Samia Gore

Samia Gore is the founder of BodyCompleteRX (BCRX). Her company is less than 2 years old and already topped $2 million a year in revenues. BCRX is one of the fastest growing health supplement and natural weight management brands on the market.

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Black History Month

Buzzfeed News has compiled an amazing collection of pictures for Black History Month that speak to the struggles, oppression and triumphs of Black people in America. The photos range from an era when Blacks were sold as chattel to the present day when a half-Black man was elected President of the United States.

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Kristen Haynes, Juanita Tyler

A Catholic school in Durham, NC canceled classes after they received threats of protests if a lesbian councilwoman spoke at a planned Black History Month event.

Councilwoman Vernetta Alston was invited to speak to students at Immaculata Catholic School's Black History Month event this week. Alston is an alumna of the school.

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Gary Steele, Ariel Moore

A Detroit police officer who forced a woman to walk home in the freezing cold has a history of violence against women. The cop, identified as Gary Steele, streamed Snapchat video of a Black woman walking home at night in near sub-zero temperatures after he pulled her car over for having an expired tag.

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Henrietta Lacks

As Black History Month draws to a close, Sandrarose.com recognizes a woman whose unique cancer cells pioneered many medical and science breakthroughs.

The descendant of African slaves and their masters, Henrietta Lacks was born in 1920 in Roanoke, Virginia. She grew up dirt poor on a tobacco farm in Clover, Virginia after her mother died while giving birth to her 10th child.

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