Amidst The Irony Of The “War On Women”, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Asks Why We’re Not All Feminists?

It’s something worth examining. We’ve featured the renown novelist’s earlier TED-related presentation. While I call into question to use of and definition of “feminist” to make sure it’s use and execution benefits those women and girls who need it the most, I appreciate Ms. Adichie’s continued exploration and call to action.

September 16th, 2013 | Tags: , , | Category: Uncategorized | Comments are closed

It's Time For A Nuanced and Thorough Conversation About "Street Harassment"

I’ve been wanting to discuss the work of activists and organizations that are tackling street harassment. I won’t name any particular individuals, but have followed a few campaigns making inroads for a few years. While I admire the efforts at bringing awareness to such an important issue, it has always bothered me that […]

AOFB Revisits: Financial Acumen

I’m getting the jump on an upcoming post discussing 2012 blog memes and sharing this one early. The Revisiting series will highlight one or two posts whose content garnered a lot of interest and deserves a review to accommodate newer readers and long-time blog friends alike. It’s another tool for evaluating your education and […]

Why I’m Not A “Feminist”: An Economics Lesson

Happy Labor Day folks! In honor of this holiday, a Federal (meaning it’s observed by all 50 states and territories) holiday that was designated to honor the economic and social contributions of women workers, I want to extend a thank you.

Yes, I have moved the blog topics du jour […]

“The Good Wife” Is Not Only Smart TV But Offers Women Many Valuable Lessons In Love & Life


In case you are otherwise occupied I highly recommend that you amend your schedule to include the CBS drama “The Good Wife”. If you can’t watch it during the scheduled broadcast time Tuesdays at 10pm it’s available at the network’s official site to […]

5th Wave Feminism/Womanism That Works FOR Black Women

Whatever “version” of feminism is current it has always been apparent any model based on the needs of one particular group centered around one class tier would simply not work across the board for every woman. In addition the adjacent movement womanism that was to address those imbalances doesn’t necessarily remedy the current injustices […]