November 5, 2018 – La’Janee Cosby Season 11 of Real Housewives of Atlanta premiered last night and it reminded many of us on why we missed the show. Gregg’s Cancer Revelation 1. Earlier this year, it was revealed that Gregg Leakes was diagnosed with cancer and now we know it was stage 3 colon cancer. It was tough to see the upbeat and witty man seemingly tired and trying to adjust to his new lifestyle. Friend, when he revealed he wrote a letter to Nene and told the doctor to…Read More
The 2018 Mane Stream Hair and Beauty Expo is a gift to the hair and beauty industry. The expo was held at the beautiful Tampa Bay Convention Center located on the beautiful waterfront of Downtown Tampa at the “mouth of the Hillsborough River”. The expo featured over 30 courses, taught by award winning industry professionals; 13 main stage presentations and competitions, and over 48 vendors.
I remember working as a college advisor and having to watch helplessly as some students would have to drop out of school . Them dropping out had nothing to do with their ambition, but everything to do with their past. A past that involved felonies. Because of those felonies they were no longer eligible for federal student aid. Neither could they afford to pay out of pocket. With limited employment opportunities, and no voice to change things by way of voting. One by one the doors would close. According to…Read More
In the fight against injustice, everyone has a voice. Don’t let your background, financial status, or lack of degrees stop you from speaking up and out! Slavery is still allowed in prison according to the 13th amendment. I ask myself how did the generations that came before me allow this to happen? Did they get so wrapped up in being “free” and looked at prisoners as a nuisance and did not bother to fight that clause? It’s extremely bothersome, considering how mass incarceration impacts black families in the present. I…Read More
Your vote, is your voice- use it responsibly. Our presence must not be ignored at the polls during, local, state and federal elections. We can no longer continue to have a nonchalant attitude towards politics. We must become fully vested in the political process, starting first with our vote! Politicians must earn our votes. The days of someone getting our vote, yet lacking receipts of any earnest or sincere efforts of working within the community or advocating for black issues should be over – regardless of what party affiliation they are…Read More