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Black Pumps, Inc. sets a new record!

Black Pumps 2017  Leadership Summit & Gala sets a new Record! On October 21, 2017, the Black Pumps Gala welcomed more attendees than was originally planned and paid for. In the words of Chike Nweke, the CEO of Life and Times Magazine, “the event was oversold” and it was a GREAT thing. In typical Black […]

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“What About…” Janet Jackson’s “State of the World Tour”

    Janet Jackson’s “State of the World Tour” last night at the Hollywood Bowl was epic. Hollywood Bowl was sold out and the audience danced non-stop to the high-energy upbeat show. Her performance of “What About” from her 1997 album The Velvet Rope caught everyone’s attention. What About is about domestic violence and Janet Jackson’s […]

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Living the Extraordinary Life

Dare to BUILD is your key to unstoppable greatness. Take your career, your business, your income, your wellness and your relationships to the next level with Black Pumps 2017 Leadership Summit.  Learn the proven and practical strategies from our phenomenal speakers and coaches to propel you to the next level of success. At each Summit, […]

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Culture with Pizzaz!

Colorful would be a great understatement at the recently concluded super successful Ogidi Convention in Baltimore, Maryland. The event drew over 350 people  from various states. This also marks the very first time that any Igwe of Ogidi visited the Ogidi Inwelle of North America (“OINA”). Ogidi is a town (or Kingdom as the Inwelle […]

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When do you stop being a Mom?

Lincoln Carter at his Disney shoot in Mickey’s Toontown For that matter, when do you stop being a parent? This is about celebrating our children. At a tender age, you knew without a shadow of doubt that they need you, whether you are prepared or not. You are there through each waking moment that they […]

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Michelle Obama shares plans for getting FIT together.

Our darling former FLOTUS, Michelle Obama who was known for her passion for fitness (among other things) and the curator of the “Let’s Move” campaign is encouraging girlfriends to get FIT together. Source: Instagram. So…what say you?

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The Inaugural Anthony Anderson Golf Classic

The Inaugural Anthony Anderson Golf Classics (“AAGC”) is a two –day celebrity charity event in the beautiful Bighorn Golf course in Palm Desert. Anthony Andersen is the star of Black-ish and host of To Tell the Truth. The proceeds from the event will benefit the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, The Diabetics Association, Boy and Girls […]

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Perseverance – the Key Component of Success

ONE WORD| Perseverance by Bukunmi Grace, a Stylist and Photographer I particularly like the month of March for several reasons: it is the beginning of the end of the first quarter in the year. It is a month that it is still ok to push the START button or as some pessimists may see it […]

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Black Pumps Girl ranked #1 in 10 Female Founders Who Dominated 2016.

“It’s not bragging when you can back it up” Muhammad Ali. We are beyond proud to see our very own Grace Eleyae ranked number 1 of the “10 Black Female Founders Who Dominated 2016” By Huffington Post. We are also not surprised at this recogntion. We knew this back in 2015 when Grace was on the […]

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A Nigerian Christmas in America

Goat meat is to Christmas as turkey is to Thanksgiving, says an American born Nigerian. How was your Christmas? Hope you had a fantastic one! We sure did have a great Christmas in my home, although it was not complete. You see, my first son was busy saving lives on Christmas and did not make […]

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