Why Does Skin Color Matter?

Why Does Skin Color Matter? Have you ever met a “black person”? I haven’t. Have you ever met a “white person”? I suppose I have, once. And what about a…oh wait…we really do not refer to people by other colors do we? How silly does it sound to ask if you saw that green guy […]

Our Contributors: Meet Jennifer Saleem

  What are three personality traits that best describe you and how do they impact your personal identity? I cannot pick just three as I am VERY Puerto Rican and Italian. I am fiery, stubborn as all get out, passionate (OH SO PASSIONATE), committed, determined, hard working, and resilient. I can take everything and anything […]

Save 25% at DollsLikeMe.com during Cyber Week + $9.99 Flat Rate Shipping!

Images courtesy DollsLikeMe.com  DollsLikeMe.com during Cyber Week Multicultural toy store, Dolls Like Me is celebrating Cyber Week with 25% OFF CLOSEOUT orders thru November 30th and $9.99 flat rate shipping!  Watch BeFrugal.com for future deals from DollsLikeMe.com!     Page 2 of CLOSEOUT items     More items from DOLLSLIKEME.COM  

Saying “Thank You” for the Little Things

    Thanksgiving is one of my favorite celebrations. Why do I love it? I love it because it’s a holiday that sets aside religions, cultural or political differences to allow us to say thank you to the good things, moments and experiences we have enjoyed and learned from during the year. In the last […]

LET’S DO THIS: Start a National Campaign for Spina Bifida!

   (click above to vote)   Laura Tellado, journalist and award winning author of Holdin’ Out For a Hero and Espresso con Leche, has launched a donor page with Pepsi’s community fundraising initiative, the Pepsi Refresh Project, to raise funds for a national campaign for Spina Bifida.  The campaign, which includes funding a support group in her local community for Spina […]

Missing Person Alert: Raven Kimbrough of Evanston, IL

  This alert is published in partnership with Black and Missing Foundation, Inc.  Do you have information about this missing person?  Click here to submit information to the Black and Missing Foundation Tip Line.  Republishing of this content is welcomed.     Raven Kimbrough Case Type: Endangered DOB: Oct 02, 1997 Missing Date: Sep 06, 2011 Age Now: 14 Missing City: Evanston Missing State: IL […]

The Seven Wise Princesses: A Medieval Epic {Book Review}

The Seven Wise Princesses: A Medieval Persian Epic Written by Wafa Tarnowska & Illustrated by Nilesh Mistry Barefoot Books, 2008 Review by Laila Lacy The Seven Wise Princesses: A Medieval Persian Epic is a translation of the 12th century Sufi-inspired epic poem, Haft-Paykar, originally written by the poet Nisami, one of the most famous poets of the […]

Celebrate Black Friday & Cyber Monday with Bee Mine Natural Hair Products!

   Bee Mine Natural Hair Products Bee Mine Products is a line of natural hair care products that carries toxin-free shampoos, conditioners, moisturizers, a detangling/leave in conditioner, and a styling cream.  To learn more read our Bee Mine Natural Products Review. Bee Mine will be hosting a sales for Black Friday and Cyber Monday!  Both will offer a chance […]