Archive for November 2011

True Beauties That Rock!

True Beauties That Rock!
By Yolanda Yanni Brown This weekend was all about ME, well not really… it was about connecting, making a difference, giving back and pouring into others. However, I felt like it was about ME because I got so much out of this weekend. My weekend started with a much needed relaxing bubble bath, scented candles... Read more »

Hey Ambitious One--Stay in Your Lane!

Hey Ambitious One--Stay in Your Lane!
By Zondra Hughes The aftermath of the recession has resulted in the Wild, Wild, West of self-reinvention, self-employment, and self-promotion, three things that can go horribly wrong with the lack of self-reflection. Some folks are just in the new game of entrepreneurship for the money, and they will do whatever steal whatever and promote themselves... Read more »

Living A Creative Life: Tips from Actress/Playwright Regina Taylor

Living A Creative Life: Tips from Actress/Playwright Regina Taylor
by Dawgelene “Dr. Dawj” Sangster One thing I learned as a child from watching mom, grandma and women in the community is that when women pull together, something magical happens and they WIN.   I recently attended an event sponsored by a women’s group called WIN, which stands for Women Innovation Network (http://ladiesofwin.org/).  The lovely... Read more »
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When Am I Getting Married? Why Do You Care?

When Am I Getting Married?  Why Do You Care?
by Gina B. Why do people feel the need to question the timing of everyone else’s love lives?  I ran into an old friend who was recently engaged, and I greeted him with a big congratulatory hug.  He immediately said, with almost a twinge of shame: “I know . . .  it’s about time, right?” ... Read more »

Six Lessons from the Film "Love Jones"

Six Lessons from the Film "Love Jones"
By Yolanda (Yanni) Brown There’s something about the movie “Love Jones” that I simply cannot resist. Yes I have my own copy, but it is without fail that whenever it’s on television, I break out the popcorn and my notebook. Like the title reads, I have a serious “Jones” for this movie. Over the weekend... Read more »