By Bree Johnson Arts, Beats +Lyrics (AB+L) was an experience for the books and the perfect way to kick off winter festivities. The art and music were amazing. One half of the legendary southern rap duo UGK, rapper Bun B showcases why he is recognized as one of the kings of the South at the […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on How Two Black Men Curated the Growth of Arts Beats & Lyrics
By Josh Wilson I was raised Roman Catholic. I have kept face throughout my upbringing and into my adult life. While I have stayed true to the religion and morals, there is a lot that has changed in this world. Debt and personal finances often take hold of our lives. Whether it’s credit cards, student […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Mind Of A Man Monday: Why You Should Start Working Towards a Debt-Free Life Today
By Winnie Caldwell St. Louis was in for a treat last Saturday night with special guests, “Tommy Egan” (Joseph Sikora), “Dre” (Rotimi Akinosho) and “Julio” (J.R. Ramirez). Once I was invited to this private meet and greet, I knew I couldn’t pass this moment up. And neither could these excited fans: But can you blame […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on STARZ Original Series, “Power” Cast Visits St. Louis!
By Winnie Caldwell Could you imagine working for your child? Or how about your mom always being right? Or even your college professor really knowing what he’s talking about? I remember in college, my professor warned me, “Social media is going to start charging you for awareness online. Your attention span will be challenged. You’ll […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Designing for the future: Trends we need to consider now through a child’s eye
By Tatianah G. Summer is the best time to travel for many of us, so with that in mind how do you want to travel? One way I want to highlight is doing so while solo and single. I’m talking about single and doing you, which is a more flexible form of traveling compared to in duos […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
By Gerard M. My Ambitionz Az a Writah Let freedom ring for all of my people of color all around this globe. Wouldn’t be right not acknowledging Juneteenth on the day it happened. I’m always very proud to represent my people of African descent. We come from greatness so I can’t ever fake my mind […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Mind of a Man Monday: The Ambitions of a Black Man and a Writer
By Tatianah G. I remember several years ago I was helping a grad school friend move to a new city to start her new job. We drove over 11 hours, unpacked her things and started to set up her new home. At the time I was still taking classes myself but I was in […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Keeping the faith in your Struggle Seasons
By Winnie Elizabeth The last few weeks have been weird for me mentally. Yes life is dope, yes amazing things are coming my way, yes blessings are falling in my lap BUT what about those silent moments? What about when the city is asleep and you’re forced to pay attention to YOU? I thought I […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Mind of a Man Monday HACKED: Fluffy Grl Takeover on Confidence and Curves
By Gerard McClure Jr. This Monday, I have to send a shout out to my mom because she received her Master’s degree in Nursing this weekend. Words can’t describe the hard work she put into that. From being doubted when she had me at 17 to now running things on a bigger level, I have to shout […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Mind of a Man Monday: Live Life and Push Forward