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Cocktail Recipes For Your Virtual Happy Hours

Now more than ever, most of us probably need a drink to get us through these hard times. While we can’t head to a local bar for our favorite cocktail […] The post Cocktail Recipes For Your Virtual Happy ...

Added April 03, 2020

The Dos and Don’ts Of Running While Social Distancing

While many of us are facing withdrawal from being outdoors right now, perhaps the most devastated group of them all is — runners. Several states have implemented shelter in place […] The post The Dos and ...

Added April 03, 2020

Black People Make Up Forty Percent Of COVID-19 Deaths In Michigan

As COVID-19 spreads across the United States gathering the racial data about who is dying has proven to be a challenge. But today, Michigan’s Health Department reported that Black Americans […] The post ...

Added April 03, 2020

An Inside Look At Color Me Courtney’s Mentorship Program

In the past few years, fashion bloggers have garnered a reputation for sitting front row at NYFW events and takings social media clips as models walk the runway. Along with lovable […] The post An Inside ...

Added April 02, 2020

A List of Virtual Vacations You Can Take From Home During the Coronavirus Quarantine

Check on your travel friends right now. They are not doing okay. Why? Because let’s face it: with the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that impacted the entire globe, we […] The post A List ...

Added April 02, 2020

Dia Simms Is Bringing Real Hustle And Diversity To The Cannabis Space

Dia Simms, CEO of the BRN Group (pronounced “burn”), brought insight and inspiration to the UnBossed podcast with her inspiring career story. From the Department of Defense to managing Sean […] The post ...

Added April 02, 2020

This Wedding Photographer Is Doing Virtual Photoshoots During Coronavirus

Photographer (and Bridal Bliss alum) Kareem Virgo of Reem Photography clearly knows his way around a camera. Like many creatives, the current social distancing rules have greatly impacted his line ...

Added April 02, 2020

Democratic National Convention Postponed To August Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

Democrats will hold off a bit longer in selecting the official nominee of the party, as the Democratic National Convention has currently been postponed by about a month, due to […] The post Democratic ...

Added April 02, 2020

Michelle Obama’s Hairstylist Has A Foolproof Technique For Trimming Your Hair At Home

If you see split ends, then it’s time for a trim. And unfortunately, due to social distancing, you may have to do it yourself. The idea of you bringing scissors […] The post Michelle Obama’s Hairstylist ...

Added April 02, 2020

Bill Bellamy Reflects On How Colorism Affected Him In Hollywood

Despite being married for 19 years, Bill Bellamy has made a career out of embodying the fine, tall, dark-skinned, player-type in just about every movie we love. Remember when he […] The post Bill Bellamy ...

Added April 02, 2020

Tips To Reconnect With Yourself And The Women Around You

April 1st kicks off national Stress Awareness Month, a time to be aware of what triggers stress and how to reduce the inflammatory responses in both our bodies and our […] The post Tips To Reconnect With ...

Added April 02, 2020

Charlamagne Tha God Talks About Mental Health In The Age Of Coronavirus

After weeks of being in the house to help mitigate the spread of coronavirus, you might be feeling a mix of emotions: stress, confusion, or maybe even restlessness. This is […] The post Charlamagne Tha ...

Added April 02, 2020

O.J. Simpson Thinks ‘Tiger King’s’ Carole Baskin Murdered Her Husband

O.J. Simpson has weighed in on one of the biggest mysteries of Netflix’s Tiger King: did Carole Baskin kill her husband? Fans of the show know that many of the […] The post O.J. Simpson Thinks ‘Tiger King ...

Added April 02, 2020

Beauty Brands Giving Back To Those Affected By Coronavirus

We are in uncertain times. And as things change from day to day (sometimes hour to hour) due to the spread of coronavirus, we are forced to pivot our routines. […] The post Beauty Brands Giving Back To ...

Added April 02, 2020

New Orleans Jazz Legend Ellis Marsalis Jr. Dies From Complications Of Coronavirus

Music is mourning the loss of a giant following the passing of New Orleans jazz legend Ellis Marsalis Jr., who passed away Wednesday due to complications from COVID-19. Marsalis was […] The post New Orleans ...

Added April 02, 2020

Apple Bottom Is The Latest 2000’s Brand To Reemerge

On March 7th, Grammy award winning rap artist Nelly hinted at the return of his clothing line Apple Bottoms. “Don’t call it a comeback,” he wrote on his Instagram page. […] The post Apple Bottom Is The ...

Added April 02, 2020

Samuel L. Jackson Wants You To Stay The F**k Home

Samuel L. Jackson is doing his part to combat COVID-19 using his most famous tool: his voice. The actor appeared as a special guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live while safely […] The post Samuel L. Jackson Wants ...

Added April 02, 2020

This Online Platform Created By Civil Rights Activists Is A Valuable Source For COVID-19 Info

A new resource hub for COVID-19 is helping those stuck indoors. From medical providers to therapy to kids projects, “While At Home,” the brainchild of activist DeRay McKesson, looks to […] The post This ...

Added April 02, 2020

Secret Service Places ‘Emergency Order’ For Golf Carts In Town With Trump Club

The Secret Service placed an “emergency order” for several golf carts, insisting that they are needed quickly to protect a “dignitary” in Sterling, Virginia, which happens to be the home […] The post Secret ...

Added April 02, 2020

Coach Who Disarmed Student With Gun Receives Congressional Medal Of Honor Award

Keanon Lowe, Portland, Ore. high school football coach and the security guard who was heralded as a hero after he disarmed and hugged a gun-wielding student, is being honored by […] The post Coach Who ...

Added April 02, 2020

Georgia Gov. Said He Just Learned Asymptomatic Carriers Of COVID-19 Could Spread Virus

At a press conference on Wednesday, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp publicly stated that the advice being disseminated from the CDC as early as January, is just now reaching his desk. […] The post Georgia Gov ...

Added April 02, 2020

Dr. Anthony Fauci To Receive Enhanced Personal Security Following Threats

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the United States’ leading expert on infectious diseases who has been working with the Trump Administration to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, will receive […] The ...

Added April 02, 2020

WATCH: Lifestyle Maven Rosalynn Daniels Shares A Quick DIY Activity That Your Kids Will Love

Parents around the world have found a common ground as families work to adjust to new normals for their kids. With most schools closed for the year and many daycare […] The post WATCH: Lifestyle Maven ...

Added April 02, 2020

The Budgetnista’s Advice On How To Spend Your Coronavirus Stimulus Check

As you likely know, the U.S. government has approved a historic $2 trillion economic stimulus package in response to the coronavirus pandemic. That means every qualifying taxpayer is expected to receive ...

Added April 01, 2020

The Budgetnista’s Advice On How To Budget Your Coronavirus Stimulus Check

As you likely know, the U.S. government has approved a historic $2 trillion economic stimulus package in response to the coronavirus pandemic. That means every qualifying taxpayer is expected to receive ...

Added April 01, 2020