B&E News: Big K.R.I.T. Talks Depression, Jesse Jackson’s Parkinson’s Diagnosis, and Viola Davis’s New Film

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Big K.R.I.T. Talks Depression In an interview with Revolt’s William E. Ketchum, Big K.R.I.T. discussed dealing with depression and how it is often overlooked in the African-American community. Big K.R.I.T. believes his depression was always around, it was more present Read more

So Chrisette Michele Connected with Roland Martin After All

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CHRISETTE MICHELE SPEAKS OUT WITH ROLAND MARTIN IN FIRST INTERVIEW SINCE HER INAUGURATION PERFORMANCE. SHARES ON THE BACKLASH, HER PERSONAL LOSS AND HER NEXT MOVE! If you missed today’s episode of  NewsOne Now with Roland Martin, you missed an exclusive interview with Chrisette Michele! Read more

How Fitness Boot Camp Is Saving Me

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The relationship you have with yourself, sets the foundation for every other relationship you have in your life….It all boils down to how much do you love yourself? -Shelah Marie, Meditation Mixtape   Last week I started attending a fitness Read more

From the Desk of a Diva: Self Care is a Form of Survival

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Greetings, I spent my weekend doing the minimum and appreciating the little things like resting, dancing in the mirror, going to the fruit stand, and cooking. However I felt guilty about taking time from my work, yet nothing happens overnight Read more

#FancysThoughts: Can I Be Crazy For a Minute?

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A few months ago, I shared what my life is like living with a mental illness in Let’s Be Real Society’s syndicated article “Fresh Air”. While writing my part, I thought nothing of it. I described what it was like Read more

Fancy Finds: Shelah Marie’s “Meditation Mixtape”

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After recently co-writing Let’s Be Real Society’s syndicated article describing what it is like to live with both anxiety and depression, I hit a bout of depression. To be honest, I get depressed everyday around 1pm and I don’t know Read more

#FancysThoughts: Listening For God

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If you know me, you know I’m a stickler for rules, or I used to be until I realized the world is not black and white, but I used to seek solutions in people, because people are always suggesting to Read more

Transformation Tuesday: Michelle On How She Recovered From Her Attack During Basic Training

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My story begins during basic training,when I was sexually assaulted by a male soldier. I never knew who my attacker was, but i can describe him exactly. He burst into my room and grabbed me and forced me down on Read more

How Can I Be Depressed?

Don’t fret. Depression is very common. Many will experience some type of depression in their life time. Depression is a serious mental disorder that shouldn’t be ignored. A major depressive disorder is defined as a persistent low mood that is accompanied by low self-esteem and by a Read more