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Sanaa Lathan Shaves Her Head For Netflix Movie

Sanaa Lathan is currently filming the Netflix movie, Nappily Ever After, and has gone through many hair changes for the film.

Earlier this summer she debuted a blond look:

Sanaa Lathan Shaves Her Head For Netflix Movie

Sanaa Lathan is currently filming the Netflix movie, Nappily Ever After, and has gone through many hair changes for the film.

Earlier this summer she debuted a blond look:

Rihanna Announces Fenty Beauty Launch Date, But Some Latinas Aren’t Happy

Rihanna’s new make-up line Fenty Beauty will debut tomorrow, and is being heralded for its diversity, when it comes to the 40 shades it’s offering.

Rihanna Announces Fenty Beauty Launch Date, But Some Latinas Aren’t Happy

Rihanna’s new make-up line Fenty Beauty will debut tomorrow, and is being heralded for its diversity, when it comes to the 40 shades it’s offering.

Fix These Top 10 Areas of Wasteful Spending to Reduce Debt and Build Wealth

When it comes to money, it seems we’re all wasteful. According to a recent Hloom poll, more than 8 out 10 Americans admit to squandering money. At the top of the list of wasteful spending is eating out, with 68.9% of survey participants admitting to spending too much money on meals away from home. The US Keep Reading →

From Wife to Widow: 4 Things I Wish I Didn’t Know But You Should

By: Kimberly Holmes Wiggins Widow. Man, I hate that word. It conjures up images of children who hear the word, then cower away from the woman, slowly reversing their tracks, fearful they may catch some of the sadness she gives off as she navigates this world without her husband. I remember the first time someone referred to me Keep Reading →

How Do I Deal with My Unemployed, Babies’ Father?

Dear  Dr. Buckingham, I’ve been with my babies’ father for five years now. Throughout the five years that we have been together, he has never been able to keep a job for more than three months. We have two little boys and I stopped working when I got pregnant the first time. I would look for a job, but Keep Reading →

6 Early Warning Signs That Your Marriage is Headed for Trouble

There are few higher highs than falling in love and committing to it for life through a giddy walk down the aisle. Fortified by the recital of deeply personal vows, this journey of a lifetime begins with promise and uncommon joy. Many couples, despite the occasional dust up, manage to successfully protect and actively engage Keep Reading →

Building Wealth Through Real Estate: Hacks, Tricks, and Tips

Last week we revealed the formula for true wealth formation: Income – Expenses = Capital (seed money) left over to invest in wealth building assets. Unfortunately, too many of us believe that investing in our primary residence is the surest path to wealth creation. Now don’t get me wrong. I am a strong advocate of Keep Reading →

20 God-Centered Tips for a Successful Christian Marriage Outside of Church

Going to church when I was a kid was fun. I mean, I got to see my friends and make jokes in the pews and eventually learn a thing or two in Sunday school. I got to see the different roles people had and learned to respect their service in the church. But, I remember Keep Reading →

Federal Prisons Are Now Required to Supply Tampons & Pads to Inmates For Free

Federal prisons are now required to provide female inmates with a range of feminine hygiene products free of charge, according to the Bureau of Prisons.

“Wardens have the responsibility to ensure female hygiene products such as tampons or pads are made available for free in sufficient frequency and number,” Federal Bureau of Prisons spokesman Justin Long wrote in an email. “Prior to the (memo), the type of products provided was not consistent, and varied by institution.”
The memo was released less than a month after the Dignity for Incarcerated Women Act, co-sponsored by Sens. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), was introduced into Congress. It also bans the shackling of pregnant inmates, bars the practice of placing pregnant women in solitary confinement, and makes it easier for inmates to stay in touch with their families.