MC Lyte shares what it means to be a member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc.

As a prominent Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. member, Lana Moorer, aka MC Lyte, has been a proud sorority member for 15 years. The organization recently celebrated its Centennial Boule in Indianapolis, Indiana. Rolling out had the opportunity to speak with MC Lyte about her membership, its impact, and some memorable moments from the week […]

Former engineer Stephanie Humphrey helps people understand technology

Stephanie Humphrey is a former engineer turned, tech enthusiast, public speaker, and news correspondent. She is an expert tech contributor for ABC News’ nationally syndicated daytime talk show “Strahan, Sara & Keke.” Humphrey uses social media to help people understand tech basics with her “60-Second Tech Break.” As a public speaker, she uses her signature […]

5 Black women share what sisterhood means to them

Sisterhood is valued by Black women. Sisters — biological and unrelated — are the people you celebrate good times with, cry through the bad times with, laugh at your flaws with, and the people who cheer you on like you’re Beyoncé. Sisters are the people you can talk to about anything when you can’t talk […]

World traveler Shay Sane says exploration is good for the soul

Shay Sane’s life mission is to help women heal through sisterhood and travel experiences. After losing her sister and dealing with compounded personal stress, Sane decided to travel with girlfriends to relieve the pressure and renew her spirit. After experiencing the transformative healing power of sisterhood and travel, Sane founded Black Girls on The Go, […]

Sisters with powers making us prouder every day

Sisters with superpowers are individuals who are able to convey groundbreaking thoughts and create energy that is transforming our community. These women are clairvoyant and possess mystical powers. Some of the greatest cities in America are now run by powerful, dignified and intelligent Black women who are in roles of leadership. It is here that we find […]

Tears continue to flow as Chicago murders top 670; mothers form Sisterhood

While the joy of the holiday season continues to play in the background there are parents who cry a pool of unending tears for their children lost to Chicago violence. To date, Chicago reportedly has a total of 673 homicides. In 2016 this number was reached by December 16th. 762 homicides are on record for […]

Meet the sisters leading a thriving Atlanta communications agency

Running a family business can be fraught with challenges, but for the business partners of Theory Communications, sisters Andrea and Erica Hamilton, it’s been a labor of love. The entrepreneurial duo launched their Atlanta-based firm in 2014, which specializes in public relations, digital marketing, event planning, and lifestyle branding. They have attained a high-profile roster […]

Beauty, sisterhood and natural hair envy at the Farewell 44 exhibit

Nothing brings together beautiful people like art, and the Farewell 44 Tribute to Barack Obama at NYCH Gallery in Chicago was no different. Even though we were there to partake in the art on the walls, we couldn’t help but view the crowd as a walking work of art themselves. Trendy beauties with natural hair […]

Chicago mothers of murdered Black children suffer, share pain

“He [Deno Wooldridge] was 18 years old at the time [of his death]. What people need to know is that this is a pain with no name.” –Shundra Robinson The ongoing violence in Chicago that has led to the murders of many men and women, boys and girls, leaves mothers stuck in a lifetime of […]

Gwen Baxter talks about the pain of losing her son, Larry D. Harper

Mother’s Day is the holiday of holidays. It’s easy to understand why. Most of us have mothers and we love them. We know that if it were not for them our lives would be different. We are grateful and appreciative and we take this day to honor them. This most recent mothers day weekend has […]

Missing Tony McCoy Jr.: Sandra Cole remembers her son who was slain in Chicago

Tony McCoy Jr. (May 3, 1991  to July 16, 2011) was a victim of gun violence. He was gunned down on the 1100 block of East 47th Street, yards from his Kenwood neighborhood home after being shot in broad daylight. Sandra Cole is a member of the Sisterhood, a Chicago-based support group of mothers who have […]

Tamar Braxton explains how motherhood has mellowed her

Tamar Braxton has had quite an eventful year. The outspoken star of “Braxton Family Values” and “Tamar and Vince” has become a reality sensation, dropped an acclaimed and commercially-successful album (Love and War) and this past summer, she became a mother for the first time.

Monica and Women in Music Sound Off at ASCAP Event

The theme of female empowerment played out to the beat of music at ASCAP Rhythm & Soul’s third annual Women Behind the Music series. A gathering of tastemakers, executives and celebrities including a surprise appearance by Ne-Yo, convened at Tenjune on Nov. 9 in New York City. Guests sipped specially created Qream cocktails while socializing, […]