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Children, Friday, and God: World's Oldest Woman, Violet Moss Brown, Dies At 117 in Jamaica @balleralert World's Oldest Woman, Violet Moss Brown, Dies At 117 in Jamaica - blogged by @MsJennyb โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € On Friday, just five months after becoming the world's oldest person, 117-year-old VioletMossBrown died in Jamaica. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Brown's son, Barry Russell, said his mother was taken to the hospital earlier in the week, where she was treated for heart arrhythmia and dehydration. Six days later, Brown died at the Fairview Medical Centre in Montego Bay, St. James, at 2:30 p.m. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € According to reports, Brown was born on March 10, 1900, nearly five months before Nabi Tajima of Japan who is now the world's oldest surviving person. Tajima was born on Aug 4, 1900. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Brown reportedly spent most of her life cutting sugar cane in western Jamaica. She had six children. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € In an interview with the Associated Press, Brown credited her life span to her Christian faith. Although, she was surprised, she told reporters that she was grateful to have lived so long. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € "This is what God has given me, so I have to take it," she said.
Children, Friday, and God: World's Oldest Woman, Violet Moss
 Brown, Dies At 117 in Jamaica
 @balleralert
World's Oldest Woman, Violet Moss Brown, Dies At 117 in Jamaica - blogged by @MsJennyb โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € On Friday, just five months after becoming the world's oldest person, 117-year-old VioletMossBrown died in Jamaica. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Brown's son, Barry Russell, said his mother was taken to the hospital earlier in the week, where she was treated for heart arrhythmia and dehydration. Six days later, Brown died at the Fairview Medical Centre in Montego Bay, St. James, at 2:30 p.m. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € According to reports, Brown was born on March 10, 1900, nearly five months before Nabi Tajima of Japan who is now the world's oldest surviving person. Tajima was born on Aug 4, 1900. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Brown reportedly spent most of her life cutting sugar cane in western Jamaica. She had six children. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € In an interview with the Associated Press, Brown credited her life span to her Christian faith. Although, she was surprised, she told reporters that she was grateful to have lived so long. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € "This is what God has given me, so I have to take it," she said.

World's Oldest Woman, Violet Moss Brown, Dies At 117 in Jamaica - blogged by @MsJennyb โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € On Friday, just five months after bec...

College, Community, and Memes: Black Girl Magic! Atlanta Teen Becomes Youngest to Attend University of West Georgia At The Age of 13 @balleralert Black Girl Magic! Atlanta Teen Becomes Youngest to Attend University of West Georgia At The Age of 13 - blogged by @MsJennyb โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € A 13-year-old Atlanta teen is exemplifying black girl magic to the highest degree. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, KimoraHudson has just made history in becoming the youngest student to attend the University of West Georgia in Carrollton, GA. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Hudson enrolled into the university's Move On When Ready-Dual Enrollment program to receive college credit that will classify her as a college junior after graduation. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ€œIโ€™ve always raised my hand first in class. That just felt normal to me. But when I started getting accepted into really advanced educational programs, I started thinking, โ€˜OK, Iโ€™m really smart,โ€™โ€ she told the AJC, revealing that she's just "doing what comes natural.โ€ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Although Hudson has a few years before college graduation, she plans to go into the science field to become either a marine biologist, veterinarian, surgeon or psychologist. Despite the major she chooses for her education, she wants to continue to be an example for young women, specifically young black women. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € "People are so afraid to go out and try new things. I want to help bring a community together for young black women,โ€ Kimora said. โ€œI want to be an advocate for people who step out the box and express themselves. Iโ€™m going to keep going.โ€
College, Community, and Memes: Black Girl Magic! Atlanta Teen Becomes
 Youngest to Attend University of West
 Georgia At The Age of 13
 @balleralert
Black Girl Magic! Atlanta Teen Becomes Youngest to Attend University of West Georgia At The Age of 13 - blogged by @MsJennyb โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € A 13-year-old Atlanta teen is exemplifying black girl magic to the highest degree. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, KimoraHudson has just made history in becoming the youngest student to attend the University of West Georgia in Carrollton, GA. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Hudson enrolled into the university's Move On When Ready-Dual Enrollment program to receive college credit that will classify her as a college junior after graduation. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ€œIโ€™ve always raised my hand first in class. That just felt normal to me. But when I started getting accepted into really advanced educational programs, I started thinking, โ€˜OK, Iโ€™m really smart,โ€™โ€ she told the AJC, revealing that she's just "doing what comes natural.โ€ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Although Hudson has a few years before college graduation, she plans to go into the science field to become either a marine biologist, veterinarian, surgeon or psychologist. Despite the major she chooses for her education, she wants to continue to be an example for young women, specifically young black women. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € "People are so afraid to go out and try new things. I want to help bring a community together for young black women,โ€ Kimora said. โ€œI want to be an advocate for people who step out the box and express themselves. Iโ€™m going to keep going.โ€

Black Girl Magic! Atlanta Teen Becomes Youngest to Attend University of West Georgia At The Age of 13 - blogged by @MsJennyb โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € A 13-ye...