Author Archives: Madame Noire

Hey Madame: How Do I Convince People I Have To Use Relaxers?

Check out what the editors had to say about this.

HBO Presents Latest James Brown Documentary: “Mr. Dynamite”

Will you tune in?

Ask A Very Smart Brotha: Should I Give Him An Ultimatum

Do you think these types of demands are effective? See what Damon had to say.

Is Spanking Still An Option In Child Rearing?

Black-ish is certain to ruffle some feathers with their upcoming episode centered on the hot-button topic of parents spanking their children.

Teyana Taylor Gets Chic In ELLE Magazine’s Fall Editorial Spread

The ELLE crew and TT hit iconic locations like Rucker Park, 125th street, and the Big L mural!

“I Was A Massive A**Hole” Macy Gray Recounts Drug Use After Becoming Famous

Gray’s turning point, she says, came down to one thing: vanity.

MN BOSSES Special Honoree Karyn Washington, Founder Of For Brown Girls

Watch as those who knew and loved Karyn pay tribute to her.

TIME Magazine List Malia And Sasha Obama In “25 Most Influential Teens of 2014″ Segment

Malia, 16, and Sasha, 13, have grown up under the watchful eye of their powerful parents. But the past year has seen both teens make huge splashes with their various endeavors.

Acclaimed Fashion Designer Oscar De La Renta Passes Away At 82

De la Renta was diagnosed with cancer in 2006 … though it’s unclear at this point what caused his death.

Stacey Dash On Black People Under Obama Administration: “They Feel Worthless…Uneducated”

Sigh…what’s new?