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Viola Davis and Jai Stone Grace The Pages Of Essence Magazine

Viola Davis and Jai Stone Grace The Pages Of Essence Magazine

Hellllooo Viola! Yes, I have been a fan of Viola Davis’ long before she ever had any Oscar buzz.  We are without a doubt sister-friends (in my head).  So let me be the first to say, you can’t tell me NOTHING since my girl appeared on the cover of the October issue of Essence Magazine.  […]
Why Is She So Fat? A Voice From Inside The Obesity Epidemic

Why Is She So Fat? A Voice From Inside The Obesity Epidemic

Note: This article appeared in it’s entirety on Essence.com Let’s just start with the obvious here: Yes, I am overweight. I’m not talking 15 or 20 vanity pounds; I am, without a doubt, obese. I have struggled with weight since I was a teenager and it is still a daily challenge for me. And, with […]

10 Things All Women Need In Their Emotional Toolbox

NOTE:  This post appeared in its entirety on Essence.com and Huffington Post. I’m often amazed at how little value people place on emotions, particularly emotional wellness.  When your spirit catches a cold, it’s like the rest of you catches the flu. That negative energy manifests itself in everything from depression to disease. With women, there […]

Stop Making Excuses For Family Drama

NOTE: This post appeared in its entirety on Essence.com (different title) It has always amazed me how much dysfunction we allow in our lives, and we do so for the most ludicrous reasons. You ask, “Why do you stay with a guy who disrespects you?”  She answers, “Because I love him!” (In a Jamie Foxx […]

When Same Sex Love Is a Last Resort

NOTE: This post appeared on Essence.com in it’s entirety (different title) Last week, outspoken celeb Jada Pinkett Smith sparked quite an intense social media dialogue when she posted the following status on her Facebook page: In the last month, three women, in their 40s, coming out of long term relationships with men have confided in […]

Drama Queens Get No Love

NOTE: This post appeared in its entirety on Essence.com. This post is specifically for the scene-causing drama queens who show their hind parts at every opportunity. It’s for the intense instigators and tacky troublemakers that think “going in” on somebody is cute.  I’m talking directly to the antagonistic agitators that spit words of fire when […]

Emotional Nudity Now On Essence.com

Starting this week, you will be seeing the Emotional Nudity brand on Essence.com.  ENL Founder, Jai Stone is now a regular online contributor to the media giant that is the premier media outlet for African-American women.  In addition to the successful print publication, Essence Magazine, the company also hosts the Black Women In Hollywood gala […]

Sorry He Cheated and Yes It Is the End of the World

NOTE: This post appeared in its entirety on Essence.com Let me start by apologizing for the dismal title. It might not be that bad, but I needed to write this one without all the fluff. I’m noticing that women openly supporting each other through infidelity are popping up more and more lately. It’s not the […]