Posts tagged "OWN"

You Left My Mother, So Where Does That Leave Us?

You Left My Mother, So Where Does That Leave Us?
By Devin Miller So, everyone expects me to harbor some ill feelings towards my father who wasn’t present in my life and resurfaced just seven years At times my upbringing was a bit chaotic, my mother and I moved a lot, we endured a lot of strife, and we were fiscally in a constant state... Read more »

Daddyless Daughter: An Open Letter to My Absent Dad

Daddyless Daughter: An Open Letter to My Absent Dad
By Shanti Ray “When a father walks out on his daughter he takes a piece of her soul with him.” Iyanla Vanzant Tears pooled in my eyes as I watched several women and daughters tell their stories in part one of a two part series: Daddyless Daughters. On so many different levels I could relate.... Read more »

You're Cute...for a Dark Skinned Girl

By A Comeaux Oh the great dark v light debate. Ever had a feat in front of you and didn’t know where to begin? I’m here. Dangling on the precipice of self-love as a sun kissed brown chick and the ever present realization that I seldom if possible see a positive reflection of myself in... Read more »
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Photos: Oprah with Adam Levine on The Voice

Photos: Oprah with Adam Levine on The Voice
Oprah’s Next Chapter kicks off on Sunday, June 2 at 9:00 p.m. ET on the Oprah Winfrey Network, when she visits “The Voice.” Oprah will converse with Usher, Shakira, Blake Shelton & Adam Levine. But will she sing? Hmmm… Check out these photos courtesy of  OWN.

The 'Unemotional Chick’s' Reaction to Having Our Lives Fixed

The 'Unemotional Chick’s' Reaction to Having Our Lives Fixed
 By Gina B. Iyanla Vanzant most accurately described my personality when she looked at me – with a dab of disdain – and said “You’re a head person, not a heart person.”  I nodded my head in agreement, because like any analytical being, I’m nothing if not self-aware. Her statement was both a declaration and... Read more »

'Iyanla, Fix My Backstabbing Friends': New Video!

'Iyanla, Fix My Backstabbing Friends': New Video!
Iyanla Vanzant met with ChicagoNow bloggers the Six Brown Chicks on Iyanla, “Fix My Backstabbing Friends;” the episode airs on Saturday, October 6, 10/9 C,  only on OWN. The conversation continues on Twitter: #FixMyLife, #SixBrownChicks. Check out the video.
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My Next Chapter...What's Yours?

My Next Chapter...What's Yours?
By Yolanda Yanni Brown It’s 2012 and guess what? You’ve made it! You’ve been given a second chance to do something great or greater. If your 2011 was anything like mine, there were several times where I just wanted to throw in the towel, wave my white flag, even seclude myself on a remote island... Read more »