February 06, 2014 by Amoya Edwards
Since I was a little girl growing up in Houston, Texas, the third Monday in January that most people enjoyed off from work or school has been more than just that. It was a day that my father would spend with my twin sister and I to chauffeur us around the city to show us landmarks of Black history, discuss how far we’ve come and share stories about leading men and women of service who were responsible for it all.
December 30, 2013 by Amoya Edwards
This year there was no shortage of surprises in the tech world. From social media apps and events to the coolest device releases, news of technology dominated conversations from your home to your desk at work.
I've gathered my top five tech-related moments of 2013 for you. Check out what made the list!
November 08, 2013 by Amoya Edwards
Every year during the month of November, many men let their faces get hairy for a great cause: Movember. This often-imitated charitable cause has been encouraging men to grow out their moustaches – or Mo’s since 2004, as a catalyst for conversation about men’s health.
August 05, 2013 by Iman Cole
Summer isn't over yet, there's still plenty of time for sun, fun and grilling out. Cookouts are nostalgic for me; they make me think of good times in college and holidays with my family. But grilling isn't necessarily the easiest thing to do - some say it's an art and everyone has their own formula for doing it "right."
July 17, 2013 by Amoya Edwards
For the past couple of years, trend watchers have been striving to understand the growing African American interest in Twitter. Usage of the microblogging site by African Americans continues to grow and they are starting to dominate the online space.
June 14, 2013 by Amoya Edwards
It's June. That means you're probably planning your summer getaway, trying to figure out a Father's Day gift or maybe celebrating a graduation - shout out to the new grads!
But, did you know that June is also a month to reflect on the music that moved your granny's tailfeather back in the day and celebrate what's moving yours now in 2013?