Category: Your Chicks

Black Women's Expo: 6 Black Men Decode Wives, Girlfriends and Side Chicks

Thumbnail image for 'Black Women's Expo: 6 Black Men Decode Wives, Girlfriends and Side Chicks'
The Black Women’s Expo is happening this weekend, and six real men will join us:  Vince Adams, Dwayne Bryant, Lee Farmer, Vincent K. Harris,  Maze Jackson and Che Rhymefest Smith, on the relationship panel Wives, Girlfriends and Side Chicks Decoded. WHO:       Six Brown Chicks and Vince Adams, Dwayne Bryant, Lee Farmer, Vincent K. Harris,  Maze... Read more »

Open Halloween Auditions for The Black Social Network

Open Halloween Auditions for The Black Social Network
Ever wanted to grace the stage? Your time is now! We’re casting actors and bloggers (for narration) for the new stage play, The Black Social Network. Chicago auditions will be held on Thursday, October 31 (Halloween) at the Chicago Multi-CulturalDance Center Dearborn Station Building 47 West Polk Lower Level 312.461.0030. All ethnicities are welcome; please... Read more »

6 Questions to Ask Before Allowing Your Boyfriend to Babysit

 6 Questions to Ask Before Allowing Your Boyfriend to Babysit
By Zondra Hughes My heart goes out to the family of the murdered 5-month-old Zion baby, Joshua Summeries. Momma, baby. Poppa? Maybe. It’s an old wives’ saying that served for many as a warning to young women: Your baby is your business, your priority, your responsibility, because the father of your child may or may... Read more »
Advertisement:

The Six Men You'll Meet in Relationship Hell

The Six Men You'll Meet in Relationship Hell
By Zondra Hughes If you’re on the dating scene, you may already know that there are some pretty lowdown lovers on the loose. When it comes to courtship, some of these guys have hit rock bottom…whereas others have begun to dig. Here then, are six of the worst guys on the market—and you’ll definitely meet... Read more »

An Open Letter: Un-Happy Father's Day

Un-Happy Father’s Day By A Comeaux You were a young, ambitious, cocky guy with a beautiful smile. You had a presence about you that lit up a room, leaving everyone to wonder, ‘who’s that?’ Being a leader was like breathing. Natural, effortless and always collected, you were the cool to my fire. Loving you gave... Read more »

Sad? Let’s Talk

Sad? Let’s Talk
By A Comeaux I won’t ask you to be honest no more than I will bare my innermost darkest ills, but I will address mental health in the urban community and how at least in the Black community, the cry for help is often more taboo than being homosexual. Please note by discuss I mean... Read more »
Advertisement:

Soul Train Impact 2013: Three Hot Artists (Video!)

Soul Train Impact 2013: Three Hot Artists (Video!)
The Soul Train Impact was formed to educate young people, and adults with the tools of success in the entertainment industry. Kudos to the Soul Train Impact 2013 team for a great display of talent yesterday. Here are a few performances that caught our eye! For more info, visit www.facebook.com/TheSoulTrainImpact   Alisa Inez   Shanara... Read more »

Meeting in the Ladies Room

Meeting in the Ladies Room
The most incredible thing happened to me in the ladies room last week at the Black Women’s Expo Gala and awards dinner. I had an interesting, yet inspiring conversation with Kim Coles. That’s right Kim Coles from Living Single, Ms. Synclaire James herself.  One should never underestimate the power of social networking. You see I... Read more »

Men Honor 50 Women of Distinction: Full List!

Men Honor 50 Women of Distinction: Full List!
At last, our panel of professional Chicago-area men has released the names of women they admire for hard work, professionalism and community service. Unlike our 50 Most Wanted Bachelors salute, the women on this list are recognized for boldness, innovation, raising the bar, crashing glass ceilings, introducing new thought in their professional realms and community... Read more »
Advertisement:

Outcomes of road trip to Dream B.I.G

  By Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster- When my husband was alive, we always talked about taking a road trip but I don’t like riding down the road. When he became ill, I decided to take a short road trip when we attended our son’s graduation from Basic Training in the winter of 2012. We drove... Read more »