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Maybe voting is just too hard?

Dear Lucy: The most recent election got on my nerves. Why don’t people care enough to go and vote. We sit up and complain about the people who represent us but won’t go and vote. I don’t get it. 

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The Original 7Ven, who are they?

OK, so I got your question: “Is there a connection between Morris Day and The Time and The Original 7Ven?

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Empowering women-owned businesses

Sheila Lester, owner of Pillo Poket Satin Pillowcase, kicks off our month-long focus on empowering women-owned businesses. 

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Hip Hop’s ‘mother’ deserves a salute

A lot of young people – I mean those who are still in their 20’s – have been asking me the same questions: Who was Sylvia Robinson? And why was she referred to as the “Mother of Hip Hop?”

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While dieting, you may drop lbs. and ‘eating buddies’ – stay the course

Dear Lucy: Recently, I went on a serious diet and lost a lot of weight. ... But, I have also lost my friends that I used to hang out with. I had to stop going out to eat with them.

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