5 Valentine’s Day Tips for a #BlackLoveMatters Moment<br />

5 Valentine’s Day Tips for a #BlackLoveMatters Moment

by Glamazon Tyomi

Valentine’s Day is creeping around the corner this weekend, and many will be scrambling to put together plans to show their… Read More

Valentine’s Day Is for Self-Lovers Too<br />

Valentine’s Day Is for Self-Lovers Too

by Josie Pickens

I didn’t grow up around men and women who made grand romantic gestures on days like Valentine’s Day. In my working class… Read More

#Twinder Creator Cherrell Brown on Social-Media Love Connections

#Twinder Creator Cherrell Brown on Social-Media Love Connections

by Shantell E. Jamison

No matter how organized one may be, life always manages to throw a wrench in your plans. It’s as if it’s designed to… Read More

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[Ask ShanTellem]
Can Long-Distance Relationships Work?

by Shantell E. Jamison

Dear ShanTellem, I met this girl through Instagram. She’s a little younger but she’s in school… Read More

An Ode to Passion

An Ode to Passion

by Shantell E. Jamison

“Unless it is mad, passionate, extraordinary love, it is a waste of time. There are too many mediocre things in life. Love… Read More

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Holding on to Black Love

by Kierna Mayo

My novel, the one I’ve been working-on-not- working-on for more years than I will say, is a love story.  I want to write… Read More

Choosing the Right Partner

Choosing the Right Partner

by Shantell E. Jamison

“What you invest your time in defines who you are.”—Todd Duncan Like many of you, I regularly engage in… Read More

3 Ways to Demand Respect in Your Relationship

3 Ways to Demand Respect in Your Relationship

by Shantell E. Jamison

 “The truest form of love is how you behave toward someone, not how you feel about them.”—Steve… Read More

What’s Wrong with Marie Holmes’s PowerBall Bailouts?<br />

What’s Wrong with Marie Holmes’s PowerBall Bailouts?

by Josie Pickens

On January 6, the PowerBall Jackpot was up to $500 million. I’m not a gambling woman, but I’d be lying if I said I didn’t… Read More

Sometimes Love Needs a Change of Scenery

Sometimes Love Needs a Change of Scenery

by Ohmare

I’m at home the other day flicking through the channels, and I came across an old episode of Martin. In the episode… Read More

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