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  • 01:31

    A Conversation with a Dark Skin Activist

    in Self Help

    Rashida Strober coined the phrase "dark skin mental abuse." Since 1998 the "dark skinned activist" has been relentlessly advocating for what she calls “dark skinned beauty equality.” She has appeared on TV, the cover of the Floridian, on international radio and the featured story for many newspapers.


    In 2006 she wrote the play turned audio book, "She Black but She Ain’t Ugly: A Dark Skin Girl’s Triumph." 


    The story details her struggles of overcoming poverty and dark skin abuse. Sharing her personal story would not only be therapeutic for Rashida but would also help others. A true pioneer, Rashida’s dark skinned activism is the first of its kind. From France to Africa to New York and around the she receives messages of support daily. Rashida says the most rewarding part is helping dark skinned women, men and teenagers who confide in her about dark skinned struggles. 


    Join us on Thursday, April 28 @ 6:30pm for this conversaton with Rashida Strober and a open dialogue with you during the last 30 minutes about colorism.


    Website http://thedarkskinactivist.com/ 


    DONATE https://www.gofundme.com/bcqei4 

  • 00:50

    Conversations with Sapphire JBlue with Author Kendra Reeves

    in Writing

    Secrets & Seductions-Jules and Lance Archer are married for nine years. Throughout the last year of their marriage Lance has done all he could to push Jules away. Worn out from being the problem in her marriage, Jules granst Lance the desire of his heart – his freedom. 


    Meeting a handsome, younger man Jules tussles with herself while trying to decide if she should act on her attraction to him. Kevin, on the other hand, refuses to take no for an answer. After a few chance encounters he finally wears Jules down and it doesn’t take long before Kevin is mesmerized by Jules’s beauty, intelligence and humor. She was everything he wanted in a woman, unfortunately for him the last thing Jules wants in her life is a relationship. 
    What happens when Seduction occurs then Secrets are revealed? What will Jules do when she discovers the secrets that the men in her life are hiding? Will she continue to see these men or will she make drastic decisions? What will the men in Jules’s life do once their secrets are exposed? Will any of them be able to hold onto Jules’s heart or will the secrets that go along with the seduction cause Jules to walk away forever? 

  • 00:27

    The ZOE MOON ASTROLOGY Show-VENUS enters the MERCURY RETROGRADE stage!

    in Self Help

    Venus is joining the Sun and Mercury Retrograde in Taurus and bringing women, love, beauty, and income themes to the forefront of what is coming back around from the past and what is going bye-bye. Tune in to hear how your sign is influenced!

  • 01:24

    SNEAK PREVIEW!! The Beaut Lifestyle Women's Mastermind Retreat

    in Women

    Welcome Beaut Lifestyle Women's Mastermind Retreat Guests!! 


    Since starting our Success In Beauty Book Series®, I've wanted us to create an annual women's retreat that would serve as the catalyst for young women, savvy moms, heart centered business women, and aspiring women entrepreneurs around the world to easily win in all areas of their lives no matter what their circumstances are!


    Beaut Lifestyle Women's Mastermind Retreat will bring aspiring women entrepreneurs, innovative women business owners, women industry thought leaders, and key women influencers together from September 23 - 25 for a three-day journey through creating more fulfillment and happiness in all areas of their lives. This will be a very intimate women's mastermind retreat.


    Join the Beaut Lifestyle Team, Charlotte Howard, Sonya Davis, Daija Howard, Tina Hobson, Theresa Broadnax and Nadine Lajoie in Beautiful Myrtle Beach!! 

    Looking forward to connecting with all of you!!


    http://beautlifestyle.com/

  • Beauty Talk with Alma Davis of 'Dinner For Divas'

    in Blogs

    Tune in tonight as the ladies of Beauty Talk and Illusions Beauty speak with te Founder and Creator of 'Dinner For Divas', Alma Davis.  Alma, a Domestic Violence Survivor, shares with us the ispiration behind this Annual Dinner for a Special Cause.   She will share how Makeup Artists, Hairstylists, and Wardrobe Stylist can help out for this Annual Event.  Join us tonight at 9pm EST/6pm PST  to see how you can join our team of artists for this years event. 

  • 01:00

    Art Critic James Cooper on the Culture Wars

    in Art

    What are the culture wars and how can we win them? Join us as noted art scholar and critic James Cooper talks about art and culture today.


