Thriving

The Iyanla Vanzant Cluster Cuss: We BB&W MUST...

During my 72-hour Facebook exile, several people posted a letter on my wall from the eldest child of the man featured on Iyanla, Fix My Life who boas...
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He Said, She Said…A Discussion About Street ...

Editorial by: Howard Tyrone Smith II Video: Christelyn Karazin HE SAID… The murder of Mary “Unique” Spears and countless other women...
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Ladies, Time Isn’t Always On Your Side–...

  By “EmpressNK” As I write this I just started reading a manga series where a 60 year old woman wishes to be 17 so she can enjoy her...
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A Picture Says 1000 Words…

I took this screenshot of the individuals arrested during protests in Ferguson. This picture is poignant on so many levels that I really don’t n...
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Three men who say they are “good.” Thr...

by Christelyn Karazin My personal Facebook page is often a bastion of spirited debate. I’ll throw out a bomb, and sit back and watch the fallout...
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Wake Up, Black Women! IRR “Permission”...

  By Toni First of all, HEEEEY! I have been gone for awhile, I know. I wish I could write more of these articles, but I have been super busy. Som...
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Video: Black Women, Capitalize On Your Unique Asse...

by Christelyn Karazin Ladies, it’s time you stop looking at your shade as a liability. Every group of women has their own unique “brand of...
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BB&W Continues to Touch the Lives of Black Wo...

It’s not always easy to keep the lights on in this joint, but when I get notes like I received over the weekend, I know that no matter what, we ...
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Shonda Rhimes Hands NY Times WW Writer Her Hindqua...

You’d think one of the writers of the illustrious New York Times would cross-check her information before she threw major shade on Shonda Rhim...
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Iyanla Can NOT Fix This Man’s Life! I Just #...

I don’t have words to describe how DISGUSTED I was when I saw the upcoming preview of the new season of Iyanla’s “Fix My Life.”...
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Ten Interests that can Connect You to Other People

By Dani We talk here often about getting out of the house to meet people and have suggested  joining Meet-up or Facebook groups around interracial da...
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Live Tweeting from Ferguson; But Is @Jack Dorsey a...

By Dani What does Jack Dorsey’s recent presence in Ferguson, Missouri mean? Inquiring minds on the left and right went abuzz as Jack Dorsey, the pro...
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Stay Away from Sociopathic Men Who Wish to Corrupt...

Caution: I advise women who are never married single mothers to refrain from reading this post. This is not about you and your situation. Many of you ...
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You Tube Star, Chescaleigh Talks Making a Plan and...

We talk a lot around here about making plans and making positive changes to have better lives. Once you make a plan, you need a roadmap. That’s ...
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