Black women represent one of the wealthiest and most influential demographics on the planet. We are extremely goal-oriented and career-driven, and we are very entrepreneurial. We are more likely to start a business, be successful in business, create jobs, and give back to our communities.
Here’s a unique way pregnant women are celebrating life! Women are commissioning an artist in England to paint their swollen bellies with unique and child-based images that are vivid and full of imagination. In addition to doing more typical commissioned paintings, English artist My Little Sweet-pea
Posted on 07/23/2014 by Jeni Fa
My ex had skin like chocolate ice cream, and when we were alone she said I was the type of guy she could imagine herself being with. I also thought the thing between me and Jamie had long-term potential. About six months after that, the last words she spoke to me were “f*** you.”
Basically, it al
Posted on 07/22/2014 by Ryan Jackson
Yesterday, I hiked Koko Head Crater here in Honolulu, Hawaii with my boyfriend and some of his friends. Koko Head is one of the more challenging hikes on Oahu because it’s a really steep climb up about 1,000 steps on an old railroad path.
I don’t particularly enjoy hiking (or any fo
Posted on 07/15/2014 by Elynor Moss
"Oh, she's hyper!" I stared at this stranger who was judging my 3-year-old daughter so harshly. She had observed my daughter for a mere 30 seconds in the bathroom and had come to the conclusion that my baby girl was "hyper." Never mind that my preschooler had just sat through a 2-hour church service
Posted on 07/10/2014 by Jeni Fa
BY: Jay Hurt - 10 Jul '14 | Marriage
Black and Married With Kids.com
A Positive Image of Marriage & Family
Each of us can relate to what a bad relationship looks like. We find we aren’t on the same page, our minor disagreements become big blow-ups and little things that annoy us about our m
Posted on 07/10/2014 by Yaiqab Saint
Creating and Leading the Experience
"I want us all to fulfill our greatest potential. To find our calling and summon the courage to live it," Oprah Winfrey says.
Friday, Oprah takes the stage in a profound, moving and intimate one-woman show. She brings her story and vision to l
Posted on 07/08/2014 by Elynor Moss
There's an awesome love song on Jill Scott's debut album, Who is Jill Scott?, where she says, “You love me from my hair follicle to my toenails." The lyrics to the song ("He Loves Me (Lyzel in E Flat)") are so enchanting that many young women like myself would attend Jill Scott’s concerts just so we
Posted on 07/07/2014 by Veronica Chapman
The Purpose of Marriage
Marriage is a natural necessity for every human being. It bears many good outcomes of which the most important ones are:
(1) The formation of a family through which one can find security and peace of mind. A person who is not married resembles a bird without a nest. Mar
Posted on 07/07/2014 by Elynor Moss
We never kicked it at all, never pitched or kicked at a ball, you never taught me how to fight, ride a bike, none of that….!” This a lyric I heard from a Jay-Z song as Beanie Seagle rapped about being a “fatherless son.” While fathers usually do teach these things, there are some other lessons that
Posted on 07/01/2014 by Yaiqab Saint
We are inviting new and seasoned Alums to get your shine on in the next issue of HBCUConnect.com The Magazine! Now is the time to showcase your professional skills and experience, let our HBCUConnect.com audience know what you’ve accomplished.
Posted on 07/01/2014 by Elynor Moss