    James Cooper is an art scholar and noted critic. He is the Founding Director of the Newington-Cropsey Cultural Studies Center. He is the Editor of American Arts Quarterly. He is the author of several books, including The Hudson River School and the Moral Landscape.  Mr. Cooper served on the President’s Committee for National Standards for Arts Education K-12. He has been a vocal critic of government funding  to the arts. He was the first to challenge the obscenity, lack of quality of grants awarded by the National Endowment for the Arts.  Subsequently he was appointed to serve as a juror on several juries for the National Endowment for the Arts, and met with many congressmen. Cooper believes that EXCELLENCE and BEAUTY are the criteria for public art and education, not political correctness or propaganda. He thinks that the American people have not been alerted to the CULTURE WAR that is deconstructing the core values of America. His goal is cultural renewal.    

  • 00:45

    Make Love Your Great Quest,& Earnestly Desire & Cultivate Spiritual Endowments

    in Religion

    Please join me Thursday April 28th at 7:30 a.m as I discuss One Corinthians 14, and touch on The Love Chapter - 1 Corinthians 13. It's the love mixed with  the spiritual endowments ( The Amp.)  The gifts need cultivation. Read this Chapter in the Amplified version. It's so beautiful and filled with the illumination of The Spirit. This Chapter shows how Paul wanted everyone attending in an assembly to be edified. Yet talks about the beauty of  tongues.For one who speaks in an [unknown] tongue speaks not to men but to God, for no one understands or catches his meaning, because in the [Holy] Spirit he utters secret truths and hidden things [not obvious to the understanding]. (1 Corinthians 14:2)


    Think about that for a moment...... selah!


    In The Spirit, that person utters secret truths and hidden things ( not obvious to the understanding.  Other versions say;one talks to God . But know one understands , but in his spirit that one speaks mysteries. It's his desire for all to be edified. Yet he tells them the one who speaks in tongues edifies himself.He also tells them in verse 18. I thank God , I speak in tongues more than you all . And in verse 19 shares again that in the church he wants to make sure people are instructed. He again reiterates in verse 39. Desire earnestly to prophesy, and do not forbid to speak in tongues. Because in the next verse , he gives you a key to this chapter- All things must be done properly and in an orderly manner. Hmmm? Sounds like some protocol. Hope you can join~ Char

  • 00:57

    Creativity

    in Self Help

    How do we turn the mundane into the extraordinary? In this episode, we are going to highlight ways that we can be more creative in our relationships.  Join Sistas for Life and guest host, Bianca J-Dash as we learn how to make the best of our  relationships through creativity.


    ABOUT OUR GUEST HOST:Bianca J-Dash, born and raised in Louisville, KY is a Para Professional Pre-School Teacher, Actress/Singer, Theater/Indie Film Producer, Director, Writer, Yogi, Avid Reader, and Scrapbooker who resides with her loving family and friends in New York City. She has lived in 9 major cities in the US (among them NYC, LA, and Chicago). Her professions over the course of her life include: videography, photography, office management, liturgical dance, mime, marketing promotor, model, fundraiser, nursing home attendant, delivery driver, day camp counselor, book editor, and even assembly line day laborer! Bianca J-Dash is a woman who is a self proclaimed "Professional Wonderer": an individual who sees something that their Soul shows interest in and finds opportunities to explore and participate in: whether paid or purely just to volunteer. But always to find enjoyment and the opportunity to experience something new. The theme Bianca wants to share with the audience today is that EVERYONE is equipped to be a Professional Wonderer! Come join her on the journey to exploring how to embrace your inner creativity, letting it shine, and ultimately CELEBRATING one's inner beauty! The key to embracing your inner creativity, is to unlock the door that is the BEAUTY and WONDERFULNESS of YOU!!!


    More links to insire your creativity:


    Tomorrow looks bright for creative black women:


    http://www.tomorrowlooksbright.com/


    http://www.whataboutourdaughters.com/waod/2012/11/26/800-creative-black-women-you-can-support-on-cyber-monday-bla.html


     


     


     

  • 00:01

    Sista! Get Your Creativity-On!

    in Self Help

    How do we turn the mundane into the extraordinary? In this episode, we are going to highlight ways that we can be more creative in our relationships.  Join Sistas for Life and guest host, Bianca J-Dash as we learn how to make the best of our  relationships through creativity.


