Posts in category "Black men"

A Brown Chick Gets a White Boo from New York!

A Brown Chick Gets a White Boo from New York!
By A Comeaux Some may call me a Chicago native. Others feel I’m a constant visitor. What I DO know for sure is that most state lines I’ve crossed yielded far better a quality of men than Chicago. Sorry fellas. I’m typically rooting for you but there comes a time when a woman has to... Read more »

Celebrity Men Talk Real About Relationships

Celebrity Men Talk Real About Relationships
by Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster- One of the most amazing things about life is the potential for love and sharing it with that person forever. When we meet someone, the hope is that the chemistry is there, the connection is made and the door is opened for love to flow through and in us. When... Read more »

The Night My Husband Became My Enemy--and How I Fixed It

The Night My Husband Became My Enemy--and How I Fixed It
By Toni J. Spearman When the choir started singing, I Don’t Look Like What I’ve Been Through by Deon Kipping last Sunday, I could barely contain myself as the tears fell. Almost two years ago, my marriage began a vicious decline. The man I loved the most became the man I hated the most. I... Read more »
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The 7 Relationship Types: Which One is Yours?

The 7 Relationship Types: Which One is Yours?
By Kym B. Relationships initially start from a physical and/or emotional connection – the law of attraction.  However, the mystery is what is inside each one of us that causes one to attract similar characteristics in different people.  Unfortunately what draws us to another is not always a quality that is positive or complements our... Read more »

He Says She Says: Top 10 Love & Sex Questions

He Says She Says: Top 10 Love & Sex Questions
It’s time to do it again!  The Six Brown Chicks and six sexy, successful bachelors will explore the male and female perspective about intimacy and lasting relationships TOMORROW (March 29th) at 5:00 p.m. at the 20th Anniversary of the Black Women’s Expo. We’ve asked you to submit your questions to the panel and here are... Read more »

What's in Your Bag of Privilege?

What's in Your Bag of Privilege?
By Nicole Harding Well as you know, George Zimmerman is back in the news. While one man was found not guilty I was overcome by shock and disbelief not only at the verdict, but the divide that still exists. And how close the dissension is to my own heart. Just like social media was used... Read more »
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Love & Sex: 10 Things Women Want You to Know

Love & Sex: 10 Things Women Want You to Know
Expectations about dating, love, and sex are so hard to communicate in these high-tech times, so without further ado, here are 10 things women want men to know. (Feel free to add to the list!) I am worthy of healthy love and unbridled passion.  Don’t skimp on either. Please settle your ‘pending’ divorce/separation/break-up before pursuing... Read more »

Verdine White of Earth, Wind & Fire Gives Back

  by Dawgelene Sangster- Verdine White of the Earth, Wind and Fire group, visited Chicago for a mentoring roundtable discussion at Columbia College Chicago. The event, hosted by Anita Bennet and Nicoh David was a huge success.  Soulful performances filled the room by various local artists to include Marwan, Aniba Hotep and the Soul Collective... Read more »

MOVE… Get Out of the Way!

By: Yanni Brown   What’s keeping you from becoming your best self? That’s a loaded question for sure, but I ask it because for the longest time there have been three people that have been in my way. Yes I’m naming names and I’m calling them out! Their names are Me, Myself and I! Their... Read more »
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Memoir: The 2 Faces of a Preacher's Wife

Memoir: The 2 Faces of a Preacher's Wife
By Toni J. Spearman The 2 Faces of a Preacher’s Wife is a memoir of an ex-pastor’s wife who struggled with her identity as a woman, a first lady and a child of God. It details a journey of childhood abuse that resulted in her embracing an alternative lifestyle despite the teachings of the church... Read more »