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Squad Goals: 8 Types of Girlfriends to Avoid!

Squad Goals: 8 Types of Girlfriends to Avoid!
By Gina B. Ladies, having great girlfriends is extremely important. And just what do girlfriends have to do with dating, you ask? Only everything! Your girlfriends are your confidantes with whom you discuss the men that you’d like to meet, date, love and partner with. They’re who you hang out with, and the ones who... Read more »

April Events--Mark Your Calendars!

Spring is here, and these upcoming events in the City of Chicago are sure to keep your April exciting Mark your calendars and grab your friends for: WHAT: RedEye and Gentleman Jack, one of Jack Daniel’s premium Tennessee whiskeys, will host Toast to Traditions, an exclusive VIP cocktail event honoring local Chicago influencers. The celebration... Read more »

Juror Launches Petition: Free Tyra Patterson

Juror Launches Petition: Free Tyra Patterson
Nancy Day says that she voted to convict Tyra Patterson of murder, but has since realized it was a mistake. This is her post from the Change.org petition: Tyra Patterson has been wrongfully incarcerated for 19 years, for crimes she did not commit. I was one of the jurors who voted to convict her of... Read more »
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PHOTOS: TDG Rookie Basketball Combine

PHOTOS: TDG Rookie Basketball Combine
by Dawj Sangster- At a time when the fine city of Chicago is in an uproar over violence, Darren Hammond, CEO of The Darren Group, is making a difference in the lives of our youth through sports and education. Darren, along with international brands, former pro athletes and others joined forces to keep youth fit,... Read more »

PHOTOS: Luxe Be A Lady Charity Event

PHOTOS: Luxe Be A Lady Charity Event
  by Dawgelene Sangster- The Luxe Be A Lady Charity Fashion show was a huge success. Chicago’s elite power hitters from across the city and suburbs came out to support the amazing event. Check out the gallery and be sure to support the organizations that will benefit from the charity event (see below): Bryan and... Read more »

Photos: The Black Social Network Play Atlanta

Cast members from (LtoR) Keisha Rose; Caneil Chill Oliver; Marisa Baldwin-Woodhouse; Zondra Hughes, producer, Demi Lobo, Simeon Henderson, Gio Johnson, Andrea Wright and Shettima Webb.
There are a million tales in the Black Social Network, and the 5-city college tour (sponsored by General Motors) wrapped up in Atlanta, at the prestigious Atlanta Black Theatre Festival. The Black Social Network play, written and produced by Zondra Hughes, uses the traditional stage play to educate students and business owners about the importance... Read more »
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A Requiem for the Oregon 9

A Requiem for the Oregon 9
Nicole Harding penned a poem to convey her feelings about the mass shooting in Oregon that left nine people dead. Christopher Sean Harper-Mercer, the alleged gunman who killed nine people and injured nine others in a mass shooting at an Oregon community college on Thursday, committed suicide as police approached him, according to multiple reports.... Read more »

The Lost Art of Doing the Right Thing

The Lost Art of Doing the Right Thing
Gina B. Wouldn’t  more couples be happier if people would just do the right thing? So, what is that? On a basic level, it’s acting in the best interest of the greater good, with consideration of your partner and your relationship. If you put yourself in your partner’s shoes and you wouldn’t like it if... 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 »
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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 »