Thursday, July 17, 2014

Help for Disadvantaged Youth

Sohn is following in the steps of “The Wire” characters Dennis “Cutty” Wise and Howard “Bunny” Colvin and is working with disadvantaged youth in Baltimore to help them lead positive lives.Read more

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Always #LikeAGirl

Starting in the preteen years, there is a shift in focus; for girls, their appearance and their changing bodies too often become an all consuming barometer of worth. For an overwhelming majority of girls, self-esteem becomes too closely tied to how they look and their physical attributes; girls feel they can't measure up to unrealistic society standards. 

Okay all of you girls out there, let's talk confidence. There is no doubt that there is a gigantic amount of pressure on women today to look their best by being skinny and beautiful. Today we live in a world that makes us think that we have to be perfect... but the real truth is, its a bunch of bull crap! Being a teen, I know some of you have looked at yourself in the mirror and said "Oh My! Look at those thunder-thighs... they're so HUGE" We've all done this to ourselves, but why? ... Truth is that when we say this to ourselves no one else has ever thought this about us. We only bash our bodies out of insecurity and lack of self-confidence, so I'm going to share with you how to build your self esteem and attitude towards your body, so that when you look in the mirror today you think "Damn...I'm hot!"

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Treating Teen Acne

More and more teens will find at least one whitehead or blackhead on their face before they turn 17. Here are a few tips for how to treat teen acne: Better Medicine

Monday, June 23, 2014

My Brother’s Keeper

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President Barack Obama delivers remarks about his My Brother’s Keeper initiative with students from the Hyde Park Academy in the East Room at the White House on Feb. 27, 2014.  

Stop Writing Letters and Do the Work

Who am i

Black is as beautiful as the bright rising sun.
Black is as beautiful as standing up for what is right.
 Black is as beautiful as trying on grandmother's classy hats.
Black is as beautiful as lilies on Easter morning.
Black is as beautiful as calling your mother on her birthday.
Black is as beautiful as going golfing with your dad.
Black is as beautiful as you holding your baby for the very first time.
Black is me and I AM BEAUTIFUL.

The distinct identity of African-American culture is rooted in the historical experience of the African-American people, including the Middle Passage. The culture is both distinct and enormously influential to American culture as a whole.
                                                     From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Happy Father’s Day Beauty Within~Teen Esteem

Shout out to all the real father’s out there.  Whether you have your own kids, take care of someone else’s kids or make a difference in some child’s life, we honor you today.  Stay blessed and keep being a true role model.

As we express love to our family members, we are channels for the love of God. Today we love and honor our fathers and the father figures in our lives.

Happy Father’s Day




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