Exceptional Minds Receives $7,500 Grant from The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences   Exceptional Minds digital arts vocational school received a $7,500 grant this week from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in support of its summer workshops for youth with autism. Exceptional Minds, the first and only digital arts academy now […]

Your Financial Health

Improving Your Financial Health by Charles White When people are in pain or experiencing symptoms of feeling sick, most of us will seek out medical attention – usually be in the form of medical practitioner. Have you ever noticed that when you go in for treatment, the first thing they will ask you is, “When […]


On April 15, nearly 300 girls were kidnapped at gunpoint from their school dormitories in Nigeria by members of an Islamic extremist group called Boko Haram.  The leader of the group, Abubakar Shekau , has claimed that Western education and influences were the impetus for the abduction and has threatened that the girls will be sold […]


‘TIL DEBT DO US PART: What Couples Should Know Before and After Getting Married By Charles White Spring is the time of year for renewal. Within this season, seeds planted come to life, flowers begin to bloom, birds sing songs of joy and men and women are falling in love. Soon, love turns into commitment […]


This past Saturday afternoon, the Safe Kids Worldwide organization held its second annual Safe Kids Day at The Lot in West Hollywood to raise awareness about preventable injuries, the number one killer amongst children in the United States. Special guests in attendance included: Drew Barrymore & Will Kopelman, Giuliana & Bill Rancic, Kendra Wilkinson & […]


PURSE STRINGS: HOW TO POP THE QUESTION What do flash mobs and wedding proposals have in common? Everything – at least, if that’s what you want! Picture this: He knows you’re the one, he’s even bought the ring, but he can’t figure out how to pop the question. What’s a would-be groom to do? “When […]

Get Spoiled! By Cece Hendriks

Why is it that oftentimes, the most stylish women – dressed to the nine in all things couture – will let their children walk out of the house looking like Raggedy Ann and Andy? Ladies, we’re here to remind you that children can be fashionistas too! Of course, those precious little “mini-mes” grow like weeds, […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Across the Globe!

Residents of the United States are well aware that the month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.  Campaigns from fundraisers to even the National Football League’s “A Crucial Catch” initiative have become regular occurrences stateside. But did you know that other nations also observe Breast Cancer Awareness Month? Hyderabad is the capital and the largest city in the southern India […]