I have six brothers, all younger than yours truly.  They’re just good ole fashioned, hardworking, loving boys.  And I have to say, they make it pretty hard on a single girl, especially when there seems to be less and less men like them to choose from these days. While I hope to meet Mr. Right-for-me, […]

Do you have a godparent? Are you a godparent? What does the term mean to you? Some parents pick siblings, or appoint the persons that served as best man and maid or matron of honor at their weddings. Some people  appoint their closest and dearest friends to the role of Godparents. When I speak to […]

Though people no longer discuss AIDS as much frequency as they once did, the terminal illness is still out there and still being spread. It’s still taking the lives of siblings, wives, husbands, cousins, sisters, brothers, mothers, fathers, neighbors, men, women and children. There is still no cure. It has silenced future leaders. It has […]

African Americans have served in uniform since the  creation of  America.Traditional observance of Memorial Day has diminished over the years. Many Americans nowadays have forgotten the meaning and traditions of Memorial Day and use it as the unofficial kick off to summer.Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those […]

Many offices are closed on Monday to mark the national celebration of the birth of  Dr. Martin Luther King.  Dr. King challenged us to be the best we could, for who we could, when we could.

President Obama has condemned  Nigerian and Egyptian attacks on New Year’s Day.

At the end of the year we reflect on the days  gone by.

Christmas celebrations, festivals and holiday events transform much of the USA as the year draws to a close into wonderlands of light and music.

The BlackPlanet.com Community is cordially invited to be a part of the live studio audience for the taping of “Sistah Talk TV” on Saturday, December 11, 2011 in New York City. Pictured Above: “Sistah Talk TV”  –  Dietra Kelsey, Shawn Seymour Gipson, Robin Michele Downes On Saturday December 11th You’re invited to be a part […]

Christian Singles is our most popular singles group catering specifically to the religious set. Come, sign up and meet like-minded people and enjoy yourself! You can see the group here. In Trying Times, Keep Your Head Up! Living In Spirit & Truth Dr. Hulon Crayton: Is He A Doctor or Is He A Musician?

The BlackPlanet audience has plenty of multi-talented members who aren’t afraid to showcase their skills from time to time. Today’s spotlight is an entrepreneur by day and sax player by night, Hulon (Dr. Hulon Crayton), is a Florida philanthropist with a successful medical practice. A member of the group, ‘On Call’, check out his profile […]

Check out the BlackPlanet group, Living In Spirit & Truth. This Christian-based group is intended for all those who believe in living a better life spiritually, mentally, physically and in truth. Check out this active group right here. In Trying Times, Keep Your Head Up! BP Group Spotlight: Studying the Bible BP Member Spotlight: Boss […]