Category: Black men

Ronnell & Keianna Burns: Tragic End for a Young Power Couple

Young Black power couple meets a tragic end. Photo: Ear to the Streets STL Facebook group. By Zondra Hughes On social media, Ronnell and Keianna Burns had it all: Wealth. Beauty. Influence. A loving blended family, and a network of ambitious mentees who were willing to grow old (and rich) with them. The successful duo... Read more »

A Comeaux: Love Letter To My Future

A Comeaux: Love Letter To My Future
By A Comeaux   Editor’s note: From the belly of the riots of Minneapolis, A Comeaux envisions a future filled with love. Here’s her poem/prayer, a Love Letter to My Future. his heart will flutter in a new way when he sees me. he doesn’t know me or know why but he’s pulled to me. my... Read more »

Kerry Washington's American Son is a Riveting Tale About Black, White & Blue

Kerry Washington's American Son is a Riveting Tale About Black, White & Blue
By Zondra Hughes There’s been an incident and Kendra is a mother on the edge; her son Jamal is missing, and no one, it seems, can hear her screams. Kendra, trapped in a Miami-area police department waiting room, desperately clings to her phone, texting and calling Jamal nonstop. But there’s no response. Enter the young... Read more »
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Black Men Speak: 9 Ways to Become a Better Lover, Friend & Life Partner to Black Women

Black Men Speak: 9 Ways to Become a Better Lover, Friend & Life Partner to Black Women
By Zondra Hughes; photos, Cabryl Breotti and Zondra Hughes “Look at that box of chocolates,” a woman coos as she enters the room. In her sights was an assortment of 9 distinguished, attractive, Black men, holding court during the 8th Annual Six Brown Chicks’ relationship panel, Wives, Girlfriends and Sidechicks Ask Black Men, WTF Do... Read more »

Men Reveal: 6 Signs That He's Too Broke to Date You

Men Reveal: 6 Signs That He's Too Broke to Date You
By Zondra Hughes Maybe that sexy brother isn’t curbing you after all—he may be focused on getting his finances in order. Several single men have expressed how financial strife is taking an unexpected toll on their love lives, and they reveal the 6 telltales signs that a man is too broke for love. 1. HE... Read more »

Charles Dixon: How the Sneaky Friend Ruins Relationships

Charles Dixon: How the Sneaky Friend Ruins Relationships
By Charles Dixon  One of the most dangerous threats in the jungle of love today is the FRIEND. The friend, who used to be referred to as “that’s my home girl/my dude, we got history, we go way back and so on,” has taken on an entirely new meaning. The term is used so loosely... Read more »
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Dear Black Man: I Am Not Your Enemy

Dear Black Man: I Am Not Your Enemy
By Shemeka Michelle Black women are angry, have bad attitudes, and are hard to deal with. That seems to be the tune that so many Black men sing. I often make such an absolute post on social media like the leading statement, in an effort to look into the minds of people. While there are... Read more »

The Black Women’s Expo: 3 SEMINARS for SINGLE WOMEN

DATE LIKE A MILLENNIAL
By Zondra Hughes, creator, Six Brown Chicks  Ladies, if you are tired of the warm heart/cold bed syndrome, THESE are the Black Women’s Expo seminars that you CANNOT MISS. The Black Women’s Expo takes place at McCormick Place North Building – Hall C1, 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60616, from Friday, April 6th-Sunday... Read more »

Exec Leonard Edwards: Making Money and Making A Difference

Exec Leonard Edwards: Making Money and Making A Difference
By Nakita Nicci While some may be striving for a “seat at the table” or a chance at a plush six/seven figure career, are you really prepared to do what it takes to get there? The happiest people don’t have the best of everything, they simply make the best of everything they have. Take Leonard... Read more »
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Call for Speakers: 6 Black Men Relationship Panel

Call for Speakers: 6 Black Men Relationship Panel
Ladies and gents, we’re looking for a few good men to join us for our 7th Annual He Says/She Says relationship panel. If you know of a great guy who loves Black women and is not afraid to tell his truth in an audience filled with Black women, nominate him (or yourself). Apply today: http://bit.ly/6BlackMen18... Read more »