Archive for July 2016

Summer Love: 6 People Who Will Make You Cringe

Summer Love: 6 People Who Will Make You Cringe
By Zondra Hughes Summer love brings out the best and worst in lovers. These are the six most common relationship personas that are bound to make you cringe. Check it out. 1. Side-Chick Shannon. Cheaters often misguide their mistresses with the following lies: He’s married but not in love.  He’s living in the same house... Read more »

How I Got My Life Back After Rape

How I Got My Life Back After Rape
By Dr. Dawj As a 20-year-old single mom who was beautiful, working, and living in my own apartment, I felt as if I had it all together. Until someone that I trusted raped me. Back then, I was no Miss America ladies, but I had a shape that would stop traffic, the face and smile... Read more »

Summer Events: Hennessy Limited Edition Bottle Launch; Bud & Burgers

HENNESSY LIMITED EDITION BOTTLE EVENT: Chicago’s finest came out to 1st Ward, Wicker Park to celebrate the Hennessy Limited Edition Bottle Launch by renowned tattoo artist, Scott Campbell. This was the second stop of a multi-city debut showcasing Hennessy’s Very Special bottle design by the highly sought after tattoo artist. World-famous DJ Ruckus rocked the the 1s and 2s while... Read more »
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The Only Love Advice You Need: "Be Consistent!"

The Only Love Advice You Need: "Be Consistent!"
By Gina B.   I have a few Humpday questions . . . do you know why your significant other fell in love with you?    What were the qualities that attracted them to you in the first place?  Are you consistent?   Don’t underestimate the importance of consistency.  Whenever I’m feeling skeptical about relationships, I... Read more »

Alton Sterling & Philando Castille: Queens, Rise Up

Alton Sterling & Philando Castille: Queens, Rise Up
By A Comeaux Yesterday was surreal on many levels. After Black Americans celebrated Independence Day—freedom—we were reminded that we are NOT, collectively nor individually, free at all. Alton Sterling In Baton Rouge, Alton Sterling was shot dead, point-blank range. Sterling’s hands were empty as he bled to death. But that’s not the part that broke... Read more »

Need to Get Over an Ex? Reinvent Yourself

Need to Get Over an Ex? Reinvent Yourself
By Gina B.   Breakups suck, period.  Regardless of how bad your relationship was, or how necessary the breakup, there is a minefield of nostalgic triggers that produce erratic explosions of disturbing emotions.   I’ve found that the best way to get through a breakup is a little bit of reinvention.   Here’s how it happens . .... Read more »
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