Rock The Vote or nah?

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I don’t think I’m going to vote on November 4th. I’ve become one of those people that believes my vote doesn’t count in the grand scheme of things. I know, I know! I’m a woman. I’m Black. There are so … Continue reading

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Recipe: Have you ever eaten Red Lentil Quinoa with Greens and Seeds? Me Either.

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I’m back!!!  Yes, after a LONG hiatus of posting recipes to my blog …. I’m finally back and here to stay!  So, first and foremost – an apology for the long hiatus but it…

Men don’t smile all day. Why should we?

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 Estimated reading time: 1 minute, 35 seconds. Contains 317 words After an SMH and eye roll worthy experience I took to Facebook and asked: Men: Does it usually “work” when the first words you say to a woman are – … Continue reading

Why Has ‘Ratchet’ Behavior Become So Popular?

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By Chuck Checkman, Sr. Estimated reading time: 4 minutes, 16 seconds. Contains 855 words Worldstar Freaks Uncut has uncovered a vast phenomenon for which is rapidly becoming relevant among all aspects within our lives. Trends occur all of the time. … Continue reading

Are Thrift Stores Too Pricey For The Poor?

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Over the last couple of years, charity shops and thrift stores have become a magnet for bargain hunters. Austerity measures, a global recession and high inflation has meant that designer goods are less affordable, and savvy shoppers are increasingly sourcing … Continue reading

Has A New Generation Been Turned Off By Politics?

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Has the hope and enthusiasm that marked the 2008 elections carried through the polarization and divisiveness of today’s politics? The 2008 election saw 75 percent of 18- to 29-year-olds turn out to vote in the presidential election. A number of … Continue reading

Birth Control Pills for Men Are Coming Soon! Are You Ready to Swallow?

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The world of contraceptive techniques may be slated to get a refresher course if scientists’ optimistic reports are to be believed. Recent research has pointed attempts to create an effective male contraceptive pill in an entirely new direction. While there … Continue reading

Are You a Real Friend?

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By Margaret Paul, Ph.D. “A real friend is one who helps us to think our noblest thoughts, put forth our best efforts, and be our best selves.” ~Anonymous What kind of friend are you? Below are some of the things … Continue reading