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Photographer Reimagines Newborns in Wakanda Inspired Series

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Photographer Reimagines Newborns in Wakanda Inspired Series

We don't know if Wakanda had a nursery, but if it did, the babies would look like the images just released by high end newborn photographer, Kennisha Fisher. The series, which she calls "Wakanda Beginnings" is the most adorable yet powerful newborn photography series we've ever seen. In it, nine newborn babies are reimagined in clothing similar to what Ruth Carter created for Black Panther. As a mother of five Black boys Fisher told Because of Them We Can that she was inspired by the representation and pride she felt after viewing Black Panther. She saw the absence of newborns dressed as Wakanda...

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Watch: Paralyzed Teen Track Star Gets Out of His Wheelchair and Back on the Track

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Watch: Paralyzed Teen Track Star Gets Out of His Wheelchair and Back on the Track

Tre Lawson just overcame a major hurdle between him and his dreams. The former track star took his first lap around the field since a car accident left him paralyzed two years ago.  In 2017, Lawson was a ranked hurdler recruited by top schools like USC and Clemson. On June 11th of that year, just weeks after his high school graduation, he was on his way home from a track meet with friends when their car went off the road and down a 30-foot ravine.  Lawson sustained multiple life threatening injuries including a nearly severed spinal cord, but he didn’t...

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Her Refusal to do a Project on Amelia Earhart Led to a Meeting with Bessie Coleman’s Niece

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Her Refusal to do a Project on Amelia Earhart Led to a Meeting with Bessie Coleman’s Niece

When Noa was four-years-old she was introduced to Bessie Coleman while watching an episode of Disney Junior's Doc McStuffins. Ever since then, she has sought out opportunities to learn more about the first woman of African American descent to hold a pilots license. Currently in the 2nd grade, when Noa's teacher assigned her Amelia Earhart for her school's Wax Museum exhibit, Noa recalled another pilot of significance during the same time period and requested to dress up and do her report on Bessie Coleman instead. After completing thorough research to properly present Ms. Coleman to her class, Noa's mother emailed her final report...

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Self Appreciation Sunday by April Reign is the Best Thing on the Internet

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Self Appreciation Sunday by April Reign is the Best Thing on the Internet

When was the last time you took a moment to appreciate yourself? April Reign, creator of the effective #OscarsSoWhite movement took to Twitter this morning to challenge her followers to take a moment to appreciate themselves. “If you’re like me, you’re quick to give a compliment, but you don’t do as well with receiving them. And you d*mn sure don’t spend enough time complimenting yourself. Which you should. Because you’re awesome. So let’s change that today.”   I appreciate myself because I have, at nearly 49, finally begun to know my worth. #SelfAppreciationSunday This pic was taken a week ago...

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This is What 82 Years of Marriage Looks Like

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This is What 82 Years of Marriage Looks Like

North Carolina couple D.W. Williams, 103, and his wife, Willie, 100, may hold the secret to long life and love. On Sunday, the two celebrated their birthdays and their 82nd wedding anniversary. According to WSOC-TV, their ability to maintain a healthy marriage is simple.  “Just be nice to each other,” the pair said. Their granddaughter, BJ Williams-Greene, who threw them a party to celebrate, shared a bit more insight. “It’s communication and loving each other and working together. They are each other’s best friend,” she told the station. Married in 1937, their love has truly withstood the test of time. Congratulations...

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