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Beautiful, Fall, and Memes: Ballerific Foot Werk: Cassie Rocking Balenciagia's $1,500 Green Floral Lace Thigh Boots @balleralert Ballerific Foot Werk: Cassie Rocking Balenciagia’s $1,500 Green Floral Lace Thigh Boots -blogged by @peachkyss (Swipe) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Ballerific Foot Werk is more than just rocking designer brands. It’s about showcasing some of the most unique, hot, and chic foot werk for the stylish and super fashionable. When it comes to style, it is all about being able to stand out from the rest while adding a hint of “umph’ to your look. Take a simple look and add statement shoes. Leave your mark wherever you decide to show off your style. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Let’s get into today’s foot werk from Balenciaga. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Balenciaga isn’t playing when it comes to their boot games. This year, we have spotted many celebs- reality stars rocking the signature pullover boots from Joseline, Tommiee, and more. Each of the ladies has put their spin on the boots and have yet to disappoint. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Next up, we have the beautiful Cassie, who posed for the ‘Gram rocking the brand’s $1,575 Green Floral Lace Thigh Boots. Her look was paired with BANA’s Ventura resonant moto jacket. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Make a dramatic statement in a stunning thigh-high boot crafted from electric-green lace with a 4.25″ stiletto heel and exquisitely pointed toe to cap the glamorous, modern silhouette. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The boots are simply amazing and perfect the fall-winter. Are you feeling today’s Ballerific Foot Werk?
Beautiful, Fall, and Memes: Ballerific Foot Werk: Cassie Rocking
 Balenciagia's $1,500 Green Floral
 Lace Thigh Boots
 @balleralert
Ballerific Foot Werk: Cassie Rocking Balenciagia’s $1,500 Green Floral Lace Thigh Boots -blogged by @peachkyss (Swipe) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Ballerific Foot Werk is more than just rocking designer brands. It’s about showcasing some of the most unique, hot, and chic foot werk for the stylish and super fashionable. When it comes to style, it is all about being able to stand out from the rest while adding a hint of “umph’ to your look. Take a simple look and add statement shoes. Leave your mark wherever you decide to show off your style. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Let’s get into today’s foot werk from Balenciaga. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Balenciaga isn’t playing when it comes to their boot games. This year, we have spotted many celebs- reality stars rocking the signature pullover boots from Joseline, Tommiee, and more. Each of the ladies has put their spin on the boots and have yet to disappoint. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Next up, we have the beautiful Cassie, who posed for the ‘Gram rocking the brand’s $1,575 Green Floral Lace Thigh Boots. Her look was paired with BANA’s Ventura resonant moto jacket. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Make a dramatic statement in a stunning thigh-high boot crafted from electric-green lace with a 4.25″ stiletto heel and exquisitely pointed toe to cap the glamorous, modern silhouette. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The boots are simply amazing and perfect the fall-winter. Are you feeling today’s Ballerific Foot Werk?

Ballerific Foot Werk: Cassie Rocking Balenciagia’s $1,500 Green Floral Lace Thigh Boots -blogged by @peachkyss (Swipe) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Balle...

