President Obama issued a matter-of-fact (read: awful) speech after news broke that Darren Wilson would not face charges for the murder of Michael Brown. Progress seemed to be the focus of Obama’s somber speech as he attempted to ease the pain of a nation of Brown supporters who wanted nothing more than to see […]

“Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting.”-Franklin D. Roosevelt Please vote during the midterm elections. This statement is a plea because research is already proving that the voter turnout in the midterms has […]

HelloBeautiful asked 50 black women on their one wish for America.  From education to health care, the responses are as diverse as the black experience.  What would your wish be?


In the midst of depressing addresses about the current government shutdown, President Barack Obama shared a glimmer of forward-thinking news yesterday. The President announced that he would nominate economist Janet Yellen, 67, to lead the Federal Reserve, a move that would see the central bank led by a woman for the first time ever, if […]

The government is still currently shutdown and we’re starting to feel the affects of the standoff between the Democrats and Republicans who are far too stubborn to bend on their views of funding for the government. Because of the shutdown, many government services and agencies are closed, suspended or otherwise impacted. In short, this isn’t […]

Michelle Obama’s hair is such a big topic of conversation, despite more pressing optics that are going on in our world. Who needs to discuss the amount of rape in India, when FLOTUS’ bangs are in her face! No, seriously! During a recent speech, Michelle’s grown-out bangs were casually pushed to the side and affectionately […]

Michelle Obama was in the midst of giving a passionate speech about our obligation to stand up for our kids at a Democratic fundraiser, when a gay rights protester, Ellen Sturtz interrupted her. The First Lady was immediately agitated and scolded the heckler, “One of the things I don’t do well, is this.” Must Read: […]

President Obama once claimed that he wasn’t the “president of Black America;” he declared that he’s the president of “all America.” However, this all American president just might have a bias when it comes to Black folk because it seems  it’s being reported that the President Obama speaks to Black America in a way that’s […]

In a recent interview with CBS, Michelle Obama discussed the struggle children face when they grow up in a community riddled in violence, much like that of the West Englewood neighborhood, where she visited Harper High School. 29 current and former Harper students have been shot and of that 29, eight of them died. To […]

Michelle Obama recently said in an interview that she was a “busy single mother.” She went on the clarify the confusing statement, by saying, “You know, when you’ve got the husband who’s president, it can feel a little single, but he’s there.” President Obama told NBC Today Show that there’s indeed some truth to Michelle’s […]

I was asked to be a talking head on a local New York City TV show called Sistah Talk. I joined conscious filmmaker Nicholle La Vann and the show’s host, Dietra Kelsey as we chatted about everything from Beyonce’s need to be worshiped on “Bow Down,” gay marriage and Rick Ross’ controversial rape lyrics. Must […]