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Tyler Marie Lawrence Tyler Marie Lawrence

Journalist. Publicist. True Chicagoan. Lover of The Most High God. Great Debater. "I enjoy discussing the 'unfavorable' subjects for the sake of creating public awareness and provoking actions towards justice."


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Meet Three Members Of Morehouse College's History Making Polo Team

Ask Black millennials anything about Polo and many might reference Kanye West’s obsession with the Ralph Lauren clothing brand back in 2004. Some might even think of Bow Wow’s song, "Marco Polo." But it would be surprising to hear Black youth reference the Polo sport that has often been associated with white Ivy League schools.The horseback mounted game is known as...

How Moms Mabley Paved The Way For Today's Tiffany Haddishes

Note: This article is part of Blavity's #MakingHistoryWhileBlack Black History Month series, where we highlight unsung historical Black figures whose personal stories are deserving of more prominence.Before we electric slide out of Black History Month, let’s take the time to celebrate the legacy of a true trailblazer in entertainment — comedian Jackie "Moms"...

Willie O'Ree, The First Black NHL Player, Discusses Playing Without A Helmet, Meeting Jackie Robinson And Growing Up In Hockey

Note: This article is part of Blavity's #MakingHistoryWhileBlack Black History Month series, where we highlight unsung historical Black figures whose personal stories are deserving of more prominence.Listening to the firsthand stories of earlier history-makers is like sitting at the feet of family elders; it never gets old and the tales get more interesting with every moment....