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Since the announcement of her engagement to British royal family member and unlikely heir to the throne—he’s sixth in line—Prince Harry, the microscope has been on Meghan Markle.

Every detail is being inspected about her life including her family life. She is the product of a white father and black mother—a social worker who lives in the mostly African American L.A. suburb of View Park-Windsor Hills (incidentally, one of the wealthiest black suburbs in the country).

After the royal wedding, set for May 19th, Markle will be addressed as “Her Royal Highness” and becomes not only a senior royal but a duchess, according to The Telegraph. 

It’s been a constant source of buzz—the first woman of color to become part of the British royal family. Yet, there are other black women royalnistas around the globe:

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The Working Woman DC

IMPACT Magazine Honors Dynamic Women in Entertainment, Fashion, Beauty & Activism in Washington, DC

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Washington, DC (October 15, 2018)- IMPACT Magazine and Young Living Essential Oils are proud to present their Women of IMPACT Honorary Black Tie Affair Weekend on November 3-4, 2018 at the Ritz-Carlton in Washington, DC. The Women of IMPACT Black Tie Affair is a celebration of women of color who are making an IMPACT in their respective industries.
The Women of IMPACT Honorary Black Tie Affair will kick off with the signature luxury Business & Beauty Lounge Experience for honorees, sponsors, media, and invited guests on November 3rd. The Business & Beauty Lounge Sponsors Young Living Essential Oils and Omoyeni will be showcasing their products through activation at the lounge. November 4th, the honorees, sponsors, media, and invited guests will be privy to a dinner to celebrate the work and dedication of the honorees. “At the dinner, the honorees will receive customized tailored gifts of appreciation from sponsor Omoyeni, a jewelry line made of semi-precious stones“, says the Founder & Editor-In-Chief of IMPACT Magazine and the Women of IMPACT series, Tunisha Brown. The honorees are Chief Supply Chain Officer of Young Living Essential Oils LaurenWalker, The Breakfast Club Host Angela Yee, Founder of the Oscar Grant Foundation Wanda Johnson, Executive Producer BET/VH1 and former Editor-In-Chief of The Source Magazine Kim Osorio, Critically Acclaimed Filmmaker Stacey Muhammad, City Council candidate of Ferguson and mother of Mike Brown Lezley McSpadden, Creator of Full Figured Fashion Week Gwen DeVoe, and Owner of Fashion Spa House Cynthia Gooding.
It is such an honor and privilege to honor such an amazing array of women of color! IMPACT has taken on the task to celebrate women of color who has substance and are moving the culture forward. It is our pleasure and duty to honor these phenomenal women in a vainglorious way!” says Tunisha Brown.
The Women of IMPACT Honorary Black Tie Affair is sponsored by:
Presenting Title Sponsor – Young Living Essential Oils
Gold Sponsors – Omoyeni
Preferred Designer – P Scott Events of Trenton, New Jersey
To attend the Business & Beauty Lounge, please RSVP  here: and for more information on IMPACT Magazine and the Women of IMPACT Series, please visit To request media access to either event, or to request sponsorship opportunities, please email [email protected].
About IMPACT Magazine

IMPACT Magazine was formed by Tunisha Brown a dedicated community activist to empower, encourage, and educate its readers through the power of words. IMPACT’s purpose is to shed light on the lives of ordinary people who are accomplishing extraordinary things and making an impact in their communities. Within the past several years, Impact Magazine has honored notable women such as, Karen Civil, Aisha Hinds, Deesha Dyer, Kimberly Blackwell, Ericka Pittman, Kandi Burruss, Miss Diddy, and a plethora of industry professionals.

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Conferences and Conventions

The Women of Power Summit | Feb 28th – March 3rd Las Vegas

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Crowned by the annual Legacy Awards presentation and gala, celebrating the achievements of iconic black women, this is simply the world’s greatest executive leadership event for women business leaders of color. If you are determined to maximize your professional potential while achieving your quality-of-life goals, Women of Power was created to inspire and empower you.

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Anacostia News

Lynette Voss, Owner of Anacostia’s Vintage & Charm

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Side note: this is literally one of my favorite places to shop. I love everything they have to offer. I’m a true fan and customer! I highly recommend! This write up is from The Anacostia Art Gallery e-newsletter. “Like” them here.

DC native Lynette Loss was raised in Historic Anacostia. She became interested in vintage clothing at a very young age. Despite her passion for art and fashion, she studied Accounting Business Administration and received a B.A. Degree from the University of the District of Columbia.Lynette wore only vintage suits at work, she received so many compliments that she decided to start a wardrobing business and named it “Lynnie’s Fashions!”

While working full-time and operating her own business, Lynette took a part-time Sales Associate position at Nordstrom. She quickly worked her way up to Assistant Manager after becoming a top seller in the Women’s Active, Handbags and Fashion Jewelry Department.Lynette managed several clothing stores, owned and operated kiosks in local malls.

She hosted several fashion shows, displaying all of her fabulous finds. Finally she decided to open a boutique of her very own. That’s when Vintage & Charmed was born!Lynette takes great pleasure searching and finding all of the one-of-a-kind fashions that reside in her boutique.

Vintage & Charmed is located in the Anacostia Arts Center. Open Tuesday through Sunday.

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