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Watch: Drake Gives Hilarious, Spot-On Impression of Katt Williams on SNL

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We tuned into Saturday Night Live this past weekend to see Sasheer Zamata’s debut, but were also pleasantly surprised by how well Drake performed on the show. While Drake began his career on the teen-drama Degrassi High, his performance proved that he has amazing comedic chops.

Teen Girls Proves “She Got Game” As Co-captain Of Boys’ Basketball Team

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Janya Lilly isn’t your average student athlete. The 13-year-old not only excels academically, but she’s also holding her own on the hardwood.  What separates Janya from her teammates is simple. She’s the only girl on the boys’ basketball team.

Oliver Stone Drops Out Of MLK, Jr. Biopic & Says “Respectable Black” Community Only Wants The Whitewashed Version Of MLK, Jr.

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On the heels of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday,  Oliver Stone announced Friday that he was no longer on board to write and direct the biopic about the Civil Righs leader.

Why I’m Celebrating Ella Baker On MLK Day

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Known as the “God Mother of the SNCC” Ella Baker was a community activist in the truest sense of the term. This is not to discredit, the courageous works of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. but Ella Baker told us the dangers of leader driven movements…and she was right.

Are People Happier With or Without Kids?

Until recently, most research has shown that those without children are more satisfied in life than those who have them. Several new studies have concluded, however, that data may not be completely accurate anymore. Princeton University and Stony Brook University published a report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science that found “very Keep Reading →

Do You Trust Your Mate? 5 Ways to Assess Your Trust Level

Trust is an essential part of any relationship. It is vital to a marriage. You can’t have a business relationship without trust… how much more is this true in a marriage. Words like faith, belief, confidence, loyalty, and devotion come to mind when you think of synonyms for trust. All these words stir up feelings Keep Reading →

Money Monday: 8 Ways to Painlessly Save More Money

It seems we Americans have a savings problem. According to the US Department of Commerce, Americans save a mere 4.2% of their disposable personal income. The Germans, by contrast, save 10.6% of their disposable income, while the French put away nearly 15% of their money. Worse yet, a full 27% of Americans have no emergency Keep Reading →

Dr. King’s Greatest Lesson: Being of Service

One of my favorite quotes from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is the one he shares about serving. “Everybody can be great…because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. Keep Reading →

6 Ways to Honor the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Today

Were it not for the countless contributions and sacrifices of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Black and Married With Kids would not exist. It is because of the sacrifices made by Dr. King and countless other civil rights leaders that we are able to use this platform to strengthen families within our community. In honor Keep Reading →

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

indexOr as we like to call it in my household, Morehouse Day. Respect due to the leader, the legend, the man, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On this national day of recognition, may you contribute more to the nation than you normally would.

“…I may not get there with you…”

Recipe: Spicy Orange Marmalade Baby Back Pork Ribs

I love braised dishes!  Hence these beautiful Spicy Orange Marmalade Baby Back Pork Ribs.  I tell you … when my little creative mind gets ta twirling and my instinctive gift of flavor gets excited, something magical happens and an explosion of flavor is produced!  I mean really I just sit and start to imagine what Keep Reading →