31 Oct 2020

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What Are You Thankful For?

Autumn is the season to recount the things that we are thankful for; but with COVID-19 taking so much away, what is there to be thankful for?

The Great Depression

The Great Depression is by far the world’s worst economic crisis in history, and COVID-19 is coming close to it.

How to escape from Coronavirus.

We are equipped with the tools to overcome the coronavirus. Here are some scriptures to encourage you through this scary and difficult time.

5 Verzuz Battles We Want To Happen

Quarantine hasn’t given us much, but it did bring us Verzuz. Check out our list of Verzuz battles we want to happen.

7 Celebrity Couples Who Have Been Together For A Long Time

There are some celebrity couples who have passed the test of time. Read our list of celebrity couples who define #RelationshipGoals!

Monica VS Brandy Verzuz Battle

Missed the Brandy vs Monica Verzuz battle? Recap the highlights that got the whole world buzzing and learn more about their history here!

From “Black Panther” to “Get on Up”: 5 of Chadwick Boseman’s Biggest Roles

Chadwick Boseman has been a part of some of the most influential films in history. Relive his impact by remembering 5 of his biggest roles.

Black Panther star told us he was dying 4 times

On August 28, the world was rocked with the news that “real-life” hero Chadwick Boseman had died after a battle with colon cancer.

Jacob Blake was shot 7 in the back times by police and is now parallelized.

Advertisements Some people thinks that Jacob Blake situation could of handled differently. On Sunday, August…

The negro league & Discrimination in Sports

In August 2020, Major League Baseball announced that they were celebrating the 100 anniversary of the Negro Leagues.

BREAKING News: Kamala Harris is Joe Biden’s Running Mate

Kamala Harris is breaking records and making headlines after being announced as Joe Biden’s running mate for the 2020 US elections.

This Movie Might Be Bigger Than “Black Panther”

Last week, Disney announced they would be releasing Mulan exclusive on Disney+ on September 4, 2020. Learn more about the highly anticipated live-action remake here

Bible Verses to Battle the 7 Deadly Sins

Our world encourages a “get mine” mentality. How do we live better and fight temptation? Fight the 7 deadly sins with these verses.

Port huron Float down.

Advertisements Floating from Michigan to Sarnia ontario canada. The Float Down, has been a well…

Emancipation Day 101

Around here, we celebrate Emancipation Day. Read about the history of Emancipation Day in Canada, the US, and the Caribbean and why this year we need to celebrate it more than ever.

Comic-Con@Home: 5 Virtual Must-See Black-Focused Panels

*checks “visit Comic-Con” off bucket list*

Keeping with our theme of celebrating all things melanin, we want to share the top 5 Black-focused panels at Comic-Con that we are most excited about tuning into

6 Success Tips Black College Students Need To Try

If you are a Black college student, or know one, then you NEED to read this! Maximize your college experience by trying these success tips.

What The Handling of Breonna Taylor’s Case Says About The Value Of Black Women In America

Breonna Taylor’s death and the handling of her case have drawn attention to the lack of value placed on Black female lives in America.

5 Black Men Whose Last Words Were “I Can’t Breathe” Before They Were Murdered By Police

“I can’t breathe.” These were the last words of several Black men before they were killed by police. Here’s a list of 5 Black men who uttered these words.

Know Your Worth (No. 6): The Problem With People-Pleasing

People-pleasing is a dangerous and unhealthy habit. We break down what it is and how to overcome it in 3 easy steps in our latest Know Your Worth edition.

How To Rebuild Your Credit.

Rebuilding your credit and maintaining good credit is possible. Here is your exclusive how-to guide.

Noah: God’s Favoured Father – Father’s Day 2020

Happy fathers day! We are celebrating this day with the story of Noah. Read 3 fatherly pieces of advice that we picked up from Noah’s story that can hopefully help you in your journey with fatherhood.

💋Kissing On A First Date, Beneficial Or Trashy?💋

Advertisements A Kiss on a first date can reveal a lot about your partner’s intention….

7 Perfect Tips for Fathers Day Gifts

Father’s Day is this Sunday! Read our father-approved gift guide that you can use to find the perfect last minute gift for your “old man”!

Juneteenth 101

“Yeah, the 4th of July is great, but have you heard of Juneteenth?”

