Of Gold-Diggers, Womb-Guardians, And Why Black Women Got Their Own

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If you never in your life want to hear a black woman either go off about why "she don't need a man" or why it's perfectly reasonable to settle for a … [Read more...]

“You Must Hate Them All!” Actually…It’s Not That Deep.

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I have a confession: Unless someone has done something absolutely terrible or is consistent in their questionable behavior, I have a tendency to … [Read more...]

Just Move On: Why Validation-Seeking In Black Women Is Harmful

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I've become aware of recent kerfuffles where someone said/did something that could be construed as giving a negative impression of black women (or … [Read more...]

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...]