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JadeAnn Rowe

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JadeAnn Rowe is a 21-year-old writer from New York. Her hobbies include tennis, singing, writing poetry, and playing her ukulele.

Black Female Athletes’ Health Matters (Even The Kind You Can’t See)

It's not too far-fetched to immediately associate professional athletes with the model status for health; their career essentially depends upon it. However, what often gets...

Michael Jackson: Reflecting on the Life and Legacy of the King of Pop

Born in Indiana in August of 1958, singer and pop icon Michael Jackson was already on his way to becoming a musical legend at the ripe...

Huey P. Newton: A Superhero In His Own Right

Co-founder of the Black Panther Party Huey P. Newton, has quite the legacy, inspiring many for generations. In fact, he was partially the inspiration for...

Haiti Receives Support From Neighboring Countries in the Aftermath of the Earthquake

Earlier this month, Haiti experienced a devastating earthquake that killed over 2,000 people, leaving many homeless, about 12,000 injured, and more than 300 people...

Una Marson: A Jamaican Feminist Icon

Poet, writer and feminist Una Marson was the kind of woman who always spoke her mind (whether on paper or not). Marson was born in Jamaica in...

Tsitsi Dangarembga: A Writer for the People

Born in 1959 in Mutoko, Rhodesia (now known as Zimbabwe) with two school teachers for parents; writer, and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga grew up surrounded by...

Toni Morrison: An Author As Beloved Ss Her Novels

Born Chloe Anthony Wofford in 1931, in Lorain, Ohio, Toni Morrison's early childhood seems like something straight out of her own novels. At the...

Sundiata Keita ‘The Lion of Mali,’ Is More Than Just a Legend

Although many legends have been passed down over time about the ruler known as Sundiata Kieta, there is much to learn about the real-life of the...

Louis E. Martin: The Legacy of the ‘Godfather of Black Politics’

There's no denying the impact that journalist and civil rights activist Louis Emanuel Martin has had on history. However, there is much more to...

Five Things You Should Know About Educator and Activist Robert ‘Bob’ Moses

This past Sunday, July 25th, civil rights activist Robert "Bob' Moses passed away at the age of 86. Here are five things you should...

Get Your ‘Read’ On: 10 Black-Owned Bookstores — in the US and Beyond

There's no denying the importance of representation. Whether it's movies, television, music, or books, everyone should be able to see themselves reflected in the...

7 Things You Should Know About the Maroons

The origin of the term "maroon" is two-fold, deriving from the French word "marron," meaning feral, and the Spanish word "cimarrón," meaning wild. With that...

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