Posts in category "Six Brown Chicks"

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 »

Great Sex Won’t Keep Him, But These 6 Things Will

Great Sex Won’t Keep Him, But These 6 Things Will
By Yanni Brown I’ve had the most interesting conversation with some awesome men this past week. I love gleaning from their wisdom when it comes to sharing their thought provoking points of view about relationships. While we know that men and women are very different when it comes to what’s needed in a relationship but... Read more »

Choose Integrity, Even When Social Media Wants You to Lie

Choose Integrity, Even When Social Media Wants You to Lie
By Kym B. “The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.” – Bob Marley When I was in my early teens, a friend dared me to take this fancy bubble-gum lip gloss from a local department store.... Read more »
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Financial Empowerment: Top 5 Things Rich People Do to Stay Rich

1. Negotiate purchases.  For example, if you’re buying a car, shop around advises Reginald E. Humphrey, Senior Manager of Supplier Diversity at General Motors. “Negotiate and then go from one dealership to the next. Ask the questions: What is the auto loan interest rate? Run the numbers if I lease the vehicle vs. if it buy it.” If you do decide to lease a car, Humphrey adds: “Don’t ever take negative equity to the next car lease commitment.”
By Zondra Hughes Financial illiteracy is expensive. In other words, the more you don’t know about money and credit, the more it will cost you down the line. To that end, The Rainbow PUSH Coalition and the Citizenship Education Fund  launched the Financial Empowerment Series, sponsored by Chevrolet, a free event to teach money management... Read more »

Minneapolis: "It Hurts to be Black"

Minneapolis: "It Hurts to be Black"
By A Comeaux I’m  in Minneapolis. My head is pounding, my body is aching and it hurts to breathe. Light pains my eyes and my ears are ringing like a faint cry in the distance. My job calls it the flu. Today, I know it just hurts being black. Last night while I kissed on... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

Boss Moves: BFFs Quit Jobs to Launch Their Own Thing

Boss Moves: BFFs Quit Jobs to Launch Their Own Thing
By Zondra Hughes BFFs, (Best Friends Forever), take note: Today is a big day for two mothers, two daughters, two communication executives, two go-getters, and yes, two best friends, Jocelyn K. Allen and Chandra S. Lewis, as they have decided to merge their talents to create something huge. Jocelyn K. Allen a marketing and communications... Read more »

Will You Fix Your Man's Plate, or Nah?

Will You Fix Your Man's Plate, or Nah?
By A Comeaux As per usual, while perusing the social media stratosphere, I kept running across this ‘debate’ of sorts about Should a Woman Fix Her Man’s Plate…? Now the first time I saw a think-piece on this, I kept scrolling. Then I saw it like 5011 other times and I then wondered which (non)Housewife... Read more »
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Mellody Hobson Asks...Are You A Ball Stealer?

Mellody Hobson Asks...Are You A Ball Stealer?
by Dawj Sangster- We have probably all encountered that one person that is really popular that everyone wants to meet or see. You want to be in their presence to learn and grow from their knowledge and experience. While this is all great, Mellody Hobson says that if you are that popular person, “STOP STEALING... Read more »