Three Things I Hated (and Loved) About the 56th Grammy Awards

Three Things I Hated (and Loved) About the 56th Grammy Awards

I usually don’t do this. I’m usually able to find the good in anything and highlight it, but last night I was really irritable while watching the 56th Grammy Awards. And honestly, you all’s tweets didn’t make it any better.…







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Something to Die For

Something to Die For

“We must rapidly begin the shift from a “thing-oriented” society to a “person-oriented” society. When machines and computers, profit motives and property rights are considered more important than people, the giant triplets of racism, materialism, and militarism are incapable of…







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Hairography: The Joe and Tahiry Story

Hairography: The Joe and Tahiry Story

Season 1, episode 11 of Glee was entitled “Hairography.” Rapper Eve plays Grace Hitchens, the glee club director at Jane Adams Academy, an all-girl schools for troubled youth. Hitchens choir is competing against McKinley High in an upcoming showcase. Like…







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Confessions: The Story of Girl Melanie

Confessions: The Story of Girl Melanie

As a kid, I was one of the few girls who didn’t jump on the Usher bandwagon. And then Confessions happened. While the entire album was amazing, and arguably Usher’s best ever, the title track is what stood out to…







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The Veneer Gospel: Winans’ Snubs Single Mom and Child

The Veneer Gospel: Winans’ Snubs Single Mom and Child

When I read the story of Charity Grace, I could immediately relate to her experience. Marvin Winans, pastor of Perfecting Church, refused to bless her two-year-old son, Joshua, because he was born out of wedlock. “I’ve never felt so degraded…







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Single Parent Dating

Single Parent Dating

This blog isn’t meant to be a condemnation of Adrian Peterson’s son’s mother. In fact, I extend nothing be grace, mercy and prayers to her and Adrian as they mourn the lost of their son. In 2006, Geontae, a 5-year-old…







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Fighting Fairly: 7 Steps to Save Your Relationship

Fighting Fairly: 7 Steps to Save Your Relationship

I recently heard someone say, “Get the lesson. Then the cost of your mistake is just tuition.” That’s a great way to look at life because undoubtedly, you will make mistakes, but if you learn the lesson and change your…







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Perfected by Balance: Spelman’s Twin Valedictorians, Kristie and Kirstie Bronner, Share the Role of Faith in Their 4.0 GPAs

Perfected by Balance: Spelman’s Twin Valedictorians, Kristie and Kirstie Bronner, Share the Role of Faith in Their 4.0 GPAs

“I definitely do not feel like I came to school perfect,” said Kirstie Bronner. “I always felt like a 4.0 student was a genius, and I didn’t think that I was a genius. I still don’t think I’m a genius.…







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