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Lifestyle + Life Coaching | Essentials of Living a Balanced Life‏

Life sometimes can seem off kilter as responsibilities mount and people plow all their physical and mental resources into what seems to be the most pressing crisis of the moment. But Lumbie Mlambo says that’s a good time to take a step back. Everyone has the potential to shine in life’s darkest moments, but the […]

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Let’s Talk Summer Hair | Box Braids, Senegalese Twists, Marley Twists, Faux Locs + Update On My Dreadlocks

Girl — what better topic to discuss during vacationing season other than protective styling and travel hair? Womp, not a thing. Box braids, Senegalese Twists, Faux Locs and Marley Twists. Do you know the difference or steps to take before deciding on what’s best for you? Torn between the four? Well for starters, with any type of hair […]

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Fashion + Style | Jordan Pitts Of ‘Sundays With Jordan’ Reviews Pants By the Sweat|Tailor Brand

JORDAN PITTS http://www.sundayswithjordan.com “We started with the idea that the perfect pant existed, and then set out to make it. Sweat Tailor is a new kind of fashion brand focused on craft, comfort and attention to the kind of detail today’s consumer expects. One that blends the comfort and casual nature of traditional sweatpants, with […]

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Love + Relationships | Why Communication Is The Oxygen That Keeps Relationships Alive

Married couples should have plenty to say to each other, but research says communication is one of the issues they struggle with most. Part of the problem may be that communication is a two-way street, requiring both partners to do it well. And some subjects are more ticklish than others to bring up. “Healthy couple […]

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Honey Be Fly | Fashion Feature: Monroe Steele, NYC Based Fashion Blogger

MONROE STEELE http://www.fashionsteelenyc.com This week, we head further into the East Coast, you know, where your dreams come true! Yes — NYC and the city that will forever be my 3rd home :) Meet fashion blogger Monroe Steele where her blog, FashionSteeleNYC focuses on bringing a mixture of affordable fashion and high fashion to the forefront […]

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Lifestyle + Life Coaching | Essentials of Living a Balanced Life‏

Life sometimes can seem off kilter as responsibilities mount and people plow all their physical and mental resources into what seems to be the most pressing crisis of the moment. But Lumbie Mlambo says that’s a good time to take a step back. Everyone has the potential to shine in life’s darkest moments, but the […]

How-To & DIY

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Let’s Talk Summer Hair | Box Braids, Senegalese Twists, Marley Twists, Faux Locs + Update On My Dreadlocks

Girl — what better topic to discuss during vacationing season other than protective styling and travel hair? Womp, not a thing. Box braids, Senegalese Twists, Faux Locs and Marley Twists. Do you know the difference or steps to take before deciding on what’s best for you? Torn between the four? Well for starters, with any type of hair […]

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How-To + DIY | Beauty Recipe: A Lavender-Infused Coconut Oil Hair Treatment

“Applied topically, coconut oil actually does a few things for your hair. First, it nourishes the hair shaft to create a vibrant sheen. It also conditions the hair to restore moisture and repair damage,” explains Wendy Rose Gould, beauty expert for hair tutorial and advice site Latest-Hairstyles.com. “Also, when applied at the scalp, it can […]

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Film + TV

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Film + TV | [VIDEO] Preview: Phaedra Parks on MARRIED TO MEDICINE?‏

Check out next week’s clip of Married To Medicine Season 3, that features Quad Webb-Lunceford and Real Housewives of Atlanta’s Phaedra Parks… Hmmm… what are these two ladies discussing? And is Quad the drama queen as one of her cast mates call her? All deets in the clip below. Tune in to MARRIED TO MEDICINE […]

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kweliTV Is On A Mission To Change How Blacks Are Viewed In Media‏

Take the word Africa. What is the first thing that comes to mind? Famine? Warlords? AIDS? Without thinking, what comes to mind when you hear the words “Black America”? Welfare? Poverty? Anger? Fatherless? Thug? The black community is all too familiar with these stereotypes. What they also know is that they do not make up […]

