Archive for July 2015

Bill Cosby: Public Lynching or Just Desserts?

Bill Cosby: Public Lynching or Just Desserts?
By A Comeaux If you’re irritated by the 35 women who’ve ‘just now’ come forth with their allegations against Bill Cosby, this post won’t support you. If you think American media is doing a just service by publicly prosecuting him and stripping him of his life’s work of accolades, this post won’t support you, either.... Read more »

Mr. Right's Half-Truths Led to Heartbreak

Mr. Right's Half-Truths Led to Heartbreak
My Biggest Heartbreak, and How I Got Over It By Lana Pipkins, Houston Six Brown Chicks Correspondent I was a doing a pre-flight check in the front of the aircraft when I looked up and saw… HIM. He stood in the jetway waiting to board the plane that I was working from Baltimore to Shannon,... Read more »

How Do We Combat Fairy Tales? Princesses With a Twist!

How Do We Combat Fairy Tales?  Princesses With a Twist!
by Gina B. Some years ago, I wrote an article — a manifesto of sorts where I spoke out against fairy tales and my disdain for them (see below for the reprint). My opinions haven’t changed much, but I was recently introduced to a new endeavor aimed at showing little girls what can happen after... Read more »
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Red Eye’s the Battle of the Burger Presented by Amstel Light

Red Eye’s the Battle of the Burger Presented by Amstel Light
By Devin Miller Red Eye’s the Battle of the Burger, Presented by Amstel Light, hosted the most DELICIOUS Burger Battle in the city this past Thursday.  It was held in one of my favorite parts of the city, at the Chicago History Museum, with special guest Jeff Mauro. The weather was perfect and the DJ... Read more »

My Daughter's Boyfriend Beat Her--My Rage Motivates Me

My Daughter's Boyfriend Beat Her--My Rage Motivates Me
By Shemeka Michelle I’ve often wondered why women stay in abusive relationships so long. However, I recently found out my daughter has been in an abusive relationship for months. I wrote a blog about two months ago that my oldest daughter had decided that she wanted to be with a woman. I blamed her absent... Read more »

I Could Have Been Sandra Bland

I Could Have Been Sandra Bland
by A Comeaux I’m feeling a collection of emotions and none of which are rational. I’ll articulate my rage the best I can in order for my plea to be effective. I know there are responsible police officers that live up to their oaths to serve and protect, and YOU know this is not about... Read more »
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Chicago Designer Laurie Underwood Heads to Project Runway!

Be sure to tune into Project Runway this season! Chicago’s own Laurie Underwood will appear on Project Runway season 14; the show is slated to premiere on August 6th at 9pm on Lifetime. At the age of 9, Laurie began designing and creating her own clothing. Focusing on grace and feminine appeal, she birthed the fashion... Read more »

Tyga Broke the 5 Rules of Cheating

Tyga Broke the 5 Rules of Cheating
By A Comeaux What a week in social media! Let me jump right into this because with all the steamy drama going on I’m sure everyone’s already warmed up! Now I know that you all know better than to be sending ‘stick’ pics when you KNOW you’re creeping? What’s downlow about that? Pun intended. Now... Read more »

Steve Harvey: 5 Things You Must Do to Activate Your Vision Board

1.	CREATE YOUR VISION BOARD  “Everything you want must be written on your vision board, in a well-thought out manner, with plain, blocked letters.” Steve says. Consider your vision board your road map that shows you how to be truly successful.
By Zondra Hughes The Coca-Cola Company provided promotional consideration for my participation in this program. All opinions and content are my own. The Coca-Cola Booth was the meeting place for inspiration, food demos, and day parties during the three-day ESSENCE Festival 2015® in New Orleans. In one of the most riveting moments at the Coca-Cola Booth, Steve... Read more »
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Scenes from the Coke Booth: EssenceFest 2015

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By Zondra Hughes Scenes from the Coca-Cola Booth: ESSENCE Festival 2015®      The Coca-Cola Company provided promotional consideration for my participation in this program. ESSENCE® Festival 2015, sponsored by Coca-Cola– a celebration of music, food, fun and womanhood took place over July 4th weekend in New Orleans. As a social media representative for Coca-Cola, I am honored... Read more »