    ABOUT OUR GUEST HOST:Bianca J-Dash, born and raised in Louisville, KY is a Para Professional Pre-School Teacher, Actress/Singer, Theater/Indie Film Producer, Director, Writer, Yogi, Avid Reader, and Scrapbooker who resides with her loving family and friends in New York City. She has lived in 9 major cities in the US (among them NYC, LA, and Chicago). Her professions over the course of her life include: videography, photography, office management, liturgical dance, mime, marketing promotor, model, fundraiser, nursing home attendant, delivery driver, day camp counselor, book editor, and even assembly line day laborer! Bianca J-Dash is a woman who is a self proclaimed "Professional Wonderer": an individual who sees something that their Soul shows interest in and finds opportunities to explore and participate in: whether paid or purely just to volunteer. But always to find enjoyment and the opportunity to experience something new. The theme Bianca wants to share with the audience today is that EVERYONE is equipped to be a Professional Wonderer! Come join her on the journey to exploring how to embrace your inner creativity, letting it shine, and ultimately CELEBRATING one's inner beauty! The key to embracing your inner creativity, is to unlock the door that is the BEAUTY and WONDERFULNESS of YOU!!!


    More links to insire your creativity:


    Tomorrow looks bright for creative black women:


    http://www.tomorrowlooksbright.com/


    http://www.whataboutourdaughters.com/waod/2012/11/26/800-creative-black-women-you-can-support-on-cyber-monday-bla.html


     


     

  • 01:23

    Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Is Your Mirror Telling You The Truth About Your Skin

    in Self Help

    Attention all Babyboomers, Bombshells and Beauty Conscious Women!


    Is your mirror lying to you? Are you spending your hard earned money on skin care products that make a lot of promises about keeping you young and fall short of their promise? Are you caught up in all the hype of the commercials and movies, women of all ages are striving to stay youthful looking, even if it's a race they'll never win. Why? Because no one wants to get old!


    Tonight on Wise Woman Radio, Host Donna Schmid interview guest, Robbie Buckley, Skin Health Educator and Connoisseur. She will share her expertise so you can start taking care of the largest organ in your body (skin) and make it the most beautiful part of you!


    BONUS SEGMENT - Melissa Teel-Hartman, Spiritual Coach, Angel Card Reader, Reiki Master will provide some intuitive readings to some of our LUCKY LISTENERS!


    Are you ready to become your most powerful resource - to be understood and respected for who you are, what you do and your personal contrbution to the whole? Click on the link and get your FREE copy of "Beginning Your Inner Journey to the Wise Woman Within."


    Get your Daily Dose of Donna each day on Facebook, stay connected for the tips, tools and sugestions to help YOU create a better version of yourself so that you can live a ridiculously AMAZING LIFE!

  • 03:07

    Essence of Hip-Hop w/ Hip-Hop Artists Layla Khepri & Zie

    in Entertainment

    Tonight, we are proud to talk to two extremely supported hiphop artists who have put in a lot of work to gain the following they have and we show why.


    He's no stranger to the madness that is Da BlackTop Radio as he has graced this show multiple times providing unique opinion and personality that truly depicts why he is in a lane of his own. He is the leader of the EAT movement (Eliminating All Troubles) from Oklahoma City, OK in which he truly where's his home on his back. He has gained mainstream exposure by working with respectable mainstream talent such as the legendary DJ Drama hosting his mixture "EAT Reloaded." His name is Zie (IG/Twitter: @zieokc) and he updates us on his latest moves and grinds musically, personally, and his SXSW experience recently; plus more!


    Our "Fresh Face Artist of the Week" is a rising hip-hop artist with a unique style and brand that is growing respect to her and her craft. She refuses to follow the wave of what's hot and is true to making her own waves. Her name is Layla Khepri (IG/Twitter: @laylakhepri) and she talks with us about her lifestyle, journey, movement, goals, and more to get you on board the bandwagon. 


    Returning back to us is a profound black man and business owner who's geared up each and every last Wednesday of the month to let us know his strong knowledge and opinion in regards to the black community and hip-hop. CEO of nowarningshotsfired.com is "The Truth Minista" Paul Scott (Twitter: @truthminista) is back to fire up yet another sermon to educate and enlighten!