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Julep Bombshell Nail Polishes

Do you love switching up your style by, in part, changing your nail color? If so, then you'll be happy to learn about the monthly subscription nail … [Read more...]

Good News! Childhood Obesity Rates Are Declining

Kids across the country are slimming down. A new report from the Centers for Disease Control documents the declining obesity rate among the nation's … [Read more...]

#SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen Hashtag Cracks the Fissure Between Women of Color and White Feminists Wide Open

Mikki Kendall (@Karnythia)

It all started with the public meltdown of faux feminist Hugo Schwyzer. Schwyzer, a self-proclaimed feminist and a professor who taught women's … [Read more...]

“Getting A Black Man Is The Best A Black Woman Can Do”….Oh, REALLY?????

You all have to excuse me, but I have been having the most interesting conversations with people lately and I just have to relay these talks I've been … [Read more...]

About Singledom: “But What If GAWD Sends You a Man With 9 Kids???!! What Are You Going to Do Then?”

Another Sunday night, another time to chat on the phone with one of my best girlfriends about when I'm going to get serious about this whole … [Read more...]

Watch Zoe Saldana and Christian Bale in the First Trailer for ‘Out of the Furnace’


Although 'Out of the Furnace' won't be out in theaters until December, the first official trailer for the movie has already been released. In the … [Read more...]

A Black Car and a Black Woman, the Two Loves of Mickey Donovan on Showtime’s ‘Ray Donovan’

Sheryl Lee Ralph as Claudette and Jon Voight as Mickey Donovan in Ray Donovan (Season 1, Episode 4). - Photo:  Patrick Wymore/SHOWTIME

I almost forgot how sexy Liev Shreiber is, but thankfully Showtime created 'Ray Donovan' to remind me. Liev Shrieber plays the part of Ray Donovan, … [Read more...]

The Marissa Alexander Story: This Is What Could Happen When You Choose the Wrong Man

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In May of 2012, Marissa Alexander, a 31-year old black women with a master's degree and 3 children, was sentenced to 20 years in prison after being … [Read more...]

Do You Feel The Need to Distance Yourself from Other Black Women?


The concept of "distancing" has multiple definitions. In the most literal sense, to distance oneself from something is to put space between it and … [Read more...]

Transform Your Inner Critic Into An Inner Coach


Change Your Thinking, Change your Life Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth and Happiness The Power of Habit Decisive: How To … [Read more...]

Kerry Washington Marries a Black Man, And Yet She STILL Remains the Embodiment of What BB&W Is About

Are these two people together??

The cat has gotten out of the bag. Super-secretive-about-her-love-life actress Kerry Washington married football player Nnamdi Asomugha sometime … [Read more...]