Media Representation: The Time Has Never Been Better To Make Our Influence Known

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As some of you may know Acts Of Faith In Love & Life has published roughly 1100 Essays, many that are still relevant and show progression in the scale and scope of ADVOCACY and POWER to benefit black women. Sometimes you have to take a rest to recharge from blogging fatigue and burn-out. […]

Can You Handle The Truth?


It’s about time for an official TIME OUT just to get away from the idiot brigade of navel-gazing “deep thinkers” on social media and the professionally outraged who assume connecting a few phrases and ranting in public makes them special. They think they have the knowledge base and nuance to apply […]

Finally! Can We Solve The 'African American' Conundrum?

Do you know HOW MUCH I LOVE THIS!!!!

I’m glad this descriptor was created much longer and was not the brainchild of the racism/victim ambulance chaser….although it lends to more questions about who has done research, who has claimed credit for such research and what the underlying agendas are…..

Now…perhaps some of our native home-grown […]

First Lady Michelle Obama's 2015 Tuskegee Commencement Speech Is A Must-Listen

It must have been wonderful for the 2015 graduates to have Michelle Obama speak. She was very gracious, but her candor in mentioning the very specific race and gender biases lobbed against her is worth noting. Her call to action for people to be involved in the community and vote has merit. That’s […]

I Was Skeptical But This Family Of Eleven Found An Affordable Rental Abroad

The Brown family from Indiana actually found a house to rent in Veneto, Italy for $700 per month! They have NINE kids. I was shocked, too! They’re close to Venice and in a bike-friendly area. Not only do they get family time, but it’s a wonderful experience for their children. Watch here.



Nostalgia Alert For Old NYC & A Surprising Conversation About Law Enforcement From Iggy Pop[/embed]

Iggy Pop was filmed doing a walking tour of his neighborhood (he lived at Christodora House during this time) in the early 90’s in downtown New York City.

If I was going to envy a situation it would be not having had any money to buy property in downtown NYC in the early-mid […]

Broke Bums Ain't Cute

I want to use a few examples from recent media chatter to discuss the perils of women giving men passes for EVERYTHING!!! Men do NOT settle! Men go after jobs and partners they don’t deserve and are unqualified for ALL THE TIME. Extreme social conditioning amongst dysfunctional blacks browbeat black women into accepting […]

Let's Remind Women Of Their Economic Clout: Put A Nice Black Lady On The $20

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Women On 20s wants an esteemed woman on paper currency, starting with a newly-issued $20 bill. It ties into the anniversary of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote. While there are certain undeniable hiccups with the implementation and timeline of that legislation working for all […]

Womanly Words Of Wisdom Series: Barrie Davenport

At its core real confidence is about embracing your true self and learning to love that self while continuing to improve upon it. – Barrie Davenport

Evaluating Men For Alliances & Marriage Series #19: Give The Dude Enough Rope To Hang Himself

I’m so sad I missed this bit o’ schadenfreude in real time, but thanks to the internet there’s at least a partial archive!

Here’s the curious case of a DudeBro and his girlfriend. Dude claims his girlfriend is not especially attractive compared to the “hot” gals he can […]