Posts in category "Six Brown Chicks"

An Open Letter to My Black Son

An Open Letter to My Black Son
by A Comeaux An Open Letter to #mySun At 8-years-old you still believe in superheroes and friendly neighbors. You see the world with love in your eyes and no color-lines in sight. I love that about you. I’m sorry it’s not awesome in today’s world. I’m sorry that you will be judged by your skin... Read more »

My Sad Life as the Side Chick

My Sad Life as the Side Chick
By Zondra Hughes Once you’ve been a Side Chick, you can’t shake that experience–especially if it didn’t end well. I should know, I was a Side Chick. Iowa State University can be a sad place when you’re the only brown girl for miles, and yes, I do mean miles. The few black guys on campus... Read more »

On a Budget? Try these 10 Cheap & Chic Design Ideas

On a Budget? Try these 10 Cheap & Chic Design Ideas
If you’re revamping your home, consider these 10 cheap and chic design ideas that will make you think twice before tossing out that old furniture.  These great ideas are from GMC’s Hidden Treasure Adventure, where two teams of bloggers and DIYers decorated two Ohio-area Habitat for Humanity homes with items purchased from yard sales. Follow... Read more »
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Watch: Man Cries After Volunteers Decorate His Home

Watch: Man Cries After Volunteers Decorate His Home
For four muggy, muddy days we trekked across several states (from Georgia to Ohio) to find good deals to do a good deed. In the end, a grown man cried tears of joy. GMC’s Hidden Treasure Adventure dispatched two teams of bloggers and DIYers on the World’s Longest Yard Sale. The mission? To find items... Read more »

The Single Woman's Warm Heart, Cold Bed Syndrome

The Single Woman's Warm Heart, Cold Bed Syndrome
By A Comeaux Certain parts of my heart hurts. The part that anticipates a call from a lover.  The part that looks for a text from the admired. It hurts. Right where butterflies used to flutter, feels like embarrassing gas. Don’t front, you know what I’m talking about… Being single isn’t easy. I read a... Read more »

Photos: Russell Simmons' Art For Life Summer Camp

Students of Russell Simmons' Art For Life Camp in Brooklyn, New York.
The Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation (RPAF) “is dedicated to providing inner city youth across New York City with significant exposure to the arts, as well as to supporting emerging artists with exhibition opportunities.” On the countdown to the annual Art For Life gala, journalists visited the Corridor Galleries today in New York to see the students... Read more »
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Lust is a Battlefield

Lust is a Battlefield
By A Comeaux Tell me when or what rap song or R&B crooner gave men the OK to toy around with a woman’s heart? Our bodies are said to be a playground but that never meant for men to come swing on our emotions and monkey around with our hearts. When we slip, there’s no... Read more »

That ONE Lie Most Women Tell

That ONE Lie Most Women Tell
By A Comeaux While out shopping on a random afternoon, casual mom banter ensued at the check-out line that left me baffled. “What do you use on your skin?” she asked me. *insert blank stare. A woman not of my heritage, not only complimented me on my skin but insisted on knowing my age and... Read more »

When Is the Love Really Over?

When Is the Love Really Over?
By A Comeaux How long does it take to break-up with someone? What’s the time-frame of a divorce? When is the love really over? Over brunch, I engaged in conversation with a married couple, (both enjoying their second marriage), about a true dissolution of the relationship. As you all may remember, I have a difficult... Read more »
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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 »