A letter to Tyler Perry

I have heard the talk and the negative comments about Tyler Perry’s body of work but never felt the urge to cast an opinion, even amid the Kim Kardashian fallout.  As an artist, a writer and a businessman, Tyler Perry has creative license to put out the work he wants. As a consumer, I can […]

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Mikki Taylor on STYLEBLAZER Web Series – How I Made It

  Styleblazer the fashion and beauty website that focuses on African-American women, recently launched a web series “How I Made It” that highlights how successful African-American entrepreneurs and leaders in the fashion and beauty industries have made it to the TOP. Its first episode features Mikki Taylor, Editor at Large of Essence Magazine.  Mikki Taylor is […]

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We will miss you Heavy D

Today Heavy D is being laid to rest and the world is losing a great rap legend.  Heavy D was a part of that group of rappers that not only rocked the house but kept his messages positive. I consider myself blessed to have grown up listening to the first and second generation of rap […]

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I Watch Braxton Family Values

When the Braxton Family Values first season aired, I refused to watch it.  I did not have anything against the Braxton family, I think they are a beautiful and talented group of women but I had reached my limit the previous year with certain types of Reality TV shows thanks to Real Housewives of Atlanta.  I […]

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Chocolate or Caramel?

                Have you ever noticed that African-Americans have an obsession with using delectable sounding treats and spices when it comes to describing our skin color?  As far as I can remember my skin has been associated with chocolate, starting with my grandmother who lovingly referred to me as her […]

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Black Girls Rock!

Join the Movement! It was more than a treat last night to watch the BLACK GIRLS ROCK award show last night on BET.  Looking at all the beautiful, gift, talented and intelligent Black women and girls that packed out the auditorium was amazing.  Also, to learn about so many accomplished Black Women filled me with […]

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Why Her? A Case of Breast Cancer

A white scarf studded with beads is wrapped around her head, hiding her not so secret, secret.  Though new life is finally springing up to replace the lush strands of hair that have long fallen out, she stills prefers to keep her head covered. She looks tired, weary and impatient.  She is ready to move […]

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Support Black Movie Month

Support Black Films!  Have a say in how we are portrayed in films!  Use your creative talents and make a quality film.  Use your money to make a difference!  http://www.blackmoviemonth.com/

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