Is there a Grey Area between Integrity and Money for Black Women?

Artwork By: Laurie Cooper, “Timeless (Female)” The recent conversation between Steve Harvey and Monique brought up an even more interesting conversation between me and my husband: can we as black people live in a grey area between what is seen as integrity and money? Meaning, can we honestly live our black selves and maintain the…

Dear Sis: An Open Letter to Black Women

Photo by Hian Oliveira on Unsplash I am not in competition with you Sis! You are dope and so am I. It’s a genetic thing that we can’t avoid or deny, so why don’t we come to a truce and focus on our revolution. I totally get why you may have issues with trusting the positive energy that…

What’s next after you fail? A World Record.

Sunday morning, I woke up to an article entitled “U.S. Hurdler, Who’s Not Going to Rio, Breaks World Record.” And I said to myself, whaatttt? How does that happen? My confusion drove me to click on the article, my inquisitive nature implored me to read, and I’m so glad I did. Here’s how someone can…

Straight Outta Compton: The Best Movie of the Year

Last Friday I decided to do some bonding with my daughter and take her to the movies. Feeling a little selfish, I decided to choose a movie that allowed me to relive a bit of my youth while at the same time introduce her to some hip hop history. So of course we went and saw Straight…

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[Urban E-News] The Revolution WILL be Televised

I’m just here to report the news. There is so much going on right now that it’s the least I can do but these are only tidbits on the happenings occurring around the world for #nojusticenopeace #blacklivesmatter. ‘I can’t breathe!’ Protesters chant Garner’s chokehold plea     A Grand Jury Did Indict One Person Involved…