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Sex Was Too Good: I’ve Been Dicktmatized

Sex Was Too Good: I’ve Been Dicktmatized
By A Comeaux ‘Tis the season of summer love, sexy flings, exotic adventures and all those sweet sweaty things. Long walks in parks after dark, slow drives on long highways–in no particular direction–and eating from your lover’s hands. Watching sunrise in last night’s dress and hoping for endless Saturday mornings in the arms of your... Read more »

Hey Mr. Right, I’ve Been Sleeping With Your Cousin

Hey Mr. Right, I’ve Been Sleeping With Your Cousin
By Shemeka Michelle Not that I’m a label whore but I usually don’t care for off brands.  I definitely prefer Kellogg’s Rice Krispies over the knock-off store brand Crispy Rice. When it comes to sliced American cheese, I will only buy Kraft. Many people argue that you’re just paying for the name and the off-brand... Read more »

Lost and Teched Out...

Lost and Teched Out...
I’ve noticed a lot of people, including myself from time to time, have become lost and teched out! We are so busy with technology that we’ve become absent in the present. Don’t get me wrong, it is extremely convenient having my phone always at my fingertips with news updates, social media updates and a quick... Read more »
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What Do You Think of Those Black Chicks with Blonde Hair?

What Do You Think of Those Black Chicks with Blonde Hair?
By Zondra Hughes In college I wore my hair jet black. I guess I looked good enough; I did get a wedding ring. Fast forward to a decade ago, when at work, I shared a short elevator ride with a stylish senior editor that I admired; sometimes she spoke to me, most times she didn’t.... Read more »

Photos: The BOSS Network Power Professionals Event!

Photos: The BOSS Network Power Professionals Event!
The BOSS (Bringing Out Successful Sisters) Network recently held their annual Power Professionals event. The event was held at the beautiful Society Art Gallery at 2140 west Fulton street in Chicago, and brought out over 100 women. Regardless of the rainy weather many women decided they wanted to be, “Poured into” from some of the... Read more »

Battered and Berried...Best French Toast Ever!

Battered and Berried...Best French Toast Ever!
By Yanni Brown There is power in the tongue and word of mouth. Word of mouth can either make or break you in business, especially when it comes to marketing and branding. I heard through the grapevine that there was a restaurant that was on the “MUST GO TO” list of places to visit called... Read more »
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Three Worst Mistakes Single Women Make

Learning to Take Full Advantage… By Liz Lampkin  How many times in life have you failed to take advantage of an opportunity? How many times have you missed an awesome shoe sale because you forgot about it, or didn’t realize it was happening? How many times have you missed the beauty of watching the sun... Read more »

Relationships: 3 Things to Know Before Becoming Facebook Friends

By Sarah Gooding, Guest Blogger You’ve had your first date and you can’t get him off your mind. What is the next logical step after a great date? The Facebook Friend Request. You’ve likely already exhausted all of his public photos. Now you want more. What was he doing last weekend? Do his friends look... Read more »

Cash or Character—What Do Women Value Most?

  By Liz Lampkin   A few days ago while browsing on Twitter, I stumbled across a young man’s page, where he posed a question to women: “Ladies would you date a man who worked at McDonald’s?”  Some responses were, “Absolutely not,” “Only if he owned it,” and my personal favorite “If it was his... Read more »
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Listen Up… Grown Men Are Talking!

By Yanni Brown This morning I woke up wondering, doubting and thinking about love. The love that we sometimes give, take for granted, share, receive, lose or even bury because quite frankly sometimes the residue of love hurts. I’m often asked “What’s Love Got to Do With It?” We live in a world of givers... Read more »