Author Archives: Patrice Peck

About Patrice Peck

Culture-savvy freelance writer who combines the research skills of an academic scholar with the customer-savvy of a business professional. Turns complex information into clean, readable prose designed to educate and entertain the reader. Specializes in women's issues, Black hair discourse, popular culture, music, film and the literature with complimentary skills in social media and a penchant for videography and music.

BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Rockstar of the Week

As a child, you’re often asked what you want to do when you grow up. 11 year-old Amiya Alexander of Detroit, Michigan wants to become a Dancing Obstetrician, but she’s not waiting for adulthood to make her dreams come true. As … Continue reading

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Show Me the Unbiased Child: Studies on Racial Biases

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. On August 28, 1963, the … Continue reading

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In Living Color: An Interview with Artist Tamara Natalie Madden

Have you ever come across an amazing work of art and thought, “I wonder what the story is behind this piece?” Well, after looking through painter Tamara Natalie Madden’s collection, you will undoubtedly be asking yourself, “What’s the story behind … Continue reading

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BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Rockstar of the Week

All over the country, college students are now in the midst of studying, cramming, and writing final exams and papers. This week’s Rockstar has something that no amount of energy drink, Cliff Notes, or Wikipedia articles could ever supply: a … Continue reading

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She Rocks! Three Fashionistas To Watch

Spring is a time for rebirth, renewal, and regrowth.  It’s also an ideal time to update your wardrobe, so out with the mess, and in with the fresh! Thanks to sites such as esty and ebay, a plethora of online … Continue reading

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Remembering Dr. Dorothy Height

The Akan of West Africa have a proverb that beautifully illustrates the importance of remembering the legendary Dr. Dorothy Height: “Se wo were fi na wosankofa a yenkyi,” which translates to “It is not wrong to go back for that … Continue reading

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Calling All Flawless Beauties!

BLACK GIRLS ROCK! has teamed up with AMBI Skincare to celebrate those special women who go above and beyond whether it’s volunteering, lending an ear, or providing daily inspiration and motivation! She could be your next door neighbor, a colleague, … Continue reading

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Help Haiti This Thursday

Come out this Thursday January, 21 to help BLACK GIRLS ROCK! support Haiti. The proceeds will benefit Doctors without Borders & The Lambi Fund of Haiti.

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United Way Honors BLACK GIRLS ROCK!’s Beverly Bond

United Way’s Young Leaders Council is thrilled to honor philanthropist Beverly Bond at the 2nd Annual Red Carpet Soiréeth at the New York Renaissance Hotel. Bond will be honored for her foundation, BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Inc., which she started over … Continue reading

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Help Us Win $25,000 From Chase Bank!!

Chase Bank has pledged to donate a total of $5 million to different charities all over the country and Chase Community Giving wants people like YOU to choose what charities should be chosen to receive such a momentous reward for … Continue reading

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