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This Interview With Toni Morrison Never Gets Old

Toni Morrison Interview with Charlie Rose

In this old interview with Charlie Rose, Toni Morrison responds to a past question about if/when she will stop writing novels centered around race. She then responds with a bold answer about centering Blackness. Morrison explains that African writers, like Chinua Achebe, helped her to see the perimeters of writing without being consumed by the white gaze and how this was liberating.

How Do I Cope With My Wife, She Is Addicted to Facebook?

Dear Dr. Buckingham, I am reaching out to you because I am about to lose my 15-year marriage over Facebook. To make a long story short, my wife has turned into a Facebook Addict. She spends at least three to four hours a day on the damn intranet and does not tend to the kids Keep Reading →

Afro Germany – Being Black and German

Produced by DW Documentary from Deutsche Welle international broadcasting company, the Afro Germany documentary explores the history of African descended people in Germany and their cultural awareness.

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The Idris Elba Syndrome: Can the Right Woman Change a Man’s Mind About Marriage?

If you were on a first date and the successful, swagalicious man you met on Soul Swipe said,  “Am I ever gonna get remarried? I don’t think so. Yeah, I don’t think so. Marriage is an institution of sorts and I’ve done it. It’s not for everybody. It’s not my life’s calling,” what would you Keep Reading →

7 Proven Strategies For Making Financial Intimacy a Success in Your Marriage

Financial self-awareness, receptiveness, and understanding play an extensive role in setting the stage to make financial intimacy a possibility for your marriage. In addition to the knowing, there must be the “doing.” Financial intimacy is both a goal and a journey. The only way to attend to growing your financial intimacy in your marriage is through action. Here are Keep Reading →

6 Behaviors to Avoid When Dealing With Conflict in Your Marriage

Have you wondered, in the heat of a battle, what you were really fighting about? It’s not usually what you say it is on the surface. The inner work begins the moment you are able to go beneath the surface and uncover what it is that really bothers you about what’s happening. Have you ever just wanted to Keep Reading →

When to march…and why

wwitroopsParading your military was once a wonderful thing. It displayed the strength or perceived strength of a country, and its leadership. The old Soviet Union’s May day parade gave United States analysts opportunity to look at some of the hardware they would show off, along with the thousands of troops walking in lock step. There was a lot of flag waving, paying respect to Lenin, there great leader. Colorful and awe inspiring.  The real point of military marches in the streets was a message to your enemies; “Don’t mess with us, we have a lot of stuff”, to you’re constitutes; “Look at all the wonderful toys your taxes allow us to purchase”, and to those who want to challenge the government internally; “look at the power I have and you better not challenge me”. In the 20th century, this was the modus operandi of most dictators.

5 Undeniably Classic Reasons Marriage is Not Outdated

There’s a movie roaming around Netflix called “November Rule.” It’s an interesting flick that reveals the character of a young man who breaks up with his significant other right before the holidays. His plan is to pursue the relationship again right after Valentine’s Day. His premise is that during the holidays and up until Valentine’s Keep Reading →

Can My Cheating, Lying, and Baby-Making Husband Change?

Dear Dr. Buckingham, I have been married for 7 years with 2 girls. My husband cheats and has 2 boys from his affairs. Each time I forgive him and try to get past it. Once caught, he lies unless I show him the evidence; then, he admits it and blames the women for making it Keep Reading →

Should You Swipe Left or Swipe Right? Getting Clear on Your Deal Breakers

If you’re using dating apps to meet with eligible singles, you’ve probably lived these scenarios. Does this sound familiar? Swipe right if… He looks good on paper but he’s not mentally stimulating in real life. FRUSTRATING! Swipe left. Swipe right. He was a great conversationalist on the phone but didn’t make you laugh when you Keep Reading →

5 Practical Steps For Improving Sexual Intimacy

Have you ever been there? You bought the lingerie, the candles, or the flowers. You did all of the things you were supposed to do to spice up your sex life with your spouse. This will most definitely give us back that intimacy that we’ve been missing, you thought. But after you did everything you were supposed to Keep Reading →

3 Tips to Help You Turn Your Failing Marriage Around

Failure. No one likes that word. In particular, when it applies to their efforts at something of extreme importance, there is no greater disappointment when you miss the mark. Well, imagine taking that word and applying it to a concept with lifetime implications. Marriage is just that. It is a concept with lifetime implications. At Keep Reading →