Daniel Patrick Moynihan Predicted the Future of the Black Family But Too Few People Actually Listened

The Negro Family: The Case for National Action, the 78-page report written by a then 38-year old Daniel Patrick 'Pat' Moynihan, an assistant secretary … [Read more...]

“Zero Dark Thirty”–Director Kathryn Bigelow Does It Again


To be honest, I had never even heard of film director Kathryn Bigelow until I saw 2008's "The Hurt Locker." And I didn't even see "The Hurt Locker" … [Read more...]

An Open Letter to Black Women Who Don’t Think Feminism Is For Them

Black women can’t stand white women. That’s really the crux of the matter and that is the primary reason why more black women don’t call themselves … [Read more...]

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“Blerds”: The Rise of the Black Nerd Movement

Jamie Broadnax

"Obama, Obama, Obama!” could be the chant heard at any of the President's rally's, or it could the chant heard from a burgeoning group of young blacks … [Read more...]

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Cheer up! Black women have much to celebrate because the times, they are ‘a changin’

Fashion Michelle Obama Vogue

Another day, another study on black women and interracial dating that sounds a little depressing. BUT these studies should not be taken as the … [Read more...]

Examining the Trend: The REAL Reasons Why Black Women and White Men Are Not Hooking Up

Lovely couple

The black woman/white male intermarriage rate is much lower than the comparable rate of black male/white female intermarriage. In study after study, … [Read more...]

Jamila: “Why I *heart* Sallie Krawcheck and Marissa Mayer”


I *heart* powerful, accomplished women--women like Marissa Mayer, the 4-month old CEO of tech company Yahoo!, who was hired for her latest position … [Read more...]

While Promoting ‘Flight,’ the REAL Reason Denzel Washington Avoided On-Screen Romances With White Women Is Revealed


Black women who just love themselves some Denzel Washington are going to be upset over this one. If you thought the reason Denzel Washington never … [Read more...]

President Obama just made it easier for you to earn an advanced degree (including an MBA!)

Students in classroom

The changes initiated by the Obama administration to the federal government's Income-Based Repayment (IBR) program for federal student loans have … [Read more...]

Jamila: “He said I was too broke to be in a relationship.”

man shrugging

Everyone single person hates this question, but we've all probably been asked it at one time or another: So, why are you single? I like to respond … [Read more...]

You Mean They Have a Name for That?! A Scientific Look at Why Blackistan Exists


We've been talking quite a bit about teams--how they form, what makes them effective, etc.--and group dynamics in my management class. In my textbook, … [Read more...]