Fashion at the Cathedral

This weekend was dedicated to the arts. With that sentiment in mind, Sunday was reserved for the Oscars and Saturday was reserved for a local fashion show. This was no ordinary show and surely no ordinary designer. Loanell "ButterObama" Ellington put on a show. The designer who describes his CasuaLuxury brand as a mix of [...]

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The Black Oscars

My title may be a bit misleading. I'm not advocating for an Oscars for black actors. I am merely pointing to the fact that how we watch the Oscars and how others watch the Oscars is quite different. Mostly, we watch award shows expecting some sort of let down (i.e. Beyoncé not winning AOTY at the [...]

In Defense of Blue Ivy

I have a son. He is 5 years old. He is bright, astute and reminds me of a better me. I don't pay much attention to what he wears. He is a child, so naturally he wears regular children's clothing. I'm a minimalist somewhat, I'd much rather pay less than more for his clothes. He [...]

I Cheated.

There is video of a girl and her former spouse discussing him cheating that has gone viral and it has caused great debate on the topic of cheating. If you haven't seen it check it out here (TheScene.com). The video is in an intimate setting. It's quiet and the environment is conducive to having a [...]

Reflections of a Black Women

By Guest Writer In my experience I feel being an African American woman in America has many challenges. I feel this way because we are continuously defending ourselves within our culture and outside of it. In America, African American women are routinely stereotyped for the way we wear our hair, the way we dress, and [...]

The City of Philadelphia vs Meek Mill.

As a disclaimer I'm writing from a fair and objective view point. My opinions come from what I think the overall public feels. This is not an attempt to bring any man down. But to speak on a topic that is on many of our minds within our culture. I think it's important that we [...]