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Apple Jack Martini

Apple Jack Martini

| June 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Wine and Drinks Make Your Own Drinks At Home with Afrikan Goddess’ Great Drink Recipes 1 ½ oz Vodka (any brand will do but hopefully you won’t settle for the cheap kind) 1 ½ oz Manzana Verde (it’s a green apple liqueur easy to find in liquor stores)  1 oz Apple Brandy (Calvados) Put some […]

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2012 Afrikan Goddess Awards Keynote Speech

2012 Afrikan Goddess Awards Keynote Speech

| June 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Good evening.  I want to thank the Founder of Afrikan Goddess for inviting me to speak to you tonight at such a significant occasion.  I am humbly honored to be your guest speaker tonight, honoring African women. When I was asked to speak tonight, I wanted to find out more about Afrikan Goddess and what […]

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Long Distance Relationships

Long Distance Relationships

| June 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Making It Work Takes Work! With each tick of the clock, Elsie feels panicked. She still hasn’t heard from Ekow even though she has been calling him for hours. What could possibly be the problem? Why isn’t he answering his phone all the way on the other side of the coast? He’s probably in the […]

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Out of the Ashes

Out of the Ashes

March 9, 2010 changed our lives forever. Any time I see pictures of my VJ, my heart skips a beat. My husband’s tearful face at 5.20pm that fateful Tuesday evening has been engrained in my memory. A myriad of emotions went through me as I tried to make sense of the reality that my beautiful […]

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Marriage, Motherhood, and Career: Have You Found that Balance?

Marriage, Motherhood, and Career: Have You Found that Balance?

| May 9, 2012 | 1 Comment

Note the arrangement of the terms and how career comes last. The same would be true if this article was titled: Marriage, Fatherhood and Career. Over the last few years, a lot of time and money has gone into studies dedicated to picking apart the correlation between working women and the state of marriages today. […]

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My Visitor’s Visa Expires Soon: I’m not Ready to Return Home. What are My Options?

My Visitor’s Visa Expires Soon: I’m not Ready to Return Home. What are My Options?

| May 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Speaking with several people I come in contact with, several of them admit they were or are unaware that they have the option of extending their stay in the United States. The Law Africans who arrive in the United States on a visitor’s visa, either as a student, foreign worker or for simple pleasure, must be […]

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FINALLY – An End to the Worry about Outliving Your Retirement Income

FINALLY – An End to the Worry about Outliving Your Retirement Income

Running out of income in retirement is the number one fear of American retirees – more so today than at any time in our history. But that is completely mind-boggling because – believe it or not – this issue is one of the easiest retirement worries to overcome. Really!  It is as simple as attaching an optional mechanism […]

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How to be an Inspiration to Your Man!

How to be an Inspiration to Your Man!

| May 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

If you’re a black movie hippie, then you are probably familiar with the 1997 movie “Soul Food.” And if you are, then you are probably also familiar with Teri. You know, she was the one always shooting down her husband and acting like “Miss Know-it-All” throwing her accomplishments in everybody’s face and letting everyone know […]

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When the Witches of Gambaga Came to Town

When the Witches of Gambaga Came to Town

| April 19, 2012 | 9 Comments

“Men use their witchcraft to protect their homes; Women use theirs to destroy.” Amina Wumba’s brother struck her. She gathered herself and then struck him back. That was the end of that spat. Oh so she thought. That night, her brother died in his sleep and Amina was accused of being responsible for his death. […]

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Dark Girls Documentary Reveals What “Lies” Beneath the Skin of Dark-Skinned Women

Dark Girls Documentary Reveals What “Lies” Beneath the Skin of Dark-Skinned Women

| April 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Modern times claim to provide independence, equality and dignity to one and all. However, a wide gulf exists between utopia and the real world when it comes to discrimination based on color of the skin. This stark reality stares in our face through the thought-provoking and emotion-evoking documentary entitled, “Dark Girls”. A sneak preview was […]

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