Mama’s Boy: There Are Some Things You Just Can’t Teach Your Son

Mama’s Boy: There Are Some Things You Just Can’t Teach Your Son

by Jazz Keyes

One of my favorite poems of all time was written by a poet named Daniel Beaty.   The title of the poem, “Knock Knock”... Read More

Marcus Samuelsson

Chef Marcus Samuelsson to Receive Honor from Elite Culinary Organization

by Danielle Pointdujour

Marcus Samuelsson, the acclaimed chef behind Red Rooster Harlem, Ginny’s Supper Club, and Streetbird Rotisserie, has been named one of the James Beard Foundation’s 2017... Read More

Karen Civil

Karen Civil on Going Vegan, Staying Fit & Living Her Best Life

by Danielle Pointdujour

From banging with Beats by Dre to jet-setting with your favorite rapper’s favorite rapper, if you’re someone who wants to be in the know,... Read More

Dianne Smith

Artist Dianne Smith’s Powerful Tribute To Ntozake Shange’s Poem

by Erickka Sy Savané

If one were applying for a ‘Black woman’s card,’ familiarity with Ntozake Shange’s choreopoem, “for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow... Read More

Sophia Doll

2-Year-Old Claps Back at Cashier Over Black Doll Choice

by Danielle Pointdujour

In a world full of epic clapbacks, a precocious 2-year-old from South Carolina defending her doll selection currently reigns supreme. Sophia Benner, who is... Read More

Mario

[Frequent Flyer] Singer Mario Kicks Back Down Under

by Danielle Pointdujour

He may have started off as “Just A Friend,” but these days R&B singer Mario and his sultry voice are all grown up and... Read More

7 Ways to Save For and Plan an Affordable Family Vacation

7 Ways to Save For and Plan an Affordable Family Vacation

by Monet Hambrick

Hopefully my article last month on 5 Good Things You Will Experience When Traveling with Children inspired you to start planning a trip with your kids.... Read More

Exclusive: Brown Girl Magic Conference Seeks to Inspire

Exclusive: Brown Girl Magic Conference Seeks to Inspire

by Sylvia Snowden

If little girls are made of “sugar, spice and everything nice,” then Brown girls are definitely made of foxy, moxie and magic—lots and lots... Read More

Rhonda McCullough-Gilmore

Bernie Mac’s Widow Opens Up About How She’s Keeping His Legacy Alive Today

by Andrea V. Watson

They say behind every great man is a great woman. In the late comedian and actor Bernie Mac’s case, that great woman was his... Read More

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[Spirit Quest] Holly Robinson Peete Gets Real About Reality TV

by Tomika Anderson

Actress and longtime autism advocate Holly Robinson Peete has money, fame and a hit TV show, but there’s something the married mom of four... Read More