Barbie, Girls, and Instagram: Mattel Reveals First Ever Hijab Wearing Barbie @balleralert Mattel Reveals First Ever Hijab Wearing Barbie-blogged by @thereal__bee ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ As part of Mattel’s “Shero” program, Barbie has just released a new hijab-wearing doll. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ The doll is inspired by American-Muslim Olympic fencer, Ibtihaj Muhammad, who made history as the first American athlete to compete in the Olympics with a hijab. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ “The Barbie Shero Program recognizes women who break boundaries to inspire the next generation of girls and I am so excited to join this incredible group of women,” Muhammad said in a post on Instagram. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ “I’m proud to know that little girls everywhere can now play with a Barbie who chooses to wear hijab! This is a childhood dream come true.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ The doll was presented Monday by Glamour magazine at the Women of the Year summit in New York City. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ “Ibtihaj Muhammad has challenged every stereotype — which to me is the definition of a modern American woman,” Glamour’s Editor-in-Chief, Cindi Leive, said in a statement. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ “Barbie is celebrating Ibtihaj not only for her accolades as an Olympian, but for embracing what makes her stand out,” Barbie’s vice-president of marketing, Sejal Shah Miller, said in a statement. “Ibtihaj is an inspiration to countless girls who never saw themselves represented. By honoring her story, we hope this doll reminds them that they can be and do anything.”
Barbie, Girls, and Instagram: Mattel Reveals First Ever
 Hijab Wearing Barbie
 @balleralert
Mattel Reveals First Ever Hijab Wearing Barbie-blogged by @thereal__bee ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ As part of Mattel’s “Shero” program, Barbie has just released a new hijab-wearing doll. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ The doll is inspired by American-Muslim Olympic fencer, Ibtihaj Muhammad, who made history as the first American athlete to compete in the Olympics with a hijab. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ “The Barbie Shero Program recognizes women who break boundaries to inspire the next generation of girls and I am so excited to join this incredible group of women,” Muhammad said in a post on Instagram. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ “I’m proud to know that little girls everywhere can now play with a Barbie who chooses to wear hijab! This is a childhood dream come true.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ The doll was presented Monday by Glamour magazine at the Women of the Year summit in New York City. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ “Ibtihaj Muhammad has challenged every stereotype — which to me is the definition of a modern American woman,” Glamour’s Editor-in-Chief, Cindi Leive, said in a statement. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ “Barbie is celebrating Ibtihaj not only for her accolades as an Olympian, but for embracing what makes her stand out,” Barbie’s vice-president of marketing, Sejal Shah Miller, said in a statement. “Ibtihaj is an inspiration to countless girls who never saw themselves represented. By honoring her story, we hope this doll reminds them that they can be and do anything.”

Mattel Reveals First Ever Hijab Wearing Barbie-blogged by @thereal__bee ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ As part of Mattel’s “Shero” program, Barbie has just re...

Abc, Beautiful, and Facebook: Couple Who Survived Las Vegas Mass Shooting, Dies Two Weeks Later in Car Crash @balleralert Couple Who Survived Las Vegas Mass Shooting, Dies Two Weeks Later in Car Crash – blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ On October 1, domestic terrorist Stephen Paddock opened fire on a Country music festival in what has been described as the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history. However, some managed to escape the terror, including California couple, Lorraine and Dennis Carver. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Just two weeks after Dennis shielded his wife from Paddock’s bullets in Las Vegas, the couple tragically lost their lives in a car accident in California. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to reports, the couple’s car crashed on Oct. 16, just 15 days after the shooting. The car careened off the road and hit a cinder block column, rupturing the gas tank. The car then spun out of control and slammed into another cinder block column, just before it became engulfed in flames, ABC news reports. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Days later, the couple’s daughter, Brooke, took to Facebook to announce her parents’ untimely death. “Our beautiful, amazing, and strong parents were in a tragic and fatal car crash just down the street from my house,” she wrote. “Our parents couldn’t have done more for us, they truly did make sure we had anything and everything we would ever want, including love which will last a lifetime.”
Abc, Beautiful, and Facebook: Couple Who Survived Las Vegas Mass
 Shooting, Dies Two Weeks Later in Car
 Crash
 @balleralert
Couple Who Survived Las Vegas Mass Shooting, Dies Two Weeks Later in Car Crash – blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ On October 1, domestic terrorist Stephen Paddock opened fire on a Country music festival in what has been described as the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history. However, some managed to escape the terror, including California couple, Lorraine and Dennis Carver. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Just two weeks after Dennis shielded his wife from Paddock’s bullets in Las Vegas, the couple tragically lost their lives in a car accident in California. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to reports, the couple’s car crashed on Oct. 16, just 15 days after the shooting. The car careened off the road and hit a cinder block column, rupturing the gas tank. The car then spun out of control and slammed into another cinder block column, just before it became engulfed in flames, ABC news reports. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Days later, the couple’s daughter, Brooke, took to Facebook to announce her parents’ untimely death. “Our beautiful, amazing, and strong parents were in a tragic and fatal car crash just down the street from my house,” she wrote. “Our parents couldn’t have done more for us, they truly did make sure we had anything and everything we would ever want, including love which will last a lifetime.”

Couple Who Survived Las Vegas Mass Shooting, Dies Two Weeks Later in Car Crash – blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ On October 1, domestic...

