21 Jul 2015

The Death of Sandra Bland: Jim Crow vs. Civil Rights Part Two

Since learning of Sandra Bland’s passing, I have experienced the full gamut of emotions. It took the first 24 hours for me to process that my sorority sister had actually been found hanging in a jail cell in 2015. They said she committed suicide but common sense wouldn’t allow me

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06 May 2015

BLF Fashion: Spring Is The Season Of The Lady

May is here and I haven’t been this excited for spring fashion in a long time! I’m officially calling this the unofficial “Season of the Lady.” Yes, we can be ladies at work, home, dates, church, and on the go. Season of the Lady means embracing your feminine side, enjoying being

05 Jan 2015

Sorority Sisters: I Am My Sister’s Keeper…Even When She Belongs To Another Sorority

There is a common thought in social media that as African Americans…we should not be upset about the show “Sorority Sisters” if we aren’t upset about shows like “Love and Hip Hop” or “Real Housewives of Atlanta”. While the majority of our African American community may not understand the outrage

25 Mar 2014

Join Us For #TheSoulMan Twitter Viewing Party Wed. 3/26/14 10PM EST

TV is better when you’re watching with friends! We’ll prove it this Wednesday when we host a Twitter Viewing Party to celebrate the “LIVE” season 3 premiere of one of our favorite sitcoms, The Soul Man. Not only is this episode being shown “LIVE” but there will also be appearances

27 Feb 2014

Black Herstory: The Radical Self Expression Manifesto

Here’s a confession: I’m a talker.  I mean a bonafide, “gee whiz does she ever shut up” chatterbox.  My whole life I’ve been tortured and punished for not having an ounce of control when it comes to this motor mouth of mine.  Fast forward a few decades, and who would

11 Feb 2014

14 Most Inspiring Black Couples (2014 Edition)

14 COUPLES THAT INSPIRE BLACK LOVE: A NOTE FROM BLF FOUNDER JAI STONE It’s that time of year again! Valentine’s Day is this week, but love is ALWAYS in the air here at Black Love Forum, and I think that’s because we are constantly inspired by those who love and

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11 Feb 2014

Top 10 Relationship Do-overs (From The Matchmaking DUO)

 Kelli Fisher (left) and Tana Gilmore (right) are Professional Matchmakers based in Charlotte, North Carolina Have you ever had a fleeting thought of that special someone from the past and instantly wished you had a time capsule?  Was there a specific memory that made you wish you could have one more chance