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22 Life Hacks for 2022

By Zondra Hughes, Six Brown Chicks Stay alive and thrive. Here are 22 life hacks for 2022, for your mind, body, soul and bank account. 1. Find your HAPPY. When was the last time you did something that made you happy? Inspire yourself; it’s time to think about your needs. 2. Fight the gaslight. The... Read more »

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 »

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 »
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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 »

A Single Girl's COVID-19 Survival Guide

A Single Girl's COVID-19 Survival Guide
By Zondra Hughes We’re all strong, independent women but this apocalypse has caught us off guard! Here are a few tips to help singles survive the COVID-19 fallout. 1. Get HEALTH INSURANCE. Don’t ride out this pandemic without health insurance. If you’ve lost your job, visit the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance marketplace for options.... Read more »

Men Speak Out: Top 10 Love Rules for 2020

Men Speak Out: Top 10 Love Rules for 2020
By Zondra Hughes If you don’t know where your relationship is going you may end up somewhere else. And, no one has time for that, right? On that note, Cabryl Breotti and I asked several men to share one thing they wish women knew about men. Here are their unedited responses. TOP 10 LOVE RULES FOR 2020... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

One-Minute Review: Disney’s The Lion King

One-Minute Review: Disney’s The Lion King
By Zondra Hughes This isn’t your childhood Lion King movie. And then again, it is. You know the story and the addictive musical score and thus Disney’s The Lion King (2019) is chockful of spoilers: Mufasa must die. Scar is more snake than lion. The young king Simba will lose his way, lose touch with... 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 »