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5/8/20
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May 6 through May 12 is Nurses Week 2020, and if you weren’t in the habit of appreciating our vital healthcare workers before, no doubt you are now. In fact, the American Nurses Association has extended the week to the entire month of May—and it should be noted that 2020 was already designated as the World Health

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5/7/20
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It’s well-discussed fact around here at The Glow Up (and The Root, at large) that Issa Rae’s glow up is our favorite glow up. Already a beautiful woman—albeit by her own branding, both “awkward” and “insecure”—Rae has emerged as one of Hollywood’s number one stunnas, shutting down red carpets on the regular with hair

5/6/20
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If your days, weeks, and now, months have all become a blur at this point, you may have forgotten that this Sunday is Mother’s Day (although we keep reminding you—focus, man!). No doubt this is especially true for mothers themselves since “stay-at-home-mom” takes on new meaning when you’re sheltering-in-place with

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5/5/20
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Another Mother’s Day dawns this Sunday, and if you’re lucky enough to have a loving matriarch still physically present in your life, no doubt you’re holding her that much closer this year (virtually, of course). The COVID crisis has made us all reflect on how precious life is and how much we should honor and cherish

5/5/20
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Two paragons of black beauty turn 50 this month, and as much of the world continues to shelter-in-place, Essence magazine and Naomi Campbell are celebrating their joint milestone together—yet apart—as the soon-to-be 50-year-old supermodel provided a series of “self-portraits in isolation” for the magazine’s May/June

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