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Health

The Beauty Diet: It’s Not Just Aesthetics

“Diets? To think there is a general one that works for all is, to be frank, a true illusion. Because it’s ridiculous to think that each of us, with our own metabolisms, habits, and nutritional needs can adjust to a diet that adapts to all types of people, very different among them”. Professor Evelina Flachi, who teaches a Nutrition […]

Fashion

Pushing the Boundaries of Black Style

THE best posts on the style blog Street Etiquette find its principals, Travis Gumbs and Joshua Kissi, in motion. As opposed to the fascistically frozen street-style snaps of The Sartorialist and others, these pictures are styled and plotted fictions but also affecting ones, depicting a pair of young black men taking ownership not just of […]

Fashion

A Fashion Line’s Old-World Branding Evokes Bygone Glamour

Honor, a fashion line started by designer Giovanna Randall, is designed to look like a revival of an old couture Italian fashion house, complete with crests, gold-foil stamping, and stationery that Grace Kelly would have loved. For an industry that prides itself on its one-day-you’re-in-next-day-you’re-out ethos, fashion is nevertheless mindful of its own history, where […]

Entrepreneurs

Do You Really Have What it Takes to Run a Business?

Few people are suited to be their own bosses. Most people want a regular work routine. Their lives are based on forty-hour work weeks and steady paychecks. When people tell me they want to start their own business, I ask them whether they can really live without regular income. I tell them to talk to […]

Young Professionals

Social Media Tools For Your Job Search

Searching for your next career opportunity can be a frustrating and tiresome process. Thankfully, there are an unprecedented number of free tools and resources to alleviate some of the stress and ease the time commitment of trying to secure a new job. The key is identifying the tools that suit your needs and maximizing their […]

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Breezy and RiRi Resparking Love via Twitter?

Twitter was in a tizzy this weekend when R&B croner Chris Brown favorited a tweet Rihanna posted featuring lyrics from her new single “We Found Love.” Brown later deleted the tweet that read: “Sometimes i...
by Genel Ambrose
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Generation Y Giving Cars a Pass

Selling cars to young adults under 30 is proving to be a real challenge for automakers. Unlike their elders, Generation Yers own fewer cars and don’t drive much. They’re likely to see autos as a source of pollution, not as ...
by Socialtik Mag
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Dictate Your Future With a Vision Board

Many celebrities and influentials have begun to highlight the importance of mapping out your future. A creative and unique way to do this is with a vision board.
by Joshlyn Ross
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9 Tips To Help in Your Career Change

Changing careers has become increasingly popular lately due to a number of reasons. Some were unsatisfied with their original career, but kept with it because of the money, prestige, and/or extra perks that it serves.
by Joshlyn Ross
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Innovation and Opportunity Combating Poverty

The Open Society Foundations pledged $5.5 million to three non-profit organizations working to strengthen communities and spur economic growth.  
by Ronn Richardson
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The Selby Is in Your Place

The Selby Is in Your Place was conceived when fashion and interiors photographer Todd Selby began taking portraits of dynamic and creative people
by Ronn Richardson
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Hump Day Inspiration: Overcoming Life’s Obstacles

“Yesterday is but a dream, and tomorrow is only a vision.  But a today well-lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness and every tomorrow a vision of hope.”- Unknown As each day comes and goes, we start to re...
by DeAndra Harrison
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La La Vazquez & Her Son Film “La La’s Full Court Life” (PHOTOS)

Since Carmelo Anthony‘s recent move to the New York Knicks, La La Vazquez’s life has been super hectic. La La and her son Kiyan Anthony were spotted in Times Square filming the docu-series “La La’s Fu...
by Socialtik Mag
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Zoe Kravitz’s “Elevator Fight”

“Just another celebrity kid in a band” is what I initially thought when I first learned of the Zoe Kravitz’s band Elevator Fight.
by Chanel Auguste
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So You Think You Can be a Designer?

Sometimes Fashion Designing sounds like a dream job, right? Unfortunately, it can also be one of the hardest professions to get into. However, with hard work, it can be done. There are many types of Fashion Designers. Some work...
by Socialtik Mag
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Obama’s Volunteer Service Award Program

As a proud alumna of Clark Atlanta University, I truly admire my alma mater’s motto, “Culture for Service.”
by Empress Varnado
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Picture Perfect: Djay Bonaparte

Duane Bonaparte (Djay) began his journey with photography in 2007, when he teamed up with Stephen Hudson ( Se7en ).
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