Archive for March 2014

Her Ex Flaunted on Instagram and it Cost Him Big Time

Her Ex Flaunted on Instagram and it Cost Him Big Time
 Editor’s Note:  We’ve invited new bloggers to join our team. Tell us what you thing of Shemeka’s blog! Social Media Savvy: Can You Really keep it Real Online? By Shemeka Michelle “I hate myself I tell ya! I really don’t like who I am. So I’ll take to social media and create a great big... Read more »

Scandalous Love: Truth about Mary Jane and Olivia Pope

Scandalous Love: Truth about Mary Jane and Olivia Pope
Editors note: We’ve invited new bloggers to join our team. This little gem is from Jean Usen. Tell us what you think! Drama is Dressed to Kill and She Plays for Keeps By Jean Usen The heart, mind and spirit of a woman are her very essence. Drama creates a rift in that essence and... Read more »

Ledisi's amazing Verses and Flow Chicago event!

Ledisi's amazing Verses and Flow Chicago event!
by Dawgelene Sangster- Verses and Flow, sponsored by Lexus, graced Chicago for its Spring event this year. Once again, the Chicago Illuminating Company was the hot venue for the event. The “Verses and Flow” series incorporates music and original spoken word artists showcasing their talent on TVOne. The Chicago event this year featured the amazing... Read more »
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Chicago State University Angels Celebrate Single Parent's Day

Essence of an Angel honoree Barbara Palms Barber responds to a question from moderator the Honorable Dorothy Brown during their Single Parent’s Day Panel discussion at Norman’s Bistro on Friday, March 21.  Fellow honorees from left to right are  Cristina Baines, Aundrea Holland and Lisa Haley Huff.  Clerk Brown is at far right.
Essence of An Angel honoree Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County Dorothy Brown facilitated a panel discussion  with four of the 2014 CSU Essence of An Angel honorees, Brenda Palms Barber, Executive Founder, North Lawndale Employment Network; Cristina Baines, Manager, Chicago State University Creative and Print Services; CSU student Aundrea Holland, and  Lisa... Read more »

It's Just Sex, Right? Quit Lying.

It's Just Sex, Right? Quit Lying.
By A Comeaux I saw a tweet that notified the laden lonely lovers in lack that ‘Cuffing Season’ is now over… Now, I, myself was not amongst the luckily cuffed (chosen, dated, ‘go together’, linked up) but that was by mere choice of opportunity. I chose not to create the opportunity… *insert side eye While... Read more »

Photos: Wealthy Sisters Network

Photos: Wealthy Sisters Network
Photos from the Wealthy Sisters Network’s March Happy Hour event. Six Brown Chicks correspondent Dawniel Winningham gave an encouraging talk to the ladies, reminding them to watch their wealth, their health and their attitudes. The women made a promise to support women-owned businesses and to offer help to a woman in need. The event took... Read more »
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The Trouble With Poor Dating Choices . . .

The Trouble With Poor Dating Choices . . .
by Gina B. I learned at a young age that aligning with the “wrong people” would get me in trouble.  My mother tried to steer me toward the good kids, but it was a dilemma because the good kids weren’t very exciting. However with the bad kids, I was always subject to guilt by association. ... Read more »

Breakfast Recipe: Country Frittata

Breakfast Recipe: Country Frittata
By Jocelyn Delk Adams I call this a Country Frittata.  There wasn’t another name I could give it that would do it justice.  I couldn’t just mention two or three of the ingredients included because no one ingredient is the star.  This country frittata is a melting pot of everything.  From two types of meat... Read more »

Fantasy: The 7-Day One Night Stand

Fantasy: The 7-Day One Night Stand
By A Comeaux With me, there’s never a dull moment. A simple wink from across the room can manifest into a walk along the lake into the wee hours of the morning. All with no mention of my first name. Just chemistry, poetry and a desire to connect with a kindred spirit. My oh my... Read more »
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The Big 40: Windy City Live's Girl Val Celebrates

The Big 40: Windy City Live's Girl Val Celebrates
by Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster– Turning 40 can be an emotional roller coaster ride for many women. We just don’t want to move from one age and body phase to the next, in my opinion. I was fortunate enough to attend the 40th birthday celebration for one of Chicago’s favorite celebrity/media girls, Valerie (Val) Warner.... Read more »