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Through hell and back: Michelle Obama discusses adversity at Essence Festival

Michelle Obama talks adversity.  Blog King, Mass Appeal NEW ORLEANS — “Ain’t no mountain high enough…” Michelle Obama raised eyebrows Saturday night at the 2019 Essence Festival when she drew parallels between black women in politics and mountain-climbing. Donning a sexy curly fry hairdo, the former First Lady told CBS News anchor Gayle King she traveled through hell and back ...

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“Girls Trip” not your typical chick flick, conception is raunchy yet hilarious

“Girls Trip” movie surprisingly funny. Mass Appeal Wire Reports LOS ANGELES, Calif — “Girls Trip” is a trip… literally speaking. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. The female-dominated comedy, directed by Malcolm D. Lee, won’t garner many (if any) Academy Award nominations. But Lee’s girlish conception is downright hilarious and, for that, we must extol the congruous quartet of ...

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