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Solange Says Yes!

Research has shown that approximately 3000 youth between the ages of 15-24 are affected daily with HIV. The sad fact is the GF has seen more billboards advertising drug cocktails for HIV treatment, versus prevention. On Tuesday, April 14th, singer/songwriter Solange Knowles, alongside The Body Shop and MTV Networks International, kicked off the global launch […]

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Ambi Scholarship in Science and Medicine

Ambi is generously giving away $10,000 in scholarship funds to African-American and Latino women who are pursuing education in science and medicine. Submissions are being accepted online from now through April 17, 2009To apply log onto Ambi Flawless Skin

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Michelle Obama will grace the cover of Vogue

The beautiful and inspirational Michelle Obama will grace the March cover of Vogue magazine. Andre Leon Talley, practically gushed at just how fabulous Mrs. O was to work with for the shoot when he was interviewed on the Today Show. The magazine will hit stands in NYC and LA on February 17th and will be […]

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January 20, 2009- the end of an ‘error’

I was recently making my beltway commute home, and came across a bumper sticker that read- January 20, 2009- the end of an ‘error’… I found myself laughing out loud because the sticker clearly resonated with me. Well, President Barack Obama has only been in office a few short days, and I believe he is […]

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Taraji P.Henson Nominated for an Oscar!!

Now the GF already told y’all that Ms. Henson was one to watch for 2009. Well girlfriend was just nominated for best supporting actress for her role as “Queenie” in the Curious Case of Benjamin Button- Congrats!!HU will always represent… photo courtesy of TV Guide

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Michelle Obama- THE dress by Jason Wu

Fashionista’s everywhere have been waiting with bated breath to see what Michelle Obama would wear for the inaugural balls. Well the divine Mrs. O did not disappoint as she was resplendent in a one-shoulder, ivory gown designed by 26 year old Jason Wu. I have just one word for Michelle’s look last night- FABULOUS!photo courtesy […]

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The Obama Girls- Sasha and Malia

If Michelle Obama is the backbone to our new president- keeping him grounded by reminding him to pick up his socks, Malia and Sasha have to be the wind beneath his wings. These beautiful girls are so full of life, grace, and seem to have the manners that only come with good rearing. The Obama […]

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Happy Inauguration Day!

I cannot tell you how excited I am about this day! I have been in and out of DC for various inauguration events all weekend, and the level of energy, and excitement in the district is tangible.If you are unable to witness history in person, check out live coverage of the inauguration on CNN liveObama […]

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DC Stylebook-Inauguration Edition

As many of my readers know the GF is a MD girl and you cannot imagine the level of excitement in the DC, MD and VA area around the inauguration. DC is such a colorful city, filled with some of the most glamorous, and chic fashionistas around. However, if you will be part of the […]

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