Tag Archives: black

Re-segregation: A Step in the Wrong Direction

It is impossible not to notice the racial tensions that are growing within the United States as many Black Americas are enduring hardships and navigating their pent-up anger from the accumulation of racial injustices. Black Americans are justified in being fed up with how this country has handled race relations; however, to gain any substantial progress it is essential for

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Author Janae Marie Attends Sacramento Black Book Fair

Author Janae Marie and Publisher of Young Urban Voices, will be attending the Sacramento Black Book Fair. She is the Author of Flirting with Temptations and the upcoming book, Daddy’s Home. She is also the writer, director, and producer of a short film, entitled My Mother Donna. Flirting with Temptations Synopsis Monica Clayton is a smart and successful Senior Marketing

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Plight Of A Single Mother

In today’s society the family structure has shifted, almost twenty years ago the rate of single parents wasn’t as significant as it is now. There are plenty of factors that tie into the reasons of why several women are becoming single mothers at alarming rates. Sometimes, things happen, such as death, divorce, etc. Plenty of women are single mothers by

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50 Shades Of Black

Our Black Is Beautiful Two women of color, both very talented actresses and models ranging from light to dark and are both equally beautiful. The “Paper Bag” Test, “skillet,” “tar-baby,” “light -bright,” what do all of these words have in common. They are all derogatory terms once used to describe women and men of color. Stripped of our afro-centric culture

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Young Urban Voices

From Publisher Janae Marie  Mission Statement  To create a platform that will entertain, educate, and inform young adults that are interested in sharing their unique story with the world because…WE HAVE A VOICE TOO!  Core Values  To shed light on the positive news of African American youth and young adults that gets swept under the rug or overlooked by general media. 

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