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24 Do’s and Don’ts to Improve Your Emotional Intelligence

You’ve heard it before: Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is the best predictor of highly successful people. They’re emotionally balanced, in tune with their gut and have the innate ability to listen, empathize, creatively solve problems and basically take over the world. The good news is, you can improve and develop your emotional intelligence over time with […]

Teyana Taylor Confirms Split From Iman Shumpert After Infidelity Rumors Swirl

Teyana Taylor is shutting down rumors about her relationship status with Iman Shumpert by confirming her separation from the NBA star. The married couple of seven years have been separated for “a while,” as Taylor shared to her Instagram on Sept. 17. In an amusing picture of the former couple wearing wigs, the A Thousand […]

Sabrina Elba Says Working With Famous Husband Posed ‘Big Learning Curve’

Sabrina Elba said working beside her famous bae posed a “big learning curve.” On day one of Beautycon LA, Elba got candid about her experience working with her husband, Idris, on their S’ABLE Labs skincare line. “It’s not a perfect tie-in, but we’ve definitely developed ways of working together,” she told People. The 35-year-old entrepreneur […]

Anti-LGBTQ Bill In Ghana Could Jeopardize Safety Of Certain Citizens If Passed

A revived bill could jeopardize Ghanaian citizens’ well-being by encouraging people to out members of the LGBTQ+ community in Ghana. “Promotion of Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values Bill” would force suspected members of the LGBTQ community to be reported, CNN reports. Introduced in 2021, the bill encourages Ghanaian citizens to report suspected […]

Chioma Nnadi Makes History As First Black Woman Editor Of British Vogue

London-born journalist Chioma Nnadi has been named the new head of editorial content at British Vogue, replacing famed editor Edward Enninful. With her appointment, Nnadi makes history as the first Black woman in history to helm the iconic fashion magazine. The Guardian reports that Nnadi will take on her new role starting October 6. The 44-year-old […]

Former NFL Player Sergio Brown Missing After His Mother’s Death

Sergio Brown, a former NFL player, is missing in the aftermath of his mother’s death from injuries relating to an assault. According to reporting from CNN, Brown’s 73-year-old mother, Myrtle, was found near a creek behind her home on Sept. 16. Relatives alerted the Maywood Police Department that they could not reach Brown or his […]

ICYMI: Sen. Tim Scott Is Dating A ‘Lovely Christian Girl’

Presidential hopeful Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) is dating a “lovely Christian girl,” according to The Hill. During the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition Town Hall on Sept. 16, Scott described his mystery girlfriend while giving remarks on his religion and faith. “I’m very excited. Very excited,” Scott said to Iowa’s Attorney General, Brenna Bird, who […]

Ciara’s Ten To One Rum Secures $1M Investment From InvestBev Group

R&B singer-songwriter Ciara, who co-owns Ten To One Rum with founder Marc Farrell, recently accepted a $1 million investment from InvestBev Group. According to The Spirits Business, the Chicago-based private equity firm extended its gift to elevate the brand’s presence in new markets and in the ultra-premium Caribbean rum sector. Founded in 2019, Farrell built […]

Respect For The Aged Day: Why Elder Care Is Vital To The Black Community

September 18th is Respect For The Aged Day otherwise known as Keirō no Hi or 敬老の日 in Japanese. Observed on the third Monday of every September, this day holds cultural significance in Japan. However, it is profoundly important in the Black community here in the United States and vital for us to understand. We owe […]

How to Mindfully Take Time Off Work—And Ultimately Increase Your Productivity

Burnout is at an all-time high since the spring of 2021. And as of this past May, employee productivity had declined for five straight quarters. At a time when workers are still coming up for air following the pandemic, it’s more important than ever to take time off work. It seems counterintuitive, but science shows that […]