The Confident Woman Devotional – Be Courageous (pt. 14)

Be Courageous Rosa Parks (1913-2005) was the unknown seamstress who started the modern American Civil Rights Movement. On December 1, 1955, in the city of Montgomery, Alabama, she refused to move to the back of the bus after a white man got on board and wanted to sit in a front seat. Rosa's mother believed …

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The Confident Woman Devotional – Get a Life! (Pt. 7)

Get a Life The devotional reads: A shy person shrinks back from many things that she should confront. There are many things she would like to say or do, but she's paralyzed by fear. I believe we must learn to step out into things and find out what God has for us in life. A …

Cheerios Stands by TV Ad Showing Mixed-Race Family

I love this commercial! I thought it was cute!

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NEW YORK (AP) — A mom sits at her kitchen table writing something down when her grade schooler saunters up with a big box of Cheerios.

“Mom,” says the girl. “Yes, honey?” mom responds. “Dad told me Cheerios is good for your heart. Is that true?”

Mom glances at the box, noting that it says the whole-grain oats inside are “heart healthy.”

Cut to dad napping on the living room couch. He stirs and starts to sit up, sending a pile of Cheerios on his upper chest (where his heart is) crunchily cascading to cushions and floor.

The message is in line with the company’s long-running Heart Healthy campaign, except this 30-second ad features a black dad, white mom and biracial child and produced enough vitriol on YouTube last week that Cheerios requested the comments section be turned off.

This week, the company is standing by the fictitious family…

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Jada Pinkett-Smith Talks Open Marriage Rumors, Cyberbullying, What It’s Like Being Married to Her & More

This has been a busy week for Jada Pinkett-Smith. After making appearances for "Free Angela and All Other Political Prisoners", she found time to sit down and talk with Marc Lamont Hill of Huff Post Live. Jada talked about her marriage, including rumors of an open relationship with Will, as well as how she feels …