“Don’t forget the graphic.” “Smile, so you don’t have RBF.”  “Get to the point, so you get to the fourth question.” “Sit up straight so your boobs aren’t on the table.”  “What’s my first line again?”  “Be clear, concise.”  “Not too much about New York or Black folk. This isn’t a New York or Black ...

Dear Demetria: “I’ve been with my guy for almost a year. I am completely in love. We talk every day, he tells me he loves me almost every day. I’m black. He’s white and Jewish. He always talks about “If we’re married …” and about being together in the future. But our relationship is a ...

*SPOILER ALERT*  *SPOILER ALERT*  *SPOILER ALERT*  *SPOILER ALERT* For Part 1 of the interview with Courtney Kemp Agboh, click HERE  Part 2 is below. DLD: My next question is weird: who is James St. Patrick? And I ask that because I’ve watched 2 seasons of this show, each episode 3-4x and all I’m absolutely sure of ...

  You know how much I love “Power”! So you can only imagine how happy I was when the show’s creator, head writer, and show runner, Courtney Kemp Agboh, agreed to an interview for ABIB.  I liked her before our chat (in the same way that I like David Simon from The Wire)  because she’s created ...

Dear Demetria: “A friend is considering proposing to her boyfriend. I am against it, not because of gender roles but because a man will commit to you when he is good and ready. How do you feel about women proposing to men?” —Anonymous  In theory, I’m not against women proposing to their boyfriends. I was once a ...

“Marlo” aka Drifty is communing with the ancestors, (i.e, practicing voodoo) when an unidentified shooter murks him. He leaves behind… a tarot card of a spider? Huh? Over in Angie land, she’s going though her old diary and finds a picture of her and Jamie from when they were kids. She’s also packing a bag. ...

So. Fontella Marie Holmes, 26, single mom, lotto winner. Black lady. She hit the numbers back in February to the tune of $88 million after taxes, and she has since dropped NINE milli bailing her man outta jail two times. I keep reading articles about how people are enraged and baffled by her spending this amount of ...

On Sunday afternoon, I was at an annual event in Brooklyn, N.Y., which was attended by thousands of people, mostly young black professionals looking for a good time. In the crowd, I spotted a woman who left no doubt about why she’d shown up that day—not for the music or to hang with her girls ...

  Tommy is being processed and a guard observes, “you are one ugly piece of sh–.” Really? Tommy kinda does it for me, in a weird way. I think he’s one of those guys whose personality makes them cuter. As he’s stripping, I wonder how I have never noticed his physique before. Tommy With A ...

Dear Demetria: Why do guys send unsolicited d–k pics? I feel like as I talk to guys, we slowly venture into sexting, then the guy just takes it from zero to 100. I’m interested in him, but the picture just came out of nowhere. Do any girls actually like these things? How do you respond? —Anonymous  ...