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Saturday Night Live The Beygency Short

While Saturday Night Live’s Lupita slave skit might have rubbed people the wrong way, their Beygency short had everyone dying for a full film.

AKOO Releases The Jonathan Mannion Collection

Jonathan Mannion, who has shot pretty much everyone in hip-hop, has teamed up with AKOO to release an exclusive collection set to hit stores May 1st, 2014. Some of Mannion’s photos from various shoots have been included in t-shirts and tanks just in time for summer as everyone refreshes their wardrobe. In essence, each photo […]

What If You Unknowingly Fathered a Child?

“How many people have ever heard of the Putative Father Registry?” I ask this every semester when I teach my family law class at Syracuse University. No one ever raises a hand. Only blank stares. “What about deadbeat dads? Ever heard of them?” Students nod, self-satisfied in their recognition. I move to my next question. […]

SBM Exclusive: New Juicy Novel Preseason Love

We are pleased to be the first to share with you the cover art for the novel Preseason Love, written by our very own SBM contributor, Ahyiana Angel The book is available now for pre-order and it hits shelves, notebooks, and kindles October 21, 2014. Ahyiana Angel is a former sports entertainment publicist for the NBA and based […]

Stay in Your Lane Relationship Insurance

There are many people that could possibly benefit from Stay in Your Lane relationship insurance, because sometimes the people you’re casually seeing get a little ahead of themselves. They try to exercise rights or do things that weren’t covered in their primary relationship plan. -Like complain about what you’re doing, when you’re not with them. […]

Olivia Pope: The Sidechick Financial Plan

Let me start with a simple yet important statement.  Ladies, we are financially responsible for ourselves at every  relationship stage no matter whether you’re married, separated, single or the “side chick”. *Thoughtful Pause* I should take this opportunity to discuss how you deserve to be so much more than some man’s getaway when he’s angry […]

8 Qualities Every Woman Looks for in a Man

It’s not rocket science in knowing if you are date material, you just have to know your strengths and weaknesses and what your potential boo may want in you. Because there are just certain qualities every woman looks for in a man and here are just a few of them. She wants a go-getter All […]

We Need New Writers! Do You Want to Be One of Them?

SBM is looking for new contributors to bring a fresh spin to some of our favorite topics: dating, relationships, and pop culture.  If you’re an aspiring or established writer trying to get your name and work in front of thousands of people across the world, this opportunity is for you. We ARE NOT looking for […]

How to Be a Great Girlfriend

We’re not saying you suck at being a girlfriend, you’re probably a good old lady. But here are a few tips on how to be a great girlfriend: 1. Be present with him. When you are with your boyfriend, be with him. Turn your phone off. Put it in your purse, or put it in […]

4 Ways to Cheat Your Way Out The Friend Zone

For those of you still suffering in a perpetual state of friend zone purgatory, here’s a few ways to break the funk- 1. Improve Yourself Sexual attraction is somewhat cruel in how much it focuses on physical appearance while ignoring your many other qualities, like how good of a coder you might be or how […]

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