Personalized youth tennis program breaks barriers for diversity

The South Street Seaport in New York City took a youthful persona thanks to the United States Tennis Association this weekend. The crowd was completely bombarded with a different view of an area that is normally associated with business professionals and typically fairly quiet except for the occasional sounds of taxis honking in the background or simple …

Men Bank on Women’s Vulnerability

As women, nearly everyday we have to endure the harassment of men coyly being perverts as if it's second-nature. Whether we're friends with them, co-workers, or even just men we pass by on occasion, some do not realize how their conversation and actions can make us uncomfortable. To a certain point, I can deal with …

How ‘insecure’ can we be?

Thanks to filmmaker Issa Rae, Insecure has emerged as a go-to show that I love for its accuracy on millennials, relationships, and especially current black culture. We see the protagonist trying to find herself while battling woes of many 20-somethings: excelling in her career, being at odds with her best friends, finding a place in …

Settling for Less

Plenty of times as a woman in my later-20s, my friends and I have the scary talk about settling with our love lives. I have heard my friends mention or complain or try to understand the universe's will. Maybe it depends overall on our career choices, or where we are physically in our lives. We see others and their …

Who Gets the Last Laugh

For the past 12 years I have been -- very openly -- sending negative vibes to the celebrity pair of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, also known as power couple "Brangelina." I've stated it many times before, but I'm just not a fan of infidelity in a family setting, as marriage or having kids with one …