5 Amazing Black Celebrity Fathers

Father’s day is right around the corner! This year, we want to celebrate 5 amazing Black celebrity fathers who love being family men.

How To Know What Your Calling Is In God’s Ministry

Not every talent is a calling. Just because you are good at something does not mean it is your calling. Learn how to find your calling in God’s ministry.

Why It’s Not Enough To Just Be “Not Racist” Anymore

It is not enough just to be “not racist” anymore. We need to collectively be anti-racist and pro-black if we want to achieve racial inequality in and throughout society.

Was God racist when he created humanity?

SPOILER ALERT: God will not choose one race over another! He loves us all the same. He will only choose those who hold His will above all else.

How You Can Support The Black Community Right Now

We have a list of things that you can do to support the Black community during these times of conflict, pain, and hurting.

Yes, Racism is A Sin

To be silent is to be complicit. Racism is not only amoral, but it is sinful. God does not want racism in His world.

Which Country Will Jesus Come Back To When He Returns?

When Jesus returns, He will take the righteous with Him to spend eternity in Heaven. Where do you think He will return? How will He gather His people?

Job’s Story: The Great Battle Within – Part 2

In this article, we will be outlining the top 4 lessons that we learned from Job’s story that we can use to fight the battle within.

Job’s Story: The Great Battle Within – Part 1

Job’s story is one of power, depression, loneliness, integrity, sickness, and loss. In part one of this mini-series, we dive into Job’s story. Stay tuned for part two, where we apply Job’s story to battling obstacles today.

Let’s Talk About Colourism

Colourism. For many this work brings feelings of pain and insecurity. Read to learn more about how colourism affects Black people in the Western world.

Why Can’t I Get Pregnant?

Advertisements There are millions of men and women around the world that are experiencing barrenness….

Know Your Worth (No.5): Preserving Your Integrity

Advertisements This article is part of The Melanin Series’ “Know Your Worth” short-read miniseries. This series addresses…

How To Cope With The Loss of Loved Ones

Losing someone due to death is a difficult and painful loss. If you have recently experienced loss, the motivating.academy team sympathizes with you.

Unravelling The Mystery Behind #BlackGirlMagic

#BlackGirlMagic is not just a hashtag. It is a movement. Uncover the mystery behind #BlackGirlMagic and why 7 years after its creation it is still relevant.

When God Made A Woman: Mother’s Day 2020

The Melanin Series would like to wish all mothers and motherly figures a wonderful mother’s day. Today, we want to honour these strong, dedicated women by providing them with encouragement, support, and love.

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Who Is The Most Famous Person of All Time?

Who is the most famous person of all time? Can you guess who it is? The answer is guaranteed to shock you. Read to find out just who this person is!

Ahmaud Arbery’s Case Has People Across the Globe Crying “Enough”

A video of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery’s shooting death surfaced on social media, and it is sparking international outrage across social media.

How to Become A Christian

Are you thinking of becoming a Christian. This article has a step-by-step guide on how to become a Christian.

Know Your Worth (No. 4): The Pains of Envy

Envy is dangerous. If you are experiencing envy or want to know what it is, we have all that you need to learn about this powerful source of negativity.

Motherly Love: 5 Amazing Black Mothers

There is nothing quite like the love of a mother! We’ve created a list of 5 amazing Black moms. See who made the list!

When the World was Beautiful with No Fear

Not too long ago, our world was beautiful, safe, healthy, simple and peaceful. There was joy, friendship and excitement. Do you remember this time?

The Reality of Job Hunting During a Pandemic for New Black College Grads Pt. 2

We want to continue yesterday’s article by providing 3 quarantine-style, résumé-building tips for recent Black college grads. Get that dream job!

The Reality of Job Hunting During A Pandemic for New Black College Grads Pt. 1

In part 1 of this two-part article, we look at the reality of job hunting for Black, college graduates during the coronavirus pandemic.

“Travelling” During Quarantine

Did I just read that right? “Travelling during quarantine”? That’s kind of impossible, right? Wrong! While you may not be able to physically travel and visit other countries while in quarantine, you can definitely explore your favourite destinations.

Navigating Christianity as a Millennial in 2020

Our editor, Jas, shares her journey of navigating life as a Black millennial with you with the hopes that you can build your relationship with Christ.


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