via BlackAmericaWeb: Men can you braid? Or can you do your daughter’s hair? In the average household, mothers are typically responsible for doing their daughters’ hair. That’s why when we see videos of dads giving it a shot, the videos are usually met with a lot of amusement. Typically because many dads are not very […]

via BlackAmericaWeb/wlbt: Erica Hall’s life ended in front of her own house. She was found bloodied in the yard in front of her modest home in Magnolia, Mississippi. Reports say the knife that killed her was left in her back. But the biggest shock is not that the 32-year-old mother of four was found dead. […]

via getupmornings: Marvin Sapp chatted with Erica Campbell and GRIFF about his many different ventures outside of being a gospel artist. He talks about the bible scripture that advises us to use all of our skills and talents, multiply them and bring them back to God. He explains how he used to his platform as an artist maximized his moment, […]

via getupmornings: How often do you tell your daughter she is beautiful? We live in a world today where people are trying to down our children because of their skin color and what they look like. Erica spoke about the campaign for “My Black Is Beautiful” and wants listeners to join in the conversation. In a recent […]

In this stunning video from Dear World, Stuart Scott’s daughters, Taelor (20) and Sydni Scott (16), write a letter to their father on the one-year anniversary of his death.  Scott, a legendary ESPN announcer and SportsCenter host, passed away on January 4th of last year from cancer, a disease he had first been diagnosed with […]

“What could happen in this world if it were full of confident, talented, brilliant, bold Black girls who were positioned and prepared to make an impact?” For the answer, the team behind The Beautiful Project (TBP) turned to Black women and the power of the pen. After seeking submissions from Black women all over the world, The North […]

Some of you might have grown up hearing Dick Clark play songs on American Bandstand, asking for ratings from eager teens. If it was a song with a strong beat, it rated high. My mom would get a high mother rating because she provided a beat for my life I could “dance to.” The resounding […]

Dad, you’re an influential person in your daughter’s life. Make sure you teach her the most important things that she needs to know before she grows up. Teach your daughter to love herself. Teach your daughter to change her oil. Teach your daughter respect. See what else you can learn in this week’s Tools for the Journey: […]

President Barack Obama is not looking forward to his daughters heading off to college, lamenting at an event on Wednesday that they are growing up too fast. “Just yesterday, Malia started her first day of senior year. You know, I was sitting in her room because I was going to see her off her first […]

Sports journalism legend Stuart Scott died at the age of 49 after a long battle with cancer. Before his death, the one-of-kind sports anchor wrote Every Day I Fight which details the journey through his cancer diagnosis and gave people an inside look at his personal life including his relationship with his two daughters, Taelor and […]

Friday night in Chicago saw a number of young girls dressed up in frilly gowns and sparkly shoes as they attended the Chicago Police Department’s…

Two of B.B. King’s daughters are alleging that the blues legend was poisoned to death by his closest associates. But the coroner says preliminary autopsy results don’t support that contention. King’s daughters, Patty King and Karen Williams, made the accusations in separate, but identically worded, affidavits filed over the weekend. “I believe my father was […]