Year: 2011


What We Love: Beautiful Dancers

This clip that we found of the dynamic dancing duo Nicolas Besnard and Shenea Booth is absolutely breath-breathtakingly beautiful and sensual. Shenea is a two-time World Champion in Acrobatic Gymnastics and Nicolas recently performed with Cirque du Soleil. Liberettes, take a look at this dynamite performance. It’s bound to have you going ga-ga.


Kimora’s Hot New Cover

Kimora Lee Simmons gives you scarlet fever on Harper’s Bazaar Singapore cover for their January 2012 issue.  It has been a hot minute since we have seen this fashion veteran model in the spotlight. The mogul-mom does not have any downtime juggling her mutli-million dollar fashion line, Baby Phat and KSL, along with gracing the […]


What is Kwanzaa?

Kwanzaa was created after the Watts Riots in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga, a professor of Black Studies at California State University, Long Beach. It was an idea built on the concept of unity, for Dr. Karenga sought to find ways to bring together African-Americans as a community in the wake of violence. He founded […]


A Higher Calling

Lately–well more like since I can remember– I’ve always seen a lot of “becoming a better you…”, “the new you in the new year”, “a healthier you” and any other self-help titled literature and I’ve always wondered two things: 1. Who actually reads this? 2. Who actually does it after they read it? For the […]


Style: Three Looks for New Year’s Eve

Thinking about what outfit to sport as your ring in 2012? We’ve dashed up three cute style ideas that are sure to make you the center of attention at whatever event you plan to be at on the night of the 31st! ——————————————————————————————————————————————- ——————————————————————————————————————————————-


The Check Paso Doble

He asked you out and you are going on a date with him! Now, what are you going to wear? You have to get your hair, nails, and makeup done; a little coif, primp, and pamper are required. Maybe it is time for a new outfit, or will you spice up that rocking outfit you […]


Black Monday

Black Friday is always looked upon as the biggest shopping day of the year. People rush out at the crack of dawn in hopes of scoring an unbeatable bargain. This year Black Friday has a run for its money because the Day After Christmas or “Black Monday” is expected to have a huge success. It […]


Why Black Girls Get Pregnant at 19

By Shaniya Jergens* I’ll tell you one thing straight. I’m a young black woman. And I got pregnant at 19. And at 17. And at 16. You think once would be enough to let a young chick like me know that protection is important and not something to play with. But the reason why I’m […]