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Diabetic Friendly Chicken with Mozzarella…

Diabetes is a nationwide problem. It can affect anyone, regardless of race, color or creed, age or sex–but African Americans are particularly vulnerable to the disease. Even if you don’t have diabetes, there is no reason you still cannot enjoy delicious comfort food. Below is a recipe I developed with the aid of the ADA, […]

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Etiquette 101: Graciousness in Competition (and life), Part 2…

This post is in response to the overwhelming feedback to my previous post in regards to graciousness in competition. The objective was not to project anyone in a negative light but to shed light on the importance of knowing how to deal with people graciously in competition and uncomfortable situations. The responses that followed expressed a myriad of personal thoughts and feelings on the matter but with the exception of a few, the majority of commenters various responses focused on three areas (as one commenter pointed out) and I find that if we defend these stances they will do us more harm than good.

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Matthew Hussey Answers the Question of the Week: “Why Do I Keep…

Thought I’d add a little variety to the QOTW and get my pal Matthew Hussey in on the action. Ladies, please be mindful of your drool–water and electronic devices don’t like each other, umkay?

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Proud to Be Black Y’all….But Not Necessarily: The…

A complicated and unique facet of being bi-racial is that we’re all a part of at least two different races and/or cultures yet, depending on who we’re most closest to, is who we come to identify with.

Joan Smalls Is The Number One Model in the World…

Models.com has ranked Joan Smalls the number one model in the world.

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Shrimp n Grits My Way, A Southern Classic Destined for Fame.…

Yummy!

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News Bits: Black Women Getting Spray-On Tans?…

Could this be a viable alternative to itchy panty hose?

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Beware the Terriorism of ‘Blackistan!’…

Yes; ‘Blackistan’ is a real place. It’s in just about every city in the U.S.

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Me and Matthew Hussey, At it Again……

Poor Matthew…lol

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More Black Women are Packing and From the Looks of It, For Good…

An interracial couple was taunted and the boyfriend beaten to a pulp for daring to love a black woman. Ladies and gents, be on guard.

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Friday Funny: Snoopy for President…

Who’s with me? Let the campaign begin!

Who Mia Love Is, and Who She Is Not…

Love her or hate her, Mia Love is a woman to watch this campaign season. Jamila has a few choice words.

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Peanuts, PEANUTS? What The Hell, RNC?!…

It was bound to happen at the Republican National Congress, wasn’t it? Bigots and racists find a comfy, fluffy place to nest in the GOP, and while the guys in charge probably find them annoying and embarrassing, they are tolerated because, frankly, those old geezers need their votes.

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Return of the Beta-Disguised-As-Alpha: A Word on Passive-Aggressive…

*rubs face slowly, sighs irritably*

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Not Again?! Christmas Countdown Begins After Labor Day.…

It’s August 30 and there’s only 117 days until me and The Hubster drain the coffers almost completely bare.

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Reality Show Fatigue: What Ever Happened to the Cosby’s?…

Current Pop-Culture representation is working against us. Not for us.

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Had the Same Hairstyle for a Decade? Five Ways to Refresh Your…

Put the Aqua Net down…

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Color for Your Undertones–How to dress Red-tones…

I am back folks for the second installment (3 &4 coming soon) of how to dress for your undertones. Last week we covered color for yellow tones and this week it is all about the red-tones. So fasten your seat belts and come along for the ride.

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Photo(s) of the Day/Night: Me and My Buddy Matthew Hussey, and a Deal…

Yes; Mr. Get-The-Guy Hussey is gorgeous. Take it in–I know many of you are panting right now.

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Pop Thoughts This Labor Day Weekend.…

Makes me think…