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According to the Grio: Every since this weekend, when the Trump administration announced a ban on refugees as well as those coming to the United States from certain Muslim-majority countries, many celebrities have spoken out against the move, and many have seen pushback from Trump supporters. But this exchange between Kirk Franklin and an Internet […]

LITHONIA, GA Bishop Eddie L. Long, viewed by many as one of the most influential faith leaders in the world and others as one of the most controversial, was laid to rest Wednesday. Long’s funeral began with his family closing his casket, which was draped in a purple and gold cloth. The casket was ushered out so […]

As a parent watching my daughter grow up, it hasn’t always been easy to determine if I was nurturing her self-esteem enough or too much. It’s a balancing act if you are a parent to figure out the best ways to help your kids have high self-esteem. YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: 7 Ways To Raise […]

Aunt and Uncle’s Day is observed annually on July 26th.  Spending holidays together, special family times and sometimes sleepovers, aunts and uncles often hold a special place in our hearts. They fill our lives with fun, laughter, love and wonderful memories. National Aunt and Uncle’s Day provides an opportunity to spend time with those relatives […]

Nationally syndicated radio show host and comedian Rickey Smiley speaks candidly about the struggles of single parenthood and raising five children, two of whom are daughters, in an interview with The Christian Post. The 47-year-old star of TV One’s reality show, “Rickey Smiley For Real,” opens up about the challenges he’s faced and is not […]

In today’s busy culture, mealtime seems to be a forgotten art. Grabbing dinner on the go can be bad for our wallets and our waistlines, but most importantly we miss the opportunity to bond and grow as a family. Throughout the Bible, we see that mealtime was a time for being together and enjoying each […]

Parents Question: we are worried that we haven’t really shown our kids how much we love them. We both work and have very busy lives. But we do love our three children very much. What are concrete ways we can show our love to our kids so that they can really know how much we […]

Courtesy Cameron Knowles: One New Orleans family, who is set to graduate in May, became a sensation on Facebook when a photo of them all wearing their caps and gowns went viral. The photo shows father Mario Myles, who is graduating from Xavier University with hisMasters of Special Education on May 7, mother Shenitria Myles, […]

Pastor Luis (“Louie”) grew up in a neglectful, chaotic and impoverished home in Waukegan, Ilinois, just north of Chicago.  Louie and his two other siblings had different fathers. “Although my father was a pretty good man, he didn’t father me,” says Louie.  “When we have no guidence in our lives, we experience the fear, insecurity, […]

OWN’s new docu-series “For Peete’s Sake” following the lives of husband and wife duo Holly Robinson Peete and Rodney Peete will premiere on Saturday, March 19 at 9 p.m. ET/PT CLICK HERE to read story source: thejasminebrand.com https://youtu.be/I_c5oWaFzwU

On the surface of Julius “Dr. J” Erving, you may only see his 30,026 career points, his 10,525 rebounds and the countless poster highlights including his famous cradle left reverse layups. But there is a side that many NBA fans knew little about. Each time Erving took the court, he did so with disease on […]

Exercise your problem brain with a puzzle. January 29th is National Puzzle Day. Whether it’s a crossword, jigsaw, word searches, brain teasers or Soduku, puzzles put…