A Lesson In Bold Black Womanhood: No Explanations Owed

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I've talked in the past about being a bold black woman. One of the areas where black women often find themselves attacked is in their ability to stand … [Read more...]

Who Owns a Black Woman’s Womb?

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*gets behind a podium* *clears throat*   Blogmistress, moderators, community regulars, lurkers and guests-   The black … [Read more...]

Go East, Young Woman: Coping With Pre-Travel Abroad Jitters

This is an unusual post for me because it involves talking about my life plans. Outside of rare circumstances, I don't usually do so on this site. But … [Read more...]

“#SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen” And That’s Not Going To Change In Feminism

I actually tried to pass the buck on this one. However, finding out my previous article had been syndicated during the aftermath of the … [Read more...]

DUPLICATE POST with fresh comment thread ~ comments about porn will be deleted

The Exotic Okey Doke: How Black Women Got Tricked Out Of Sexy

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This post was published on July 26, 2013 by Toni. Things quickly got out of hand in the comment section, derailing into talking about women-friendly … [Read more...]

ORIGINAL POST with restored comment thread ~ Black women and porn can be discussed here

The Exotic Okey Doke: How Black Women Got Tricked Out Of Sexy

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This post was published on July 26, 2013 by Toni. Things quickly got out of hand in the comment section, derailing into talking about women-friendly … [Read more...]

Why Do Some Black Women Consider Marriage “The Enemy”? Part II

I wrote the first part in response to the negative attitudes I'd seen from single black women regarding marriage. Specifically people who have never … [Read more...]

A “Twisted” Commentary On Black Women As TV Love Interests

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I confess, as someone who doesn't watch ABC Family (the programming is a bit "young" for me much of the time), the show "Twisted" was not on my radar. … [Read more...]

Black Women: How BOLD Are You? Steps to Show You How.

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Something I've been working on is my level of mental and emotional boldness. I don't mean being brash or careless, but bold. To be bold and be a black … [Read more...]

Why Do Some Black Women Consider Marriage “The Enemy”? Part I

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I am about to share with you one of my favorite of Aesop's Fables. It's called, "The Fox  and the Grapes": One hot summer's day a Fox was strolling … [Read more...]

All’s Fair In Love And War: Swirl Edition, Interracial Dating Saboteurs

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There are few areas of life as competitive as love. For example, did you know the reason sexy British swirler David Bowie has his trademark eyes is … [Read more...]