Joy Lane Is Not to Blame for the Steve Stephens Shooting Tragedy

Joy Lane Is Not to Blame for the Steve Stephens Shooting Tragedy

by Shantell E. Jamison

On Sunday, April 16, 2017, we virtually met Steve Stephens. The 37-year-old brutally gunned down 74-year-old Robert Godwin, Sr. as he walked down a Cleveland street... Read More

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Love Advice: A Message For the ‘Side Chick’

by Laura Miller

First, allow me to say that I speak from a place of love and understanding. I love my sisters and I know that there... Read More

Dating Before Marriage and What I’d Do Differently

Dating Before Marriage and What I’d Do Differently

by Bee Quammie

Though I’ve been married for 5 years, I sometimes look back at my dating life, skipping down memory lane with equal parts fondness and... Read More

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The Myth of the ‘Marrying Kind’

by Sylvia Snowden

If T.I. doesn’t get outta here with his simple-sounding self! As you may have heard by now, the self-proclaimed “King of the South” made... Read More

It Looks Like Tiny May Have Subtly Responded to T.I.’s Remarks on Marriage

It Looks Like Tiny May Have Subtly Responded to T.I.’s Remarks on Marriage

by #teamEBONY

On Wednesday, rapper T.I. got folks talking when an interview he did with New York-based Radio Personality, Angie Martinez, hit the interwebs. The “No... Read More

Children Are Not Baggage, They Are Blessings

Children Are Not Baggage, They Are Blessings

by Shantell E. Jamison

I have all types of friends on Facebook. Some go as far back as grammar school, while others I just added due to professional/networking connections.... Read More

‘YES Means TEST’ Initiative Seeks to Improve Black Sexual Health

‘YES Means TEST’ Initiative Seeks to Improve Black Sexual Health

by #teamEBONY

You know what is just as important as consent? Knowing exactly who and what you are consenting to. This goes beyond giving someone the... Read More

T.I. Says He’s A Better ‘Best Friend’ To Tiny, Calls Marriage A ‘Distraction’

T.I. Says He’s A Better ‘Best Friend’ To Tiny, Calls Marriage A ‘Distraction’

by Shantell E. Jamison

In an interview with New York-based Radio Personality, Angie Martinez, rapper T.I. came clean about his split from former Xscape Singer-turned-reality star, Tameka “Tiny”... Read More

San Bernardino tragedy proves Tyrese and other Black women shamers should sign off.

The San Bernardino Tragedy Is Why Men Like Tyrese Need To Shut Up

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

As usual, Tyrese Gibson has popped up on the scene to inundate women with advice they definitely didn’t ask him for. In a BET... Read More

Positive Romance: 5 Black Dating Sites for Those Living with HIV

Positive Romance: 5 Black Dating Sites for Those Living with HIV

by #teamEBONY

African-Americans are the most affected by HIV in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2015, Black people... Read More