Dolly Dressing Up Our Community By Cara Montgomery

“Am I gonna buy something to wear, am I going to put food in my kid’s mouth, or am I going to get a TransPass for the week? At I Spy, You Buy, you would be able to manage it all!” says Dolly Lewis, the owner of Eye of the Doll: I Spy, You Buy, an outdoor thrift shop for men, women, and children. Dolly hears dilemmas like these often from customers visiting her shop. Her store provides quality clothes handpicked by the fashionista herself! However, she calls herself a…

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Nothing but Words, a Dream, and an Old Shiny Pink Typewriter By: Cara Montgomery

  A slight brisk air, the sunshine, and fall leaves made for a beautiful day so Tiara, Razz and I had decided to go out and film a few “Word on the Street” videos at the park for The Hype TV Show. As we were networking, my eyes wandered off and stumbled upon a cardboard sign that said “FREE POETRY” written in big capital letters with a black marker. Sitting next to it was a young woman typing on an old shiny pink typewriter with a suit case full of…

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Oscar De La Renta

Are you one of those people who scream at the TV when disagreeing with the judges on Project Runway? Do you flip right to the fashion section in Essence magazine? Do you buy every issue of Vogue and Seventeen Magazine just to catch up on the latest styles in fashion? If you are, then unfortunately you may have already heard of the passing of 82-year-old Oscar De La Renta last Monday. De la Renta was diagnosed with cancer years ago and sources say he was not in the best shape lately. “De la…

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Khanya Brann Speaks About Uniquely You! By:Cara Montgomery

“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them. Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud. Do not complain. Make every effort to change things you do not like. If you cannot make a change, change the way you have been thinking. You might find a new solution. Never whine. Whining lets a brute know that a victim is in the neighborhood. Be certain that you do not die without having done something wonderful for humanity (Angelou…

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