shamichael manuel

Sharkeisha’s Victim: “I Forgive You”

Over the last few weeks, millions of people watched as a girl named Sharkeisha brutally attacked a girl that was supposed to be her friend…. More

Fun Holiday Gifts for Coworkers

It can be easy to focus on the obvious people like your spouse and children but let’s not forget those other people you see every day–your coworkers. … More

One (Pot) and Done: Spiced Meatballs with Saucy Tomatoes

The one-pot meal is an incredible miracle. You cut way down on dishes and still have something delicious and hearty. This Mediterranean-inspired meatball dish happens in a single pan and is really tasty. From Delish. ... More

Aw! Tamar and Baby Logan Cover “Today’s Black Woman Style Report”

Tamar Braxton continues to have the best year ever. She and her baby Logan are on the December/January cover of Today's Black Woman Style Report--and Logan looks just like his daddy, Vincent Herbert. He's getting so ... More

Officer for a Day: Georgia Police Grant a 5-Year-Old’s Wish

Morgan Steward has always wanted to be a police officer and he wasn’t going to let a little thing like the genetic condition spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) type II stop him. … More

Holiday Potluck Recipes for Your Office Party

Obviously, there are certain things that can help feed the masses better than others, you just have to know what they are so you aren’t slaving for days over a hot stove. … More

Girl Scouts Diversity Initiative Hopes to Save Scouts, Girls of Color

The Girl Scouts are in trouble, y’all. After 106 years of teaching girls to be strong and independent, the organization is struggling to attract new girls and keep the money coming in. … More

Remebering Madiba: What I Hope My Children Learn from Nelson Mandela

The world has taken a moment to pause and celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela, and what an incredible life it was. For many of us, his contributions to humanity are so big that it feels as though any words we might use to capture his essence will undoubtedly fall short. … More

Should We Be Able to Hear the Newtown 911 Tapes?

Tomorrow is the one-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook and a year later, everyone’s still looking for answers. That’s part of the reason why, earlier this week, the recordings of the 911 calls that brought police to the school were released earlier this week. … More

Kids Try to Beat the Jimmy Kimmel Lie Detector Test to be on Santa’s Good List

Jimmy Kimmel, who is forever messing with kids for our benefit, gave kid a fake lie detector test to decide who’s going to be on Santa’s naughty list this year…. More