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Me Want One Wednesday: Table Top Cooler

The temperatures will be warming up soon and you can’t wait because your outdoor get-togethers are all the rage. Why? Because aside from serving up great food you also serve up the flair: funky looking plates, colorful utensils and napkins and great music. Now, all you need is a few of these wicker-like table top…

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We Like Him: Comedian Marcus D. Wiley

Marcus D. Wiley is funny. It’s the kind of funny that makes you almost pee on yourself. It’s clean enough to be done in church and real enough to make you wonder if he’s been attending your church or talking to the people there. I met Marcus many moons ago when I was a volunteer…

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Dear Mo’Nique: Life Will Have Disappointments

I wasn’t going to say anything but…..I can’t help but notice the amount of press comedienne Mo’Nique is getting after announcing that she was once up for the role of Cookie on Fox’s mega-hit television series “Empire”. While out promoting her new movie, “Blackbird” she seems to be telling anyone who dares to ask a…

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7 Traits of a Highly Scorned Woman

Rough day? Rough week? Rough month? Rough year? Rough life! Day in and day out you feel like a soldier in the army fighting a battle, putting out fires, and doing your best to save the world. It seems like you’re doing what you’ve got to do but in essence it’s eating away at the…

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Me Want One Wednesday: GemPhones

GemPhones is the place where fashion meets earphones and we think it’s Faaaaabulous dahling (darling). It used to be that the most exciting thing about your earphones was the color or the size…well no more! Now, you can rock pearls while you rock out or gems while you jam! These fashion forward earphones are made…

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The White Man’s Ice

I recently started working for an African America publication and one of the first leads I received for a story was about African Americans who were picked to head historically white organizations. I immediately asked myself, is this newsworthy because black men were picked to hold positions traditionally held by white men or is this…