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Afro Unicorn: Providing Black women and girls with the confidence to embrace who they are – unique, divine and magical

By Dr. SELENA SEABROOKS                                                                                                                                    The Dallas Examiner Afro Unicorn is spreading magic this season with its holiday collection. Creating a new holiday tradition, the company released the Holiday Magic Afro Unicorn, a one-of-a-kind gift box […]

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Black Paper Party: Black-owned, woman-owned company ensuring the representation of the Black family

By Dr. SELENA SEABROOKS                                                                                                                                   The Dallas Examiner “Our characters are designed specifically for and to showcase Black family moments. Our characters are smiling. They’re joyful,” said Madia Willis, CEO of Black Paper Party, a holiday […]

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The Fresh Dolls: Strengthening self-confidence and self-image through self-representation

By Dr. SELENA SEABROOKS                                                                                                                                  The Dallas Examiner  “I want children of every age to see themselves reflected back in everything,” Dr. Lisa Williams, founder of World Entertainment, Publishing and Inspiration, said about The Fresh Dolls […]

Health

Hospitals in the U.S. are the fullest they’ve been throughout the pandemic – but it’s not just COVID

By DEIDRE McPHILLIPS                                                                                                                                         CNN Hospitals are more full than they’ve been throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a CNN analysis of data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. But as respiratory virus […]

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Perspectives

An epidemic of hate

  By MARIAN WRIGHT EDELMAN Children’s Defense Fund   “There is an epidemic of hate facing our country. We’re seeing a rapid rise in antisemitic rhetoric and acts. Let me be clear: Words matter. People […]

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Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss, DJ for ‘Ellen DeGeneres Show,’ dead at 40

By LISA RESPERS FRANCE                                                                                                                                      CNN Editor’s note: If you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts or mental health matters, please call or text the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline to connect with […]

Business News

The Dallas County Promise: Outcomes and impacts of the Commit Partnership

By CHARITY CHUKWU                                                                                                                                             The Dallas Examiner Dallas County businesses have been faced with two huge challenges. One challenge was a talent gap due to low post-secondary school completion rates. The other was a lack of […]