Micah’s Voice: Raising Hope During National Autism Awareness Month

Micah’s Voice: Raising Hope During National Autism Awareness Month

by LaShieka Hunter

April is National Autism Awareness Month and Sharhonda Stockman, wife of R&B singer and Boyz II Men member Shawn Stockman, is extremely busy. She... Read More

Superwoman

Put Down Your Cape: Solving the Black Superwoman Syndrome

by Jazz Keyes

We live in dire times where racial friction, political pressure and racial socialization equally remind us just how uncomfortable it is being a Black in... Read More

Creative Spotlight: Personal Fitness Trainer Nic B

Creative Spotlight: Personal Fitness Trainer Nic B

by Diahann Williams

Bikini season is around the corner and our latest creative spotlight wants you to take your workouts outside. Read More

Planned Parenthood

Shonda Rhimes Joins National Board for Planned Parenthood

by Danielle Pointdujour

Each week, millions tune in to watch the intricate story lines created by Shonda Rhimes come to life on their television screens, but Rhimes... Read More

Rise Up: A Story of Faith, Fighting, Family and Healing

Rise Up: A Story of Faith, Fighting, Family and Healing

by Shanita Hubbard

“Im going to be very honest. This doesn’t look good.” “Doesn’t look good as in I can die?” I asked half shocked but fully... Read More

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

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

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