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Toni Morrison is 85 Today!

Happy 85th Birthday to the phenomenal Toni Morrison! Toni Morrison is one of the most celebrated contemporary novelist.  Known for her vivid story telling and intricate themes, Morrison's various works have received critical acclaim.  Her best known novels are The Bluest Eye (1970), Sula (1973), Song of Solomon (1977), and Beloved

ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey Makes History as the First African American to Lead a Major Network

Paul Lee, ABC's entertainment president, has resigned.  According to the New York Times, the decision comes after tensions between Lee and Ben Sherwood, chairman of  Disney-ABC Television Group, came to a head.  The two apparently disagreed on programming choices. His successor is Channing Dungey, who becomes the first Black president of

Are Your Protective Styles Doing More Harm Than Good?

By now most of us know how important protective styling can be to our hair growth journey.  Using wigs, braids, sew-ins and buns are all styles that allow us to give our hair a rest from constant manipulation while protecting those delicate ends--the oldest part of the hair strand.  The

Meet Jean-Baptiste Pointe DuSable: Founder of Chicago

Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable was born in Haiti some time around 1745 to a French father and an African slave mother.  Little is known about his life in Haiti prior to his migration to New Orleans in 1765.  DuSable eventually traveled north up the Mississippi River and built a home