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On The Plus Side: N’Tyse Takes Us Behind The Mask

Mental illness in the African American community has been a growing concern as many continue to suffer in silence. Mental illness has often been equated with weakness, forcing some to hide their issues, or try to overcome them alone. That stigma still exists today.   Behind The Mask: My Naked Truth is an educational documentary…

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Book Review: Secrets of a Jewel

Usually “socialites” have little to no talent, other than being connected to a famous BFF. (Think: any Kardashian sister.) However, don’t lump Juliet “Juju” C. in that category though. The Love & Hip Hop cast member and fiance of Harlem rapper, Killa Cam, recently released her first book entitled, Secrets of a Jewel and it…

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Get to know Lady Qetesh

 “Writing has always been my passion.” Lady Qetesh’s love for writing is strong and is definitely felt through those words. With a background in English and education, Lady Qetesh went on to be a teacher. I know what you’re thinking, “but her passion is writing.” Well, she decided to follow that passion and now she…

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Misogynistic is a strong word to describe Kendrick Lamar

Salenna Russello did a study on The Impact of Media Exposure on Self-Esteem and Body Satisfaction in Men and Women and through her research, she found that women do feel pressured to look a certain way because of the media. Because of that exposure, women want to look perfect when there is no such thing.…

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On The Plus Side: Cyrus Webb, Let’s Have A Conversation!

  Cyrus Webb has been active in the arts since 1999. He has hosted art shows and poetry readings around the United States while also building the Conversations brand. Today, Conversations includes a daily radio show, magazine and nationally-recognized book club.   Outside of the work Webb does for himself, he is also a celebrated…

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5 days of Women’s History Month with 5 Women

Ladies and Gentlemen, after coming from a strong Black History Month, we have now entered March. March is just as important because this month we celebrate Women’s History Month. This month we celebrate the paths that we dominated and continue to dominate. Though Beyonce told us that girls, in fact, rule the world, we’ll take…

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Book Review: Dear Women I Haven’t Slept With

Every now and then there comes along a book that blurs the line of fiction and nonfiction, a book so entertaining and true that it’s hard to draw the line between fact and fiction. Dear Women I Haven’t Slept With  by Bryant Buntin is one of those books. The book is about a popular blogger…

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2017 AAMBC Literary Awards Nominees

Congrats to all of the talented nominees! Find out who will take home the trophy on June 10th. Get your tickets at www.aambcawards.com today!! Literary Activist Troy Johnson Curtis Bunn  Jeff Friday  Malaika Adero Lasheera Lee Book Club of the Year 556 Book Chicks Sistah Girls Book Club  Keys and No Locks Book Club Literary…

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