Read the rest of this entry » GREAT WAYS TO RELIEVE STRESS IN YOUR LIFE
08
Dec
2015
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GREAT WAYS TO RELIEVE STRESS IN YOUR LIFE

Feeling like the walls of life’s many stresses are caving in on you? Maybe it’s about time you do something about it. Between holding down the board room, home life and your love life, it can almost seem like too much. That’s where de-stressing comes in. While we can’t help how life affects us, we […]

Read the rest of this entry » CASE OF THE EX: WHAT TO DO IF YOUR PARTNER IS STILL HOLDING ON
08
Dec
2015
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CASE OF THE EX: WHAT TO DO IF YOUR PARTNER IS STILL HOLDING ON

Mya was certainly onto something with her 2000 hit “Case of the Ex.” Dealing with a man or woman who keeps in touch with their ex feels sort of like being an emotional third wheel. Simply put: it sucks. But there are levels to the case of the ex. There’s the ex your lover periodically […]

Read the rest of this entry » HOW BERSHAN SHAW TURNED BREAST CANCER TO A LIFE’S CAREER [EXCLUSIVE]
26
Oct
2015
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HOW BERSHAN SHAW TURNED BREAST CANCER TO A LIFE’S CAREER [EXCLUSIVE]

Being diagnosed with breast cancer was a devastating blow for Bershan Shaw. At just 33, she was faced with a reality no woman is ever prepared for. “You should be living your life. You should be thinking about your career, marriage, kids…not breast cancer,” Shaw tells Centric of her 2007 diagnosis. Though she underwent successful radiation, […]

Read the rest of this entry » DINING ETIQUETTE: HOW SHOULD YOU SPLIT THE BILL?
25
Oct
2015
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DINING ETIQUETTE: HOW SHOULD YOU SPLIT THE BILL?

One of the most common dilemmas in dining out is when the actual bill comes to the table. Suddenly all parties are left with the task of trying to determine how they should split the bill. Do you split it evenly or divvy up the cost according to who ordered what (on non-dates of course)? […]

Read the rest of this entry » FAMILY WOES: WHY EBONY’S COSBY COVER HITS HOME
16
Oct
2015
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FAMILY WOES: WHY EBONY’S COSBY COVER HITS HOME

When Ebony magazine unveiled its November 2015 cover issue, jaws literally dropped. A classic portrait of “The Cosby Show” fictional family, The Huxtables, smiling is punctuated by a seemingly broken glass frame. The root of the crack spreading from the face of the family’s adored patriarch: Cliff Huxtable. Or the man behind the character, Bill Cosby, depending […]

Read the rest of this entry » NEW MAGAZINE WANTS BLACK WOMEN TO KNOW THEY ARE ENOUGH
01
Oct
2015
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NEW MAGAZINE WANTS BLACK WOMEN TO KNOW THEY ARE ENOUGH

“Nobody cares about Black women.” Those were the words that ignited fire in the belly of Qimmah Saafir to finally go out on faith with launching her own magazine for Black women. The statement came from an industry insider who started a number of magazines in the market. A casual conversation about diversity in the […]

Read the rest of this entry » DON’T LET VIOLA DAVIS’ EMMY WIN FOOL YOU
21
Sep
2015
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DON’T LET VIOLA DAVIS’ EMMY WIN FOOL YOU

Viola Davis‘ graceful acceptance speech at the 2015 Emmy Awards was a powerful moment for Black women in Hollywood. “The only thing that separates women of color from anyone else is opportunity,” Davis said to a round of applause while accepting her historic award for Best Lead Actress In a Drama Series. The FIRST Black […]

Read the rest of this entry » OUR BLACK WOMEN IDOLS ARE HUMAN TOO
15
Sep
2015
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OUR BLACK WOMEN IDOLS ARE HUMAN TOO

We love Sanaa Lathan. And we most certainly LOVE Serena Williams. Aside from being drop-dead gorgeous with killer bodies, the two women represent Black female excellence to the highest degree in entertainment and sports. Serena has more championship trophies than Beyoncé has Grammys. And Sanaa’s acting credits include some of the culture’s biggest blockbusters, not […]

Read the rest of this entry » Dawn Richard Gets Real [Exclusive]
03
Sep
2015
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Dawn Richard Gets Real [Exclusive]

Real women are stars, and stars are real women… When Dawn Richard hits the stage she’s electrifying. Often coloring outside the lines in both her music and fashion, she makes it clear she’s never afraid to take risks. The singer and dancer (also known as D∆WN) made quite the splash with solo projects Goldenheart (2013) and Blackheart (2015), two albums from a trilogy […]

Read the rest of this entry » THE IMPORTANCE OF KEEPING FRIENDS OUT YOUR DATING LIFE
25
Aug
2015
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THE IMPORTANCE OF KEEPING FRIENDS OUT YOUR DATING LIFE

There’s no true rulebook for a successful relationship, but there are certainly preventative measures one can take to ensure its survival. One of the surest ways to send your relationship up in flames is to allow other people in it. Serena Williams could not learn that any quicker following rumors her gal pals are cautioning […]