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Relationship Violence

Relationship Violence »

Relationship violence is a pattern of behavior in an intimate relationship that is used to establish power and control over another person through fear and intimidation.

15 things I wish someone would have told me

15 things I wish someone would have told me »

15 things I wish someone would have told me and what others around me would have known about grief.

How & Why You Should Live A Life of Integrity

How & Why You Should Live A Life of Integrity »

Have you ever stopped to assess how honest you are? Most people lie almost every single day, or at least omit the truth, and hide their real thoughts and feelings about what is happening. Why do people do this?

Can a Mom Be too Close to Her Daughter?

Can a Mom Be too Close to Her Daughter? »

We all want connection with our daughters, but when we become overly close, it can hinder their transition to adulthood.

The Danger Outside: How Can We Protect Our Black Boys?

The Danger Outside: How Can We Protect Our Black Boys? »

On the day Trayvon Benjamin Martin was born his father, Tracy Martin, and both his grandmothers were in the delivery room to hail his arrival. Now, his mother, Sybrina Fulton, stares intently at a photo of her son as a toddler.

Rachel Jeantel proves that this July 4th, Jim Crow lives

Rachel Jeantel proves that this July 4th, Jim Crow lives »

Racial justice in America is disintegrating at warp speed. On matters of race, the ugly America of yesteryear — segregationist George Wallace’s America — is still with us.

A New Obstacle For Professional Women: The Glass Escalator

A New Obstacle For Professional Women: The Glass Escalator »

A new analysis by the New York Times today shows that more men are entering female-dominated professions like teaching and nursing, in an effort to achieve job stability, financial security and more time for family life.

For Women Leaders, Likability and Success Hardly Go Hand-in-Hand

For Women Leaders, Likability and Success Hardly Go Hand-in-Hand »

In their blog post, "New Research Shows Success Doesn't Make Women Less Likable," Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman conclude from their analysis of assessments of men and women leaders who have come through their leadership program that "likeability and success actually go together remarkably well for women."

Humiliation, Ridicule of Black Women Must End

Humiliation, Ridicule of Black Women Must End »

Unless you have been hiding under a rock or are a transplant from another planet, you are most likely aware of the controversy surrounding the formerly, now recently cancelled proposed Oxygen network program “All My Baby Mamas.”

When You Throw Dirt, All You Do Is Lose Ground

When You Throw Dirt, All You Do Is Lose Ground »

When it comes to the history of human relations, however, we've hardly taken a step. The same problems that plagued people in ancient times are still with us today. People are still rude, selfish, insensitive, and difficult -- some of the time...