Category: Six Brown Chicks

In Loving Memory of Dr. Dawj

Editor’s Note: We were saddened to learn of the sudden death of beloved Six Brown Chicks member Dr. Dawgelene Sangster. Here, our Gina B. shares sentiments. By Gina B. A decade or so ago, I received a call from Zondra Hughes, asking me to be a part of a group called Six Brown Chicks.  With... Read more »

This Valentine's Day, Don't Be Fooled by Mr. & Mrs. TikTok

This Valentine's Day, Don't Be Fooled by Mr. & Mrs. TikTok
By Zondra Hughes  Those cute TikTok videos of couples cooking and dancing together really hit differently during a global pandemic. I was dozing off to Netflix in my dimly-lit abode when a TikTok notification invaded my peace. I glanced at my phone to witness a cute couple, all toned and perfect, laughing, preparing an elaborate... Read more »

Story Time: Nicole Has Been Married for 28 Years. Here Are the 6 Things She Looked For in Her Mate

Story Time: Nicole Has Been Married for 28 Years. Here Are the 6 Things She Looked For in Her Mate
By Nicole Corbitt Harding, Official Six Brown Chicks Correspondent  Looking for love? So often it’s not where you look but what you are looking for in a mate that matters most. I think back to the time when we used to find a boy we liked and we would say, “we are going together.” So... Read more »
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I Won't Accept His Lies Anymore

I Won't Accept His Lies Anymore
By A Comeaux Happy Monday. There’s a lot on my canvas today. Please bear with me as I expound, decompress and articulate the current condition of my heart in its truest form. A much-needed venting session with my bestie ensued a self-reflective ode to how maturity and honesty has given me a confidence and self-love... Read more »

Great Sex Won’t Keep Him, But These 6 Things Will

Great Sex Won’t Keep Him, But These 6 Things Will
By Yanni Brown I’ve had the most interesting conversation with some awesome men this past week. I love gleaning from their wisdom when it comes to sharing their thought provoking points of view about relationships. While we know that men and women are very different when it comes to what’s needed in a relationship but... Read more »

Choose Integrity, Even When Social Media Wants You to Lie

Choose Integrity, Even When Social Media Wants You to Lie
By Kym B. “The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.” – Bob Marley When I was in my early teens, a friend dared me to take this fancy bubble-gum lip gloss from a local department store.... Read more »
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Financial Empowerment: Top 5 Things Rich People Do to Stay Rich

1. Negotiate purchases.  For example, if you’re buying a car, shop around advises Reginald E. Humphrey, Senior Manager of Supplier Diversity at General Motors. “Negotiate and then go from one dealership to the next. Ask the questions: What is the auto loan interest rate? Run the numbers if I lease the vehicle vs. if it buy it.” If you do decide to lease a car, Humphrey adds: “Don’t ever take negative equity to the next car lease commitment.”
By Zondra Hughes Financial illiteracy is expensive. In other words, the more you don’t know about money and credit, the more it will cost you down the line. To that end, The Rainbow PUSH Coalition and the Citizenship Education Fund  launched the Financial Empowerment Series, sponsored by Chevrolet, a free event to teach money management... Read more »

Minneapolis: "It Hurts to be Black"

Minneapolis: "It Hurts to be Black"
By A Comeaux I’m  in Minneapolis. My head is pounding, my body is aching and it hurts to breathe. Light pains my eyes and my ears are ringing like a faint cry in the distance. My job calls it the flu. Today, I know it just hurts being black. Last night while I kissed on... Read more »

Bill Cosby: Public Lynching or Just Desserts?

Bill Cosby: Public Lynching or Just Desserts?
By A Comeaux If you’re irritated by the 35 women who’ve ‘just now’ come forth with their allegations against Bill Cosby, this post won’t support you. If you think American media is doing a just service by publicly prosecuting him and stripping him of his life’s work of accolades, this post won’t support you, either.... Read more »
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Scenes from the Coke Booth: EssenceFest 2015

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By Zondra Hughes Scenes from the Coca-Cola Booth: ESSENCE Festival 2015®      The Coca-Cola Company provided promotional consideration for my participation in this program. ESSENCE® Festival 2015, sponsored by Coca-Cola– a celebration of music, food, fun and womanhood took place over July 4th weekend in New Orleans. As a social media representative for Coca-Cola, I am honored... Read more »