Friendship

Three D.C. area besties, Ruth Chatman Hammett, Gladys Ware Butlerand, Bernice Grimes Underwood, celebrated their 100th year of life over the weekend at a ceremony at Zion Baptist Church, The Washington Post reports. All three were born in June or July of 1916.

Valentine's Day doesn't just have to be for lovers. This year the internet fell in love with two seniors who have been best friends for 71 years.

True friends tell you the truth about yourself, whether you want to hear it or not.

The Wonkblog over at the Washington Post has a pretty interesting write-up of new research from the Public Religion Research Institute. In a study of race and friendship, PRRI found that…

Have you found yourself spending more lone time lately? If so, you may want to invite a friend out to coffee or a movie or…

  *It looks to be the start of a bromance. Secretary of State John Kerry initiated a pound exchange with Snoop Dogg during a recent event…

  *The ultimate power beef? Oprah Winfrey and President Obama are no longer buddies, according to a report in the NY Post. Word around the…

  *NBA star-turned-international-diplomat-in-his-mind Dennis Rodman held a press conference this afternoon about his second visit to North Korea to visit his BFF Kim Jong-un. Rodman’s…

Lenny Kravitz opened up about his former marriage to ex-wife, and baby’s mama, Lisa Bonet during a “Master Class” interview on the OWN Network. In many cases, divorce breeds animosity between former lovers. But the rock legend says that he and Bonet started as best friends, and continue to be close today. “Zoe’s mom and I now are best friends,” […]

A few months ago, while on the coattails of summer’s craziness, I lived through a strange experience of friendship that left me to the tendency of some friends to take, take, take… and take. Call them what you may, I like to think of these types of relationships as “convenience friendships.” This particular story involves […]

When God, Allah, Vishnu, Buddha or evolution made men and women different and separate, do you think they ever intended for men and women to be more than procreation partners? That is, can men and women actually be friends? Real friends? I would like to say yes, because I have plenty of male friends, but […]

When it comes to sisterhood, it’s safe to say the loyalty factor plays a bit more of a bigger role in our bond. There are rules that simply have absolutely NO exceptions to them, they cannot be broken, fractured or even sprained–only severed. Not only that, but there is little to no room for flexibility […]