TEENAGE OLYMPIC gymnastics hopeful Simone Biles has become the first woman in 42 years to win four consecutive US national titles. American Joan Moore Snat was the last woman to win four consecutiv… Source: Olympic gymnastics hopeful Simone Biles is first woman in 42 years to win four consecutive US titles
Month: June 2016
An 18-year-old artist ‘completes life goal’ after painting goes on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
AN 18-YEAR-OLD artist has ‘completed her life goal’ after her painting went on display at the prestigious Metropolitan Museum of Art. Cliffanie Forrester’s work, titled Uganda, fo… Source: An 18-year-old artist 'completes life goal' after painting goes on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
High school student who designed her own African-inspired prom dress to be featured in Vogue
CELEBRATION OF BLACK BEAUTY: Kyemah McEntyre
A HIGH SCHOOL graduate who became an online sensation after she designed, made and wore an African-inspired dress to prom is to be featured in Vogue.
Kyemah McEntyre, who has won a number of fans – including supermodel Tyra Banks – since she broke the Internet, announced the news on social media today.
TALENTED: Kyemah models her winning creation on the left
“Your girl has a full feature in Glamour Magazine, Allure Magazine aaaaaaand Vogue for the celebration and natural beauty,” she said.
In the same post, she thanked all the publications for giving her the platform and “reminding women to embrace their natural state”.
Kyemah will feature in the July issues.
5 Benefits of a Morning Stretch
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As we sleep, our heart rate drops, our bodies become stiff from laying in the same position, and our blood pressure is low. Upon waking, before reaching for our phone and looking at our to-do lists, it is important to wake up our body gently. Not only will elongating and contracting our muscles relieve that muscle stiffness and allow our blood pressure to slowly rise, but it will get our blood flowing faster which, in turn, allows more oxygen to our brain. A great morning stretch will accelerate the release of mood-enhancing endorphines which will get your day started off on the right foot.
5 Benefits of Stretching:
1. Increase in Blood Flow: Adequate blood flow increases concentration and sharpens your senses. Per the Cleveland Clinic, it also helps deliver nutrients to your muscle tissues.
2. Helps Build Muscle: Yes, you read it right! BUILDS muscle…… Research…
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Snacks that burn Fat! —
What you eat between meals matters more than you think. These choices boost metabolism and help you lose weight fast. Cottage cheese-filled avocado Here’s another fruit and diary combo, this one for when you’re craving something rich, creamy, and a bit savory. Remove the pit from one half of an avocado and fill the space […] … Continue reading Snacks that burn Fat! —
Miss D.C, Army Reserve officer, IT analyst, and this years Miss USA is the perfect example of the #BlackGirlMagic Movement — Duh Beat
First ever woman in the military to win Miss USA, is also black! #Blackgirlmagic via Miss D.C, Army Reserve officer, IT analyst, and this years Miss USA is the perfect example of the #BlackGirlMagic Movement — Duh Beat
Words From Me!
Happy Wednesday! It’s Hump Day, the second Hump Day in June to be exact. In addition, my first June post, I know, I have been busy and not posting but I am back. So let’s do a quick update. My Birthday was May 31, and it was a blast. I spent the weekend with my … Continue reading Words From Me!