I don’t like giving advice. But in this case, I have to make an exception. Truly selecting a suitable partner requires intention, consciousness, and precision. Oh well… take a listen: How about a few tips on “How to select the Perfect Life Partner”?
As a community, Black Americans have only recently (some of us) begun to see the merits of family therapy. Ours is a history of seeking advice from grandparents and spiritual leaders. In recent times, we seek the help of our friends, who are usually just as confused as we are. Now, we are open to […]
I believe it was the every present, Dr. Maya Angelou who said “when people show you who they are believe them.” I’m only echoing these sentiments.
Yes, I’m on the air. Go to www.nova.edu/radiox to find me. My talk/music show comes on each Tuesday at 11am EST. Right now the best way to tune is to go to the site on Tuesdays at 11am and click on listen live. As your host, I moderate the conversation with you as my guests. Each week we […]
That Oprah has got the most fearless Black woman on the planet. Well, she is surely the wealthiest. Hmmmmmmm. Okay, I’ll get to it. Growing up, I was one of those Dark girls. My daddy was a very dark-skinned man; my mother a somewhat fair-skinned woman. Interestingly enough, when I asked my father how he […]
If you knew that one of your ancestors was a great inventor, a mighty warrior, a influential political leader, a mystical guru, or a cool jazz or classical musician would it change your life at all? Would that information challenge you to be like him or her? Would knowing that greatness runs in your family […]
A man who hits a woman is….? Most of us were raised with the belief that a boy or man should not hit a girl or woman. After a certain age, my parents taught my bothers not to hit me. At school our teachers taught us that boys should not hit girls. The one belief […]
I decided, yet again, that I am not going to let other people’s shhstuff become mine. The other day, I was in a great place: I was cleaning up my email, checking things off my to-do list, feeling great. Then someone (who shall always remain nameless–more on that later) just lied–through their teeth–as […]
“I gotta have a man,” is a quote from a young woman that I knew many years ago. I was surprised to hear her say this, but after about 40 years of watching young women make choices indicative of this belief system, I’ve come to the conclusion that I was the abnormal one. Just a […]
Getting married can be the most exciting time in your life. Every since you were a little girl, you played house imagining the kind of man you would marry; how many children you were going to have; and what kind of home you were going to make. I know you remember playing house—going through all […]