Lifestyle, Society, & Fashion

Tips to Bring Your Home from Bland to Bold this Summer

Feeling uninspired in your space? Bring the bright, cheerful feeling of summer into your home with these DIY décor tips that won’t break the bank. Make it Pop with Paint Add cheery pops of color with paint. An accent wall is an easy, inexpensive way to brighten home design. The first step is to select…

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A Searing Exploration Into an Unlikely Obsession

A Woman’s Complicated Relationship with Her Hair Has Lasting Consequences Author Rhonda Eason’s critically-acclaimed debut memoir challenges the popular tune “I Am Not My Hair” by posing the question: If I am not my hair, then who am I? In To Hair and Back: My Journey Toward Self-love One Strand at a Time(July 4, 2017, eBook,…

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Are You Still on Track to Achieve Your 2017 Resolutions?

With 2017 about halfway over, it’s an ideal time to evaluate your goals and objectives, and take action if necessary to get back on track. July 1 is “Second Half of the Year Day,” and a good opportunity to do some hard thinking about the aspects of your life that you might want to improve…

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Charleston County Parks offering tips for summertime Beach Park visits

The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) is sharing tips with the public to help make visits to the agency’s three popular beach parks as enjoyable as possible this summer. CCPRC operates Folly Beach County Park (FBCP) on West Ashley Avenue, Isle of Palms County Park (IOPCP) on 14th Avenue, and Kiawah Beachwalker Park…

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Jockey® Reveals New Campaign Featuring War Orphan Turned Ballerina Michaela DePrince

Jockey International, Inc. (Jockey), a 140-year-old brand recognized around the world for its premium underwear and apparel, today announced an addition to its inspiring brand campaign “Show ‘Em What’s Underneath, Show ‘Em Your Jockey.” The newest hero, war orphan turned ballerina, Michaela DePrince, demonstrates that with hope, anything is possible. The #ShowEm campaign introduces Michaela…

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Tina Knowles Lawson Joins Vanessa Bell Calloway’s HowDoYouRockYourAge.com

In support of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, actress Vanessa Bell Calloway officially launched HowDoYouRockYourAge.com and among the first women to answer the question with a post, Tina Knowles Lawson. Turning age 60 on March 20th, Calloway decided to celebrate her sexy sixtieth birthday by providing women a platform to share photos and life-stories…

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Walker’s Legacy and GLOSSRAGS Clothing Launch the ‘BEENBOSS’ Historical Tee

Walker’s Legacy, a professional collective for multicultural women in business and entrepreneurship, and GLOSSRAGS, the brand behind the And Counting Collection and other wearable activism designs, have co-designed a historical tee highlighting women of color entrepreneurs. The #BEENBOSS Tee includes multicultural enterprising women from the past and present day. The #BEENBOSS t-shirt is available in…

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Collegiate Curls Builds Student Support Network

When communication major Courtney Hicks first came to College of Charleston, she had a vision for a community to serve minority populations on campus. Hicks, as a licensed cosmetologist, envisioned bringing students of color together with an appreciation and understanding of the power of black women’s relationships with the styles and struggles going on atop…

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New Dating App Puts Premium on Non-Negotiables

By Edward Henderson (San Diego Voice and Viewpoint/NNPA Member) First dates can be nerve-racking, but every once and a while, you get swept off your feet by the potential of someone you’ve met. The butterflies in your stomach are dropping deposits and applying for permanent residence, fantasies of travel, deep conversation and future plans are…

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