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Unsung Sisters of Black History Month: Madame Sissieretta Jones (1869-1933) - opera singer, first Black person to perform at Carnegie Hall.
History was made twice and sisterhood was on full display. With every triumph is a testimony. Three Emmy winners each offering a lesson from how they made it to one of the biggest night's of their lives to how they handled the spotlight.
We all know that, after giving thanks for having food to eat and good people in your presence, the goal of Thanksgiving is to eat, drink and maybe play spades if you're not too sensitive. The dilemma is how to dress for the dining room and entertain company when all you came to do is pig out. I've identified the three basic essentials for my fellow overeaters.
It’s that time of year where bets are made and the trash talking starts about which team is the best and who is going to take home the Super Bowl ring. It’s also that time when your new year resolutions for working out and eating healthy is the furthest thought from your mind because you’re about to indulge in the traditional Super Bowl food.
Now since this is a beauty and health post let’s talk about Apple Cider Vinegar. *sips Apple Cider.* Apple Cider Vinegar, or ACV, has an infinite amount of uses. It can fix, do, and cure everything, well almost.
Without fail, every time you eat a big meal especially around the holidays a sleep ing spell ensues. Your eyelids get heavy and you cant fight the glorious nap that's about to take place and no, it doesn't just happen to Black people.
Meet Lisa-Kaindé and Naomi Diaz, twin sisters and musical duo Ibeyi. Ibeyi (pronouned "ee-bey-ee" and translates to "twins" in Yoruba) released their debut self-titled album this February and it has proven to be an authentic, cultural, and intimate portrait of loss, love and growth.
Metanoia is defined as a change in one's way of life resulting from penitence or spiritual conversion. I recently made a decision, a conscious decision to own my current situation and operate from gratitude and not lack. I've made a decision to take care of what God has given me.
Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon: Even as an early twenty-something I find myself constantly pining for and soaking up positive and similarly identifiable representations of myself in other black women.
Family time is the best time but should that only be during the holidays? The answer to that question should be no. Let your family into your life and build a relationship that will last forever because they will be in your life forever.