Archive for March 2013

Dr. Ian Smith Encourages Teens to Dream Big

Dr. Ian Smith Encourages Teens to Dream Big
By Yolanda (Yanni) Brown   I am so excited that the Six Brown Chicks were invited by the University of Arkansas to participate in Dream B.I.G., (Believing In Girls). We are rolling up our sleeves and preparing to empower the village of 50 teen girls who are our future. Recently, the Six Brown Chicks and our... Read more »

Girl Talk: The List

Girl Talk: The List
By Shanti Ray Let me give you a little background about my dating life so you can see where I’m going with this. After dealing with cheaters and liars and experiencing a really bad break up several years ago, I became very nonchalant and developed an, ‘I don’t care,’ attitude when it came to dating.... Read more »

Facebook Friends Sponsor 50 Teen Girls

Facebook Friends Sponsor 50 Teen Girls
The University of Arkansas has invited your Six Brown Chicks to participate in Dream B.I.G., (Believing In Girls), an overnight camp for 50 at-risk teen girls. The camp takes place in a few short days. We have committed ourselves to raise a minimum of $1,500 to purchase 50 care packages and stock them with personal... Read more »
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Faith Is: Finding Your Purpose--Against All Odds

Faith Is: Finding Your Purpose--Against All Odds
By Tania Brown Our experiences in life can either make us bitter or better. I learned very early on growing up in inner-city Cleveland, Ohio, the child of a single mother and a drug-addicted father who was in and out of my life. It’s our choice to either waddle in despair or turn our experiences... Read more »

Jennifer Holliday, Terisa Griffin and Tommy Ford: Shadows of Love Play Tonight

Jennifer Holliday, Terisa Griffin and Tommy Ford: Shadows of Love Play Tonight
  Tonight, you are in for a treat theater lovers with Standing in the Shadows of Love, a hit stage play that chronicles a family’s struggles, hopes, and triumphs after wrongful imprisonment rocks their family. Photos: Yesterday, Yanni hit the meet-and-greet in V-103’s Coca-Cola lounge with cast members Tommy Ford and Terisa Griffin. Standing in... Read more »

Hate Your Friend's Mate? Are You Quiet, Or Do You Blow the Whistle?

Hate Your Friend's Mate? Are You Quiet, Or Do You Blow the Whistle?
Gina B. It’s hard to be a good friend.  I have the absolute best assortment of friends, and I want them to be with the best possible men.  I’m protective, and while I do welcome their significant others, I make sure to keep my eyes wide open. For the record, I’m not a shallow hard-ass... Read more »
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Top 3 Questions You'll Ask After Sex

Top 3 Questions You'll Ask After Sex
 By Lydia Katherine Sex is wonderful when shared with a person you really like. Yes, like. We’re all grown and there’s no time for nursery rhymes: First comes love, then comes marriage blah blah, blah, blah…In reality, first comes attraction, then comes hormones, and then comes his hand on your thigh and that feels great!... Read more »

Hip Hop Artist DMX on Iyanla Fix My Life

Hip Hop Artist DMX on Iyanla Fix My Life
DMX to Appear on “Iyanla: Fix My Life” so set your clocks! Season Two Premieres Saturday, April 13 at 9 p.m. ET/PT Our beloved Iyanla Vanzant, accomplished author, inspirational speaker, talk show host and living testament to the value in life’s valleys and the power of acting on faith, goes behind closed doors and deep... Read more »

Transitions: The World is Yours

Transitions: The World is Yours
By Yolanda Yanni Brown They say that change is inevitable. I don’t recall anyone saying that it would be uncomfortable, challenging and downright painful. So, I would like to go on record as saying “Being an adult is sometimes highly overrated!” Now that that’s out of the way, I’d like to share with you my... Read more »
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Green Living: A Vegan Debates a Poverty Pimp

Green Living: A Vegan Debates a Poverty Pimp
By Sylvia Snowden   Recently, I talked with a pimp. Now, this wasn’t a pimp in the sense that he dealt with ladies of the night. Rather, this was the type of guy that many in the community refer to as a “poverty pimp.” You know, pastor without a church, community activist or organizer, etc,... Read more »