The 7 Relationship Types: Which One is Yours?

The 7 Relationship Types: Which One is Yours?
By Kym B. Relationships initially start from a physical and/or emotional connection – the law of attraction.  However, the mystery is what is inside each one of us that causes one to attract similar characteristics in different people.  Unfortunately what draws us to another is not always a quality that is positive or complements our... Read more »

Photos: The Black Social Network Houston

The cast of The Black Social Network Houston
The dynamic stage play currently touring college campuses, The Black Social Network, sponsored by General Motors, explores the issue of reckless social media behavior. The play follows publicist Eva James, who clings to the old ways of communication, and Jasmine, who clings to her self-proclaimed boyfriend. Eva is a powerful public relations professional with an... Read more »

Truth About Addiction and Motherhood

Truth About Addiction and Motherhood
An Addict Still Loves Her Children By Rachel Trimble I got pregnant after I got clean, and I am very grateful for this, but I also know sometimes that isn’t always the case. I clearly remember standing in front of a room full of people being recognized for having six months clean and being a... Read more »
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Expert's 3 Tips for Finding the Perfect Shapewear

Expert's 3 Tips for Finding the Perfect Shapewear
By Shameeka Hunt Whether you’re wearing your business suit, workout gear, summer dress, or lounge-around-the-house outfit, you should have the perfect fit.  Ladies, we should always be on the quest to look our best and feel our best from the inside out.  No matter your body shape – banana, pear, apple, hourglass – there is... Read more »

My Battle with Endometriosis--What If I Never Have Children?

Michelle N. Johnson and Celeste T. Parker.
Ain’t I a Woman? By Celeste T. Parker On December 26th 2013, parents everywhere were lounging at home, breathing a sigh of relief at having purchased, put together and presented another year’s holiday toys, perhaps even complaining about the expense and exertion of it all.  I, on the other hand, was laying in a hospital... Read more »

Transcendence Movie Review: Would You Want to Live Forever?

Transcendence Movie Review: Would You Want to Live Forever?
by Dawgelene Sangster- When death comes knocking, will you be willing and ready to answer the door to the potential end of your life? Or, will you talk to death through the door and windows trying to prolong your inevitable end? These are the questions that I asked when watching TRANSCENDENCE prescreening this week in... Read more »
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Sorry, I'm NOT the New Black--And Will Never Be

Sorry, I'm NOT the New Black--And Will Never Be
If there’s a nerve left on the issue of what’s Black, Black enough, too Black, rich Black & poor Black, my beloved Pharrell just danced on it. And I’m NOT “happy” about it. Recently I had the opportunity to discuss the logistics of exactly what the “new Black” entails on WVON, the Talk of Chicago.... Read more »

Scandal Star Columbus Short Responds to Mess

Scandal Star Columbus Short Responds to Mess
This has been one hell of a week for Scandal star Columbus Short, as details of his personal life have been blasted all over the Internet.According to a restraining order obtained by TMZ on Tuesday, the 31-year-old actor, who plays Harrison Wright on the ABC drama, held a knife to his wife Tanee McCall’s throat... Read more »

Photos: The Black Social Network Play Detroit

Lamar Barnes and Shettima Webb
The Black Social Network College Tour is a traveling stage play that uses theater to illustrate the importance of responsible social media branding. In The Black Social Network, Eva, an ambitious celebrity publicist, and Jasmine, a Facebook fabulist, unravel when an online rumor triggers offline consequences. Image is everything— until reality crashes the party. Detroit... Read more »
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Love & Sex: Use Your Sixth Sense

Love & Sex: Use Your Sixth Sense
Visual Selection By Kym B. How can a relationship survive off of good looks or attraction alone?  I am a big romantic and believe that an immediate attraction from one look is possible; however, it is simply “lust at first sight” – not love.  One of the most successful tips in business is called packaging. ... Read more »