Tag: family

Black Marriages Are Still Standing….

Black Marriages Are Still Standing….
By Yanni Brown In just a few short days we will honor and celebrate National Black Marriage Day. Each year for the past ten years Black Marriage Day (www.blackmarriageday.com), has been dedicated to celebrating the institution of marriage within our community. Instituted by Nisa Muhammad of Wedded Bliss Inc. in 2002 (www.weddedblissinc.com), Black Marriage Day... Read more »

Feeding the Hole vs. Nourishing Your Whole.

Feeding the Hole vs. Nourishing Your Whole.
By Zondra Hughes You must feed the hole. The more you feed it, the more it needs to be fed. Someone will monitor your hole; are you feeding it at the same pace as your colleagues? If you’re tired, or weary, or sick, someone else will feed the hole. That was a threat, did you... Read more »

Tis the Season...Christmas is coming--and so is College

Tis the Season...Christmas is coming--and so is College
By Yolanda (Yanni) Brown This year we’ve experienced layoffs, pay-freezes, and price increases, however the malls are crowded with shoppers shopping, commercials airing their best deals, the lady from those Target commercials is back and in shape, people are pepper spraying one another, trampling each other and robbing Peter only to discover that Paul was... Read more »
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Sometimes You Must Disconnect in Order to Get Connected

Sometimes You Must Disconnect in Order to Get Connected
by Yolanda (Yanni) Brown We’ve become a technology-based society where virtually everything is a click away. We are exposed to more information now than ever before. Many of our children are overexposed, over-protected, not protected enough, disengaged, and disconnected. While we have access to everything, there is so much missing from today that will affect... Read more »