Tuesday, November 19, 2019

We love…poetry by Zayid Muhammad

Sacred Mud ( for Fannie Lou Hamer)   I want the whispers of the ancestors who moistened the land with their blood I want u liftin' the eyes of our...

Funny lady Marsha Warfield, the “Godmother of Upper Ghetto” is back!

Where is Marsha Warfield? Well, even though Marsha has been off-the-grid for about 20 years, she is alive and well, and still funny as...

We miss our “Ruff,” the ever-soulful David Ruffin

On November 1, 1998, NBC-TV premiered The Temptations miniseries for two nights where we were transported back to the golden era of Hitsville U.S.A.,...

Hazel Scott, pianist extraordinaire: If you don’t know her, then you should!

"Who is Hazel Scott?” That’s the question some viewers asked themselves not too long ago while watching the 61st Annual Grammy Awards when hostess...

Writer and poet Quincy Troupe discusses his books and friendship with Miles Davis

When you read the poems of Quincy Troupe, one can’t help but be motivated by the power of the astounding messages that shines through...

Understanding Insurance Benefits

No matter where you are in life, whether you’re just starting your career or nearing retirement, it’s important to understand the voluntary benefits available...

Thinking about eyelash extensions? Check out the pros and cons!

As we age eyelash follicles can slow or stop producing new ones altogether. In order to solve this byproduct of aging, many women are...

Understanding keloids

Ever wonder why your scars tend to grow beyond the boundaries of the original site of a skin injury? Well, these raised scars are...

How to care for YOU after a divorce

Divorce is hard, period, but for folks who are older and have been married for eons, the breakup can be so very devastating. Divorce...

We love…a healthy bean soup!

Beans are not only healthy, and satisfyingly filling but they're also wallet-friendly. The legumes are chockful of fiber, minerals, antioxidants, and protein. These yummy...

Make a few extra dollars by making your home work for you!

Sometimes a social security check every month just isn't  financially enough. If your monthly bill paying is leaving you with practically zilch, then why...

Is it time to downsize your home?

As a senior, your current space might be more than what you actually need, especially now that the kids are grown and out for...

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