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Iconic Women In Beauty: Tracee Ellis Ross

It is women’s history month and what greater way to celebrate the accomplishments women in history than to talk about one of my natural hair idols, Tracee Ellis Ross. I remember watching one of my favorite shows Girlfriends when I was just a teenager and admiring Joan. Her hair was always gorgeous to me even though I had relaxed hair. I wish I would have known back then that I could transition back to my natural hair. Tracee Ellis Ross is…

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Women Empowerment: #WhatDrivesHer | The Chicago Auto Show

I had the incredible opportunity to attend the #WhatDrivesHer Luncheon and Panel hosted by Women in Automotive and She Buys Cars at the Chicago Auto Show. Did you know that Chicago Auto Show is the largest auto show in North America, spanning more than 1 million square feet of floor space at the McCormick Place? Yup, it’s a big deal! The Chicago Auto Show is a great place to connect with the consumer, but surprisingly it is the women who…

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#GirlBoss: Brandie Kekoa Of Be Kekoa

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Photo Credit: Be Kekoa This month is all about the #GirlBosses that inspire me. Up next is Brandie Kekoa of Be Kekoa. Brandie Kekoa is a Healthy Hair Artist and the founder of Be Kekoa Hair Studio, and she is a 3rd generation hair care professional. Brandie has years of professional experience and continually educating herself on industry changes. Brandie is very passionate about her company’s mission to empower women to exude pride and confidence in their naturally curly hair. She focuses on…

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#GirlBoss: A Conversation with Issa Rae

This month, I have decided to highlight some women that are very inspirational to me. These women are #GirlBosses!  I am beginning this series with Issa Rae. I had the opportunity to attend A Conversation with Issa Rae on behalf of the Black McDonald’s Operators Association. The event was held at the University of Illinois at Chicago and was Moderated, by Windy City Live’s Val Warner. Issa Rae is the self-proclaimed, “Awkward Black Girl.” She is an actress, writer, director, producer and web series creator,…

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