Tuesday, January 26, 2021

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...

The 2017 Optima is the sexy Kia

After receiving a makeover last year, the 2017 Kia Optima managed to keep it's sexy which is a good thing. In addition to eliciting...

Type 2 diabetes facts plain and simple

Diabetes has been categorized as the fifth deadliest disease in this country and sadly, the Black community is directly in its line of fire....

Not invited to the sisterfriends gathering…Omarosa Manigault

Persona non grata at any grown sisterfriends gathering is Number 45’s appointed political kiss-up, Omarosa Manigault. The director of communications for the Office of...

Grownspeak: Chemtrails

Look up in the sky. It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Superman, no, wait, it’s chemtrails?  First of all, the subject of chemtrails...

Things you would tell your younger self

It is a blessing to be age 50 and over, no one would dare debate this. After reaching middle age and moving forward, quite...

A conversation with Donald Byrd III about his legendary dad

One of the most prolific hard-bop jazz trumpeters of our time, Donald Byrd was not only a gifted musician but a scholar as well....

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