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From the perspective of black yogis, I wanted to focus on the complimentary benefits of Yoga’s spirituality to those with firm religious view points.  Some people have experienced conflict with their religious beliefs and the inaccurate perception of Yoga in modern society.  Yoga allows the body to relax and be of greater clarity to be […]

When God, Allah, Vishnu, Buddha or evolution made men and women different and separate, do you think they ever intended for men and women to be more than procreation partners? That is, can men and women actually be friends? Real friends? I would like to say yes, because I have plenty of male friends, but […]

Bullying is out of control in our schools. Although it is hard for most parents to hear about their child’s negative behavior, parents of children who bully must work closely with the school to resolve the situation. Parents need to remember that children who bully are at high risk for engaging in risky or even […]

I stumbled upon a rant by a Yahoo contributor who seemed very upset at the prospect of KFC, McDonald’s, Taco Bell, etc. accepting food stamps. He’s not alone. There are folks out there ready to (keyboard) protest if McDonald’s lets poor people use their benefit cards to get a happy meal—with a toy even! These […]

Shaq violated the man code when he threw Dwyane Wade under the bus for cheating on Gabrielle Union with Lauren London. While trying to kick game to Newsweek reporter Allison Samuels Shaq but Wade on blast. Check out the e-mails : Samuels: Hi. Sesslielopez@gmail.com [FYI, the email address bounces back]. Or I can give her […]

After 13 years of marriage, Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith have separated, In Touch Weekly is reporting. The magazine comes to this conclusion via an “insider,” and the couple’s publicists have not confirmed the split. TMZ placed a call to Jada’s rep, Karynne Tencer, who told them … “What? In Touch said […]

From KISSDETROIT – After months of speculation Fantasia announces her pregnancy! She broke the news to  a crowd at a charity concert that she performed for at the opening of Riverview Apartments in Jacksonville, FL. She also confessed that she was afraid of what people would think of her but talked about her faith in […]

Beyonce’s got insecurities. We know it’s hard to believe, but she’s a woman, and it’s a true. Beyonce was forced to cut short a TV special she was filming in London after she began losing her voice. She managed to sing a few hits before deciding she couldn’t continue and apologizing. She got the audience […]

You know how the saying goes, “Black don’t crack,” well although I’m black I can’t even front, I know sometimes this is a bald head lie, plain and simple. There are many African American’s that just don’t age well. Period. BUT, as a whole I have to say my beautiful people of color age pretty […]

Are Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith planning on having more kids? E! correspondent Michael Yo interviewed Jada on the set of her hit show “HawthoRNe,” in which the two talk about her character being pregnant and if the couple will add to their brood of Jaden, Willow and Will’s son from his first marriage […]

During my retreat in Marina Del Rey, California at Creative Chakra Spa I had the opportunity to meet Tai Chi Instructor, Jordan Ross Allen.  I asked him to demonstrate a pose and he chose to share with us a lesson on “cloud hands”.  Cloud Hands is one of the poses that is the foundation of […]

The 2011 BET Award Show celebrated the 20th Anniversary of the release of the feature film, “The Five Heartbeats”.  The audience was surprised and delighted by a performance collaboration with the original cast of the movie “The Five Heartbeats” and the singing group “After 7”.   Filmmaker, Robert Townsend, felt that it was a “surreal 20 […]