Archive for September 2013

Bridesmaids Revolt: 7 Reasons Why We Hate Your Wedding

Bridesmaids Revolt: 7 Reasons Why We Hate Your Wedding
7 Things I Hate About Being in a Wedding By Kym B. Since when did the role of being in a wedding party require one to financially, emotionally and physically alter their own needs and priorities to ensure that the bride and groom are happy? These are the top seven things I hate about being... Read more »

5 Skin Care Products to Avoid

5 Skin Care Products to Avoid
Editor’s Note: Beauty blogger and media personality Amour Genesis is classy, smart and well-informed! We’re excited to have her join our team of SBC Correspondents. By Amour Genesis  With so many skin care options on the market it’s easy to invest in products proven to combat acne, oily-skin, fine lines, wrinkles, dry skin, eczema, and... Read more »

Photos: Celebrities Invade TIP's Peep Show in Atlanta

Photos: Celebrities Invade TIP's Peep Show in Atlanta
Images from TIP’s PEEP SHOW at 200 Peachtree downtown Atlanta. TIP, Tiny, B.o.b, Brandy, P.Diddy, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Erica Dixon, Rico Love, Ryan Cameron, Tameka Raymond, Josh Smith, Monyetta Shaw, Mimi Faust & Nikko, plus more. Photo Credit: Chris Mitchell / CME3000 follow him on Instagram @CME3000 Have your blog delivered to you! Type your... Read more »
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Linda Yu, Zandra Zuno: Powerful Women Share Lessons to Lean In

Linda Yu, Zandra Zuno: Powerful Women Share Lessons to Lean In
By Toya Nicole “How Women of Color Can Lean In” panel discussion presented by ColorComm Network, held on Sep. 25th at Golin Harris, brought women of color together for an enriching conversation that took the concept of “Lean In” a step further. ABC 7 Chicago’s Linda Yu moderated the panel that featured a few of... Read more »

Social Media Week recap: 5 Tips to Mind Your Business Online

Social Media Week recap: 5 Tips to Mind Your Business Online
By Zondra Hughes When crafting your business’ social media cocktail, never forget the cherry, that is, the garnishment that will make it complete. Never Forget the Cherry, Using the Art of Mixology to Create the Perfect Social Media Cocktail (#CherryOnTopBPRS) was an exciting Social Media Week Master Class and lounge soiree by the Black Public... Read more »

The Great Black Hope

The Great Black Hope
By A Comeaux I more than love seeing women who look like me, showcased on television and the silver screen alike. It inspires and encourages me by letting me know that’s its possible. Race is a touchy issue on any platform and media is no exception. The Emmy Awards reminded us that if we are... Read more »
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Beauty School Scarlet's 7 Makeover Rules

Beauty School Scarlet's 7 Makeover Rules
Editor’s Note:  We are updating our Six Brown Chicks correspondents roster, to include active, vibrant voices from the universal sisterhood and we are proud to have The Beauty School Scarlet Renee B. join us. We are grateful to Ms. Travel Chic for making this connection. More new bloggers coming soon; stay tuned. By Beauty School... Read more »

Ugly Middle Class Attitudes About Black Boys

Ugly Middle Class Attitudes About Black Boys
By Nicole Harding “I saw your son at the bus stop this morning…he sure has grown!” That was the early morning text that started my day with a smile. My son is my heart and soul and when I see him, I see unlimited possibilities.  In reality…everyone does not see unlimited possibilities. Some folks see... Read more »

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Giveaway!

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Giveaway!
By Lydia Katherine Grab the kids (and yourself) and go see this movie! Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 follows inventor Flint Lockwood the fun-loving, naive inventor of the food making satellite, as he prepares to put on his big shoes and walk the path of an entrepreneur. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs... Read more »
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Smokey Robinson at Chicago State University

Smokey Robinson at Chicago State University
The Chicago State University Foundation (CSUF) Board of Directors hosted its 19th Annual Circle of Friends event, “Circle of Friends presents An Evening with Smokey Robinson,”on Thursday, September 19.   Val Warner  hosted the program at the Jones Convocation Center and was joined on stage by Maurice Grant (Chair of the CSU Foundation Board of... Read more »