Archive for February 2013

When Jealousy Lives Within

When Jealousy Lives Within
By Shoya Bowman It saddens me when people can’t be happy for other people.  I hear this time and time again from those who have experienced others not being happy about their accomplishments. I’m not referring to that surface happiness, but the deep-seeded happiness that exudes naturally to the surface and not forced. We all... Read more »

I Am My Sisters' Keeper

I Am My Sisters' Keeper
By Toni Spearman In December of 2012, I organized a writing group for interested women who were either published, unpublished, or aspiring writers. I had participated in the annual NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) which is a time for writers to come together all over the world (meeting either online or in their perspective cities)... Read more »

Speed Limit: 45

Speed Limit: 45
By Yolanda (Yanni) Brown Yesterday, I turned 45. The series of events that actually led up to my birthday have been a bit of a trip. I’m talking the hippest trip. I couldn’t quite understand why I had been so emotional over the past several months then it hit me…. My birthday was coming. Another... Read more »
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I Want YOU

I Want YOU
By A Comeaux I’m a poet. Being granted the opportunity to blog with Six Brown Chicks birthed my writing’s personality in its most transparent form. You may not know this, but I’ve been writing, creatively, since the 4th grade. Growing up, I had no outlets for my pain, confusion or my colorful imagination so I... Read more »

Finding Yourself After Age 30

Finding Yourself After Age 30
Excerpt by Maxine Muwwakkil I’m growing for sure through this stage and experience of life, but I’m finding myself weak and strong all at the same time. I know God, but I don’t have Him in the right place.  I love and want Eddie so much, but Eddie is tearing me down. We’re staying in... Read more »

5 Signs That You're Trapped in SkankTown

5 Signs That You're Trapped in SkankTown
 By Zondra Hughes SkankTown is not a place on any map; instead, it’s the act of allowing your sexy/racy/crazy side to take over. SkankTown is a cool place to visit–momentarily–and it can be therapeutic, I am told. Many women visit SkankTown to soothe a broken heart, or to get revenge on a shady lover, or... Read more »
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The Top Three Girlfriend Getaways

The Top Three Girlfriend Getaways
By Toya Nicole Ahh, the Single Girl Life! It definitely has its ups and downs–especially when your car is covered in snow. Nevertheless, one of the major perks of living single is the flexibility to travel. Girlfriend Getaways are the absolute best! If you’re planning to jet set with the girls soon, here are the... Read more »

Destination Weddings Are All The Rave

Destination Weddings Are All The Rave
By Shoya Bowman Are you a future bride that has the “disease to please?”  Are you struggling with which type of wedding you should have?  Are you pulled in various directions from your future husband, friends and/or family? Well I’ve come to the conclusion that destination weddings are all the rave and I’m so excited... Read more »

Fela! The Musical A Review

Fela! The Musical A Review
To tell you what Fela! is, we must begin by telling you what Fela! is not. Fela! presents itself as a multiple Tony Award-winning Broadway production that recalls the life of Fela Kuti, the creator of the Afrobeat sound. Life was a party for Kuti until he incorporated lyrics in his music that exposed the... Read more »
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Two Sides to A Mother's Coin

Two Sides to A Mother's Coin
By A Comeaux After writing the blog on a woman’s rights to her body, I received some very spirited feedback, to put it sweetly. I asked for it. I want it, mostly because I like to hear your views and personal experiences. Before I delve too deep, allow my apologies if you’re ever offended. I... Read more »