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In case you missed it: Black women don’t matter only 50 people show up for Rekia’s rally, The business of being Beyoncé, how to save money, and more in our weekly roundup.

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Black women’s lives don’t matter! Black women do you! Rekia Boyd’s rally in NYC gets only 20-50 people.

Rekia Boyd

Rekia Boyd

There are rallies all over the country where thousands are rightfully showing up for Black men like Freddie Gray who were killed by the police. Rekia Boyd was killed by a police officer in 2012. A few days ago Rekia’s murderer, Chicago police officer Dante Servin was found not guilty. Sadly, only 50 people showed up to her rally in NYC. Read why I think Black women shouldn’t march for other groups here.

The Business of Being: 9 things that helped build the Beyoncé empire that can help build yours

Beyonce Knowles with necklaces" by Parkwood. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Beyonce Knowles with necklaces” by Parkwood. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Who runs the world? Beyoncé! Beyoncé is one of the world’s best entertainers. She has sung for presidents, has a clothing line and owns production company. Want to understand how Beyoncé is where she is today. Take a look at how she built the Beyoncé empire read here.

5 simple life hacks you can do right now to save you thousands of dollars!

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Are you having problems saving money? It seems like everything is becoming much more expensive. Well, everything is. However, you don’t have to go broke because of it. We here at Bougie Black Girl can help fix that. Here are five simple life hacks you can do now to save thousands of dollars!

Black high school students are subjected to racism in Florida. My solution? Buy Black!

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It seems like every day we are hearing stories about African-Americans dealing with racism. These teens learned about racism the hard way during their trip to visit colleges while in Florida. Instead of protesting and marching I offer an obvious solution. Read more here.

Get your tissues ready! Check out the 102-year-old dancer see herself dance for the first time.

Image via YouTube Screen Capture

Image via YouTube Screen Capture

Imagine never seeing yourself perform and finally having the chance. After years after putting on a show for others, Ms. Alice Barker finally got see herself perform. Make sure you have your tissues ready. Enjoy! Watch her here.

Forget Amazon, Macy’s & MAC! Here are over 20 Black-owned online fashion & beauty businesses you should buy from now!

Mode and Tonic (Clothing)

Mode and Tonic (Clothing)

There was a tremendous response to the “Abercrombie and Fitch model talks racism she witnessed”, article I posted on the Bougie Black Girl Facebook page. Don’t protest. Don’t beg to be included. Hit them where it hurts the most, in their pockets. African-Americans must take our $1.1 trillion in spending power and shop we are wanted. Buy Black owned. Take a look at wonderful Black-owned businesses here.

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