Black Women

Ciara the New Face of Roberta Cavalli: 6 Celebs who are the Faces of Beauty

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 16:  Singer Ciara arrives at the "VH1 Divas" 2012 at The Shrine Auditorium on December 16, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)

by Kristina Byas Greek mythology tells us Helen of Troy’s beauty launched a 1,000 ships. These days Helen may be surprised to learn that beauty is a commodity netting billions for cosmetics and clothing companies. L’oréal, Revlon and Neutrogena are just a few of the companies that have learned the best way to sell a product is to get a ...

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Dr Sinclair Grey III: Here’s what makes for a mature relationship


So many individuals want to be in a relationship, but fail to understand that it takes work. Whenever two people come together, there’s bound to be differences, as well as similarities. That’s why it’s important that trust and communication are foundational components. Just as trust and communication are foundational in any relationship, maturity is also a key factor to making ...

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Experts say dating apps are causing major STD outbreaks


April V. Taylor Hookup dating apps such as Tinder and Grindr have made it extremely simple and easy for men and women to find someone to find a person to casually hookup with, making it almost as easy as checking email. A new study is being used to blame a recent rise in STD infection rates on these hookup dating ...

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Teacher accused of raping a student now wants her job back


By Victor O. A Brooklyn female teacher who was arrested and charged in 2011 for drugging and raping a middle school boy is demanding to have her job back after being cleared of all the charges brought against her. The teacher, Claudia Tillery, has filed a suit in the Manhattan Supreme Court to protest her dismissal by the Department of ...

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Madam Prezident: I hate Love & Hip-Hop, here’s why

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Madam Prezident has some interesting things to say about Love & Hip-Hop. She says that people think that money gives you wealth, but the truth is that your wealth comes from your education level. You have to look at some of the shows that are being marketed to black people and ask yourself if any of this stuff is normal ...

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This woman’s doll helps girls see their natural beauty


By Dana C. Ayres As the old adage states, “necessity is the mother of invention.” Well, mother and entrepreneur, Angelica Sweeting, decided to be the mother of her own invention by creating a doll that looks like herself.  Out of frustration and the need to guard her children’s self-esteem, she created a doll that contained the same broad and striking ...

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Doctor teaches black girls to love their natural hair


By Robert Stitt She may be a doctor and bestselling author now, but Dr. Phoenyx Austin was not always the person she is today. In fact, when she was growing up, she lacked self-confidence and did not feel beautiful. She attributes much of how she felt about herself as she grew up to the role models she saw on television ...

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Towanna Freeman: How to overcome a cheating spouse

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download When we have infidelity in our relationships, some of us just want to throw in the towel. But most long-term relationships must overcome some form of betrayal. This video serves as a guide post to figure out how to move forward after such tragedy. There is a video you can watch with Dr ...

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Rachel Miller-Bradshaw: Be patient, the black family CAN be restored


By Rachel Miller-Bradshaw During a recent conversation on Black America, I was frustratingly told by the black male I was conversing with that people of African descent are doomed in this country.  He referenced the “ghettoes” where so many Black Americans live, the mass incarceration of black males, and the disenfranchisement of black men in particular from corporate and entrepreneurial ...

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