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Health + Fitness

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Lifestyle + Life Coaching | Essentials of Living a Balanced Life‏

Life sometimes can seem off kilter as responsibilities mount and people plow all their physical and mental resources into what seems to be the most pressing crisis of the moment. But Lumbie Mlambo says that’s a good time to take a step back. Everyone has the potential to shine in life’s darkest moments, but the […]

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Health + Fitness | You’re Invited To Train For a Goal — Hosted By The North Face Mountain Athletics

The North Face is joining the free fitness movement by bringing Mountain Athletics workouts to five cities across the country, and making it that much easier to train for a goal. Beginning March 31, The North Face will host twice-weekly free strength and conditioning workouts in Washington D.C., New York, San Francisco, Chicago and Boston. […]

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Lifestyle + Life Coaching

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Lifestyle + Life Coaching | Essentials of Living a Balanced Life‏

Life sometimes can seem off kilter as responsibilities mount and people plow all their physical and mental resources into what seems to be the most pressing crisis of the moment. But Lumbie Mlambo says that’s a good time to take a step back. Everyone has the potential to shine in life’s darkest moments, but the […]

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Bobbi Kristina Brown’s Past Year: Abused, Isolated + Desperate, the Tragic Secrets Whitney Houston’s Daughter Was Hiding‏

Three weeks before she was found unconscious in the bath, Bobbi Kristina Brown phoned one of her best friends, Alex Reid. She was distraught and scared, and was hiding from her live-in boyfriend, Nick Gordon. Her refuge of choice—inside her deceased mother’s closet. “She was sobbing. Nick had hit her and she was scared,” explains Alex, recalling the conversation […]

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Family + Children

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Family + Children | Revealing Black Men During National Black Family Month

July is National Black Family Month, which is a good time to take a moment to celebrate the role of Black men in their families and in society at large. Let’s take a moment to reveal Black men to America. Let’s upend the stereotypes and honor what is best about the men who are raising […]

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Motherhood | Get the Skinny on Mila Kunis’ Post-Baby Workouts With Baby Daughter Wyatt

It took hardly any time at all for Mila Kunis to get back into her skinny jeans after giving birth to daughter Wyatt in the beginning of October, which begs the question, how did she do it?! The Jupiter Ascending star has made only a few public appearances since the arrival of her and Ashton Kutcher‘s little one, but her figure has never looked […]

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Love + Relationships

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Love + Relationships | Why Communication Is The Oxygen That Keeps Relationships Alive

Married couples should have plenty to say to each other, but research says communication is one of the issues they struggle with most. Part of the problem may be that communication is a two-way street, requiring both partners to do it well. And some subjects are more ticklish than others to bring up. “Healthy couple […]

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Love + Relationships | Bring Back the Fun in Your Relationship

If you and your special someone have been together for a while, it’s totally understandable if the two of you have fallen into a routine. Sure, there’s something to be said for comfortable silence, but once the butterflies settle, it’s important you make the effort to keep things fun. Sometimes, even the smallest gestures can […]

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Food + Nutrition

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DC Events | Zeke Emanuel to Kick Off Breakfast Series at Union Market This Weekend

Ezekiel “Zeke” Emanuel, healthcare pundit and eldest of the esteemed Emanuel brothers trio, will run a breakfast series this Saturday and Sunday, July 25 & 26, and Saturday and Sunday, August 1 & 2 from 8:00am-1:00pm at Union Market in Nick Stefanelli’s new eatery, Masseria (1340 4th St NW). For the series, Zeke will make […]

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Are You Ready To #TasteTheSeason? sweetgreen Launches New Seasonal Menu in ALL 27 Locations Today‏!

