The Black Spotlight

The Black Youth Project – Chicago, IL

By at February 24, 2016 | 1:20 pm | 0 Comment

The Black Youth Project was a national research project launched in 2004 that examined the attitudes,resources, and culture of African American youth ages 15 to 25, exploring how these factors and others influence the decision-making, norms, and behavior of black youth. Understanding the need to make this data available to a wider constituency beyond the

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Dot Girl Products – Making Periods Less Scary

By at September 11, 2014 | 1:50 am | 2 Comments

The Dot Girl First Period Kit® from Dot Girl Products (, is a fun (yes, it can be done), informative, stylish and straightforward tool to introduce girls to their first period and make it easier for parents to deal with this necessary conversation and transition in a girl’s life.  Making periods less scary is the company goal and The Dot

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Sweet Honey Child – Products Born from a Passion and Delivered with a Purpose

By at September 11, 2014 | 1:21 am | 1 Comments

Sweet Honey Child (SHC) has everything to do with fostering self esteem and empowering little African-American girls to be proud of their uniqueness. When a four year old African-American girl requested a Barbie to celebrate her birthday party, the mother and her aunt became concerned when the little girl insisted that she wanted a "White Barbie" only. The auntie of the

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Girly Roots All Natural Hair & Body Goodness

By at September 10, 2014 | 1:43 pm | 0 Comment

  Girly Roots, started by CEO Dawn Daniel, was a solution to her quest for all natural products to use on her daughters’ hair. After trying a host of “all natural” products that she found in stores, she realized that there were still harmful chemicals in many of them.  As most caring and concerned mothers normally do for the love of their children, she went

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Four Natural Girls – A Beautiful Family of Naturalistas from Delaware

By at August 21, 2014 | 9:48 pm | 0 Comment

If you follow us on Facebook, I'm sure you have seen  this beautiful family wearing their afro puffs, twists, and pony puffs! Four Natural Girls always post the best pictures for inspiring girls to love their natural hair.  We tracked down the busy mom (Natural Girl #1) and the mother of the other three natural girls for an interview. Afro Puffs and Ponytails:

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Cookies and Cream Couture, Inc. – Designed by Yaritza Thompson, Inspired by Love

By at August 5, 2014 | 2:52 am | 0 Comment

                      We are very pleased to feature Mrs. Yaritza Thompson, CEO of Cookies and Cream Couture, Inc. on Afro Puffs and Ponytails. We love her story and her products and we are so excited to share with our followers! Afro Puffs and Ponytails:  - Mrs. Thompson, what is

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Bino and Fino – A Positive, Educational, African Cultural, Cartoon Show for Children

By at November 4, 2013 | 1:38 pm | 1 Comments

Bino and Fino is a cartoon series about a brother and sister named Bino and Fino who live with their grandparents ‘Mama’ and ‘Papa’ in a modern day city in Africa. We ordered our copy of the series and enjoyed  watching it very much! Often times we look at pictures of Africa in the magazines,  we hear stories from others, but this special animated cartoon was

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