(The Root) — Damon ‘the Champ’ Young and Panama Jackson: Very Smart Brothas: If you’re looking for frank relationship advice, this blog is a must-read. Here, Young and Jackson give their witty take on everything from online dating to “10 Reasons Why You’re Not Married.” The Root interviewed the duo to discuss their self-published book, Your Degrees Won’t Keep You Warm at Night: The Very Smart Brothas Guide to Dating, Mating, and Fighting Crime, a hilarious extension of the blog. Follow them on Twitter@VerySmartBros.
Demetria Lucas: A Belle in Brooklyn: On her blog, Essence magazine’s relationship editor dishes about dating, love, pop culture and current events. True to her ability to jump out ahead of the tech curve, the black Carry Bradshaw even offers her advice on Formspring, a question-and-answer platform. Watch out for her first book, A Belle in Brooklyn: Your Go-to Girl for Advice on Living Your Best Single Life (Atria), in June. Follow her on Twitter@abelleinbk.