sweetgreen, the collection of much-loved, organic, seasonal kitchens with 27 locations along the East Coast (with LA to come in February!), has launched a new seasonal menu in all stores beginning today, October 7th. In addition to some new signature offerings, the new menu features three seasonal salads that will rotate throughout the year during […]

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Features

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Fashion + Style | Jordan Pitts Of ‘Sundays With Jordan’ Reviews Pants By the Sweat|Tailor Brand

JORDAN PITTS http://www.sundayswithjordan.com “We started with the idea that the perfect pant existed, and then set out to make it. Sweat Tailor is a new kind of fashion brand focused on craft, comfort and attention to the kind of detail today’s consumer expects. One that blends the comfort and casual nature of traditional sweatpants, with […]

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Honey Be Fly | Fashion Feature: Monroe Steele, NYC Based Fashion Blogger

MONROE STEELE http://www.fashionsteelenyc.com This week, we head further into the East Coast, you know, where your dreams come true! Yes — NYC and the city that will forever be my 3rd home :) Meet fashion blogger Monroe Steele where her blog, FashionSteeleNYC focuses on bringing a mixture of affordable fashion and high fashion to the forefront […]

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Celebrity Interviews

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Celebrity Interview | The Star Cast Of “Drumline: A New Beat” Talks About Movie + Character Challenges

With large success following the TLC biopic, CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story, VH1 is on a roll with original films. I had the pleasure of catching up with a few cast members of new VH1 movie, “Drumline: A New Beat” while they were promoting at this year’s Howard University Homecoming game. Alexandra Shipp, Letoya Luckett and […]

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Grammy Winner and Music Mogul DJ Khaled on Jay Z, Drake + Peace in the Middle East [Interview]

Anthem King DJ Khaled joins the King of All Talk, Larry King, for an illuminating conversation on the Emmy nominated web series “Larry King Now” about hip hop’s mounting influence, Jay Z’s genius, and the mistake young rappers make. Plus, the Palestinian producer on the chance for peace in the Middle East. During the interview […]

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Interview | UFC Octagon Girl and “Overhaulin” Co-Host, Arianny Celeste Talks Career and Future

Born in Las Vegas, Nevada, this gorgeous model booked her first modeling job when she was just four months old. Many years later, Arianny Celeste is currently a host for the family show “Overhaulin” on Velocity. She was also recently seen on the fourth season of MTV’s “Guy Code” which premiered on April 16th. While most […]

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Interview | Kit Williamson Talks “Mad Men” Role & New Project, “EastSiders”

Another star has found his way on PSLoveCharli’s entertainment radar! Kit Williamson returned to AMC’s final season of “Mad Men” as Ed Gifford which premiered on April 13. Additionally, Kit is best known for the award winning web series “EastSiders” that premiered on LogoTV.com and will begin shooting a second season this summer. Kit wrote, directed […]

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Exclusive Interview | #RHOA Mama Joyce Sets The Record Straight: “I Just Want the Best For My Daughter”

To all my reality TV fanatics, enthusiasts and aficionados  — this one is for you. In light of all the negative small screen playback this newbie Real Housewives Of Atlanta star has received, she figured it was time to set ALL of us straight. You know, give us a few unknown facts Bravo is apparently […]

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“I was never that mom trying to make my son famous”: Justin Bieber’s Mother Pattie Mallette Opens Up In Inspiring Interview With Charli

Her Twitter bio perfectly sums up everything you need to know: Yes Justin Bieber is my son. I have many other great qualities besides being his mom haha! No really. But in this case, I had the honor of getting to know her on a much more personal level. Pattie Mallette grew up in Stratford, Ontario […]

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Celebrity Interview | Hollywood Actress Fernanda Romero Talks Career, Her Style, and Latest Films Including “Mission Park”

Born in Mexico City, Fernanda began her singing career as part of the sensational teen-pop group Fryzzby, signed under BMG. Although she originally distanced herself from the industry to pursue a career in Fashion Design, she ultimately returned to her roots as an entertainer. Recently, Fernanda filmed PENDEJO with Danny Trejo, MISSION PARK, with Vivica A. […]

