African American Women and Bone Marrow Disease

African American Women and Bone Marrow Disease
  How many of us wake up each day fully healthy with no medical worries? If there are worries, wouldn’t you want someone to help if they could? In honor of women’s history month, we wanted to shed light on an illness that affects many, especially African American women. Bone marrow is considered the flexible... Read more »

The Most Powerful Way to Connect to Someone

The Most Powerful Way to Connect to Someone
By Kym B. Listen and silent are spelled with the same letters the Instagram post read and it piqued my curiosity. To me, this was the perfect anagram. It really hit me how the two words ‘listen’ and ‘silent’ are so closely aligned; they are in precision. The power of listening, says author Rachel Naomi Remen,... Read more »

Cabryl Chats: LOGAN Film Review

Cabryl Chats: LOGAN Film Review
By Cabryl Breotti LOGAN is the final saga for Wolverine and his storied XMen history. Set in the year 2029, most of the mutant population is virtually nonexistent. Here you will find an exiled isolated and despondent Logan (Hugh Jackman) in a seedy motel close to the Mexican Border. During this period, Logan is caring... Read more »
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After #HurtBae: 5 Relationship Red Flags You Shouldn't Ignore

After #HurtBae: 5 Relationship Red Flags You Shouldn't Ignore
By Zondra Hughes A few days ago, #HurtBae broke Twitter. (HurtBae = A dude admits to being the worst boyfriend ever; the girl cries, but loves him anyway. She’s Hurt, he’s Bae. Everyone is sad, then angry, then sad again.) Cuffing season is in full effect, and there’s no reason to make #HurtBae your new... Read more »

Chicago Auto Show Goes Rogue!

Rogue One: Photo: Zondra Hughes
By Zondra Hughes If you’re a Star Wars fan, don’t miss this year’s Chicago Auto Show. Nissan invited a national team of automotive journalists to #CAS17 to see their American Titan Truck, the sleek Midnight editions of their popular vehicles, and yes, the Nissan Rogue: Rogue One Star Wars Limited Edition.  (Yours truly was not... Read more »

Become Your OWN Priority: 5 Steps to Selfishness

Become Your OWN Priority: 5 Steps to Selfishness
By Kym B. “Your priority is not my emergency,” is a phrase I used often on my children, but I have learned lately that it applies to every area of my life. 1. Trying to live life according to someone else’s standards will get you nowhere. When you put another as a top priority in... Read more »
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Empowering Girls with Hidden Figures

Empowering Girls with Hidden Figures
Now this is a great kick off to Black History Month! Over the weekend, the Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant kicked off Black History Month 2017 with a free screening of the movie “Hidden Figures” for more than 200 girls in the Greater Jackson area. The event was in partnership with the Central Mississippi Chapter... Read more »

Saturday is National Lego Day: 5 Fun Ideas for Adults

Saturday is National Lego Day: 5 Fun Ideas for Adults
Saturday is National Lego Day. Here are five fun ideas for adults. 1 Visit the Brick by Brick Exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry. “Spectacular LEGO®-built marvels of engineering will inspire the builder within you in this world-premiere exhibit. Brick by Brick features more than a dozen giant constructions by LEGO® Certified Professional... Read more »

Shemeka Michelle: "Instead of Communicating With Me, He Started A Relationship Outside of our Marriage"

Shemeka Michelle: "Instead of Communicating With Me, He Started A Relationship Outside of our Marriage"
Hot off the presses! Our Shemeka Michelle is laying it all out in her new book, Keep It Naked: A Naked Girlz Guide to Live Life Authentically. Here’s an excerpt. Excerpt from Chapter 6 “RELATIONSHIPS” Communication is extremely important in relationships. Sadly, many people lay beside each other every night but still fail to communicate.... Read more »
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Music Business: The 9 Rules for Indie Artists

Music Business: The 9 Rules for Indie Artists
By Kym B. So I’m scrolling through social media and came across an indie artist’s live video. In the video, the artist discusses how his focus for 2017 would be to learn the “skill of writing a proper press release.” I immediately liked the status and decided to delve deeper into the Independent Artist movement.... Read more »