Bae, Bye Felicia, and Definitely: Top Ten Black Movies Everyone Should See @balleralert Read More:www.balleralert.com Top Ten Black Movies Everyone Should See - blogged by @its_sharr ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It's true.. there's nothing better than black Hollywood especially in the form of film. From iconic movies like "A Raisin in the Sun" to more modern day classics like "Friday,” black films have been making us laugh and cry for years. In case you haven't seen any of the movies we like to call classics, check out a list of our favorite black films that everyone should see. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “Love Jones" Black love has never looked so good on film and we have "Love Jones" to thank for bringing its beauty to the big screen. Not only was this film romantic and incredibly sexy, it launched black poetry readings nationwide in attempts to snag a bae as fine as Nia Long or Larenz Tate. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “A Raisin in The Sun" Whether you watched the 2008 version or the 1961 version, "A Raisin In The Sun" is a must see! The movie is an adaptation of an award-winning, 1959 play written by Lorraine Hansberry and focuses on a black family living in Chicago's South Side. The film takes audiences on highs and lows of a financial crisis and family ties and shows just how strong the black family really is. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “The Wiz" "The Wiz" was legendary because it was the first black fantasy film in the 1970s era. With classic songs and performances from icons such as Diana Ross and Michael Jackson, it's a film that you should be proud exists in our culture. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “Friday" There's not much left to say about "Friday" other than if you don't know where the phrases "Bye Felicia,” "and you know this... man,” or "you just got knocked the f*ck out" came from, then you definitely need to make watching this film next on your to-do list. "Friday" was clever and has been the blueprint for every black comedy since its release. It's incredibly honest, natural, life-like and one of the funniest movies ever ... to read more log on to BallerAlert.com (clickable link on profile)
Bae, Bye Felicia, and Definitely: Top Ten Black Movies Everyone
 Should See
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Top Ten Black Movies Everyone Should See - blogged by @its_sharr ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It's true.. there's nothing better than black Hollywood especially in the form of film. From iconic movies like "A Raisin in the Sun" to more modern day classics like "Friday,” black films have been making us laugh and cry for years. In case you haven't seen any of the movies we like to call classics, check out a list of our favorite black films that everyone should see. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “Love Jones" Black love has never looked so good on film and we have "Love Jones" to thank for bringing its beauty to the big screen. Not only was this film romantic and incredibly sexy, it launched black poetry readings nationwide in attempts to snag a bae as fine as Nia Long or Larenz Tate. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “A Raisin in The Sun" Whether you watched the 2008 version or the 1961 version, "A Raisin In The Sun" is a must see! The movie is an adaptation of an award-winning, 1959 play written by Lorraine Hansberry and focuses on a black family living in Chicago's South Side. The film takes audiences on highs and lows of a financial crisis and family ties and shows just how strong the black family really is. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “The Wiz" "The Wiz" was legendary because it was the first black fantasy film in the 1970s era. With classic songs and performances from icons such as Diana Ross and Michael Jackson, it's a film that you should be proud exists in our culture. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “Friday" There's not much left to say about "Friday" other than if you don't know where the phrases "Bye Felicia,” "and you know this... man,” or "you just got knocked the f*ck out" came from, then you definitely need to make watching this film next on your to-do list. "Friday" was clever and has been the blueprint for every black comedy since its release. It's incredibly honest, natural, life-like and one of the funniest movies ever ... to read more log on to BallerAlert.com (clickable link on profile)

Top Ten Black Movies Everyone Should See - blogged by @its_sharr ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It's true.. there's nothing better than black Hollywood es...

