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Ladies, Asking for Your Hand in Marriage Isn’t Sexist, It’s Tradition

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

I recently read an article written by a young woman who argued that all women should refrain from marrying any man who would ask... Read More

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Taken But Still Dating: The Problem with the Single Until Married Crowd

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

Although I don’t personally subscribe to any particular religion—I identify myself as an Agnostic-theist—I actually really enjoy going to places of worship for different... Read More

Our Favorite Black Twitter Chats

Our Favorite Black Twitter Chats

by Diahann Williams

Tweet, tweet! Twitter is a powerful tool. Read More

Fellas, Not Every Woman Goes Nuts Over Valentine’s Day

Fellas, Not Every Woman Goes Nuts Over Valentine’s Day

by Shantell E. Jamison

Despite its seemingly ambiguous origins, Valentine’s Day is celebrated by millions across the world. Restaurant reservations, flower delivery services and heart-shaped boxes of that... Read More

How to Make the Most of Dating Abroad

How to Make the Most of Dating Abroad

by Gloria Atanmo

In the era of solo travel being so en vogue, it seems it doesn’t take much to get people to leave their comfort zones... Read More

50 Shades Darker with JetSettingJasmine

50 Shades Darker with JetSettingJasmine

by Glamazon Tyomi

When it comes to expressions of sexuality, there are more than 50 shades, but rarely is there mainstream representation of people of color when... Read More

Why Your Sibling’s Relationship is None of Your Business

Why Your Sibling’s Relationship is None of Your Business

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

Right now, as you’re reading, there’s a young dude somewhere in Brooklyn who’s up stressing about the toxic relationship his wife has with his... Read More

Sign Language: So You Want to Date An Aquarius…

Sign Language: So You Want to Date An Aquarius…

by Shantell E. Jamison

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Aquarius... Read More

‘His Dough, Her Cookie,’ An Honest Review

‘His Dough, Her Cookie,’ An Honest Review

by Josie Pickens

While in the theater watching Denzel Washington’s powerful adaptation of the brilliant August Wilson’s 1983 play “Fences,” I couldn’t help but consider Black love.... Read More

5 Relationship Lessons We Learned Thanks to ‘The New Edition Story’

5 Relationship Lessons We Learned Thanks to ‘The New Edition Story’

by S. Tia Brown, LMSW

It’s great to see that the now much-lauded BET three-part series, The New Edition Story, lived up to all of the hype. There are... Read More