March-April 2018

Lessons to Live by for Daughters

By Lashawnda K. Becoats   Being a mother is a gift. You could not have told me that when I was 18 years old, pregnant in high school and uncertain of what my future would hold. Now it’s hard to believe that my three children (two daughters and a son) are adults.…
Events

The Rundown: Things to do Thursday, February 22 – Sunday, February 26

By: Shawn D. Allison, II   What’s good family? This weather, for one! I know you all are still reeling from the energy of Black Panther last weekend, but guess what…there’s more dopeness goin’ down this weekend! There’s lots of Black History Month events for everyone to indulge in, a very riveting stage play, networking and gaming events and some truly funky music for you to dance to!…
Events

The Rundown: Thursday, January 18 – Sunday, January 21

By Shawn D. Allison, II What’s the word family? I see we survived that brutal “snowstorm”  from earlier this week, but now that the weekend is here, it’s time to shake the frost and flurries away! There’s lots of events guaranteed to get your blood flowing in this cold weather and I think you’ll dig what I have in store for you!…
Lifestyle

Charlotte Street Art on The Rise

    By Lashawnda Becoats We were on a mission as we walked through the streets in Brooklyn, past bodegas and nail salons. It was a hot summer day and my friends were tired of all the walking. Bars and restaurants called their names, but I wouldn’t stop until I found it.…