Despite The Blatant "Open Season" Disrespect, Many Black Women ARE Setting Boundaries!

Did I catch the long tail of anti-black woman gendered racism from non-blacks reaching its peak? Or is there an increased awareness due to the extended social justice efforts of BWE that the lifestyle changes have spurred an even bigger cultural shift than we’ve realized?

Between recent coverage of Majora Carter, […]

Inspirational Quotes Series: Daisaku Ikeda

The course of our lives is determined by how we react—what we decide and what we do—at the darkest of times.

We need courage to become happy, to triumph over life’s trials, to help others, and to take action for peace and justice.

Courage […]

The Way To Help People Out Of Mediocrity Is To Make Them Uncomfortable With It

Where are the standards?

Here I thought when a blogger referred to the slave mentality of most blacks it was harsh — except the behavior that was on display from one of my blog posts last week was revealed to be exactly that and worse. Every time I wonder how low […]

Why More Of You Need To Know About The Consumers Union Summit

I have had the pleasure of attending the Consumers Union Activist Summit in DC and it has far exceeded my expectations.  From my initial surveying of the crowd the attendees skew an older demographic and yes it is somewhat homogeneous. I’m not going to voice a complaint about that at this time because […]