?

Bar Vegan shocked me in the best way. I’m not entirely sure what I expected, but it wasn’t just a bar, it was an experience.

Aries 2021 Horoscope (March 21 – April 20)

Spring has come and so has Aries. The fire sign is here to shake things up and make life interesting.
Time to start pursuing the goals you made plans for in previous seasons, or to make unplanned moves to see what happens. This is the time to step forth, excited and determined, into the world.

Curly Gurlies Episode 2- Hair Care Over the Years

In this episode, hosts Cierra Ward and Leslie Daniels invited their first guest, natural hair enthusiast Davida Smart. The three discussed the history of natural hair and its impact on society by introducing historical figures like Madam CJ Walker and Janet Jackson.

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Becoming an Exotic Dancer

When thinking about choosing a specific job, you should always consider the prerequisites and cost that might come with it. [Hint: Stripping is more than just cute outfits and high heels by the way.]

Introducing Curly Gurlies, a natural hair podcast

Brought to you by Avant-Youth, Curly Gurlies is a natural hair podcast show that celebrates young Black women through mutual understanding, shared stories and helpful tidbits and information on hair care. It’s a show that centers around a major identity point – namely, through hair.