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…

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…

It’s All About Trust

I’ve been having a lot of trust issues with men lately. As I reflect on what I’ve been going through, I realize that I may have put my trust in the wrong place. I didn’t ask God to step in and reveal to me what I needed to know until after I realized that something…

The View From Mars: What Men Think About V Day

After we stuff all the turkeys, wrap all the gifts and scream “Happy New Year,” there is one more holiday we usually celebrate before the season of spring. It’s Valentine’s Day. Once a schoolboy’s playground for sending out romantic gestures—such as “pick me” or “kiss me” in the form of colorful heart-shaped candy—has now become…

Bob Marley Favorites

This month the world celebrated the birth of Jamaican crooner Bob Marley. It was Friday, February 6th to be exact. Well, we here at IGW decided to keep the party going….sort of. Author Dionne Pert  was kind enough to share with us some of her favorite Bob Marley songs. Yah Mon! On Friday, I posted…

Me Want One Wednesday: The Valley Bag

If you are like me, you believe your hand bag is a crucial accessory and change it almost as often as you change your outfits. But wouldn’t it be easier to switch out if you didn’t have to dump everything out and transfer the items piece by piece to the new fabulous bag you want…