Georgia Tech football recruit dies week before he was set to begin classes

Bryce Gowdy A Life Gone Too Soon According to the Broward County Sheriff's Office, Gowdy was hit by a freight train just after 4 a.m. in Deerfield Beach, Florida. He was taken to the hospital where he died. Gowdy was a wide receiver at Deerfield Beach High School. Georgia Tech said he finished his high … Continue reading Georgia Tech football recruit dies week before he was set to begin classes

The First Millionaire African-American Hairstylist and Barber

Annie Turnbo Malone You have heard of Oprah Winfrey? Sure, who hasn't? How about Madam C.J. Walker? No brainer. I can see heads nodding up and down all over the place.    How about Annie Malone? Blank stares. Silence. Crickets chirping. Never heard of her...    Yet, before Madam Walker, Rosa Parks, Mary McLeod Bethune, … Continue reading The First Millionaire African-American Hairstylist and Barber

Why Did Black Women Start Wearing Their Hair Straight

Since the natural hair trend (yes we said trend) started their has been a lot of controversy behind it and we feel as though it is causing a division among African-American women. How you chose to wear your hair is your choice whether it's natural, relaxed, jerry curl, braided, weaved, short or long it's your … Continue reading Why Did Black Women Start Wearing Their Hair Straight

Study: Women with Natural Hair Have Low Self-Esteem

We found this article here http://www.thenewsnerd.com/local/study-women-with-natural-hair-have-low-self-esteem/ and this is a very controversial topic! According to research by cosmetic company Bountiful Hair, women with natural hair have lower self-esteem than women with treated hair. According to BlackHair.com, natural hair is “hair whose texture hasn’t been altered by chemical straighteners, including relaxers and texturizers.” The most common natural … Continue reading Study: Women with Natural Hair Have Low Self-Esteem

Little Known Black History Fact

20 years ago, Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee, sister of Diana Ross of The Supremes, became the first African American to be appointed dean of a predominantly white medical school in the United States when she is appointed dean of the medical school at Ohio University. She has also worked in private practice, for the U.S. Public … Continue reading Little Known Black History Fact