Category: Black Women

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 »

For Singles: 6 Things to Know about Those Perfect Social Media Couples

For Singles: 6 Things to Know about Those Perfect Social Media Couples
By Devin Miller Hey single one, do you feel slighted by the mini #jayandbeys of the world? Have your friends been punishing your pupils with their “couple goals” hashtags and matching outfits? Does it feel that everyone is boo’ed up but you? Well lean in, my single friends: I have some vital information that I... Read more »
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Book Excerpt: A Comeaux's Peace In Pieces

Book Excerpt: A Comeaux's Peace In Pieces
By A Comeaux He watched me cry for 159 days straight. Many of those were from my bed, in the car, at church or leaving his school and sometimes as he was talking to me about his day. I stopped counting the days because I couldn’t hide anymore. I wore my tears in the grocery... Read more »

A Man Speaks: 5 Signs That He's Wasting Your Time

A Man Speaks: 5 Signs That He's Wasting Your Time
Editor’s Note:  I asked my friend Charles to share how men decide when to settle down; these are his words. –Zondra Hughes 5 Signs That He’s Wasting Your Time By Charles Dixon III There are at least three types of men out here who may cross your path while dating: The Ready Man, (he knows... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

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 »
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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 »