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Student Sandra Musujusu Discovers New Treatment For Breast Cancer!

Today’s “Good News of the Day” comes courtesy of a female student from the African University of Science and Technology, Abuja, Sandra Musujusu, has developed an alternative treatment for breast cancer! The scientific breakthrough might lead to a lasting solution in the treatment of breast cancer prevalent among women world over! Check out the details below…

Florida H.S. Teens Fight for Their Right To Wear African Headwraps

When a school official and a police officer stationed in a high school in Florida told an African-American student to take off her headwrap, it sparked a debate about school dress codes and cultural identity. Since then, girls at the school have been fighting the policy and other rules they deem culturally insensitive by holding what they call “Black Girls Wrap Wednesdays”. Check out the details below…

15 Famous Historic Figures & Entertainers You Didn’t Know Were Black

We ran across this interesting article which highlights 15 historical figures and entertainers that you’ve probably known about all your life but had no idea they were black. You’re bound to be surprised by at least a few of these so check it out below…

African Pennsylvania High School Athlete Taunted By Chants of ‘Ebola!’ During Soccer Game

SMH…now this is like someone from another country chanting ‘9-11’ after your family and friends were killed in the attack. A 16-year-old Pennsylvania high school soccer player from West Africa was tormented with chants of “Ebola” by opposing players, taunting that eventually led to him fighting an opposing player and him being ejected from the game. Check out the details below…

Shots Fired! Skin Bleaching Pop Singer Dencia Blasts Lupita Nyong’s Dark Skin

SMH…how anyone can hate on Lupita Nyong and her humble self is beyond my understanding but of course…there always has to be someone to hate on someone else’s success! A couple months ago we told you about this African pop star who goes by the name Dencia who has been raking in big bucks peddling a skin bleaching product called Dencia’s “Whitenicious” cream which feeds off of the insecurities and self-hate of many darker skinned people who equate being light skinned with beauty (click here if you missed it). Well  Lupita recently gave an inspiring speech at the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon, where she openly discussed how she helped a fan reconsider using Dencia’s whitening skin cream, “Whitenicious.” Due to Lupita’s honesty about her complexion issues growing up, the fan admitted that Luptia inspired her to ditch Dencia’s skin lightening product and embrace the beauty of her natural complexion. Well when Dencia found out about the speech, she took to her Twitter account to blast Lupita but was met by numerous Lupita fans who quickly put her angry, self-hating self in place. Check out the story below…