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Should College Dropouts be Allowed to Give Commencement Speeches?

Sean ‘P-Diddy/Puffy/Puff Daddy/Diddy’ Combs is slated to give a commencement speech at Howard University in May for the graduating class of 2014. There has been some debate as to whether … Continue Reading →


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Dear Mom, I’m No Longer a Virgin

  Dear Mom, I’m no longer a virgin. I know this is somewhat hard to believe (since for some odd reason you still think I’ve never been kissed before). I … Continue Reading →


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My Breakup

Dear Love of my Life, I’ve finally decided to end this 9-year relationship that we’ve shared. It’s been an abusive and emotional rollercoaster. I’ve realized that after almost a decade … Continue Reading →


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Is the Army’s Ban of Natural Hairstyles Racist?

The U.S. Army released on Monday a new regulation that prohibits a variety of natural hairstyles from being worn. Under Army Regulation 670-1, cornrows, twists and dreadlocks are prohibited. There … Continue Reading →


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The Instagram Effect

Nowadays people are more content with looking like money, wealth, prosperity, and success…they are more content with appearing as if they have these things than they are with actually having … Continue Reading →


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What is Oil Pulling & Why Should You Be Doing It?

On Youtube I stumbled across a very informative video by popular beauty blogger Hey Fran Hey, in which she details her experiences with a beauty method called oil pulling. I … Continue Reading →


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5 Things You Can Learn From a Breakup

Chances are if you are over the age of 21 you’ve gone through a breakup or two. No one wants to go through a bad breakup but there are several … Continue Reading →


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Lessons I Learned By 27

My 27th birthday is in a few days (cringe) and I decided to share some lessons I’ve learned thus far: The older you get the smaller your circle will get … Continue Reading →


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Does Everyone Deserve The Right To An Education?

In the early 80s my parents immigrated to this country from Cameroon. They instilled in me the value and importance of an education. Every student in America, and across the … Continue Reading →


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Is Bill O’Reilly Right About Beyonce Being a Bad Influence?

Bill O’Reilly is no stranger to controversy. He is one of the most outspoken opponents of rap music and was instrumental in getting rapper Ludacris dropped from his endorsement deal … Continue Reading →