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Girl denied school photos because of her hair gets magazine-worthy shoot with photographer | WBTW News 13

JACKSON, Mich. — An eight-year-old Michigan girl finally got her chance to shine in front of the camera this week at a photo shoot lead by a Chicago photographer, WILX reports. It was a happy turn of events for Marian Scott after she was not allowed taking her school picture because her hair’s color was not natural as the school’s handbook dictates. WBTW Staff, WBTW News 13 Courtesy: Jermaine Horton Full article @ WBTW News 13 Share This +FacebookTwitterMail

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How One Woman Is Shattering The Glass Ceiling In Wall Street | Forbes

Janice Gassam, Forbes Lauren Simmons made history as the youngest and only full-time female trader at the New York Stock Exchange. IDA JOHN. Featured Image progress made in making our workplaces more diverse, there are still several industries where the glass and concrete ceilings are more prevalent. One such industry is the financial industry. Wall Street is notorious for being mostly male and mostly White, but one trailblazer is changing that and making a name for herself. At 23 years old, Lauren Simmons made history as the youngest and only full-time female trader at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). […]

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Ellis Island Tea, A Family Recipe for Jamaican Sweet Tea, “Goes National” Ellis-Brown is the only African American female beverage maker in the United States with her own manufacturing plant.

Ellis-Brown is the only African American female beverage maker in the United States with her own manufacturing plant.

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Michelle Obama: ‘I Wish that Girls Could Fail as Bad as Men Do and Be OK’ | The Washington Informer At the United State of Women Summit in Los Angeles on Saturday, former first lady Michelle Obama talked with actor and activist Tracee Ellis Ross, star of “Black-ish,” about gender equality.

At the United State of Women Summit in Los Angeles on Saturday, former first lady Michelle Obama talked with actor and activist Tracee Ellis Ross, star of “Black-ish,” about gender equality.

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Former ‘Shark Tank’ Competitor of ‘Me and the Bees’ Lemonade Gets More Than $800K from NFL Players | Atlanta Black Star A pre-teen entrepreneur is well on her way to getting her lemonade business out of the start-up stage thanks to some NFL players who appreciate her vision.

A pre-teen entrepreneur is well on her way to getting her lemonade business out of the start-up stage thanks to some NFL players who appreciate her vision.

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These Striking Photos Bring the Phrase ‘Black Girl Magic’ to Life Black girl magic is one of the most important phrases of our generation—it denies society’s negative stereotypes about black women by declaring that we are even powerful and magical beings who can change the world.

Black girl magic is one of the most important phrases of our generation—it denies society’s negative stereotypes about black women by declaring that we are even powerful and magical beings who can change the world.

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