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Gabrielle Turnquest, lawyer, barrister, United Kingdom, England, history, Virginia, University of Virginia, fashion, world record, Bahamas, international, college, higher education, successful black girl, teenager,

Be Inspired: Gabrielle Turnquest Passes Bar At 17 ...

I just got wind of this news coming from across the pond, and it is the perfect example of what young Black women can achieve when given the opportuni...
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Black Girls Traveling: Break Some Ice In Iceland

  Break Some Ice in Iceland As I am always encouraging black women to explore the world outside the United States, I finally get to discuss Icela...
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Calling All Geeks! Comic Con 2014!!

  Anyone going to Comic Con in 2014? Chris attended last year’s San Diego convention and the Swirling after-party seemed like it was a blast b...
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Introducing “Fables for Thrivers”: The...

The Caged Bird and the Free Bird Once upon a time, there was a caged bird who would get weekly visits from a free bird. The free bird would fly far an...
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Review: The SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills…For A...

The Hubster and I decided that we’d spend the weekend in his old haunt, Beverly Hills, for his birthday last weekend and decided to throw cautio...
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Eating in Dublin and Swirling

  I spent a wonderful four days in Dublin, after 14 months teaching English in S. Korea. So far almost 2 weeks after leaving Mumbai, India and a ...
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New POF Survey Supports What I’ve Been Sayin...

If you live in California, turns out that living near the water gives you better relationship prospects than living inland, according to a survey by P...
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Film Review: The Sapphires

Did you know the U.S. Army hired entertainers for the troops during the Vietnam War? Did you know one such group of singers – The Sapphires – hail...
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Go East, Young Woman: Coping With Pre-Travel Abroa...

As some of you may know, I've been wanting to go abroad for a couple of years now. I only started actively planning within the past few months. Though...
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Get Your Ten-Guy Quota in One Night at The Standar...

Definitely NOT the place to go to hide in your hotel room......
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Why I am considering moving to New Zealand

"I will be blunt, one of the main reasons I am considering this radical relocation is I WANT TO GET MARRIED!!!!"...
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This is Fifty: Swirl-Family-Friendly, Posh Califor...

I turned 40. The place we celebrated turned 50. In my humble opinion, both of us look pretty darn good....
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Want To Marry a Kiwi Guy? New Zealand is Ripe for ...

New Zealand is a-calling.......
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The California Girl’s Guide to Having Fun (a...

I say "California Girl" to be used interchangeably with any girl NOT from a huge city where no one in their right mind owns a car. For us suburban gir...
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