Posts in category "Girl Power"

Sorry, I'm NOT the New Black--And Will Never Be

Sorry, I'm NOT the New Black--And Will Never Be
If there’s a nerve left on the issue of what’s Black, Black enough, too Black, rich Black & poor Black, my beloved Pharrell just danced on it. And I’m NOT “happy” about it. Recently I had the opportunity to discuss the logistics of exactly what the “new Black” entails on WVON, the Talk of Chicago.... Read more »

Ladies Beware: Are You the Hot Chick or The Help?

Ladies Beware: Are You the Hot Chick or The Help?
by Zondra Hughes Think about the relationship you’re in right now. How would you describe your role? Are you the hot chick–or the help? Here’s what I know: when you showcase your talents, someone will want to use them.  And some of us tend to showcase our talents early in the dating process, and this... Read more »

What Do YOU Want?

What Do YOU Want?
By A Comeaux In the past week I’ve had a few conversations and arguments alike all hovering around the debate of what people want. The expectations set on us by others, the secret desires that our fears keep us from pursuing and the dire need to ‘be accepted,’ all play vital roles in our lives.... Read more »
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I've Been Dumped Without an Explanation

I've Been Dumped Without an Explanation
Pardon My Transparency By A Comeaux Consider this my ode to rare form. This is usually the season of two things: raging hormones I affectionately call my mating season where any and everything is ‘fire in the pants for me’. Like, literally everything looks good enough to eat. This can be detrimental as I take... Read more »

Scandalous Love: Truth about Mary Jane and Olivia Pope

Scandalous Love: Truth about Mary Jane and Olivia Pope
Editors note: We’ve invited new bloggers to join our team. This little gem is from Jean Usen. Tell us what you think! Drama is Dressed to Kill and She Plays for Keeps By Jean Usen The heart, mind and spirit of a woman are her very essence. Drama creates a rift in that essence and... Read more »

Photos: Wealthy Sisters Network

Photos: Wealthy Sisters Network
Photos from the Wealthy Sisters Network’s March Happy Hour event. Six Brown Chicks correspondent Dawniel Winningham gave an encouraging talk to the ladies, reminding them to watch their wealth, their health and their attitudes. The women made a promise to support women-owned businesses and to offer help to a woman in need. The event took... Read more »
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He Says, She Says: Relationship Panel at Black Women's Expo

He Says, She Says: Relationship Panel at Black Women's Expo
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 on March 29th at 5:00 p.m. at the 20th Anniversary of the Black Women’s Expo. View some of the topics to be discussed here. The relationship panel, He... Read more »

Stop Shaming Our Single Mothers!

Stop Shaming Our Single Mothers!
But I thought He Wanted to Try By Sylvia Snowden I recently had an opportunity to read an article that featured a young woman I’ve known since high school.  In it, she discussed her journey to single motherhood.  She was quite candid and described the experience as heart-sickening and lonely at moments but, overall, incredibly... Read more »

Are Your Fashions Keeping You Poor? Learn the 5 Paths to Wealth

Are Your Fashions Keeping You Poor? Learn the 5 Paths to Wealth
Are There Dollars in your Designer Purse? By Dawniel Winningham Women, Sisters, and Girlfriends this is a wake up call for each of us! It is past time for us to face our finances before we face our fashion! Don’t get me wrong, I love red bottoms just like the next chick, and my closet... Read more »
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When Being Desperate is a GOOD Thing

When Being Desperate is a GOOD Thing
A Healthy Dose of Desperation By A Comeaux There’s something in the air. Not the brisk, frigid breeze that is our winter, but a surreal notion I can’t easily explain… Looking at my life: where I’ve been, why I’m back and where exactly am I going, I immediately felt desperate. I shunned this sense of... Read more »