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Exclusive Interview | YMCMB Manager Cortez Bryant Talks Career, Blueprint Group, Relationships, + His Future

Such a freakin’ pleasure to talk to one of my own. As being both Jackson State University + Mass Communication alums, this was kind of an important thing for me. A couple of weekends ago, I got a chance to catch up with a very involved music related Manager and Chief Visionary Officer — whom […]

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Celebrity Interview | Actor Patrick Faucette Talks About His Role In “The Haves and the Have Nots”

Written and directed by Tyler Perry, Patrick Faucette plays the role of Tony Watson, the long lost father of Benny Young played by Tyler Lepley.  His character creates quite a stir in the lives of the “have nots” with his renewed interest in the life of his son,  it’s a point of conversation throughout the […]

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Celebrity Interview | Devon Werkheiser Talks New EP “I Am” + His Transition From Nickelodeon To Committed Artist

Born and raised in the suburbs of Atlanta, Devon Werkheiser found his passion for performing at an early age, starting in musical theater at age 7, followed by commercials, TV and film. He developed his skills as a singer/songwriter after being signed to Universal Music at age 16 and working with many well-known songwriters around LA. As […]

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Celebrity Interview | Jaclyn Betham To Make TV Debut On Tyler Perry’s “The Haves and the Have Nots”

This rising actress who started her acting experience filming shorts “J.A.W.” and “Quiet“, led her to want more, despite her promising professional ballet career. Since the age of 13, new actress Jaclyn Betham has danced for such companies as San Jose Ballet, Houston Ballet, and continued her work with Anaheim Ballet, Luminario Ballet, and the Legion […]

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Celebrity Interview | Daphne Wayans Gets Personal & Talks About Her Role On Season 2 Of VH1’s “Hollywood Exes”

 I treat my friends with a lot of care and I treat them like sisters, we have a sisterhood, and when I decide to take on a friend, it’s with that mind. –Daphne Wayans ​When asked to describe herself, Daphne Wayans will tell you she’s her children’s mom – their happiness her calling, their well-being […]

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[Interview] Southern Starlet Erica Michelle Opens Up + Discusses Her Road To Success In Landing a Role On “The Last Exorcism”

“Girl, my mind was so far from school, I was just trying to figure out ways to get to LA.” Just one of a few quotes that stuck out to me when interviewing this strong, passionate young starlet by the name of Erica Michelle. The first day I met her, after discovering her sass, and […]

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Interview: Virginia Welch Discusses Her Role As Casey Anthony in “Prosecuting Casey Anthony”

We all remember her story — Casey Anthony, the woman accused and later acquitted for the murder of her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee Anthony. We watched the 6-week long trial, listened to all the news stories that left us with a shocking, yet unexplainable outcome. Now, we get to see how the real story unfolds through the prosecutor’s […]

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Celebrity Interview: Edwin Hodge Talks About Success & New Theatrical Movie, “Red Dawn”

After telling his mom, only at the age of 3 years that he wanted to be in “that box”- she didn’t quite understand what he meant, but it was then that Edwin Hodge began his early career, yep, in the box – our TV sets that is. Years later, Edwin continues to leave his mark […]

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Celebrity Interview: “Dance Moms” Christi Lukasiak Shares Her Story On Life As a Reality TV Star

On twitter, her 160 word bio might say: Just a mom of two beautiful blondes. Dabble in the world of competitive dance…from a mother’s perspective, of course. Cast of @lifetimetv @dancemoms. But after getting a chance to talk with her about life outside of Lifetime TV‘s “Dance Moms“, Christi Lukasiak does live a normal life – […]

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Celebrity Interview: Journalist Turned Actress, Margaret Judson Discusses Her Debut On HBO’s “The Newsroom”

A native of the mid-west (Chicago), with a professional background in broadcast production, Margaret Judson is now a series regular on HBO’s new hit television show, “The Newsroom”. After doing consultant work, Margaret was hand picked by Aaron Sorkin to switch from her career in cable news with NBC – to playing associate producer Tess […]

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Interview: Ana Lucasey Discusses Life and ABC Family’s “The Secret Life of the American Teenager”!

