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Luvvie Ajayi's TEDWomen 2017 Talk Is the Motivation You Need Today

"Comfort is overrated"—preach, Luvvie.

Luvvie Ajayi just read our lives in just 10 minutes with her new TED Talk.

The author and culture critic was the opening speaker for the TEDWomen 2017 conference in New Orleans in October, and it's now available for all to watch.

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Luvvie Ajayi, Opal Tometi and More, Recognized In Essence's 'Woke 100 Women' Issue

Essence Magazine releases its inaugural 'Woke 100 Women' issue featuring Luvvie Ajayi, #BlackLivesMatter co-founder Opal Tometi, Shonda Rhimes and more.

The phrase "stay woke" like "on fleek" and "yolo" is well on its way to being inducted into the Overkill Hall of Fame. But for now "woke" still has some currency in today's climate of heightened online awareness.

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The Come Up: How Luvvie Ajayi Took Over The World

We look into how Luvvie Ajayi, the internet's favorite culture critic, went from a buzzy blogger to a best selling author.

This feature is in conjunction with our inaugural list—“OkayAfrica’s 100 Women”—where we take a look at the women making an impact on the African continent and in the diaspora.

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OkayAfrica’s 100 Women

OkayAfrica's 100 Women is our first annual look at the women making an impact on the African continent and in the diaspora. From the biggest names in culture to young up-and-comers, we've got 'em.

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