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Grown & Sexy Homecoming

Grown & Sexy Homecoming

by Kym Allison Backer   Aug 13, 2015

Ah, homecoming time. The familiar ritual of the big game, the sea of people in school colors and that sense of nostalgia that hits... Read More

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‘Did My Friend Break Up with Me?’

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'Did My Friend Break Up with Me?'

by B. Scott   Feb 24, 2015

Dear B. Scott,   I feel like I’m losing my friend. Here’s what’s going on. My homegirl and I met a few months ago... Read More

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'Why Doesn't My BFF Have Time for Me?'

by B. Scott   Dec 15, 2014

Dear B. Scott, My best friend and I have been close for the last 8 years. Up until recently, we were inseparable. Over the... Read More

Editor’s Letter: Built to Last

Editor’s Letter: Built to Last

by Mitzi Miller   Oct 23, 2014

Anyone who speaks with me for more than 10 minutes can tell how close I am to my mother, Elsa. Perhaps it’s because she... Read More

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‘Should I Break Up With My Married Boyfriend?’

ASK B. SCOTT:
'Should I Break Up With My Married Boyfriend?'

by B. Scott   Oct 15, 2014

Dear B. Scott: I truly value your advice and would greatly appreciate if you could help me with my situation. I'm struggling with my... Read More

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'I Don't Trust My Best Friend!'

by B. Scott   Sep 05, 2014

Dear B. Scott, I have a problem with one of my best friends. We’ll call her "Sherri." We’ve been friends for several years, but... Read More

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[FEARLESS LIVING] How HBCU Students Can Study Abroad in China

by Julia A. Wilson   Jul 31, 2014

A few weeks ago, I traveled to Beijing, China, to witness and participate in activities where the Chinese government would make good on an... Read More

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My Body Isn't Part of the Business Deal

by Julia A. Wilson   Jun 26, 2014

Let’s call him Mr. Bad Intentions. “B.I.” and I met through a business colleague in France. He immediately began telling me about various projects... Read More

Moments/Editor’s Letter: Choose Happy

Moments/Editor’s Letter: Choose Happy

by Mitzi Miller   Jun 12, 2014

I ’ve always believed that life is an unpredictable, exhilarating and amazing adventure. Each of us simply has to show up and be 100-percent... Read More

Dare to Be Happy

Dare to Be Happy

by S. Tia Brown   Jun 12, 2014

Falling into a rut is compounded by one thing: helplessness. That’s the unavoidable, disastrous realization once you’ve planted roots in it. Most folks have... Read More