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5 Smartphone Apps You Should Download Today

Twine is an app for saving and investing.  You need to save/invest for a home, wedding, upcoming vacation? Download Twine to help you out. Shine sends you a daily test to help you thrive.  I know we’ve all have been having a bad day and someone post something, tells you something or sends you something that would brighten your day, Shine does exactly that! Frotorial is a fun app, specifically for women of color to share hair routines progress and favorite hair products with others. You can search natural hair salons in your area and if you are a natural hairstylist, you can…

Let’s Make ‘Em Whistle Y’all

Y’all remember back in 2005, we were talking about how we wanted one of them country boys? Or how we were still in love with our fake boo? What about in 2007, when he was giving you rush everytime that he came around? Tyra Bolling or simple known as Tyra B is the artist behind…

4 Reasons Why It’s Important to Stop Pitting Women Against Each Other

  The media is notorious for pitting women against each other and I started seeing it more and more on the blogs, especially on Instagram in the comment section. I’ve learned that the media often times make up feuds to stir up and bring more attention their site. One media site often times put two pictures of women who wore the same outfit side by side and ask the question, “Who Wore It Better?” Elle Woods once said, “We girls need to stick together. We can’t try to look good by making each other look bad.” Elle never made other…

Star Unofficial Aftershow Podcast

Omg you guys, it’s finally here!!!! Back in May, I tweeted Lee Daniels telling him that I thought Star should have an aftershow podcast, kind of like how Insecure has Insecuritea, but of course little ol regular me has no pull and got nothing back, so I decided to do my own unofficial aftershow podcast because Star definitely needs one!! I recorded the first episode last night and it is up live and running on Soundcloud!! Please click here to listen. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE share with your friends, family, dogs, neighbors, enemies, etc.

Boss Women Who Are CEOs/Founders

First CEO/Founder on the list is Jaclyn Johnson.  Jaclyn is the founder of Create Cultivate and WorkParty!!! I can’t remember how I stumbled across Create Cultivate’s IG, but I am so glad that I did.  If I ever imagined a company that I worked for or mirrored, this is exactly the company I would want to do both after.  I actually want to work for Creative Cultivate as either a Talent Coordinator or a Social Media Coordinator that eventually grows to be a Sr. Communications Manager with the company, so Jaclyn if you by some magical chance read my blog…

Why We Should Thank Ellen DeGeneres for Convincing Will Smith to make an Instagram account

I remember the first time I heard Will Smith had created an Instagram account.  I was going through my stories and a couple of people I followed were giving him a shout out and saying, “Go follow my uncle, Will.” I honestly thought he had, had one this entire time, I just didn’t follow him and I don’t know about you, but my Instagram timeline got a thousand times better once Will Smith joined the app. He made his debut on December 14, 2017 while on the Ellen DeGeneres Show. Ellen taught Will the know all of the social media…

The Good Reads

“The Sacrifice,” by Joyce Carol Oates is a ficitional retelling of the Brawley story, set in the invented Red Rock neighborhood of Pascayne, NJ. A young adult novel, Hate List, is a novel about Valerie Leftman’s boyfriend, Nick, who opened fire on their school cafeteria.  Shot trying to stop him, Valerie inadvertently saved the life of a classmate, but was implicated in the shootings because of the list she helped create. A list of people and things she and Nick hated. The list he used to pick his targets. Lily Wilder, a young Manhattan lawyer, is having serious doubts about…

5 Black Web Series to Watch

Giants: The Series. A series about a coming of adulthood drama that follows the lives of three black millennial each battling their own inner giants as they approach age thirty. Dumped. When Mya unexpectedly gets dumped by Mike, she falls into a downward spiral that leads her to edge of her imagination and pushes her into a world she never knew existed. Leimert Park. Is about gentrification and Black friendship.  The web series centers around three friends sharing a house in South LA’s Leimert Park, a once before black neighborhood, as they navigate the space of self-love and shamelessly fulfilling their sexual desires…