Posts tagged "sylvia snowden"

When Rich People Cry: Girl, BYE!

When Rich People Cry: Girl, BYE!
By Sylvia Snowden A  Muppet?  Really?  Girl, BYE. When I saw day time talk host/singer Tamar Braxton weeping on camera over having been called “a Muppet” by a rival singer, I couldn’t believe it.  I mean, I tried to feel sorry for her, but, I just couldn’t get into it. First of all, Tamar Braxton... Read more »

The Secret Power of Being Alone

The Secret Power of Being Alone
 By Sylvia Snowden People make being by yourself sound like it’s the worst thing in the world, don’t they?  We hear things like “two heads are better than one,” or “I didn’t want to get caught eating lunch by myself,” and, of course, “you need to get married, so you won’t grow old alone” all... Read more »

Tell That Man: BUY or BYE!

Tell That Man: BUY or BYE!
Buy or Bye By Sylvia Snowden Whenever one of my friends gets married, I celebrate by buying a new pair of shoes (that way, everyone’s happy!).  So this one time, I was headed to a wedding and found myself looking for shoes with less than an hour before the nuptials were set to start.  I... Read more »
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My Prince Charming was a Fraud

My Prince Charming was a Fraud
By Sylvia Snowden It can be awfully hard to spot a fake Gucci Bag, if you’ve never seen the real thing.  Unfortunately, love kinda works the same way.  You’d be hard-pressed to spot a counterfeit lover if you’ve never experienced pure, unadulterated love.  You need some kind of model. What do you do if you... Read more »

The REAL Real reason Why You're Still Single

The REAL Real reason Why You're Still Single
By Sylvia Snowden To my fellow single ladies, Let’s get real here. The main reason we’re still single is we keep reading these ridiculous articles about why we’re still single. They never tell us anything useful, they’re always all about what we’re doing wrong and what we should do better. I ask you, what about... Read more »

Behold, the Good Girl is Dead.

Behold, the Good Girl is Dead.
By Sylvia Snowden Kim Kardashian and Kanye West mean absolutely nothing to me. No disrespect or anything, it’s just that in the grand scheme of my life, they’re of no consequence. So when I heard they were finally getting married, I didn’t care (not even a little). But one day, my girlfriends asked me to... Read more »
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Photos: The Black Social Network Play Detroit

Lamar Barnes and Shettima Webb
The Black Social Network College Tour is a traveling stage play that uses theater to illustrate the importance of responsible social media branding. In The Black Social Network, Eva, an ambitious celebrity publicist, and Jasmine, a Facebook fabulist, unravel when an online rumor triggers offline consequences. Image is everything— until reality crashes the party. Detroit... Read more »

Detroit Divas Join The Black Social Network College Tour

Detroit Divas Join The Black Social Network College Tour
The Black Social Network College Tour is a traveling stage play that uses theater to illustrate the importance of responsible social media branding. In The Black Social Network, Eva, an ambitious celebrity publicist, and Jasmine, a Facebook fabulist, unravel when an online rumor triggers offline consequences. Image is everything— until reality crashes the party. Detroit... Read more »

Casting Call! The Black Social Network Play

Casting Call! The Black Social Network Play
In the Black Social Network play, Eva James, a powerful celebrity publicist, and Jasmine, a struggling café owner, unravel when online shenanigans trigger offline consequences. Image is everything–until reality crashes the party. Geared toward Millennials, The Black Social Network’s media preview show launched on February 20, 2014, (during Social Media Week) for a one-night only... Read more »
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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 »