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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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Tiger Mom Claims Some Cultural Groups Are Just Better Than Others, Guess Who’s Left Out?

Amy Chua, the author known as “Tiger Mom” is back with a new book and it’s equally as arrogant and controversial as her last tome, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mom. In her latest effort, The Triple Package, co-written with her husband Jed Rubenfeld, Chua...

How I Fooled Everyone Into Thinking My Synthetic Wig Was My Natural Hair

It was time to move on from my beloved twists for a temporary new look before moving on to my next protective hairstyle. (I change my hair A LOT, y'all).

Thoughts on What Could Be The Greatest Threat to Humanity

Mainstream media had coverage of the 9.0 earthquake and devastating tsunami in Japan on rotation back in March 2011. The catastrophic imagery included coverage of the triple meltdown that occurred when the ruinous earthquake and tsunami knocked out power and emergency generators at the Fukushima...

Open Thread: New Year’s Resolutions Bragging Rights

We’re not even a week into 2014, which means now is the perfect time to brag about how well your New Year’s resolutions are going! You can say that you’ve exercised everyday this year or you’ve written in your journal everyday this year or you...

5 Realities To Ponder When Considering The ‘Stay at Home Mom’ Life

It may be for a few months beyond your allotted maternity leave, a whole year or an entire lifetime, but making the choice to take time off from work to stay home with your child(ren) ain’t no joke – especially for the 21st century mamma...