Something has been “disturbing” Russ for the past week. Over the weekend a young girl broke hearts all over the internet when she said that she is “so ugly.” The woman who was braiding her hair was taken aback and immediately spoke positivity and love into the child. While the video was heartbreaking and touching […]

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Self-esteem is one of the most underrated aspects of the human condition. Just like your body and mind, it has to be healthy in order for you to live a quality life. Unfortunately for young, Black women in America, their journey with self-esteem has been a demanding and strenuous one. Although many of our issues […]

Damon uses his segment to uplift women! He thinks that all women need to be nicer to themselves and other women. Tell yourself you’re beautiful and be kind to yourself. Women are the only ones so hard on themselves, he says men don’t have body image issues. Think about it, the crusty man in a […]

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Michelle Obama was in London last week to discuss her bestselling memoir, “Becoming,” with author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. The former First Lady spoke candidly about her life growing up with her family on the south side of Chicago: “My parents believed my voice was relevant, that was the gift they gave me. You have to value a girl and […]

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Do you remember growing up and not finding dolls that look like you? Well, 11-year-old Zoe Terry hopes to change that for today’s youth with her doll collection and doll-themed social programs that teach self-love and inclusion. Learn more about Zoe Terry’s story above. READ MORE STORIES ON BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM: SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER: 

Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o is writing a children’s book that’s slated to drop in 2019. The New York Times reports the 12 Years A Slave actress will title the book Sulwe which means star. The word comes from her native language Luo. The book will be catered to kids between the ages of 5 and 7. It will tell the story […]

06/16/17 – Jacque Reid goes Inside Her Story with Joi Marie McKenzie about her book The Engagement Game which details her journey to finding herself… and love. Like on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram

Toronto, CA principal, Tracey Barnes is accused of forcing a 13-year-old student to tame her natural hair.

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Many times we’re not aware of how the things we put into our minds and body affect us. Our thoughts, our actions and deeds are all contributing to whether or not we’re feeding ourselves love or if we’re filling ourselves with things that lead to self-destruction. What are you depositing into your body and spirit? […]

Lisa Nichols, CEO of Motivating the Masses, one of the top training and development companies in the world and highly sought-after transformational speaker, has teamed up with My Black is Beautiful (MBIB) and Imagine A Future (IAF) to present the 30-day beauty in action” challenge. The “Beauty in Action” challenge was designed to encourage and […]

“I hope that my presence on your screens and in the magazines may lead you, young girl, on a similar journey. That you will feel the validation of your external beauty but also get to the deeper business of being beautiful inside. There is no shame in black beauty.” — Lupita Nyongo Women battle with […]

A woman writes into Yolanda’s Take for advice on low confidence and self-esteem. She’s recently divorced and recovering from medical issues. Furthermore, she feels like another man…