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Natural Hair’s Love Letter to Black Women

Dear Black Women, I want to start off by thanking for you finally embracing me the way you always should have. I had my time in the spotlight decades ago, and ...

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Stay-cations: What They Are and How to Do Them Right

’Tis the season…for overeating and overspending. And in the midst of the chaos, sometimes you just need a break. With the price tag that often accompanies the holidays, sometimes it’s ...

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Why White People Need to Give Up on Discussing the N-Word

It is amusing that in 2014 so much polarizing discussion around race has been bubbling over in spurts as social media rallies, rages and questions as think-pieces and op-ed's are ...

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En Vogue Will Always Be En Vogue

The other night an En Vogue song came on the radio and I was in all my 90's girl feels. I tweeted the following: God. En Vogue was pure perfection. We ...

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Phaedra and Apollo: When Do You Stop Standing By Your Man?

The Real Housewives of Atlanta made its long-awaited return Monday night and no time was wasted when it came to the couple of the moment – Phaedra and Apollo. The ...

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5 Skin Care Mistakes to Avoid

The road to picture perfect skin can be a complicated quest, filled with constant breakouts, scarring, oily T-zones and skin envy towards those with blemish-free faces. After so long, these ...

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8 (Somewhat) Offbeat Ways to Defeat Stress

Sadly, in these days, a life free of stress is a bit of a challenge to obtain. True, there are countless factors that contribute to mental/physical tension. Everyone has their own Achilles Heel – if you will – when it comes to triggers, so why...

Mother Of Toddler In “Thug Video” Speaks Out

The 16-year-old mother of the toddler appearing in a video posted by the Omaha Police Officer’s Association is now speaking out. The toddler and his 16-year-old mother are in state care, along with her 12- and 15-year-old siblings. Investigators are currently looking into the living situation...

Why the Christie Scandal is a Major Challenge for Republicans

Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Chris Christie seems to be the man the Republicans are looking for. Conservatives, even some Tea Party folks, love  his blunt talk, occasional Obama-bashing, and generally conservative record. Moderate Republicans and party strategists...

“Mom, Why Is Everyone Here White?” What My Son Knows About Race That I Never Did

Who are these people and why did they bring me here to this town surrounded by all these white people? Even my 8-year-old son thinks it’s arcane.

Baby Got Back: Illegal Butt Injections On The Rise

Fix-a-flat, silicone and concrete are just a few of the toxic substances being pumped into asses across the country when they seek butt enhancements from back-alley booty dealers. If the person is lucky, they won’t end up losing a limb or dying. And I write...