#100LifeGoals: Building Your Dream

#100LifeGoals: Building Your Dream

I genuinely enjoy the life I live, but it’s not my dream life. I believe the life I dream of is achievable, but to do so I have to make some intentional decisions. My goal in 2014 is architect my…







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Relationship Communications 101: Tell Him. Tell Her. Tell Them.

Relationship Communications 101: Tell Him. Tell Her. Tell Them.

Talk May be Cheap, but Effective Communication is Invaluable By Katrina L. Rogers I’ll start this piece with some disclaimers. For starters, I am a communicator. I get paid to help people share their ideas in the most effective and…







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HBCUs and the Hip Hop Philanthropist

HBCUs and the Hip Hop Philanthropist

This morning I learned that hip hop icon Dr. Dre and co-founder of Interscope Records Jimmy Iovine, both co-founders of Beats by Dre, donated $70 million to the University of Southern California (USC) to create the Jimmy Iovine and Andre…







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Taxes and Jesus: About Rendering Unto Ceasar…

Taxes and Jesus: About Rendering Unto Ceasar…

From everyone to whom much has been given, much will be required; and from the one to whom much has been entrusted, even more will be demanded. (Luke 12:48) Since college, Luke 12:48 has been one of the founding principles…







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Marriage Mondays: About Pre-Nups…

Marriage Mondays: About Pre-Nups…

On Friday, the Twitter streets were all abuzz over the fact that Kandi was asking Todd to sign a pre-nuptial agreement. In her Bravo blog dated January 24, Kandi does a great job of explaining her logic behind requesting a…







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Wanna Blog?

Wanna Blog?

In it’s June edition, Spelman College’s online publication, Inside Spelman, featured nine alumnae bloggers who were “blogging with purpose.” I was honored to me one of the chosen ones. On June 13, the nine of us joined Inside Spelman editor Joyce…







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V103 Talks ‘Real Black People of Atlanta’ + Why I Find the ‘Turn Off the Television’ Parenting Advice is Flawed

V103 Talks ‘Real Black People of Atlanta’ + Why I Find the ‘Turn Off the Television’ Parenting Advice is Flawed

I didn’t think it would happen, but this morning it did. If you follow me on Twitter, you know I’ve been hypercritical of V103 Atlanta for basically ignoring the viral conversation occurring about Atlanta’s overwhelmingly negative portrayal through “reality” television.…







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Obama, MCA and an Idiot Named Joseph Curl

Washington Times staff member Joseph Curl attempted to write a tribute to hip hop icon and humanitarian Adam “MCA” Yauch. Unfortunately, he went on a racial tinged tantrum instead, criticizing President Obama. The string of misrepresented facts can be found…







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Want to Offend Black Women…

Want to Offend Black Women…

Want to offend black women? Tell them they shouldn’t go to bed with their man while wearing a head scarf. Surprisingly, one black woman did exactly that… [View the story “Bedtime Attire for Women 101” on Storify] Bedtime Attire for…







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