Abc, Family, and Memes: Kerry Washington Lands No. 7 on Forbes Highest Paid Actresses List @balleralert Kerry Washington Lands No. 7 on Forbes Highest Paid Actresses List - blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Forbes has finally released the list top ten paid actresses on television, featuring some of television’s favorites from Quantico’s Priyanka Chopra ($10M) and Law and Order SUV’s Mariska Hargitay ($12.5M) to Grey’s Anatomy’s Ellen Pompeo ($13M) and Modern Family’s SofiaVergara, who landed the No. 1 spot with $41.5 million. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Among the top 10 talents was none other than Scandal’s KerryWashington, landing the No. 7 spot for her role on the ABC Shondaland show. After collecting salary numbers from the past year, Washington reportedly brought in a whopping $11 million. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “I just want to say that sometimes, we have been told a false narrative as women, often, that there is only room for one of us in the room,” Washington recently said at the 5th Annual Women Making History Award, highlighting the increase of female lead roles. “And it’s part of how they keep us small. Part of the culture of Shondaland is to shatter that illusion and I learned that on day one when I met Shonda [ SHondaRhimes]. And that culture has extended to all of the women in that land. We don’t hold back from our sisters.”
Abc, Family, and Memes: Kerry Washington Lands No. 7 on
 Forbes Highest Paid Actresses List
 @balleralert
Kerry Washington Lands No. 7 on Forbes Highest Paid Actresses List - blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Forbes has finally released the list top ten paid actresses on television, featuring some of television’s favorites from Quantico’s Priyanka Chopra ($10M) and Law and Order SUV’s Mariska Hargitay ($12.5M) to Grey’s Anatomy’s Ellen Pompeo ($13M) and Modern Family’s SofiaVergara, who landed the No. 1 spot with $41.5 million. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Among the top 10 talents was none other than Scandal’s KerryWashington, landing the No. 7 spot for her role on the ABC Shondaland show. After collecting salary numbers from the past year, Washington reportedly brought in a whopping $11 million. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “I just want to say that sometimes, we have been told a false narrative as women, often, that there is only room for one of us in the room,” Washington recently said at the 5th Annual Women Making History Award, highlighting the increase of female lead roles. “And it’s part of how they keep us small. Part of the culture of Shondaland is to shatter that illusion and I learned that on day one when I met Shonda [ SHondaRhimes]. And that culture has extended to all of the women in that land. We don’t hold back from our sisters.”

Kerry Washington Lands No. 7 on Forbes Highest Paid Actresses List - blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Forbes has finally released the li...

Chicago, Fall, and Love: #BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: Common Released "I Used to Love H.E.R." @balleralert resurrection BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: Common Released "I Used to Love H.E.R."-blogged by @thereal__bee ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ 23 years ago today, Chicago rapper Common released one of the greatest hip-hop songs of all time, "I Used to Love H.E.R." ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Released on his 1994 album 'Resurrection,’ "I Used to Love H.E.R." is one of Common's most influential tracks to date. Its authentic hip-hop feel with a heavy jazz influence allows this track to stand the test of time no matter how old it gets. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ The song also established Common as a new, modern day conscious rapper. The "H.E.R." he is referring to is hip-hop. The acronym means "Hip-Hop in its Essence is Real.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ The song tells the story of how hip-hop evolved from the 1980s to the 1990s. Common specifically speaks on the fall of Afrocentric rap and the rise of West Coast hip hop, ultimately claiming that hip-hop or this woman have become less authentic as hip-hop continues to become mainstream. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ To this day, the song remains a classic and has inspired many artists we know today. Fellow Chicago native, KanyeWest, samples the first two lines of the opening verse in his song, "Homecoming.”
Chicago, Fall, and Love:  #BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop:
 Common Released "I Used to
 Love H.E.R."
 @balleralert
 resurrection
BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: Common Released "I Used to Love H.E.R."-blogged by @thereal__bee ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ 23 years ago today, Chicago rapper Common released one of the greatest hip-hop songs of all time, "I Used to Love H.E.R." ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Released on his 1994 album 'Resurrection,’ "I Used to Love H.E.R." is one of Common's most influential tracks to date. Its authentic hip-hop feel with a heavy jazz influence allows this track to stand the test of time no matter how old it gets. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ The song also established Common as a new, modern day conscious rapper. The "H.E.R." he is referring to is hip-hop. The acronym means "Hip-Hop in its Essence is Real.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ The song tells the story of how hip-hop evolved from the 1980s to the 1990s. Common specifically speaks on the fall of Afrocentric rap and the rise of West Coast hip hop, ultimately claiming that hip-hop or this woman have become less authentic as hip-hop continues to become mainstream. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ To this day, the song remains a classic and has inspired many artists we know today. Fellow Chicago native, KanyeWest, samples the first two lines of the opening verse in his song, "Homecoming.”

BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: Common Released "I Used to Love H.E.R."-blogged by @thereal__bee ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ 23 years ago today, Chicago ra...