Archive for October 2014

Photos: 2014 Harlem Fine Arts Show Opening Night Gala

Photos: 2014 Harlem Fine Arts Show Opening Night Gala
By Zondra Hughes The 2014 Harlem Fine Arts Show Exhibition and Sale took place tonight at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago. The Opening Night Gala was a benefit for the DuSable Museum and the South Side Community Art Center.  On Friday, October 31st, Youth Empowerment Day takes place from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; on Saturday Winston... Read more »

I REFUSE to Buy Love

I REFUSE to Buy Love
By Angela T. Jones I trust Steve Harvey’s opinions and endorsements. Throughout his career, I’ve been a fan and have agreed with much of what he has said; including the advice he gives on his radio show and in “Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man.” Mr. Harvey seems to have the ability to... Read more »

PHOTOS: WVON Unplugged & Verizon Girls Night out with Jaguar Wright

PHOTOS: WVON Unplugged & Verizon Girls Night out with Jaguar Wright
  WVON recently featured songbird Jaguar Wright, for it’s latest UNPLUGGED music series in Chicago. Hosted at the chic Nouveau Tavern, Jaguar gave an amazing performance in front of an awesome crowd to include many girlfriends who had won tickets and prizes from Verizon. Verizon was a sponsor of the event and provided a group... Read more »
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Love to the Limit: A Poem for Domestic Violence Survivors

Love to the Limit: A Poem for Domestic Violence Survivors
By A Beauty School Scarlet I was a witness of domestic violence, I was a victim of domestic violence and now I am a survivor of domestic violence. Domestic violence usually starts at a young age with self-esteem issues and I wrote about it because I want to empower young women and girls to embrace... Read more »

WOMEN on the DOWN LOW

WOMEN on the DOWN LOW
By A Comeaux Awww dayum! I hate to break it out, expose it and deliberate, but men catch flack unanimously about being on the Down Low, as they should! Insert: eeeewwww. Being a woman of dual views, I deem it justified to speak on the women who are doing the same. Picture this: a ‘good... Read more »

Halloween: 5 Rules for Trick or Treating in a Different Neighborhood

Halloween: 5 Rules for Trick or Treating in a Different Neighborhood
by Nicole Harding I remember how we piled into that raggedy station wagon; damn near the whole block. We wore costumes and coats because you would catch pneumonia going out there with nothing on! Squeezed together tight, the lil ones crying cause they were scared. Big ones holding on to the last lil bit of... Read more »
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Lonely, Sexless and Married

Lonely, Sexless and Married
He smiled megawatts that shot straight to my soul. Incredibly handsome in person in contrast to his creepy profile picture. So we met on Twitter one day, I was browsing, minding my business and reading about others’ woes and rants. But he struck me. I’m no #TwitterHottie with thousands upon thousands of twit fans, so... Read more »

If You Want the Right Mate, Dangle the Right Bait!

If You Want the Right Mate, Dangle the Right Bait!
If You Want the Right Mate, Dangle the Right Bait! by Gina B. When we meet people, we want them to be attracted to what we consider to be our best qualities.   The bait that we dangle should be an accurate representation of what we consider our best qualities to be.    If you find... Read more »

Interview: Paternity Court's Lauren Lake

Interview: Paternity Court's Lauren Lake
by Zondra Hughes MGM Studios’ “Paternity Court,” starring legal and relationship expert, Lauren Lake as the presiding judge, is now in its second season. We interviewed Lake recently about the show that allows feuding couples to discover the paternity of their child instantly. Do you know the paternity results beforehand? People ask me that all... Read more »
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10 Signs That You're Addicted to His Penis

10 Signs That You're Addicted to His Penis
By Helen Goldberg guest blogger  Great sex makes us stupid, and men know this all too well. Think about it; if he blows your mind in the bedroom, you’ll give him whatever he wants. And that’s not so bad, if you’re within the confines of a committed relationship. There is a problem, however, if your... Read more »