Raven-Symone Plans on Motherhood, Her Degree & Directing TV

MADE By Allison Kugel Raven-Symone’s alter ego, Raven Baxter, has been a staple on The Disney Channel since the child actor turned Hollywood renaissance woman debuted her famous character on the hit show, That’s So Raven, in 2003. Back then, Symone’s alter-ego played a teenager who could see into the future, and that extra-sensory ability…

The Black Women’s Expo Celebrates 25 Years

#SheMatters: A Chat with Event Pioneer, Merry Green Black girl magic is nothing new to marketing and event pioneer, Merry Green, founder of the Black Women’s Expo (BWE). She’s been sprinkling it in Chicago over the past quarter century at the Black Women’s Expo when she recognized a need to cater to her community. Today,…

4 Ways To Maintain Your Summer Sizzle

Where did the time go? Just like you, I am reminiscing over all the amazing moments of summer. The sand between your toes, lounging by the pool, the sassy swimwear and of course the yummy flavors. Summer is a time that many women prepare and even sacrifice for.  Regular exercise and ditching unhealthy eating habits…

Petty Worries About Losing Your Man

Where do you stand in the Dating and Keeping Game? If my man asked me to go Dutch, I’d ditch him. I’m the princess, and he is my king. If I don’t get flowers, I’m not happy. Goody! You’ve landed yourself a man. You want to keep him. But what do you do? It goes…