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Beauty Of The Week: ToshaMakia

ToshaMakia

When she's not behind the mic, on the stage or in front of the camera ToshaMakia always finds time for community out reach. She represents for all shapes and sizes of women and one of her favorite things to do is to speak with kids in local schools and help them handle the trials andtribulations of puberty. ToshaMakia knows that,

Dorothy Irene Height

DorothyHeight(March 24, 1912 – April 20, 2010)

Ms. Height is credited as the first person in the modern civil rights era to treat the problems of equality for women and equality for African-Americans as a seamless whole. This was a merging concern that had historically been largely separate.

Originally trained as a social worker, she was president of the National Council of Negro Women for four decades. These dates stemmed from 1957 to 1997, overseeing a range of programs on issues like voting rights, poverty and, in later years, AIDS.

A longtime executive of the Y.W.C.A., she presided over the integration of its facilities nationwide in the 1940s.

In 1963, Ms. Height, by then president of the National Council of Negro Women, sat on the platform an arm’s length from Dr. King as he delivered his epochal “I Have a Dream” speech.

Ms. Height was one of the march’s chief organizers and a prizewinning speaker herself. She was

Visible Lives

Receiving a great deal of publicity for her new book, A Golddigger’s Guide, successful CEO and author Baje Fletcher schools aspiring women on how to play the game to get what they want.

On the rough road to Hollywood, countless beauties searching for fame and fortune become overwhelmed by the seedy advances of self-proclaimed “powerful men” who promise to make them a household name. Such men include sleazy executives, producers, entertainers, sports stars and even corporate professionals who prey on unsuspecting, beautiful women naïvely ready to “do anything for fame.”

When these men get to star model and author Baje Fletcher however, the game gets flipped on them and she’s taking no prisoners in the process. Having been there and done that, or at the very least, observed the effects such “poor choices” have had on other women, Baje is turning the tables and making a profit.

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