Interviewing An Icon: Beverly Johnson
Jan21

Interviewing An Icon: Beverly Johnson

We all know Beverly Johnson as the first woman of color to grace the cover of Vogue magazine.   We also know her as one of the world’s first African American super models.  What we don’t know is that there is so much more to Beverly Johnson than being a model or even a beautiful woman.   Beverly Johnson is not only a fashion icon but also a successful business woman who now has her own hair extension line as well a new...

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Interview: Sheree Fletcher’s Whoop Ash Body Butter
Jan18

Interview: Sheree Fletcher’s Whoop Ash Body Butter

You may have heard of Sheree Fletcher as the ex-wife of actor Will Smith and the new star of VH1’s reality series Hollywood Exes. What you may have not heard is that she is a wife of a Preacher, Mother, and budding business woman. Her product Whoop Ash is taking the skin care industry by storm. This line of product is guaranteed to have something for everyone.   LJ Knight: You have a moisturizer line for the skin called Whoop Ash....

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Does Teaching Your Son To Have Swag Affect His Future?
Jan18

Does Teaching Your Son To Have Swag Affect His Future?

While scanning through my Facebook statuses recently, I noticed a reoccurring theme from many of the African American parents with sons.   They want their son to look “cool”.   So much so that they purposely dress them in expensive name brand clothing that these children will undoubtedly grow out of within months. We display pictures of our sons posing in poses that they either learned from watching an adult or were purposely...

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Tips For Progressing Your Child Into Natural Hair
Jan18

Tips For Progressing Your Child Into Natural Hair

Natural hair has become very popular among African Americans.  For the mothers who are considering moving their children over into the natural hair arena, they should consider the following hair styling tips listed in the sections below.   Following these will ensure that your child has a smooth and hopefully painless transition to natural hair. Brushing/Massaging Brushing/massaging natural hair, daily, is vital to hair growth because...

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Do Black Men Treat White Women Better?
Aug24

Do Black Men Treat White Women Better?

“People treat you the way you teach them.” My grandmother would tell me this often when she was bestowing jewels of advice to me in regards to love and dealing with men.   She also often instructed me to never beg a man to love me.   This is how he loses respect for you.   You are not a dog!   She sternly expressed.   I can remember sitting at her dining room table and her refusing to allow me to call back a guy I was dating who...

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