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Put The Phone Down And Help Out Those In Need

We’re not even a good thirty days into the new year, and I suppose being a good and decent human wasn’t on the list of resolutions for some. Between the disgusting display of blatant hate and prejudice by the Florida couple towards young black boys in Brickell and the disturbing …

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Ladies, We Have To Do A Little Better

Healthy conversations about behavior aren’t always based on praise. Sometimes, you may need a little tough love to see the error in some of your ways. Since the fellas are always butthurt in the comments section because they feel like blogs only highlight the myriad of issues that we have …

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Black on Black Crime Isn’t Real

Whenever there’s public outrage over police brutality against someone Black, there’s a knee jerk reaction by the public to invalidate the claim. More than one thing can be true at once and yet, it never fails that when highlighting some of the egregious acts of those who are hired, trained …

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That’s Baller: $1,000 24 Karat Gold Chicken Wings

There really isn’t anything that money can’t buy. From designer clothing and handbags to yachts and private jets. The allure of owning a high priced item or two becomes goals for hardworking people and mere trinkets for those with a secured bag. If you’re willing to pay, you can have …

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Should We Separate Artists From Their Art?

It’s the dawn of a new day, a changing of times if you will. We’ve seen these scenarios replay over and over again with different players however, seemingly the same game. Something about learning that our favorite athletes, politicians, entertainers and leaders are monsters in real life versus their professional …

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The Truth About Life After 30

They say that youth is wasted on the young and now that I’ve crossed over the 30 bridge, I’m starting to understand why. Now, I’m not saying that I’m old by any means, but everything is starting to get better now that those awkward 20’s are behind me. I feel …

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Baller Alert’s Year In Review: Celebrities We Lost In 2018

2018 was like a gift and a curse. While there were many vast accomplishments and memorable moments shared by our favorite celebrities, the entertainment industry also suffered some low blows and devastating losses. Too many of our shining stars unexpectedly departed from their loved ones and fans way too soon. From …

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Love Me The Right Way Or Leave Me Alone

There have always been a ton of opinions and suggestions on what is required to have a sustainable, long-lasting relationship. Patience, forgiveness, compromise, communication, and commitment are understandably major requirements for healthy relationships. Somewhere along the way, things like tolerating disrespect, long-suffering, embarrassment, sticking it out and making it work …

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Top 10 Christmas Songs Of All Time

It’s that time of year again! We all know of at least one person who goes all out for the holidays, but there’s something special, even magical about Christmas. As we prepare for the upcoming family gatherings, workplace parties and endless gift shopping, what songs are a “must hear” on …

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