So you want to be a blogger in 2018? . . . and become famous doing it! Blogging is no longer a nerdy creative person hiding behind their computer. To be a success you have to share who you are, what you wear, about your relationship if you’re in one, about your kids if… Read More Could you be the next Issa Rae or Shonda Rhimes?
A random thought . . . To all my ladies, and even gents who want to chime in on this. I was scrolling through my Instagram feed and there it was . . . another guy with a big following talking about women and their relationships and what’s preventing them from being in a relationship.… Read More Why Are These Black Men Still Single?
So I don’t know what has been happening the past couple of years but I cannot wear any of my favorite lip glosses without having an allergic reaction. I have been forced to wear boring old Vaseline, which is great for moisture but has no personality or shine to it. The other day I walked… Read More Review of Dior Lip Glow Color Reviver Balm
D.C. public school psychologist Carllistus Obeng reveals how he created Chocolate City Tees (C.C.T.) to help end the harassment women face on a daily basis by men and to bring social awareness to the issue. “Sometimes it takes one person to make a difference and this is my turn at making a change.” What… Read More Spotlight with Fashion Designer Carllistus Obeng
Forgive yourself. Forgive. Let go. Forgive. Why is this word so daunting?! I’ll be the first to admit that it’s easy for me to forget and move on, but not to forgive, no way—impossible. I can’t . . . I won’t . . . I refuse. We cannot change the past, but we can change… Read More Open Letter to Myself on Forgiveness
With only a few weeks left before we enter 2018, here are some must-reads of 2017 from our favorite black authors. The Hate U Give — Angie Thomas The Hate U Give is a young adult novel by Angie Thomas, that follows a protagonist drawn to activism after she witnesses the police shooting of her unarmed friend. Published February 28,… Read More Must Read Books by Black Authors from 2017
Yes, finding the right love mate who can also be your business partner does matter before you say the I dos. As creativepreneurs, our future is uncertain, we generally don’t have a backup plan or savings or a 401K. Therefore, dating us, yet alone marrying us, is a serious commitment. Don’t believe me, check out… Read More Why Finding the Right Business Partner Does Matter in Your Relationship
TP Toys and Accessories, a local black-owned toy store in New Rochelle, offers a personal touch for holiday shoppers. I had the privilege of visiting TP Toys on shop small business Saturday, where my kids and I were greeted with warm smiles and surrounded by toys and yet more toys down each aisle. I will… Read More Shop Small in New Rochelle this Holiday Season
Local traffic anchor with ABC affiliate WFAA in Dallas, Demetria Obilor now known as #TrafficBae, was criticized by a viewer of Channel 8 news for her outfits. A viewer with too much time on her hands had this to say about Obilor on Facebook last week. “Her name is Demetria Obilor & she’s a size… Read More African American Traffic Anchor Demetria Obilor Clapbacks to her Body Shamers
Fast & Furious actor Tyrese has been having a hard-time over the last few months and recently took to his Instagram account for a #ventsession. His latest public and emotional breakdown he pleads with ex-wife, Norma Gibson to let him see their daughter Shayla; “it’s been months, I pay $13,000 a month in child support what more do… Read More Will & Jada Smith Gives Tyrese $5M to stay off Social Media