Asani – Women Who Sing

ASANI is an Aboriginal women’s trio from Edmonton.  They are Debbie Houle, Sarah Pocklington and Sherryl Sewepagaham.  This circle of First Nations and Metis women have performed across Canada and internationally at such venues as Carnegie Hall in New York, The Kennedy Centre in Washington D.C. and the Saddledome in Calgary.  Their debut CD ‘Rattle… Read more »

The Godmother of Rock & Roll – Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Sister Rosetta Tharpe was born Rosetta Nubin on March 20, 1915, in Cotton Plant, Arkansas. Although the identity of her father is unknown, Tharpe’s mother, Katie Bell Nubin, was a singer, mandolin player and evangelist preacher for the Church of God in Christ; the COGIC, founded by a black Baptist bishop named Charles Mason in… Read more »

Remembering Natalie

American singer-songwriter Natalie Cole, daughter of mid-century crooner Nat King Cole, is best known for her Grammy Award-winning album ‘Inseparable.’ “I never got to make the transition from little girl to young woman … and that really screws you up.” —Natalie Cole Natalie Maria Cole was born on February 6, 1950, to vocal legend Nat… Read more »

Impress Your Guests: Six Must-Haves For Your Holiday Party This Year

    For many of us, throwing fun parties is the best part of the holiday season. It’s a time when your home is decorated and looking beautiful and your friends and family can come over to gather and enjoy each other’s company. To ensure that you impress your guests, here are six must-haves for… Read more »

Looking Gorgeous! 5 Jaw-Dropping Fashion Ideas for Winter

If you’re mourning the loss of your sundresses, tank tops, and sandals, that means it’s time for you to spice up your winter wardrobe. Even if you loathe the winter months, you might find yourself liking them a bit more with a fashionable cold weather wardrobe. Casual for Cool Days Your winter wardrobe doesn’t have… Read more »

Why Women Tend to Excel in Humanities Careers

  Studying human culture shows us some of the most incredible traits of the human race. Small nuances can make or break civilizations, influence countless generations, and result in large and lasting changes. Looking at statistics, women tend to excel in humanities-driven careers. They have an innate sense for paying attention to those smaller things,… Read more »

Fair Wage: Which Careers are Still the Worst Paid for Women?

The topic of fair wages for the sexes has been a hot button issue since the women’s movement in the early 70’s. Activists continue to raise awareness, which has been able to make a small impact, and though women have earned these nominal gains, the fight is ongoing. A New Jersey Harassment Attorney says wage… Read more »

Healthy Diet Tips to Help With Your Weight Loss Plan

    Getting into shape and staying healthy and fit is a worthy goal, one that more people than ever are making a top priority. There are many good reasons to change up your health plan, since maintaining a reasonable level of fitness has been repeatedly shown to help prevent, mitigate, and even reverse the… Read more »

Aging with Grace: Tricks to Make Your Teeth Last You Longer

There are several reasons to hold on to your natural teeth for as long as you can. When you lose your teeth, the body reclaims some of the precious minerals from the area, and you suffer some bone loss from your jaw. In addition, while dentures and tooth implants have come a long way, they… Read more »

Simple Tips for Applying Makeup on Sensitive Skin

Living with sensitive skin requires paying a little more attention to your beauty products and regimen than the average person might have to. People with sensitive skin tend to develop problems when scrubbing too hard, for instance, or applying a new skin product. Read on to learn how to treat your skin well, so it… Read more »

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  • I’m A Survivor

    by Josayne M Anderson-Tejera   As a youth I was raised in a “traditional” Christian home where the spiritual things were over emphasized while the daily, practical ways of life were pushed to the side, like a candle under the bed. For myself I confused humility (freedom from pride and arrogance) with allowing people to… Read more »

  • Ladies have we forgotten the fundamentals?

    by Tomaca Govan Have we?  Isn’t it the innate nature of women to nurture, foster and care for her children and her man?  Our society’s financial structure is such that we cannot live on one income.  Women were forced to enter into the workforce. That led to us becoming educated and seeking better paying jobs. … Read more »

  • I Don’t Do Babies Anymore.

    by Tomaca Govan I can put a period on the end of that sentence. Me and babies are over for good. Don’t get me wrong, I think they are among the most beautiful entities on the planet – having just arrived and being so very close to the Creator. They’re beautiful God-like entities — spiritual… Read more »

  • So Far Away

    by Tomaca Govan We’ve gotten so far away from where we should be.  Our modern society slowly poisons our bodies and our spirits.  This is indicated by growing violence, the failure of our educational system, the increase in diseases, etc., etc.   My mother grew up in a small town in Virginia. She and her brothers… Read more »