Shameka V. Robinson

Shameka V. Robinson

Shameka V. Robinson is an aspiring lifestyle writer and television host who graduated from Columbia College Chicago earning a Bachelor’s of Arts in Magazine Writing and Editing. As a staff writer for GlossMagazineOnline, she’s also written articles for Urban Influence Magazine and Currently, she’s a contributing writer for the online version of the Chicago Defender.

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She’s known as a world changer by many and affiliates herself with, “Anybody who is also on a mission and walking in purpose, destiny and divine character.”  Born and raised on the South Side of Chicago in the Chatham/Gresham area, every day, Dana Hunt is committed to promoting positive self-esteem and self-worth among young women and girls, along with taking care of business for her non-profit organization.

The Black Family and Eating Disorders

Published in Health & Fitness
Sunday, 02 May 2010 19:39

Stephanie Covington Armstrong didn’t find out she had an eating disorder until she was out in the world and on her own. Not understanding the concept of how to cope with certain issues, she would eat because she felt it solved her stress and anxiety. She would vomit to hide how she felt about herself.

Is Having the "Perfect" Body Healthy?

Published in Health & Fitness
Sunday, 02 May 2010 19:10

As the summer approaches, more women tend to focus on their appearance. They’re faced with images in magazines, on the Internet, and in music videos of what their body "should" look like. Do young women and girls emulate what they see in the media because society has an obsession with looks and weight?

Improving Your Credit Score

Published in Finance & Employment
Wednesday, 30 December 2009 13:13

Credit has become a brand within itself. Trying to live a comfortable lifestyle can seem impossible without having some form of credit and/or knowing and understanding your credit score. The significance of the credit score is a major topic in many homes along with the health care system and the recession.

Start Saving for Your Retirement

Published in Finance & Employment
Monday, 02 November 2009 20:19

With the economy and health care taking a toll on how families spend their money, saving for retirement is something that many, especially young adults, may have not considered. 

For many people, owning a business and/or aspiring to be an entrepreneur may seem impossible. For some business owners, keeping their doors open to the public is a major concern, especially at a time when their motto may be “make more and spend less.”

The Skin You're In

Published in Fashion & Beauty
Saturday, 29 August 2009 14:39

Women are bombarded on a day-to-day basis with a definition on of what it means to be beautiful. Society paints a picture of what the ideal woman should look like, and many women and even some men try to implement it. But being beautiful is not just how you look on the outside, it also has to do with how you feel and what goes into your body. Living a healthy lifestyle not only means one should be cautious of what they eat, but one should also take “proper skin care” into consideration.

In a time of economical challenges, eating healthy and/or attempting to maintain a healthy lifestyle can seem difficult for some. Many American families are forced to purchase their daily meals on a cost-efficient budget. On top of that, we are bombarded with information on a daily basis telling us what and how much we should eat.