As a kid, Austin Netzley remembered being enthralled with the concept of money and promising himself that one day he'd be wealthy. And now, at 28, by most people's measure, he is. He's been an athlete, student, engineer and entrepreneur. And at this point in his life, he considers himself "retired."
If Styles ends up being straight, the implications of his recent statements would be practically revolutionary. At his age, following the "bro" code typically means acting as straight and narrow as possible. How many straight guys are comfortable with being mistaken for gay or bisexual?
Feminism has become the word du jour. But what's its message? Its goals? Why is it so divisive?
TS Madison has become really popular over the past year. She is a YouTube sensation who recently got her own show on YouTube via World of Wonder. Madison just dropped her first album, so I thought it would be a perfect time for her to be asked "15 Questions."
Black, Asian and Latina women combined barely make up 1 percent of the total number of persons in top positions. White women comprise 14 percent.
The human mind doesn't always work in our best interests when it comes to spending decisions. But the good news is that scientists are trying to tackle the problem -- and uncover how we can retrain our brains to make better choices.
In declaring a state of emergency in Missouri before any actual announcement by the Ferguson grand jury, Gov. Jay Nixon is shedding a valuable light on what happens when a culture of fearful white supremacy can't tolerate dissent, disorder, or difference.
In May 2004, comedian, social critic and philanthropist Bill Cosby took the stage at Constitution Hall in his hometown of Philadelphia. It was a gala commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's Brown decision on school segregation.
Our daughters will learn from us how to value themselves. Whether we like it or not, we are responsible for what they are exposed to and what they hold up as values while they are young.
The focus of our strategy should not be on what we do or do not do with our military. The principal focus of our "fight" should be on getting the countries in the Middle East, like Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Kuwait, Qatar, Jordan, Bahrain, etc., to make the defeat of ISIS their responsibility.
Keeping control of overall debt is an important part of financial planning no matter what your stage of life. But a flat statement about eliminating all debt in retirement may be too simplistic. That's because the amount of debt you can comfortably handle is very individual and depends on your bigger financial picture.
Whether or not Darren Wilson is indicted for his behavior in those 90 seconds, American society as a whole bears indictment for those four hours and thirty-two minutes. That level of disregard for black life cannot be attributed to the actions of one police officer.
As we honor our friends and family we have lost to anti-transgender violence on Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR), how can we ensure that transgender women of color are leading the LGBTQ anti-violence movement?
My heart belongs to the ladies on 14th Street who stood with me night after night, trying to survive and just be their authentic selves. I cry today for those ladies who are no longer here with us in 2014, but my heart remembers them.
For the second time in two months, Governor Jay Nixon of Missouri approved the execution of an African American man sentenced to die by an all-white jury. But Missouri and this governor have absolutely no moral authority to execute anyone.
I discovered that I had been living a life according to what other's believed was the norm. I learned that every experience is part of the journey and realized that my journey was my life's purpose.
Long ago mohawks were associated with young rockers with unlimited piercings, black leather jackets, Dr. Martens and a chain falling from the hip. Nowadays, if you thought like that you'd be wrong.
Leave it up to hip-hop to change the game.
In 2003, Diddy took on the biggest challenge of his life – and no, I'm not talking about ex Kim Porter. He shaved off the sides of his head and formed what would be known as the "frohawk" before finishing a twenty-six mile marathon in New York.
The trend didn't stop with Diddy.
'Top Model' turned
actress, Eva Pigford Marcille made it her staple style for awhile. Meanwhile, Fantasia Barrino can't stop shaping her tresses into a hilltop on her head.
Poor babies aren't extinct, either. Celebrity spawn have been spotted left and right with the alternative 'do. Shockingly, suburban moms everywhere can be heard saying, "that's so cute" before whisking their own kid off to Cartoon Cuts so they, too, can look like young Maddox or Kingston.
Because everyone wants to be a celebrity, college students begrudgingly headed back to campus this year and it looks like they all stopped by the barber shop for the 'Diddy.'
I'm still on the fence when it comes to mohawks and frohawks but what do you think? Should it be reserved for the rocker generation? Should women steer clear of this seemingly unflattering 'do? Post your rants, raves and reviews in the comments section.