life

From  the streets of  the south side of Chicago to hip-hop legacy, Common shares his thoughts on the importance of valuing your life. ” ]

I have six brothers, all younger than yours truly.  They’re just good ole fashioned, hardworking, loving boys.  And I have to say, they make it…

  Jahi McMath has been moved from Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland to an undisclosed location, to continue being treated, after the 13-year-old was determined…

  *Iyanla Vanzant has been getting inside of peoples’ heads for years; and most of the time her ability to delve into a situation, assess…

  Have you ever felt like you need an upgrade on your life? Most of us have and there’s a way to get it! There…

  The controversial NFL player is planning to appear in an upcoming episode of “Iyanla: Fix My Life”   Right now, if you google “Terrell…

  *Apparently Kevin Hart wants black women to stop talking about his life as if they know him. “Black women assume they know your life,…

Working from home sounds like a dream. No rules, no dress code, no boss (at least in the building), and the freedom to create your own schedule. But it can also be lonely, unstructured, and unproductive if you don’t know how to do it right. To avoid lounging around in your pj’s all day and […]

We’ve all heard and seen shining examples of the age-old adage, “black don’t crack.” Thanks to good genes, lots of ultraviolet ray-shielding melanin, natural oils and some say the grace of God — many black folk enjoy a youthful appearance way past the age others start to experience winkles, age spots and sagging skin. Well, that notion […]

Cory Booker is getting hungry. The Newark, N.J. mayor is now on day three of his self-imposed food stamp challenge. Inspired by a Twitter spat about the responsibility of government to provide food for its people, Booker decided to live for a week on the monetary equivalent of food stamps. He had $30 for the […]

“Be Inspired: The Life of Heavy D” will feature interviews with the Jamaican-born rapper’s family and artists such as Will Smith, Mary J. Blige and Queen Latifah, according to Centric TV, the 24-hour channel that is part of the BET Network. Heavy D, whose given name was Dwight Myers, is considered one of the most […]

It was a wild and tumultuous year all over the world and some very strong images came out of it. Protests, natural disasters, revolutions, remembrance; 2011 had it all. These five pictures are from an article appearing on Buzzfeed today displaying ‘The 45 Most Powerful Images’ of the year. You can hit the link below […]