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The Value Of The Black Dollar

Secure the bag has become a popular phrase in Black culture, but aside from getting money, do you know the true value of the dollars we amass as a community? While it’s no secret that African Americans are seemingly a minority in the total US population, consumers of color spend …

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Confessions of a Side Chick – Part 1

  In recent months I have been asked the same question multiple times in many different ways, “How do you know so much about being a side chick?” Well, the answer is simple, I have been one. (Shocking? Surely not) I highly doubt that this confession is shocking in the least, …

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The Social Media Effect

Are you old enough to remember life before social media? The days of long telephone cords and cordless phones. When you knew everyone’s number by heart and call waiting was the best thing in the world? When you actually went outside to enjoy life versus wasting hours scrolling to see …

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Some Mindsets You Need To Leave In 2018 (Part 1)

As the end of the year approaches, it’s time to start thinking about our new year resolutions. Now, I don’t usually make lists, however, as a Life Coach I inspire people to complete Vision Boards and other visual tools, but whatever works best for you is fine. This year, I …

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Cyber Monday Deals Continues

If you got money saved after racking up for Black Friday, then you can still catch some amazing steals at very low prices during Cyber Monday. The unofficial holiday sales are expected to set a record of $7.8 billion dollars which is nearly 18% up from last year, according to …

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Best Cyber Monday Travel Deals Of 2018

Fresh off a Thanksgiving food-coma, for those who can’t imagine waking up at 4 am to catch Black Friday doorbusters— fear not, there’s Cyber Monday.  This year some of the sweetest Cyber Monday deals are travel and hotel related, saving customers up to $250 on domestic and international flights. We …

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Being A Slave To Holiday Traditions Just Might Kill You

Beans, greens, potatoes, tomatoes, drama, anxiety, shame, guilt; YOU NAME IT!! I don’t know about your family dinner menu but for years, mine consisted of the unappetizing shit listed above. Now, I’ll be the first to say that I LOVE my family. However, I refuse to let my allegiance to …

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Listen To Your Elders

In this day an age, if you are lucky enough to still have your granny and/or granddaddy around consider yourself blessed. There is nothing like the love, lessons, and traditions gained from the wisdom shared by our elders. Over the years, things have changed a bit, and some grandparents are …

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Stop Making A Big Deal Over The Little Things

In the spirit of wanting to live our best lives, we have to understand that there’s power in the words we speak, think and type online. You see examples of it every day in the comments section of social media. I guess some people didn’t learn the golden rule, “if …

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Top 5 Black Friday Gift Ideas

Preparing for Black Friday can be a little frustrating without a bit of planning. With crowds of people flooding many stores, it is important to plan ahead so you can get what you came for at the best rate. If you are still unsure, we are here to help with …

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Top Ten Black Movies Everyone Should See

It’s true.. there’s nothing better than black Hollywood especially in the form of film. From iconic movies like “A Raisin in the Sun” to more modern day classics like “Friday,” black films have been making us laugh and cry for years. In case you haven’t seen any of the movies …

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Do You Suffer From R.B.F (Resting B*tch Face)?

Resting Bitch Face is a habit some of us suffer. Most of us adapt it to ward off “predators,” the kind who seem to cat call and make noises as if you are some type of animal, but then can’t seem to get rid of it despite actually wanting positive …

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