Category Archives: Health

Judge Temporarily blocks ‘heartbeat’ abortion law

The City of Atlanta elated with judge decision

Screen Shot 2019-10-01 at 6.04.18 PMFinally things are taking a turn around in Atlanta. Just when things seemed bleak with film production companies pulling out left and right and actors refusing to walk red carpets due to the heartbeat abortion law; it seemed like things were on a downward spiral.

Screen Shot 2019-10-01 at 6.04.46 PMAccording to the Washington Examiner on Tuesday October 1st, it just might be the day one federal judge makes a lot of people happy for the following reasons:

A federal judge temporarily blocked a law in Georgia on Tuesday that would ban abortions after six weeks, once a fetal heartbeat is detected, which was supposed to take effect Jan. 1.

U.S. District Judge Steve Jones, an Obama appointee, sided with the American Civil Liberties Union, Planned Parenthood, and the Center for Reproductive Rights, who filed a complaint on behalf of abortion providers in June.

“In a state with a critical shortage of medical providers and some of the highest rates of maternal and infant deaths, especially among black Georgians, politicians should focus on expanding access to reproductive care, not banning abortion before someone even knows they’re pregnant,” said Talcott Camp, deputy director of the ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project.

The law, signed by Republican Gov. Brian Kemp in May, would make exceptions in cases of rape or incest, or if the mother’s life was at risk. Federal judges have issued injunctions against similar six-week bans in several states, including Kentucky and Ohio.

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RL, Karlie Redd, Kore Stacks, ‘LeLee’ SWV at BET Her Presents Black Women’s Expo

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BET HER  presents the Black Women’s Expo which took place in Atlanta, GA on September 14th & 15th at the Georgia International Convention Center. There were multiple panel rooms, live performances, vendor booths,  the sounds of DJ Jahlion and beautiful BET Her pink decor everywhere.

The panel that stood out the most was an all female panel consisting of women in the industry moderated by Shekinah Jo. vh1 Love and Hip Hop Atlanta Karlie Redd and singer LeLe from SWV were on the paneling sharing very personal information. Continue reading RL, Karlie Redd, Kore Stacks, ‘LeLee’ SWV at BET Her Presents Black Women’s Expo

CURL FEST 2019 IN Atlanta the land of Beauty Culture and Melanin

IMG_0113Curl Fest held it’s annual 2019 Curl Fest event in Atlanta, GA at Candler Park.

What an amazing Day it was with nothing but beautiful women all shapes, sizes and colors all confident in their skin. It was an typical hot Atlanta weather but a calm down in temperature from the past 99 degree weather Atlanta had been experiencing for the past week.

Continue reading CURL FEST 2019 IN Atlanta the land of Beauty Culture and Melanin

STACEY ABRAMS EMPOWERS THE LGBTQI+COMMUNITY AT ATLANTA BLACK GAY PRIDE’S 8TH ANNUAL PURE HEAT COMMUNITY FESTIVAL

Screen Shot 2019-09-17 at 3.18.42 AMOn Sunday, September 1st, Atlanta’s Piedmont Park welcomed the 8th Pure Heat Community Festival; also known as a free “day of unity.” The free cultural event is equipped with market and food vendors, live celebrity and local performers, entertainment, educational forums, prizes & giveaways – all designed to bring together the spirit of community, pride, and vision. This year’s festival honored trailblazing triple-threat entertainer Angelica Ross (“POSE” on FX), Award-Winning songstress Tweet, AARP’s Hillary Thomas, Georgia State Rep. Park Cannon and style guru Japan.

Continue reading STACEY ABRAMS EMPOWERS THE LGBTQI+COMMUNITY AT ATLANTA BLACK GAY PRIDE’S 8TH ANNUAL PURE HEAT COMMUNITY FESTIVAL

Dr. Miami has a message for plastic sugeons regarding the Brazilian Butt Lift

Screen Shot 2019-09-24 at 10.54.51 PMDr. Michael Salzhauer, aka Dr. Miami, is one of the most sought-after plastic surgeons in the nation who has amassed more than 1 million followers on social media since he started showing tidbits of live surgical procedures on Snapchat.  Yes watch surgery live while it happens on Dr Miami’s snapchat #nocap (as the kids say) or is that no filter? Continue reading Dr. Miami has a message for plastic sugeons regarding the Brazilian Butt Lift