Why Love Is Not Enough

Why Love Is Not Enough

by Shantell E. Jamison

When it comes to love—hell, a lot of things—life sets you up to believe that the feeling is all you need. It paints this... Read More

What to Expect When Dating A Strong Black Woman

What to Expect When Dating A Strong Black Woman

by Shantell E. Jamison

Let’s get one thing clear. This article is not about the “strong Black woman” stereotype. It is hella negative, inaccurate and does not take... Read More

The Reason Behind, ‘Don’t You Bring No White Girl Home!’

The Reason Behind, ‘Don’t You Bring No White Girl Home!’

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

While watching Season two of Aziz Ansari’s brilliant Netflix series, Master of None, there was one particular episode that I was told I needed... Read More

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Held Hostage by Love Part 1: ‘But We Have History’

by Shantell E. Jamison

Many people stay in unhealthy romantic situations due to some form of “love.” But more often than not, they’re more so captives of emotions... Read More

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31 Reasons Why You May Still Be Single

by Shantell E. Jamison

Are you sick and tired of being single? You know, over 30 and just over IT? All of your friends are either in a... Read More

Remembering Tupac: 5 Love Lessons Learned Through His Music

Remembering Tupac: 5 Love Lessons Learned Through His Music

by Shantell E. Jamison

It’s been 21 years since we’ve lost arguably one of Hip-Hop’s most influential talents. Tupac Amaru Shakur was more than a rapper. He was... Read More

‘Insecure’s’ Yvonne Orji Offers Love Advice

‘Insecure’s’ Yvonne Orji Offers Love Advice

by Shantell E. Jamison

Insecure’s Molly may be a train wreck of bad romantic decisions but the woman who plays her has some sound advice. During an interview with Rolling... Read More

Exclusive: OWN Docuseries Tells The Truth About ‘Black Love’

Exclusive: OWN Docuseries Tells The Truth About ‘Black Love’

by Shantell E. Jamison

When Film Producer, Codie Oliver, 33, first laid eyes on her future husband, Tommy, she knew that he was someone special. But it took... Read More

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Love Don’t Live Here Anymore

by Shantell E. Jamison

“Sometimes we have to let go of what is killing us, even if it’s killing us to let go.” – Unknown It’s hard to... Read More

Kandi Burruss Celebrates Husband’s Birthday with ‘4:44’-Themed Party

Kandi Burruss Celebrates Husband’s Birthday with ‘4:44’-Themed Party

by Shantell E. Jamison

Kandi Burruss really knows how to throw a party. The Real Housewives of Atlanta star hosted a lavish 4:44-themed birthday celebration for her husband, Todd Tucker, who... Read More