31      About Face Best skin care tips
       40      Strands Easing back to natural
       46      Ask Your Glam Squad Get fit and avoid messing up your tresses


       49      Looks We Love Layers of sizzle
       52      News High-end fashion at low-budget prices
       54      Cheap & Chic Retro turns modern
       56      Show Off Your Shape Get cozy with versatile style
       58      Street Style Hot looks captured across the country

       136     The Root of the Issue Good, bad, political, decorative, natural,
relaxed, Mikki Taylor asks Nia Long, Ledisi, Solange and others about
good hair, skin color and self-esteem issues
       146     Sophisticated Lady Amerie revisits the roaring twenties
       156     We Dream a World With an African-American president in the White
House, Spike Lee, Retired Gen. Colin Powell, Steve Harvey, and other
brothers examine how the image of Black manhood is evolving
       164     Lost Girl Caught in the clutches of prostitution at age 12, a
young woman battles her way out By Jeannine Amber

       63      Drama Queen Actress Regina King returns to prime-time TV’s throne
       66      Gazette Who’s hotter–men in blue or men in scrubs; artists support
charities through music; and a new documentary looks at Obama before
the presidency
       68      Screen Gems Our preview of upcoming cinematic treats includes
British thespian Chiwetel Ejiofor saving the world
       72      Books Our next book club selection tackles a hidden shame; three
hardcovers that live up to the hype. Plus, this month’s new best

       79      The New Money Rules With our changing economic climate, these top
money minds say it’s time to change our financial strategy
       88      Your Money Finance whiz Suze Orman gives advice on doing more with
the money you’ve got
       90      Money Makeover Student mom seeks help making ends meet
       92      Woman on Top This global president enjoys sweet success in the
corporate arena

       107     Single Man of the Month
       108     Dating Guide Social entanglements outside the Black and White box
       110     What Men Think Detroiters recount their worst sexual experiences
       114     On His Mind A runaway groom
       116     Oh, Brother Finesse assures us that patience with men will be rewarded

       123     Ten Things We’re Talking About
       126     Gazette Hair battle royal on some college campuses
       134     Anger Management Pulitzer Prize winner Cynthia Tucker wonders
where the postracial love went

       171     Secrets to Beating Diabetes Curb your risk of acquiring this
life-changing disease and its serious complications
       174     Be the Woman You Want to Be Learn the secrets to personal success
       178     Flu Watch Make it through this winter without so much as a sniffle
       180      Sexual Health Amp up the loving sensations with a potion or two
       182     How She Does It A designing woman makes motherhood stylish and manageable
       184     Take 5 Trade eating for more action during stressful times
       188     The $100 Meal Plan The Neelys show us how they get down in the
kitchen for Thanksgiving

       20      Between Us
       22      Contributors
       24    Your Letters
      198     Where to Buy
      202     Horoscope
       204     Get Lifted God’s Perfect Unions by T.D. Jakes