Health 

Body Shaming

    I wanted to write about this topic for a while, but wasn’t sure how to approach it.  So often, when one hears the term “body shaming”,  full figured women being shamed for their size may come to mind. I want to take a moment to address  the body shaming  occurring in the black community, particularly concerning women and girls who  don’t have a fat a**  and slim waist. Yes, it’s done by both males and females. I have witnessed women being clowned for having no a**, the wrong…

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The Hangover: Overcoming Emotional Addiction

Source: Dr. Carleah East, LMHC Congratulations are in order to Dr. Carleah East, LMHC. On this past Saturday, she celebrated the release of her book the Hangover: Overcoming Emotional Addiction. It’s 12 steps for Emotional Sobriety. The book may be purchased at www.thesapphirewoman.com. “No more being drunk in love. No more going back. Emotional sobriety is now your fix!” – Dr. Carleah East, LMHC Order your copy today!   14 Shares Tweet Share14

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Lisa, McClendon, Cookbook, Healthy, Heart, Music Food 

The Affirmation Cookbook by Recording Artist, Lisa McClendon

Source: Lisa McClendon Lisa McClendon is a world renowned, award-winning recording artist, a song bird with a voice that gives you goosebumps. But did you also know that she is the author of “The Affirmation Cookbook?” Books such as hers are a welcomed addition to the food landscape. Especially since, “African-Americans are disproportionately affected by obesity; among non-Hispanic blacks age 20 and older, 63 percent of men and 77 percent of women are overweight or obese.” Eating healthier can in fact reduce ones chances of developing heart disease. Lisa McClendon…

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Fresh, Dolls, Junes, Diary Music 

June’s Diary and the Fresh Dolls Partnership: Beautiful Black Girl Magic

Source: Fresh Dolls June’s Diary (Gabrielle Carreiro; Brienna DeVlugt; Kristal Lyndriette-Smith; Shyann Roberts; Ashly Williams) have entered into a partnership with the creators of Fresh Dolls and they are sprinkled with all sorts of black girl magic. We were first introduced to June’s Diary via BET’s doc-series, “Chasing Destiny.” Since then, the young ladies have taken the music scene by storm and blaze the trail with their powerful and melodic voices. Currently, June’s Diary is performing on “The Great Xscape Tour” with R&B powerhouses, Xscape ( Kandi Burress, Tamika ‘Tiny”…

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Entertainment 

2018 Golden Globe Awards: I’m Rooting for Everybody Black

The 2018 75th  Golden Globe Award Nominees were announced this morning and I’m rooting for everybody black! Issa Rae, darn near broke the internet when she uttered those words during her red carpet interview at the 69th Emmy Awards. Issa said what most of us think when we watch those non BET award shows.  Award shows wouldn’t  be award shows without a bit of controversy. Earlier in the year,  there was some surrounding the fact that Jordan Peel’s “Get Out”, was placed in the “Motion picture, musical or comedy” category….

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Xscape, Tour, Junes, Diary, Tamar, Trick, Daddy, Trina, Music 

The Great Xscape Tour Experience

If anyone has seen my sideburns, edges and kitchen let them know I’m looking for them. The Great Xscape Tour at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Fl was dope as heck. This tour has  box offices twerking for sure. The opening act, June’s Diary (Gabrielle Carreiro; Brienna DeVlugt; Kristal Lyndriette-Smith; Shyann Roberts; Ashly Williams ) set it off with their fiery, powerful, yet sultry voices. They performed their hits, Wrap Around, All of Us, Good Time and I Know Why You Calling, along with paying honor to Envogue, New…

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Whitney, Nicole, Culture, Krave Entreprenuership 

Whitney Nicole and the Culture Krave Experience

Whew, hello Monday! I had one heck of a weekend thanks to the most amazing opportunity. If you don’t know Whitney Nicole, you should get to know her. When I tell you she is a marketing and networking beast, believe all of that.  This amazing visionary of a women hosted an exclusive mega three day networking event under her brand – Culture Krave. Day one – Cirque Du Chic II, was nothing short of dope. Guest were able to network and dance the night away in the finest of threads….

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Entertainment 

Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian’s Fairytale Wedding

The pictures flowing in from Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian’s wedding are absolutely beautiful.  The photographer captured the magic from the evening with absolute perfection.  Her custom designed dress by Galia Lahav  fit her like a glove honey. They couldn’t have selected a more fitting location either. The  Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans was the perfect venue to  execute such a wedding filled with extravagance.  Can we just talk one moment about the cuteness of baby Alexis Olympia? She’s so perfect in every way and seems to have hung…

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Eve, Nicki, Minaj Music 

Rapper, Eve’s Critique of Nicki Minaj’s Magazine Cover Ruffles some Feathers

All isn’t well in the land of hip hop sort of! There’s no beef with anyone. Only some strong commentary regarding Nicki Minaj’s recent “Paper” Magazine Cover photo. Eve brings up some valid points, “I worked with Nicki, I got to know her on ‘Barbershop’… she’s a nice person, she’s an amazing rapper, and as a lyricist I respect her… but as a woman, from my point of view, personally, I would not be able to do that,” Eve, 39, said. “I think in this climate, it’s not good. I…

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