He Will or He Won’t: 5 Reasons Why He Didn’t Call

“This is my friend Kristin,” she said. My girls and I went out last month for our Secret Santa exchange. Yes, my friends are cool and we do gift exchanges! We had an awesome time and I got a great gift! After dinner, we decided to head up to the bar to “mingle” A.K.A. sit […]

Why Is Halle Berry Crazy, But Steve Harvey Is A Relationship Guru

A few months ago, famous actress, Halle Berry announced that she was ending her third marriage to Oliver Martinez. It didn’t take long for the bitter, misogynistic men brigade to chime in with how crazy Halle is, which is why she can’t keep a man. It didn’t take long for the women to offer some […]

The Art and Science of Mixing and Matching Your Suit Style

  Suits make getting dressed simple. Don’t believe us? Just consider wearing suit jacket separate from your trousers to look sharp and put-together. In fact, wearing suit separates is one secret weapon of the true stylish men but you need to know the basics to remix the suit and steal their killer look. In this […]

Identifying Your Legacy Of Love

  I have lived long enough to know Black men are not the only ethnic group of men dealing with family issues. For years, I let it be known every culture has a right to address issues unique within its realm and should not be accused of racism. However, I could not help wondering why […]

The Time Was Illmatic: An Interview With The Director And Producer Of “Time Is Illmatic”

The following Interview was posted previously in Ammo Magazine by Shannon Thomas. In April 1994, Apartheid was the plague that cloaked South Africa. Former president Richard Nixon had just suffered a stroke. Rudolph Guiliani still presided as mayor of New York City’s cold, concrete streets. In the midst of all that was happening in the […]

Your Boyfriend Won’t Replace Your Father

A woman’s father was designed to be the first man that she’d ever love, though for a multitude of reasons – including divorce, absenteeism, bad parenting, abuse of the relationship, and other factors beyond her control- that may not have been the case. Due to a father’s inability to play his role in his daughter’s […]

How To Get Off The Dating Rollercoaster 101

You’ve reached a point where you’re tired of exerting energy into the wrong guys so you take time to re-evaluate yourself and your approach to dating. Then, finally, one day you wake up and say “Okay, I’m ready to get back out there and try again” only to find yourself in the same cycle, repeating […]

Are You Really Ready for a Relationship?

How do you know you’re ready for a new relationship?  Is it a feeling?  Is it perfect timing?  Do you just know? Honestly, feelings, time and the inexplicable are not reliable indicators that you’re ready for a new relationship. Sure, you may have made decisions in the past based on one or all of them, […]

You Want a Ring? Play Your Position.

At one time or another dating was easy. It was about going out with someone and having fun. There was no pressure when it came to dating. But nowadays, it seems as if women are really putting the pressure on these men and expecting some type of committed relationship after a couple of months of […]

How to Date Successfully: The 30 Day Return Policy

Break-ups suck. Everyone knows this. It’s a time when most people like to point fingers instead of looking within themselves and seeing what they could have done differently. You may ask yourself such questions as: Was I good enough? Were they good enough? Was I to moody/pushy? Should I have called more instead of texting? […]