It is never acceptable to beat a little kid bloody with a weapon, because that is always child abuse. I can't believe it's 2014 and I have to spell that out for people.
So what are the most common financial blunders that newlyweds tend to make? We asked financial pros to pinpoint the eight biggest offenders -- and then offer up some advice for how to help right them early on.
If you really want to join that golf club, and feel that it's OK because there is one rich black family there, please work harder. If you chose to send your children to a school which only has one rich black family, one Hispanic child with a scholarship, and three Asian kids, please work harder.
The movement often fails to challenge the very paradigm that encouraged women to chemically process their hair and thereby prevented them from remaining natural, in the first place.
Public officials at all levels chatter constantly about employment and job creation. Unfortunately, not enough of them seem concerned about the nonsensical barriers they and their predecessors erect that stand in the way of entrepreneurs seeking to earn an honest living.
Your personal financial goals have great influence over your repayment plan choice. If your financial situation improves over time, you may be in a more comfortable position to make prepayments to eliminate your remaining student debt.
When we use imagery that makes an entire community feel excluded and diminished, exactly what tradition are we celebrating?
The high of being one of the first to spot a breaking news tweet got so bad that I would wake up in the middle of the night searching for my iPhone while laying between my Egyptian cotton sheets.
James Forten's vision -- and the many courageous stories of others along the Delaware -- remind us that freedoms are hard won by those willing to sacrifice to make the world a better place.
As we head into the Jewish New Year, we take with us the challenges of an eventful summer punctuated by racial unrest. The death of Michael Brown, like that of Oscar Grant and Trayvon Martin before him, are tragedies that jolt us out of complacency.
In February 2015, the first-of-its-kind Afrofuturism conference, Midnight Vistas, will bring together artists, writers, scholars and activists from across the United States - and throughout the world - to convene.
Ohio Secretary of State candidate Nina Turner has spent her entire career fighting for working families, stronger schools, and elections that allow all people to cast their ballot fairly, conveniently, and securely. We can support Nina and other down ballot candidates that have the ability to win if we would just show up.
Parenting is hard, and trying to figure the appropriate punishment gains nothing with the force of violence. Especially because it was done in the days of slavery, and in spite of the fact that it was done to us as children, it needs to stop.
Without arbitrary consequences for their defiance, I guess we're going to have to teach them the actual reasons why they should listen to our instructions. This presents two challenges. We're going to need good reasons, and somehow we have to get them to believe us.
Paul and Joan Ostroff went into debt trying to give their son, Andrew, a shot at getting past a learning disability so that he might be able to go to college. By the time they went to Consumer Credit Counseling for help in 2010, they owed $88,000 on about 20 credit cards.
Crawford, father to two young children, did have something in his hand, but it wasn't a rifle or a shotgun. Rather, it was a toy BB gun he had picked up from the shelves in the store to buy.
While some households and neighborhoods have recovered from the recession, most black and Latino households and neighborhoods are still waiting to recover.
I was 12 years old during the historic Year of the Woman in 1992. I remember the sense of hopefulness my Mom and her feminist friends had as they talked about the possibilities for discussion, action and policy around women's equality.
Singer Michelle Williams and actor Brian White will headline playwright David E. Talbert's new play, 'What My Husband Doesn't Know.'
Also appearing in the stage production are Ann Nesby and Clifton Davis.
Lena Summer is the envy of all her friends. Big house. Successful husband. It's the perfect life... or so it seems. But with her husband's demanding career, the other side of her bed is too cold too often. When a handsome young foreman is hired to work on their home, the spark she's been missing quickly rages into a wildfire that could cost her everything.
Williams, known around the world as one-third of the Grammy-winning musical group, Destiny's Child, just finished a run on BBC's 'Strictly Come Dancing,' the show that ABC's 'Dancing With the Stars' is modeled after. In 2009 and 2010, the Illinois native starred as Roxie Hart in the smash hit musical 'Chicago' on London's West End and on Broadway.
White will be starring with Wood Harris and Zoe Saldana in the romantic comedy 'The Heart Specialist,' which opens on Jan. 14. Later this year, the Boston native stars in another romantic comedy film, 'Politics of Love' opposite Mallika Sherawat, Loretta Devine, Gerry Bednob and Ruby Dee. He'll also return for the second season of TNT's 'Men of a Certain Age' alongside Ray Romano, Andre Braugher and Scott Bakula.
David E. Talbert is an award-winning playwright, film director, and best-selling author. His film, 'First Sunday,' which starred Tracy Morgan and Katt Williams, opened up as the No. 1 comedy. His blockbuster plays include: 'The Fabric Of A Man,' 'Love in the Nick of Tyme,' 'He Say She Say... But What Does God Say,' 'Love on Layaway,' 'His Woman His Wife,' and 'Mr. Right Now.'
'What My Husband Doesn't Know' begins its national tour in February 2011 with stops in Philadelphia, Orlando and Jacksonville, Fla., Washington D.C., and Detroit.