From the Desk of Business Besties New Year.. New Business Path…

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Christmas is over and now the New Year is vastly approaching. I can honestly say that we have all seen some turmoil in 2016, be it personal or in business.  If there was ever a time anyone would want the Read more

Angie Stone Shares Biopic Is In the Works

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At the Soul Train Awards last month, the three time Grammy nominated Angie Stone revealed she is one of the latest divas with a biopic in the works. TV has already captured a little of Stone’s life when she starred Read more

Love Refund

There are some relationships that I’ve been in where I want a full refund from the love that I gave!  Yes, a full refund please.  As women, we tend to give our everything in the relationship arena and because we Read more

2 Brothers Fighting Gentrification in Detroit

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It’s well known that the city of Detroit has  been dealing with issues various issues such as crime, education, and housing for some time. Fortunately, two young professional brothers have joined together to fight gentrification in the city’s neighborhoods. Mississippi Read more

The Single Life, This is Not a Game!

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So you’re living the single life, huh?  Well let me add my two cents on why your single life is the best time of your life! Being single is more than a title or a label people put on you; Read more

Materialism: Are We Cool With Trading Good People For Things?

Today we live in an extremely materialistic society. Every time we turn on the television, radio, or even when we are out and about, we are reminded of what we don’t have and how less of a person we are Read more

Relationships 101: Feeling Broken?

Started to blog today in my usual tip giving format..instead this came out of my creative soul! “Let me introduce myself.  “I am doubt, I am fear, I am your ugly past, I am that thing that tried to kill Read more

Celibacy! Can You Wait?

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So 2017 is fast approaching, and one of your top resolutions is shutting down the cookie and to wait for Mr. Right or at least for him to put a ring on it. While the idea seems easy enough, the Read more

From the Desk of Business Besties: Get Your Piece of the Holiday Shopping Pie

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It’s the Christmas Holiday, and usually the money always flows so freely from consumers’ hands to the hands of the local business owner. However, recently more and more consumers are shopping in different ways than ever before. There are now Read more

So Pam Returning to Work? Clay County Official Who Called the First Lady An Ape Never Fired

Remember Pam, who made the comment about First Lady Michelle Obama looking like an ape in heels on her Facebook page? Yes, the same Pamela Ramsey Taylor who was the director of the Clay County Development Corporation in West Virginia Read more

My Vision Became Clear, Once I Learned to Love MYSELF!

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Self-love!  Many of us say that we love ourselves, but I believe there is a miscommunication between the word self, and the word love.  In midst of the long road between these two small words, during the course of one Read more

What to Expect When Expecting?

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Let me first start off by saying that 2016 was a phenomenal year that I wasn’t really expecting.  It was like a good drama with all the plot twist, faux friends, and trips with an anticipated happy ending. This year, Read more

Define U Live Wrap Up

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How do you get women of all ages and races together at an event?  You tell them it is time to unleash unapologetically!  Valencia Griffin-Wallace, Lifestyle Designer also known as The Southern Belle of BOLD, presented her annual Define You Read more

Three Reasons You Should Love Being Single During the Holidays

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It’s that time of year again. The temperature’s falling, snow’s on the ground, and the question is the same whether you’re at work, the beauty salon, the supermarket or the liquor store: What are your plans for the holidays? For Read more

Wednesday Wonder Woman: Verna Caddie

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Meet today’s Wonder Woman, Verna Caddie, owner of Devine Creations organizations and professional eutquette coach in Houston, Texas. How would you describe your swagher? What makes Verna, Verna?I would describe my SwagHer as my style,class, and Godliness. What makes me Read more

Black Girl Puddin’

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Black Girl Puddin’ Have you ever had a cup of some Black Girl Puddin’ Made you do things you thought you wouldn’t Has even worked things out when you thought it couldn’t   Now lets talk about the puddin’ and Read more

Fall in Love With Reality Not Potential

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One of the biggest mistakes people of color make pertaining to dating and relationships is our tendency to date a person’s potential over the reality of who they are. Disappointment is the result or the effect of not believing a person’s actions the Read more