Famous black celebrities and their moms

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Mothers… they do it all! As we continue to celebrate the mothers in our lives today, we take a look at some fantastic women who raised some pretty influential black celebrities of our day. Check them out here. Trey Songz and his mother April Tucker Lil Wayne ans his mother Jacinda Carter Common and his… Read more »

Motivational Monday

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“Use meditation to tune out the noise and tap into the endless supply of tranquility inside you.” –Russell Simmons @UncleRUSH “Love for Self is the greatest The Present” –Common @common “Let’s work hard today and achieve our dreams!!” –Diddy @iamdiddy “Everyone makes mistakes, but admit your own before you point out someone else’s.” –Will Smith

Common: One Day It’ll All Make Sense

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You don’t have to like hip-hop, you just have to appreciate openness and honesty.That openness allows new ideas to take root in his soul, and through the lens of those new values he his open to reexamining his life and seeing a better version of himself. One Day It’ll Make Sense has an very intriguing… Read more »

Rapper Common Speaks of Life And Love Lessons

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Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr. is anything but ordinary. Even with adopting the moniker Common, the Windy City’s award-winning rapper spread his hip hop gospel about everything from socio, eco and politico issues to how he used to love h.e.r with an ease that was anything but…common. As his music fans eagerly anticipate his next album, The Dreamer,… Read more »

Maya ‘Angel’

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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. That is what I thought when an angel spoke to me. If there were a place that one could pick to be on earth and a presence to be in, I’d rather be where I was and have you read to me. There are times that life has… Read more »