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25 Feb FE: Trailblazer + Designer

Ruth E. Carter is an American costume designer, an artist, and a trailblazer whose work has helped Hollywood highlight Black history for more than three decades. She transformed Denzel Washington into Malcolm X in 1992 and took us back to the sixties to help Angela Bassett...

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18 Feb Support black women in business

“The pandemic has delivered financial headwinds that threaten the economic progress of Black female business owners and because of this, Mastercard is taking action, while also calling on consumers and corporates alike to shop, share and support these women,“ said Cheryl Guerin, executive vice president...

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11 Feb FE: Chorus of the Captains

We continue to celebrate Black History Month on The Wishwall with Youth National Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman. She performed a new piece titled “Chorus of the Captains” dedicated to the three “honorary captains” the NFL selected to laud before the big game: educator Trimaine Davis,...

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04 Feb FE: Black History Month brilliance

  To celebrate Black History Month with our readers I wish to share words of encouragement from black entrepreneur Krystal Shaw, founder of Random Rompers, a clothing company for children with special needs. She shares inspo about keeping business afloat amid the pandemic. “I know you have...

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14 Feb The Desire to Reach Hearts

“The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.” ~ Maya Angelou We want to warm the hearts of our readers every week. This week we’re on theme with Valentine’s Day, but hearts are always within reach!   What are you...

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22 Feb Inspiration with Dr. Maya Angelou

Inspiration with Dr. Maya Angelou: Beauty, Simplicity & Grace   It’s been another tough week in the U.S.A. with the Parkland School shooting, so I feel we could use some time to heal and reflect with a dose of inspiration. Yes, as I’ve written before…we still need...

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01 Mar Diversity Wins at the Oscars

A year after #oscarssowhite, the amazing Moonlight took home the award for Best Picture. In a big year for diversity in movies, Moonlight touched on both Black and LGBTQ issues. Even though we had a huge increase in Black performances on and off the screen,...

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