Tune in Today to See Super-Cute Naturalista, LaToya Codner on “Days of Our Lives”

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If you've been on this blog any amount of time, you know I'm a stay-at-home mom. As such, it's a requirement to watch soap operas. You get your … [Read more...]

Guess Who’s Coming to the Prom? EBONY Magazine Releases Encouraging News About Teens and Interracial Dating

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Thank lawdbejeezus that today's teenagers don't have as many hangup about interracial relationships that the older folks seem to have. According to … [Read more...]

No Excuses! Six Good-For-You Plants You Can Grow Without a Yard

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At some point, it will cease to be winter in the Midwest and East Coast and continue to be the never-ending summer it has been in California. Usually … [Read more...]

Femininity Series, Part One: “What Does It Mean to Be Feminine, and How Does That Affect Attraction?”

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The topic of femininity is so polarizing. On one end, you have women who feel like even the discussion of femininity is a threat to feminism, and … [Read more...]

DISGUSTING! Father Beats 13 Year-Old Girl, Mother Watches, Records and Calls Her Daughter a B*tch

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What I find most disgusting about this video is how the mother is so gleeful in her blood lust, egging this man (is he her father?) to beat her, … [Read more...]

Halle Berry Rumored Split Leads Me to Ask, “At What Point is Problem Really YOU?”

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Apologies in advance to #TeamHalle stans, but I'm scratching my head about the news that Halle Berry might be splitting from yet another partner, … [Read more...]

Iffy Belly? No Waist to Speak Of? Consider the Monokini

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I am one of those unfortunate women who does not have an hourglass shape. Yes; I'm slim and fit, but no amount of exercise and diet will change my … [Read more...]

I Told Tyler Perry I Want to See More HEALTHY Swirl Relationships on the Tom Joyner Show This Morning

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I had the opportunity of a lifetime today to speak my piece to Tyler Perry and get the peanut gallery to admit that colorism plays a MAJOR role in the … [Read more...]

Curvy Fashionista Talks Her Favorite Spring Looks

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Love this girl. Totally adorable. If you haven't heard of the Curvy Fashionista, you're way past due. Curvy Fashionista is seeing: White, … [Read more...]

Five Totally Unusual Ways to Travel Alone and Still Have a Great Time

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I know who you are...I see the stats. You're single, young, educated, and have some money. So why haven't you traveled abroad to discover the world … [Read more...]

Since You Asked…The Lipstick I Was Sporting When I Helped Hand Marc Lamont Hill His Ass.

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LOL not really. I just love writing salacious headlines. Marc seems like a nice guy, just...perpetually "confused." On purpose. Anyhoozle, I've … [Read more...]