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...]

Have A Seat, Bigots: No Self-Respecting Swirl-Minded Person Is Checking For You!

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I was initially going to write a post in response to this hilarious hot mess of an article. But given the recent influx of misplaced members of the … [Read more...]

How Do Black Women Respond When Someone “Pulls Rank”?

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This post is a bit tricky because it deals with the issue of  intersectionality. I strongly suggest people read up on the term and who is impacted. I … [Read more...]

Why We Don’t Talk About Black Men: A Response Post Of Sorts…

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This is an unusual response post for me; I'm actually not in opposition to what was written in Brenda's very intensive post. It's actually one that … [Read more...]

All The People Crying About Letters And Conspiracy Theories: Go Get Your Life!

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Sometimes when black women say they are moving forward, they are instead stalling themselves by continuously looking back. Someone wisely referred to … [Read more...]

The Five Stages of Black Woman Grief, Part 2: Bargaining and Depression

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This post is meant to continue where the first part left off.   Stage Three: The Bargaining Black Woman   As stated in the first … [Read more...]

To Whom It May Concern: Black Skin Is “International”.

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I admit, I had fallen off the fashion reality show bandwagon long before Tyra completely lost her mind with these latest seasons of "America's Next … [Read more...]