Community Health Center in Atlanta offers affordable women’s wellness services

While serving the Atlanta community as a physician within the Grady Health System, Dr. Charles E. Moore noticed that several patients with cancer were not diagnosed until the disease was in its late stages. He realized that this was particularly prevalent among those living in areas that were medically underserved. He then opened the HEALing Community […]

Allure & More founder reveals the dos and don’ts of lace-front wigs

Lace-front wigs are in high demand among both everyday women and celebrities who enjoy switching up hairstyles with ease. Young stylist Tyann Hodges took advantage of this booming business by opening her own custom lace-front wig and beauty company, Allure & More. The 25-year-old uses her hair expertise to not only sell lace-fronts, but also […]

Oprah’s ‘daughter,’ Bongeka Zuma, talks life after Spelman graduation

Having a mentor like uber-successful TV host Oprah Winfrey means that expectations to be great are pretty high. As Bongeka Zuma graduated salutatorian from Spelman College with Winfrey proudly watching, it was obvious that her astonishing accomplishment did not disappoint. Zuma was one of 483 bright and beautiful Black women who received a degree from […]

‘Married to Medicine’ star Dr. Heavenly shares intimate relationship secrets

We know Dr. Heavenly Kimes as a beautiful and successful dentist from Bravo’s “Married to Medicine.” But as a woman who’s been married for nearly 20 years to Dr. Damon Kimes, she also gives amazing advice on marriage, dating, love and sex. Dr. Heavenly enjoys providing her expertise to men and women in Atlanta to […]

LaRoyce Hawkins: Chicago actor repping his city on and off TV

LaRoyce Hawkins is humble. The 28-year-old actor is firm in describing himself as “just a kid from Harvey”; however, the millions of viewers who tune in to see him play a cop on “Chicago P.D.” see him a bit differently. Growing up in Harvey, a suburb south of Chicago, wasn’t easy for Hawkins. Like similar […]

Zane unveils new book at Shrine of the Black Madonna

The Shrine of the Black Madonna has been a staple of African American history and culture in Atlanta ever since its inception in 1975. While it serves the community as the ninth congregation of the Pan African Orthodox Christian Church, the site also hosts lectures and has a book store full of fiction and non-fiction […]

5 life lessons from the fastest woman in the world, Carmelita Jeter

It didn’t take a miracle for sprinter Carmelita Jeter to become a three-time Olympic medalist. But it was a matter of applying the right rules. Before taking the 2012 Olympics by storm winning three medals, and before she became “the fastest woman in the world” by winning the Shanghai Golden Grand Prix 100-meter race in […]

Money guru Paul D. Jones talks Prince’s estate dispute and keeping good credit

If you’ve got questions about building wealth and keeping your money in order, Paul D. Jones is the man to ask. As a certified financial education instructor, Jones has written best-selling books (I Quit (Being Broke), Schedule for Success, Who Told You…You Were Broke?) and released popular DVDs on vital money management tips for both […]

Congrats, graduates! Corporate boss gives crucial advice to Atlanta Tech grads

It was a very joyous day for all in attendance at the Georgia International Convention Center on Monday, May 16. The occasion was the graduation of hundreds of Atlanta Technical College students. Proud parents, siblings, extended family members and friends cheered on their loved one as the former students walked onto the stage to receive […]

Top 3 reasons to eat before you fly

Unless you’re on a super fancy flight, airplane food generally consists of a mediocre snack or small meal to hold you over until you land at your destination. After spending the day packing and preparing for your trip, you may find yourself ready to eat whatever the flight attendants have to offer. But there are […]

Maintain the perfect hair and skin in any weather with Sian Morson’s new app

Every woman knows the pains that come with maintaining beauty under unfavorable weather conditions. Whether your sleek hair gets puffy amid a humid environment or your skin gets extra ashy in dry conditions, we could all benefit from receiving tips on what styles and products could help us keep our look together before we step […]

Michael Brown’s mom, Lezley McSpadden, opens up about Beyoncé, new book

The mother of Michael Brown, a teen who was gunned down by an officer in Ferguson, Missouri in 2014, recently did an interview about her new book and her experience appearing in Beyoncé’s “Lemonade” video. Ever since Lezley McSpadden’s 18-year-old son was killed by former police officer Darren Wilson, which set off several protests around […]

Tracia Jones, a Southern girl taking Hollywood by storm

Tracia Jones is on her way to becoming entertainment’s new “it” girl. The 22-year-old Alabama native stumbled into the industry by mistake two years ago, but now that she’s in, she’s taking her profession seriously. Jones has already modeled for Mercedes-Benz and fashion week runway shows in New York, Atlanta, and Los Angeles. She’s recently […]

Florida woman’s stomach ruined after butt lift procedure gone terribly wrong

One woman went to a Florida doctor for a butt lift, but was shocked after realizing she had been given a botched tummy tuck instead. After Crystal Heath lost 100 pounds, she was displeased with the amount of fat that had left her butt. She saw videos online of Dr. Osakatukei Omulepu advertising liposuction and […]

3 things to know about Janet Jackson’s secret daughter

There’ve been rumors circulating for years that Janet Jackson has a secret child. Some say that the child was given to her older sister, Rebbie. It was all just speculation, until now. As Jackson recently announced, she is having a baby with her husband, Wissam Al Mana. Many reports are stating that this will be […]

10 best tattoo artists on Instagram

Getting tatted up has become increasingly popular in recent years. According to a Harris poll from 2012, one in five adults have at least one tattoo. A Pew Research Center study done even earlier found that the number was actually around 40 percent among 18 to 29-year-olds. Due to the high demand for tattoos, more […]

5 facts about UAB football player Greg Bryant who was shot in Florida

University of Alabama at Birmingham running back Greg Bryant was declared brain dead on Sunday after he was found shot on Saturday morning in West Palm Beach, Florida. The 21-year-old and passenger Maurice Grover were discovered shot in a car on Interstate 95 at 4:45 a.m., according to West Palm Beach police. Grover, 25, was […]

5 things to know about ABC’s Ayo Davis, head of casting

ABC has announced their new head of talent and casting, and it’s a Black woman named Ayo Davis. The woman who previously held the head casting position, Keli Lee, relocated to London in November to serve as a managing director of international content and talent for ABC Entertainment Group, according to Deadline. Ever since then, […]

How Black folks win when they collaborate and set their own narrative

Denzel and Pauletta Washington held an event at their Los Angeles home dedicated to those who donated to the new Smithsonian museum dedicated to Black history, and helped raise over $10 million. The National Museum of African American History and Culture is a $540 million developing project scheduled to open on Sept. 24. Congress has […]

5 of the richest pastors in the world

Running a church can be a lucrative business these days. While a church leader’s preaching salary may not be in the millions, many Christian pastors sell DVDs, books, and find other ways of build a major fortune. The fact that many of the richest pastors head megachurches and therefore have large followings ensures that their […]