Today, Tuesday November 4th, is election day.  Those that came before us made tremendous sacrifices for justice, equality and the right to vote.  African Americans and people of various races were beaten, attacked by dogs, hosed, arrested and even KILLED for a right we too often take for granted.  More than a right, VOTING IS […]

I remember the exact day and precise moment I threw worry out the window.  It was Sunday, October 27, 2013.  I was twelve miles into the 38th Marine Corps Marathon when my quad cramped up.  My muscle formed a knot the size of a fist and protruded through my running pants.  The pain and the […]

From her dramatic weight loss and wardrobe overhaul to her short and sassy crop, Jennifer Hudson‘s style evolution has been a joy to watch.  J Hud’s transformation has to go down as one of the greatest in R&B history.  I am in love with her latest hairdo; lilac and all.  This look is super haute […]

Ladies, as week 8 of the  NFL season gets underway,  I’ve devised four rules to prevent you from being put on the back burner for football. RULE #1   DO NOT COMPETE WITH THE PIG SKIN–Whether you like it or not, your man is going to watch football.  If you give him grief about it you’ll automatically lose. RULE #2  […]

2014 is the year of the jumpsuit.  Enjoy some popular designer’s takes on this smoking hot trend.

In honor of Throwback Thursday (#TBT), we are going back about a month to the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference 2014 that was held in the Nation’s Capital.  April Watts talked with Pastor Jamal Bryant about economic empowerment and how blacks can move beyond conversation to actual implementation.

During a job interview for a luxury department store, I once said, “I’d be perfectly happy if I could walk down the street buck naked with a handbag and a mean pair of shoes.” I couldn’t believe that came out of my mouth.  The interviewer couldn’t either but, but I got the job!  Ha! It’s […]

Straightening my smile has been a goal of mine for some time now. I love how God made me but if I could improve anything about myself it would be straightening and whitening my teeth.  I can’t entrust my smile to just anyone and I finally found the right partnership with Laurel Lakes Cosmetic Dentistry–an […]

I recently covered the red carpet for Concert For A Cause, a benefit concert featuring Traci Braxton, Erica Campbell, and SWV; sponsored by WeTV and the NAACP.  I was unsure of the dress code and didn’t want to be out of place.  When in doubt, MASH IT UP!  I decided to go “Rocker Chic” by pairing […]

April Watts caught up with author and financial expert Harrine Freeman at the Congressional Black Caucus 44th Annual Legislative Conference at the Washington Convention Center.  Watch the ladies discuss Harrine’s book, How To Get Out Of Debt: Get An “A” Credit Rating For Free. Follow  @aprilwattslive on Facebook  Instagram & Twitter

April Watts talks with Congresswoman Barbara Lee (Northern California) at the Congressional Black Caucus 44th Annual Legislative Conference.  Watch the video to find out what the Congresswoman thinks is the single most pressing issue confronting African Americans in 2014. Follow  @aprilwattslive on Facebook  Instagram & Twitter  

April Watts talks with Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (3rd District of Ohio) at the Congressional Black Caucus 44th Annual Legislative Conference.  Watch the video to find out what the Congresswoman thinks is the single most pressing issue confronting African Americans in 2014. Follow  @aprilwattslive on Facebook  Instagram & Twitter