Off the Runway Beauty Trends: Rose Gold and Copper Ore

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You've already read my ode to rose gold, so I won't bore you with more accolades. But, being the lover of copper and rose gold, I could not resist … [Read more...]

Stand Up Sister Protects a Stranger and Her Child

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When I think of strong black woman, I like to think of Tameka Bates.  She took swift action to protect a stranger who was being harassed by a black … [Read more...]

Beyond the Color Lines…A Tribute Anniversary Video of Mike and Lisa

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Get your tissues out... Kizoa slideshow: Anniversary Tribute - Slideshow … [Read more...]

Monday Punday # 28

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Monday-Punday #28   SirLoin, an amateur maritime historian, offers the following tidbit concerning the offshore sailing log of the USS … [Read more...]

Monday Punday # 27

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Monday-Punday #27   SirLoin notes that one of the delights of teaching History is the occasional jewel of a student blooper in a essay, … [Read more...]

Monday Punday # 26

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Monday-Punday #26   Ah, the limerick - 5 lines of delightful nonsense (often 'unclean') - … [Read more...]

A Rose by any other name: Pastel Pink Beauty Trends SS 2014

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This is my ode to pink. A color, that if I were put into as a child, I'd scream bloody murder. I hated the feminine soft color, so Barbie, so girlie, … [Read more...]

3 Off the Runway Beauty Trends for SS 2014

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I don't know if you can feel it, but Spring is in the air. And hopefully like me you have already started to scour the net to find the upcoming … [Read more...]

QOTW: “Why Can’t I Just Be a Baby Mama?”

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One reader asked us to discuss the potential option of black women opting to co-parent over having a partner full time. Here's my take. … [Read more...]

Hey Folks, Meet ‘Friends of Jay’

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Anyone ever wonder what the frequent commenter, 'Friends of Jay,' who often tells the story of the black woman he once loved who got away? Apparently … [Read more...]