Friday, April 19, 2019

Truthspeak: I claim my inner bitch!

How can we ever forget Dominique Deveraux, who was the first Black bitch on TV?  She was portrayed by the legendary actress Diahann Carroll...

We love…poetry by Nikki Giovanni!

Educator, civil rights activist, author, poet, Nikki Giovanni is one of the most revered and influential people of our generation.  She has engaged our...

We love…black-eyed peas!

New Year’s is practically here and folks all around the globe have superstitious food traditions they indulge in that have significance for them.  Some...

All about cataracts

How many times have you heard folks talking about cataracts but you didn't know anything about the condition? Yet, the eye-related condition is more...

Where is…actress Judy Pace?

The television landscape today is pretty diverse although some would argue that there could be more representation of Black, brown and yellow people. For...

We love…books!

There have been a great number of amazing books published this year. And a few of them probably slipped by you. When the temps...

Ntozake Shange…A chat with the illustrious writer

Ntozake Shange is one of the strongest voices in the history of African American creativity. As a poet and novelist, she helped to recapture...

Dr. Derek Griffith discusses the alarming state of Black men’s health

There are alarming health disparities that still persist between Blacks and whites. It seems Black men are walking time bombs, plagued by such illnesses...

False eyelashes are not as safe as you think

Michelle Reigns, 57, was beyond excited when her daughter convinced her to buy a pair of false mink eyelashes for a black tie affair...

Think you’re ready for a pet?

According to scientists, pet ownership can actually enrich people’s lives especially emotionally. Pets can satisfy both the longing for company and the desire for...

The reluctant fashionista shops men’s sports jackets

No article of clothing resonates better than a sports jacket or blazer. The garment is typically worn without matching pants and fits like a...

Not Invited to the Christmas Party… Sheriff David A. Clarke, Jr.

What African-American besides the uber Trump lap dog, Omarosa Manigault-Newman goes out of their way to tap dance for Trump and is a card-carrying...

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