The Five Stages of Black Woman Grief, Part 1


I have observed behaviors in black women, self included, that made me think of the Kübler-Ross model or "Five Stages of Grief". Many black women have … [Read more...]

Why Are Black Women So Desperate for Religion?


I'm sure everyone has heard Michael Houston's confession that he introduced the beloved Whitney to crack. That in and of itself is tragic. However … [Read more...]

Israeli Government Tacitly Admits to Medical Malpractice On Ethiopian Women


Last month, an investigative journalist reported that Jewish Ethiopian women awaiting immigration to Israel in transit camps in Ethiopia were given … [Read more...]

Commentary on the Crooked Room: Shame on You Black Girl…(Part 1)

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This multi-part series covering Melissa Harris-Perry's book, Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America, has discussed three main … [Read more...]

Identifying Black Counterproductive Behavior: “Having Babies” Versus “Becoming Mothers”

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I'm a true believe in the power of words to shape how one interacts and communicates their experience with the world. Because I've always done more … [Read more...]

Mammy, The Mule and Equally Yoked: Black Women As Tools of the Trade


I used the term 'equally yoked' for no other reason then the fact that I can't fucking stand the damn phrase. When I hear anyone say it, and I recall … [Read more...]

On DOMA: Are We Defending Marriage or Hate?


Recently, I had to have "the" talk with my four year old son. You know, the one where a parent has to explain that things or people who seem different … [Read more...]

The Superwoman Complex: Deepak Chopra Breaks Down the Dangers of a Stressful Lifestyle


Everyone always talks about stress. They say things like "eat better to reduce stress." And, "exercise for 30 minutes daily to reduce stress." But, … [Read more...]

Mammy, The Mule and Equally Yoked: Black Women as Beasts of Burden


The mule possesses the even temper, patience, endurance and sure-footedness of the donkey, and the vigor, strength and courage of the horse. Operators … [Read more...]

Biblical Swirling Finale: Are Your Mixed Babies An Abomination???

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Ah, the joys of interracial love. You, he and your beautiful little...Gasp!...Mamzers, today known as biracials. Or are they? Take a look at a passage … [Read more...]