Beyoncé’s Visual Message of Hope in LEMONADE (BET)

When Beyoncé announced the premiere of LEMONADE last week, viewers were left to ponder on what it would be, predicting it was simply the follow-up single to “Formation.” No one had a clue that Queen Bey would spill the tea about her marriage to Jay Z. For the past two years, there has been major…

Meet Phi Beta Sigma’s Top Chef Jeffrey Morneau

Sigma frater Jeffrey Morneau defeats the stereotype of men in the kitchen being an anomaly. The 28-year-old is the head chef-in-charge of his own catering business, Chef Jeff Catering, where he prepares delectable desserts and enticing entrees for patrons to devour. He has been called on by celebrities like Chef Roble, Rashidah Ali of VH1’s Love & Hip…

Lack of Affordable Housing Fuels Brooklyn Homelessness

Gentrification has given Brooklyn a beautiful makeover, but under the surface lies the ugly problem of homelessness and displacement. It’s now the least affordable borough due to gentrification and its hostile takeover of Brooklyn neighborhoods is pushing the poor out on the streets while giving the rich a new territory. Homelessness is a citywide concern,…

Being A Barber Saved This Zeta’s Life (ProgressiveGreek.com)

Even with Hillary Clinton running for the presidential post in the White House, many aren’t convinced that women can stomp with the big dogs. Females trying to enter male-dominated fields are still facing discrimination fueled by outdated, sexist views about gender determining one’s level of skill. That didn’t stop Phylicia Goins though. This 22-year-old Zeta…

Meet The Sigma Who Lost 162 Pounds (ProgressiveGreek.com)

Students go off to college to gain knowledge, but most end up gaining weight as well. According to a 2012 study by researchers at Auburn University, 70 percent of students packed on the pounds during their four-year college career. The University of Southern Mississippi alumnus Brandon Nabors can relate to those students. He gained over 100pounds while…

Ty Dolla Sign Takes on Times Square With VIBE Vixen

Turn on “Paranoid” or “Or Nah”  and you may think singer Ty Dolla $ign is a jerk. He sings about proudly thieving girlfriends, running into one too many baes in one night and having more toot it and boot it trysts than he can keep count of. But after spending time with the beatsmith you…

Is Our Generation Open To Open Relationships? (MadameNoire.com)

Molly from HBO’s Insecure has made hella bad decisions in her love life, and hooking up with her childhood friend Alejandro, aka Dro, has probably been her worst one. When she found out that Dro’s marriage to his wife was (allegedly) open, she was appalled and curbed Dro’s sexual advances. But after finding out her parents’ 35-year marriage…

Why Aren’t There More Black Lawyers? (MadameNoire.com)

One of the many things we’ve learned through the repeated murders of Black men and women at the hands of law enforcement and the failure of these murderers to be brought to justice is that we need more Black lawyers and prosecutors. While nearly 40 percent of incarcerated prisoners are African-American, four percent of lawyers in the United States…