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ASK B. SCOTT:
'My Mom Stole My Money!'

by B. Scott

Dear B. Scott: Some years ago my dad passed from cancer and there was a lawsuit. He stipulated in the will that… Read More

ZODIAC LOUNGE:<br />
Your Horoscopes this Week 4/28 – 5/4

ZODIAC LOUNGE:
Your Horoscopes this Week 4/28 – 5/4

by Samuel F. Reynolds

Aries (March 21st to April 19th) Tuesday’s solar eclipse may help ground you this week. Although you’ve had a… Read More

[RECIPE]<br />
Mango Lettuce Wraps

[RECIPE]
Mango Lettuce Wraps

by Kristin Braswell

When it comes to lunch or dinner, "quick and easy" is often the name of the game for many of us. As I aim to cut refined… Read More

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 41:<br />
The Blevins

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 41:
The Blevins

by Joicelyn Dingle

Here’s the story of a lovely lady… and a man named Blevins of Carson, California. Married in 1996, they had two years… Read More

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Surviving Sexual Assault

[FEARLESS LIVING]
Surviving Sexual Assault

by Julia A. Wilson

I was a teenager when the senior pastor of my church in Tulsa, Oklahoma gave me that dubious lift home from junior high school that… Read More

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Africa’s New Mother of the Brew:
Grace Hightower De Niro

by Ugi Ugwuomo

A renaissance woman in the truest sense, Grace Hightower De Niro has never been one to quell her inspirations. The actress, singer… Read More

How to Navigate Profanity-Laced Rap with Your Kids

How to Navigate Profanity-Laced Rap with Your Kids

by Shawn Taylor

When you become a parent, your ability to operate through sheer force of habit is heightened to almost superhuman levels. You don’t… Read More

ZODIAC LOUNGE:<br />
Your Horoscopes this Week 4/21 – 4/27

ZODIAC LOUNGE:
Your Horoscopes this Week 4/21 – 4/27

by Samuel F. Reynolds

Aries (March 21st to April 19th) You may have a lot of difficulty in maintaining a sense of grace while under fire at the… Read More

Chocolate Ganache

[RECIPE]
Decadent Chocolate Ganache

by Dinkinish O'Connor

It’s not uncommon to see avant garde dessert combinations on gourmet menus. Some work. Others baffle. I attended a food truck… Read More

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 40:<br />
The Akinwole-Bandeles

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 40:
The Akinwole-Bandeles

by Alexandra Phanor-Faury

As a young girl growing up in Brooklyn, New York, feminist and activist Monifa Akinwole-Bandele always dreamt of being a revolutionary… Read More

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