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.…
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Friendship 101: Everyone is Not Your Friend

By Eddie Love While growing up in the Mississippi Delta, my mother taught me a lesson that’s had a resounding effect on my life and has definitely proven to be true. “Everyone is not your friend,” she would often say in a low tone.…