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, [...]
Wasn’t that Season 2 Finale of Scandal a jaw-dropper!! They added a whole, extra layer to daddy issues and Liv’s secret family connection Superpowers, didn’t they? Well, we’ve got all summer to TRY to digest that revelation.
In analyzing the projected images of black women in the media, something popped [...]
Well, myopia about any issue pertaining to other aspects our lives doesn’t work either. It seems as if the two areas that happen to be crucial, critical and extensive: politics and religion are often where people fail to use any common sense!
I found myself dealing with an irate reader whose [...]
Girlfriend get your BA or JD, MD, PhD or MDiv AND your MRS!
Congrats to Priscilla Chan, aka Dr. Chan aka Mrs. Zuckerberg!
She’s every woman….meaning her potential is your potential however that manifests itself. This isn’t about chasing after a life partner but ATTRACTING those who will love and support you best! Sure, you [...]
Actress Thandie Newton discussing coming to terms with her identity at TedGlobal 2011. This is why it’s so important for women to be aware, awake and alert so their self-image and self-esteem are firmly rooted. It impacts every relationship – especially the most important one: with ourselves.
No Girl Should Ever Forget That She Doesn’t Need Anyone Who Doesn’t Need Her [...]
Well color me speechless! While watching The Good Wife last night, the writers/producers made a bold statement. Alicia sat in on a review board involving a police officer with the last name Zimmerman who shot and killed an unarmed black man. That wasn’t a coincidence. Reading between the lines, Blue Ribbon Panel showed [...]
Tell the truth and shame the devil. As much as I’d like to build coalitions, find like-minded individuals and dispense useful tools that empower women there are consequences as well as rewards for weighing the status quo. After blogging for nearly three years and engaging with numerous people online I find it necessary [...]
**It’s World AIDS Day and let us not forget how far we’ve come but how far we have to go. HIV/AIDS is the#1 killer of (cis) black women age 25-44. Yes, in the United States. Right now. The time for wishful thinking and compromise when partnering needs to be over. Better choices must be [...]