Now let me just say, I love to save money. If we're being honest, who doesn't? Wouldn't you much rather have the EXACT $100 purchase be $25 if it could be? I don't know about you, but sometimes it makes me feel like I just
I’m Jamal Myrick and I’m going to be a frequent contributor for YBA. My hope is to give you all insight into mental health (especially for Black men), working and loving while Black, and topics of the day. For my first article, I felt that
Whenever we lose someone close to us, there is a range of thoughts and feelings we experience, sometimes over time and other times all at once. Sometimes the thoughts are rational, and sometimes they are so irrational that we are glad no one else can
Buying a home can be scary new territory for Black millennials, especially if they're the first to do so in their family. There's a lot to wrap your head around, and a lot of things that just aren't common knowledge to many of us. But
Jamal Myrick, a resident director at The University of California at Riverside and doctoral candidate writes: “This doctorate is more than me. It’s for those that have traditionally felt silenced. This doctorate is for the next generation of leaders of color. This doctorate is for
Let the world tell it, good Black fathers are hard to come by—I beg to differ. Here to prove me right are a few good men reflecting on fatherhood and extending words of advice to new dads.
What's the biggest challenge in being a Black father?
This past weekend, I headed to Chicago for Blavity's second annual EmpowerHer Conference. Being the huge introvert that I am, and knowing I'd never be able to follow half the advice I've previously given on making the most of conference experiences, I made the trip to
There are a lot of young, Black people making major moves #fortheculture. From non-profits and start-ups, to inspirational programming and empowering apparel, there are big things poppin' thanks to young melanated talents who've decided to do their own thing their own way. Does the mainstream
It sometimes seems hard to believe that people my age are having kids when half the time I hardly feel like an adult. But it's happening. Us millennials are having kids and raising them on our own terms, taking into consideration the lessons we were