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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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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...

Besides Santa: A Few Things Adults Should Not Believe In

Santa is not the only thing mature adults should not believe in.  As real life grown ups, certain things should be left to the kiddies. But from ear-hustling on the streets and from various social media feeds, I encounter so many brow-furrowing behaviors from adults....

Were You Feeling Bravo’s ‘Blood, Sweet, and Heels’?

I know what you’re thinking: not another reality show. But unlike the multitude of Wives shows that feature women who are trying to get famous by being catty, malicious, or sleeping with someone famous, Bravo TV’s newest addition, Blood, Sweat, and Heels features six ambitious, professional women working to turn...

A New York Subway Story

New York is one of the best places in the world to people-watch. The subway is especially ripe for taking in interesting sights and sounds (and sometimes smells).  I present to you a screenplay of sorts based on two women I observed on the train...

Mitt Romney Accepts Melissa Harris-Perry’s Apology

During a segment on “Fox News Sunday,” former presidential candidate Mitt Romney accepted Melissa Harris Perry’s apology for distasteful jokes made about Romney’s black grandchild during a segment on her eponymous MSNBC show. The segment in question involved a guest on Harris-Perry’s show, Pia Glenn, singing the words...