Posts in category "Black Women"

5 Things Black Men Must Do to Get Ahead Now

5 Things Black Men Must Do to Get Ahead Now
By Nakita Nicci Thеrе’ѕ a popular ѕhоw оn Starz еntіtlеd “Power”. This television program is so engaging, millions of viewers tune in on telephone apps and on demand features to catch a sneak peek of the episode the night before it actually airs. In thіѕ ѕhоw, a club owner and drug lord Ghost is facing... Read more »

Black Women's Expo: 8 Black Men Talk About Love

CHENIER: Pastor and author.
This is our sixth year at the Black Women’s Expo, and ladies, we have a HUGE surprise for you: Eight Black men will take the stage to tell their truths about love, sex, and relationships.  Join us at the Black Women’s Expo on Saturday, April 8th. Bring your love questions, share your opinions on the open... Read more »

Travel Diary: Dreaming While Black

My inner rainbow awakens
By A Comeaux I attended the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival at Walt Disney World over the weekend, and sisters, let me explain the magic-and why it’s so necessary for you to get you some of it! Dreaming while Black: If ever there was an experience of overwhelming euphoria, this weekend with Disney was the... Read more »
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African American Women and Bone Marrow Disease

African American Women and Bone Marrow Disease
  How many of us wake up each day fully healthy with no medical worries? If there are worries, wouldn’t you want someone to help if they could? In honor of women’s history month, we wanted to shed light on an illness that affects many, especially African American women. Bone marrow is considered the flexible... Read more »

Empowering Girls with Hidden Figures

Empowering Girls with Hidden Figures
Now this is a great kick off to Black History Month! Over the weekend, the Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant kicked off Black History Month 2017 with a free screening of the movie “Hidden Figures” for more than 200 girls in the Greater Jackson area. The event was in partnership with the Central Mississippi Chapter... Read more »

Relana's Story: Evicted from My Childhood Home

Relana's Story: Evicted from My Childhood Home
Yesterday was a bittersweet day. That time last year, just two days shy of my birthday, I was lying cozy in my childhood home when I was awakened by multiple uninvited, loud, aggressive voices. It was the sheriffs coming to escort my dad and I out of the home he owned for 41 years. Our... Read more »
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I Won't Accept His Lies Anymore

I Won't Accept His Lies Anymore
By A Comeaux Happy Monday. There’s a lot on my canvas today. Please bear with me as I expound, decompress and articulate the current condition of my heart in its truest form. A much-needed venting session with my bestie ensued a self-reflective ode to how maturity and honesty has given me a confidence and self-love... Read more »

Omar Epps Gives the Only Love Advice You'll Ever Need

Omar Epps Gives the Only Love Advice You'll Ever Need
By Zondra Hughes Let’s just put it out there–Omar Epps is sexy a.f. and he has been hitting the gym, hard. He’s a grown ass man, a husband and father, who doesn’t pretend to have everything all figured out. “As a man, I’m still growing–obviously I’ve grown a lot–but I have a lot more growing to... Read more »

Laura's Harrowing Ordeal: Driving While Black

Laura's Harrowing Ordeal: Driving While Black
 By Laura Hayes On Saturday, July 30, 2016, my husband Richard and I decided to take a little road trip to Oakdale, Louisiana for a family reunion on his side of the family. A five hour or so road trip. We were pretty excited about it and all was going well until around 7:00 pm... Read more »
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I Went Natural--to Stop Sacrificing My Health for My Hairstyle

I Went Natural--to Stop Sacrificing My Health for My Hairstyle
As someone who has committed my life’s work to helping others achieve personal transformation, my natural hair journey was a reminder that transitions and transformations are not necessarily pre-planned or deliberate for that matter. As I reflect on my decision, I can honestly say my natural hair journey unintentionally happened after my 40th birthday. I... Read more »