Category: Six Brown Chicks

Steve Harvey, Lisa Nichols and Yolanda Adams: Top 3 Rules for Success

Steve Harvey, Lisa Nichols and Yolanda Adams: Top 3 Rules for Success
By Zondra Hughes Steve Harvey and Essence Magazine’s Disney Dreamers Academy 2015 is a success bootcamp for 100 lucky students; the event also provided some sage advice for parents as well. Here are three rules for success from Steve Harvey, motivational speaker and best-selling author Lisa Nichols and gospel sensation Yolanda Adams. Wake up with... Read more »

Valentine's Day: Best Advice for Bad Situations

Valentine's Day: Best Advice for Bad Situations
Valentine’s Day is this/close, and sometimes Cupid just can’t save the day. Love quarrels happen; mistakes are made; and unfortunately, break-ups occur as well. We’ve asked the cast of 72 Hours movie to give their best advice for those sticky situations. #72HoursMovie opens today and plays all week at these locations: Marcus Chicago Heights Cinema... Read more »

The 5 BIGGEST Myths About Singles

The 5 BIGGEST Myths About Singles
by Claire LeBlanc To celebrate the launch of Match.com’s 2015 #SinglesinAmerica study, Dr. Helen Fisher dished exclusive #SinglesInAmerica findings during a recent Livestream Event. During her presentation, Dr. Fisher exposed several myths about singles and dating. 1. MYTH: Women are more romantic than men. TRUTH: Women are the commitment-phobes, not men. Men fall in love... Read more »
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Dating a Man Who's Married or In a Relationship? The Problem is YOU!

Dating a Man Who's Married or In a Relationship?  The Problem is YOU!
by Gina B. If I had a dollar for every time I’ve been involved in a “men are dogs” conversation, I would be a rich woman. I’ve even initiated the diatribe – especially when I’ve felt that I had been done wrong in a relationship. If we gathered a room full of women and told... Read more »

Your Dating Checklist is Keeping You Single

Your Dating Checklist is Keeping You Single
By A Comeaux So I’m on twitter minding other people’s business when I run across a tweet of attributes required of woman worthy to be dubbed ‘wifey’ material. Now upon initial view I slightly gagged but as I scrolled down my timeline, I noticed this ‘List’ sparked quite the debate! The young lad who published... Read more »

My Three Relationship Rules for 2015

My Three Relationship Rules for 2015
by A Comeaux Happy New Year everyone! This salutation is as far as I’m willing to go… considering I’m no cliché chick, this is plenty. No you won’t hear any declarations of ‘New Year, New Me’ or the like. Why? No I’m no hater, I’m fully aware I’m the same ‘me’ I was before the... Read more »
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6 Ways to Beat the Holiday Blues

6 Ways to Beat the Holiday Blues
By Tania Brown While the holidays may be a joyous time for some, for others it’s not “the most wonderful time of the year.” Some people love the snow, reindeer, lights and eggnog whereas others absolutely abhor the holidays.  In fact, when the holidays roll around, they’d much rather sink into a hole, disappear and... Read more »

How Can My Black Child Protect Himself Against a Cop?

How Can My Black Child Protect Himself Against a Cop?
By A Comeaux I am the mother of a Black male child. A precocious, outspoken, intelligent and spirited 8-year-old who America is conditioned to fear. My child resembles what SOME modern-day and yesteryear people believe is worthless. By way of systematic oppression and character assassination, black men are seen as violent, angry and simply guilty.... Read more »

Hey Black Men: Black Women Have Options, Too

Hey Black Men: Black Women Have Options, Too
Editor’s note: A Comeaux penned this blog in response to Shemeka Michelle’s blog, Why Black Men Won’t Marry Black Women By A Comeaux In Minnesota, black men of all socio-economic classes vie for the affections of non-black women here. I used to think only rich, successful black men ran off with their dream Barbie… But... Read more »
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6 Things Male Celebrities Told Me About Sex, Love and Money

1. On the GRIND:  "My work, my goal, my life, it's like a treadmill.  And there's no `stop' button on my treadmill.”  --Dwayne Johnson, highest grossing actor in Hollywood and philanthropist
By Zondra Hughes I’m grateful for my career choice as an editor/journalist because over the years, I’ve interviewed some dynamic people who have dropped nuggets of wisdom about love, sex and money that continue to shape my world today. Here are six of my favorite quotes culled from my interviews and conversations about life. Feel... Read more »