After being born into the arts, there wasn’t anything that she couldn’t do. From singing, to dancing, to piano lessons, to theatre, Ana Lucasey challenged herself even more, after finally deciding on acting. Making her way through, while overcoming life’s obstacles, and settling into the industry, Ana began making guest appearances on some of TV’s […]

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Fashion + Style | Jordan Pitts Of ‘Sundays With Jordan’ Reviews Pants By the Sweat|Tailor Brand

JORDAN PITTS http://www.sundayswithjordan.com “We started with the idea that the perfect pant existed, and then set out to make it. Sweat Tailor is a new kind of fashion brand focused on craft, comfort and attention to the kind of detail today’s consumer expects. One that blends the comfort and casual nature of traditional sweatpants, with […]

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Kandi Burruss Is Pregnant! Real Housewives of AtlantaStar Expecting First Child With Husband Todd Tucker‏

Cue the lullabies! It looks like the stork is heading to the ATL. E! News can exclusively reveal that The Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kandi Burruss and husband Todd Tucker are expecting their first child together! “We’re so thrilled to announce the news of our bundle of joy, it’s a dream come true,” Kandi […]

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Let’s Talk Summer Hair | Box Braids, Senegalese Twists, Marley Twists, Faux Locs + Update On My Dreadlocks

Girl — what better topic to discuss during vacationing season other than protective styling and travel hair? Womp, not a thing. Box braids, Senegalese Twists, Faux Locs and Marley Twists. Do you know the difference or steps to take before deciding on what’s best for you? Torn between the four? Well for starters, with any type of hair […]

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Sports | Exclusive Coverage: NBA Stars Durant, Harden + Curry Go 2K15 Uncensored‏ [VIDEOS]

NBA 2K15 UNCENSORED was a free-flowing conversation with four of the NBA’s top stars Kevin Durant, James Harden, Stephen Curry and Anthony Davis moderated by Ernie Johnson. They covered several topics in the NBA, pop culture, and additional sports-related content. Highlights included Durant talking about leaving USA basketball, James Harden declaring himself the best all-around player […]

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Lifestyle + Life Coaching | Essentials of Living a Balanced Life‏

Life sometimes can seem off kilter as responsibilities mount and people plow all their physical and mental resources into what seems to be the most pressing crisis of the moment. But Lumbie Mlambo says that’s a good time to take a step back. Everyone has the potential to shine in life’s darkest moments, but the […]

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Love + Relationships | Why Communication Is The Oxygen That Keeps Relationships Alive

Married couples should have plenty to say to each other, but research says communication is one of the issues they struggle with most. Part of the problem may be that communication is a two-way street, requiring both partners to do it well. And some subjects are more ticklish than others to bring up. “Healthy couple […]

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Kandi Burruss Is Pregnant! Real Housewives of AtlantaStar Expecting First Child With Husband Todd Tucker‏

Cue the lullabies! It looks like the stork is heading to the ATL. E! News can exclusively reveal that The Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kandi Burruss and husband Todd Tucker are expecting their first child together! “We’re so thrilled to announce the news of our bundle of joy, it’s a dream come true,” Kandi […]

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Fashion + Style | Jordan Pitts Of ‘Sundays With Jordan’ Reviews Pants By the Sweat|Tailor Brand

JORDAN PITTS http://www.sundayswithjordan.com “We started with the idea that the perfect pant existed, and then set out to make it. Sweat Tailor is a new kind of fashion brand focused on craft, comfort and attention to the kind of detail today’s consumer expects. One that blends the comfort and casual nature of traditional sweatpants, with […]