(APP) Controversy in the Blogosphere: Essence Magazine Hires White Managing Editor- Should his race Matter?

July 17th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Podcast

(APP) Controversy in the Blogosphere: Essence Magazine Hires White Managing Editor- Should his race Matter?

(Audio Missing) Essence Magazine- for those that may not know- is a 40 year-old publication that aims to put Black woman first in news, entertainment and motivation. I got that straight from there website… And this week the African-American Womens magazine, outraged many of its readers by hiring Michael Bullerdick, a white male, as its new […]

(APP) Controversy in the Blogosphere: Had Casey Anthony been black- would she have been found guilty?

July 10th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Podcast

 (APP) Controversy in the Blogosphere: Had Casey Anthony been black- would she have been found guilty?

(Audio Missing) So were you following the Casey Anthony case? Honestly I must admit- I was not. After hearing the initial news (years ago) of Casey waiting 31 days to report her daughter, Caylee, missing… hearing how she lied about her daughter being kidnapped… and then hearing that the remains of little Caylee were found… […]

(APP) Controversy in the blogosphere: Is “Basketball Wives” helping the image of Black woman in reality TV?

July 3rd, 2011  |  by  |  published in Podcast

(APP) Controversy in the blogosphere: Is "Basketball Wives” helping the image of Black woman in reality TV?

(Audio Missing) My interest in this weeks topic started after I read Shaunie O’Neal’s commentary on CNN: Negative portrayals of black women on reality TV Now in case you don’t know Shaunie is the ex-wife of NBA star Shaquille O’Neal and she’s the executive producer and star of the VH1’s reality show “Basketball Wives.” This […]

“Naturally You” Natural Hair Mixer!

May 30th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Blog, My Two Cents

"Naturally You" Natural Hair Mixer!

As you know I went natural last year March, but it wasn’t until April 25th, 2011 that I displayed my Afro-puff for the world to see. As I walked out of my house my heart was literally pumping super hard and I felt like the whole world was staring at me. And while I was […]

Who Wants What Chilli Wants?

May 13th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Blog, Dating Chatter, Videos

Who Wants What Chilli Wants?

So we all remember Chilli from TLC’s checklist right?: Did you agree with Chilli’s dating coach Tionna Smalls? Were her standards messed up? Do you have a dating checklist of your own? I wanted to find out who does and why:

Dating as an Independent Woman in Sierra Leone

March 24th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Blog, Dating Chatter, Videos

Dating as an Independent Woman in Sierra Leone

Is a successful career at odds with a successful relationship? During my last trip to my birthplace of Freetown, Sierra Leone, I wanted to see if educated African women face the same dating challenges as their American counterparts. Listen to what I found: How do you define being independent? What do you make of what […]

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