Believe It and Live It: Khadijah Williams

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Have you read the story of Khadijah Williams? Ms. Williams is now completing her first year at Harvard University in Boston. Her story of determination and mental discipline is not only inspiring but a model for all of us to follow. She grew up living in numerous homeless shelters and obviously around […]

Why Black Women Make Great Relationship Choices

More stories on interracial dating. This news report is a few years old and covers some of the same stats many of us are already familiar with but I’ll keep putting up signs of encouragement in the hopes the message gets out to the fence-sitters and undecideds. Besides, it’s good to see real-life couples. The […]

Minnie Riperton Unsung TV Special

For those of us who don’t have a cable package that carries TV One (and for my readers outside the US) here are excerpts from this excellent series highlighting music legends who’ve come and gone. I’m off to go track down the Phyllis Hyman episode. Minnie’s biggest hit would be “Loving You” but some of […]

What Tami Said: New podcast archived: On WOC feminist bloggers

What Tami Said: New podcast archived: On WOC feminist bloggers

In a great show of solidarity a few of us Black female bloggers had a little chat about what we could do to be more effective in our blogging life and reach out to each other. So click the link and have a listen. My […]

Old School Friday

lauryn hill – x factor tell me who i have to be to get some reciprocity She was expecting equality! This video and song could be released today and wouldn’t sound or look dated at all. The brightest stars always fade out too quickly.

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Is Black Actress An Oxymoron? When Will Black Women Get Fed Up With Being Marginalized In Love and Life?

I was watching yesterday’s Oprah Show episode which featured the cast of the movie adaptation of the book, “The Secret Life of Bees”.

My heart swelled with pride at all the visions of loveliness on Oprah’s couch. Oh and the talented Dakota Fanning was there too, but really it was the various shades of […]

Support Keke Palmer Film Opening August 22nd

Whatever your plans are make sure to pencil in the KeKe Palmer/Ice Cube movie “The Longshots” when it is released tomorrow. Don’t wait until next week or the week after. It may be pulled from the theaters by then. No bootleg copies, no waiting for pay-per-view. Even if it turns out to be a little […]