Would President Kennedy Have Approved of Interracial Relationships?


Today is the 50th anniversary of the death of President John F. Kennedy. He fought hard for African Americans to have basic civil rights, and I … [Read more...]

His/Her Parents STILL Giving You Grief? Some Tips on How Not to Kill Anyone Over the Holidays.


It's been over a decade since my first awkward "Guess Who" moment happened. But I still remember it--the tense first sit-down dinner, the strain, me … [Read more...]

Photo of the Day: At the In-Laws Without ‘The Hubster’


The kids and I flew in from San Diego last night to spend Thanksgiving with Grandma and Grandpa in Westport, Connecticut. For the first time since The … [Read more...]

Book Review: The Cuckoo’s Calling


  I recently finished reading the The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith/J. K. Rowling http://tinyurl.com/lz788n3 No this is not a … [Read more...]

New Web Series: The Pursuit of Sexiness

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Excuse me, but could somebody find Keenan "They just never find ones that are ready" Thompson, tap him on the shoulder, and then point him in the … [Read more...]

Rapper Nelly Is Still Blaming The Black Women of Spelman for His Faults, Even After All These Years


Nelly gives us a perfect example of how you when you believe that it is your right to treat a black woman any kind of way and still expect her to … [Read more...]

Somebody Call the GAT-DL! Another White Dude (Who Doesn’t Want Black Women) Marries One!!


I'm admittedly not a fan of WWE, but I AM a fan of hot dudes. And I thought with all the negativity we might make a little fun. Ladies, feast your … [Read more...]

“Legion of Doom Mothers,” Lead Their Children Like Lambs to Slaughter.


Last week, a power outage in our area left us with no cable television.  It was a little early for my children's bedtime so I popped in a DVD --  … [Read more...]

Sad News: Chris Silber, Creator of “My Last Day Without You” Lost His Wife

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Incredibly sad news: Chris Silber, screenwriter of My Last Day Without You starring Nicole Beharie lost his wife a day ago due to complication from … [Read more...]

Jackie Ormes: First African-American Woman Cartoonist

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  The home of all things random, I recently came across this blurb on tumblr regarding Jackie Ormes, the first African-American woman … [Read more...]

#Throwback Thursday: The First Interracial Kiss On TV

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Before Captain Kirk of the star ship Enterprise kissed his communications officer, Lieutenant Uhura, there was another interracial kiss shown on … [Read more...]