Tell Um Why You Mad, Hun….

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You know what I don't believe in.......? Being quiet when I'm pissed off or done wrong. There. I said it... I could give a flying pickle how anyone … [Read more...]

Where the Guys Are: New York City Version

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I've just recently found myself living in Brooklyn, New York, and though this change wasn't planned, it's definitely a great opportunity to get out … [Read more...]

Active Voice…..

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Voice. Diction. Structure. Restriction. Nouns. Verbs. Adjectives. Words. Don't pretend u can't understand me at … [Read more...]

Surrender Versus Submission: What You Don’t Know Might Hurt You

dating, mating, relationships, trust, loyalty, submission, surrender, interracial, marriage, couples, intimacy, point of view, why can't some women be submissive, the power of submission,

All this talk of men, sex, and femininity, yet again, has got my mind sizzling with ways in which I might be able to explain to you what's so awesome … [Read more...]

Big, Bold and Beautiful: I’m Loving NeNe Leakes on Season 18 of DWTS

NENE LEAKES. Dancing With the Stars, DWTS, television, entertainment, dancing, competition, black women, interracial couple, fashion, style, TONY DOVOLANI

I don't know how you feel about NeNe Leakes, or if you even follow the reality show fodder enough to know who she is. But there is one thing that … [Read more...]

How Self Described “Good Guys” Usually Aren’t Good for You

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I'm the type of female that listens with her Spidey sense when it comes to men attempting to state their case on why I should consider them a … [Read more...]

Confessions From a Woman Struggling with Her Sanity…Can You Relate?

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Writing has always been my escape from life. I understood, at a very early age, that no one really gave a fuck about what happened to me. My job as a … [Read more...]

Tyrese Gibson Speaks on DBR Men “They Love Low Standard Women Because They’re Easy”

Tyrese gibson, instagram, dating, DBR, weak men, easy women, relationships, dating, mating, quality, suckers, sexual economics, resources, competition,

What will it take for some women to realize that some dudes just aren't worth having? The comment section will routinely blow up during conversations … [Read more...]

Michonne…. The Magnificent (Or My Reason to Discuss Walking Dead and Danai Gurira)

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Yeah, baby!! I survived the season hiatus to tune in to watch the premier of The Walking Dead and so did Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. There was … [Read more...]

Chile Bye: Black Women Are More Than the Length of Their Hair

Nicki Minaj, Gabrielle Union, beauty ideals, self esteem, economics, aspirations, blogs, madamenoire, media, news, long hair, Toni Morrison, The Bluest Eyes, hatred, standards, articles, priorities, empowerment, Instagram, huffington post, black women,

I'm trying to get my life together and work on things more compelling in this second month of the new year and, dammit, if Facebook doesn't make it … [Read more...]

National Black HIV Awareness Day: Have You Been Tested?

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February 7th is National HIV Awareness Day. HIV/AIDS has claimed approximately 250,745 lives over the last five years. Though much less than the 80's … [Read more...]