Owner of the honey pot faces huge backlash
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4y ago
             Recently Target released a commercial with Beatrice Dixon, owner of The Honey Pot. A company that sells a variety of sanitary and hygienic items for women.  In the commercial Dixon said, "It's important for honey pot to do well, so the next black girl that comes up with a great idea, can have a great opportunity". After this commercial aired Dixon received backlash from non-women of color.  Who felt left out when Dixon made her statement regarding black girls. Personally, I don't think she was wrong. People and women of all colors need to be able to admire to role models who look ..read more
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BLACK WOMAN DEVELOPED THE FIRST MENSTRUAL PAD
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4y ago
                         Born May 17, 1912 in North Carolina, Mary Kenner was an African American female.  She developed the sanitary belt, which had a moisture proof napkin.  It actually took her 30 years to due racism.  A company showed interest in her product, but was reluctant because of her race.  By 1957 she was able to save up her own money to fund and patent her creation.  She came up with many products, having a total of 5 patents between 1956-1957.  She also invented the toilet tissue holder.  She was in innovative individual with many talents and creations ..read more
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NATIONAL PERIOD DAY!
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5y ago
   Today is national period day. While we have made some strides pertaining to our menstrual cycles. We still have a long way to go. From understanding that conditions like endometriosis or fibroids is more than just a "bad period".  To hopefully one day soon stopping the tax on women sanitary items. Happy National Period Day ..read more
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