All About Travel Tweet Chat TODAY that You Will Not Want to Miss!

Later today will be the tweet chat of all travel tweet chats when we feature the flyest, flyers I know...the queens of international travel to answer all your holds barred. On our illustrious list of panelists we include:   Founder of, Gabriela Oliveira. … Read More...

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Let It Fro. Let it Fro. Let it Fro…

What type of hair do you have? The answer doesn't really matter since nearly all ethnic hair has some form of coil, curl or kink. Blacks are the originators and perfectors of the illuminus hairstyle called the afro, or the 'fro' for the cool people. And no matter whether you got a little or a lot … Read More...


Why the Star Jones Twitter Fiasco Is the Death Knell of the NBAB Borg Collective

Did you catch wind of Star Jones doing some cheerleading ra-ra protest about Olivia Pope not being in love with a ‘brotha’? You gotta see…


YES! My Two Favorite Hunky Soap Stars Are Now On One Show!

At first I felt a little betrayed. How DARE you not be “Jason Morgan” anymore? HOW DAAARE YOOOOUUU?!

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Curly Nikki’s Book “Better Than Good Hair” Launches Today, and Some Folks Can’t Hide Their Haterade.

Why can’t we support and just be happy for each other?


Chef Bob’s Spinach Lasagna

Layers of tomatoes, spinach, cheese and pasta form a rich vegetarian lasagna, tantelizing, tangy, tasty, is a huge hit, and will be at your home too! You can also add meat, or sauteed mushrooms, or even shrimp to this if you so choose to do so.

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Swirling and Marriage: Mans and Abear

International bliss…

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In the Wake of Newtown: Chicago Mother Loses All Four Children to Gun Violence

Amidst all of the hustle and bustle of of Congress’ jumbled talk about gun policy, the black community is yet reminded of the dire consequences associated with untamed gun violence. Since Newtown, the city of Chicago has seen 50 deaths at the hands of gunmen. One of those deaths was the last surviving child of a woman named Shirley Chambers. Her 33-year-old son, Ronnie Chambers (picture right below), was killed while sitting in a parked car.


Weight Loss Surgery? Sometimes You Just Need Help

Hear some real, compassionate talk from a former gastric bypass patient.


Four Diet/Fitness Myths, Busted by Fitness Trainer, Damien Woodson

Have you ever had these faulty ideas when you started your health and fitness regimen?


Israeli Government Tacitly Admits to Medical Malpractice On Ethiopian Women

Is Israel practicing the same type of racist eugenics done against them during Germany’s Nazi regime?

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Commentary on the Crooked Room: Shame on You Black Girl…(Part 1)

Speaking of shaming…


Could Fat Shaming Help People Lose Weight? One Doctor Says “Yes.”

And guess why they’re doing that? Because to some degree, SHAME WORKS.