Monday, June 1, 2020

YUM, Coquito!

Grown folks love grown drinks and since the holiday season has begun, why not add a libation that will make any holiday gathering even...

Delisa McAdoo is a Black atheist…yes, they do exist!

Black atheists? Unheard of? Religious institutions and denominations in the Black community have been, and continue to be, significant arenas for spiritual support, educational...

Keeping up with the grands…slang words you should know

As a parent or grandparent little did you know you’d have to be bilingual these days when communicating with the young folks in your...

Eleven clothing items you might be too grown to wear

Many of us can’t live without our fave fashion staples but let’s face it, a few of these items should instead probably find their...

Not invited to the tree trimming party…R. Kelly

He creates music magic that makes you ‘step-in-the-name-of-love’ joyful but don’t get it twisted because Robert Sylvester Kelly aka R. Kelly’s personal life is...

We love…poems by Sonia Sanchez

We celebrate poetess extraordinaire Sonia Sanchez...   Morning Song and Evening Walk Tonite in need of you and God I move imperfect through this ancient city. Quiet. No one hears No one...

The truth about menopause, sex and the vagina

When menopause strikes, topics about sexuality and vaginal changes are oftentimes hushed convos. Many women are not only uneducated but pitifully unprepared for what...

Black men and razor bumps

Ingrown hairs or razor bumps have been the bane of practically every Black man’s existence, and as a matter of fact, over 80 percent...

“I am Victoria Hill and I suffer from mental illness…”

The Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health state that Blacks are 20% more likely to experience serious mental health problems than the...

Think you might have pneumonia?

Last September, Renisha Hodge, 63, left work early one day feeling as if she had been beaten with a ton of bricks--fever, chills, wheezing,...

Jenifer Lewis of Black-ish talks BOLD with 50BOLD

We all know Jenifer (yes, spelled with one ‘n’) Lewis as the brazen spitfire Grandma Ruby Johnson on the ABC-TV hit comedy "Black-ish.” Lewis,...

A conversation with the eminent Sonia Sanchez

“Sonia Sanchez is a lion in literature’s forest. When she writes she roars, and when she sleeps other creatures walk gingerly,” so said our...

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