Where Did 64,000 Black Women and Girls Go?

black girls, violence towards black women, abuse, society, culture, rape culture, racism, media, stereotypes, technology, awareness,

A person doesn't just disappear into thin air but you would think they do when you learn that 64,000 Black women and girls are currently missing in … [Read more...]

#NWNW: Don’t Look for the New Man to Clean Up the Mess.

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It's very rare that I get questions that stir my emotions, frustrate me, and make me deeply sad. I just received such a letter from a very young … [Read more...]

Intimacy Is Not Built Through Sex. Surprised?

sex, intimacy, dating, mating, relationships, online dating, healthy communication, red flags, rules of dating, advice,

  A couple of months ago, I downloaded Tinder after hearing good things about it. And in one month’s time, I had four dates with three guys, … [Read more...]

Feeling Lonely? Isolated? Use Social Media to Create Your “Circle of Support”

network, support group, lifestyle, positive, wellness, social media, advocacy, groups, chatting, friendship, diversity, interests, quality of life, depression, isolation,

I recently got a note from a black woman married interracially, and it got me to thinking about how sometimes, interracial relationships can cause … [Read more...]

(Bonus) QOTW: Black Women, Multiple Children, and Interracial Dating.

QOTF, black women dating white men, women with children, vetting, relationships, mating, dating, single mothers, advice, video, Youtube, using men as a back up plan, learn proper vetting, finding a step father, loser men, self esteem, priorities,

Writer: Hey my name is "Sue" I'm a black female live in St.Louis Mo I have had bad relationship with black men so I decided to date white men my last … [Read more...]

Unspeakable! New Jersey Reporter Fired for Telling the DAMN TRUTH!

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We live in such a crazy time in America, when saying the obvious will literally get you fired and physically and socially ruin you. I know back in … [Read more...]

It Started with Just a Few Voices, and Now a Cocophany: The Forces Speaking Up for Black Women Are Being Heard, and Some Folks are Scared

black women, empowerment, BWE, circumstances, stereotype, society, Black men, aspirations, lifestyle, expectations, better living, improved life, support, advocacy, social trends, pop culture,

When you've been blogging for nearly five years, you begin to notice some trends. For instance, I remember when I first came on the scene and the … [Read more...]

One Black Mother’s Heartbreaking Story of Raising Her Son Amongst a Nest of Miscreants Intent on His Ruination

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When I read this very personal account from Breukelen Bleu, the founder of the Black Woman Think Tank, I knew I had to share it. So much of the … [Read more...]

Company’s Photo Discrepancy Gives Subtle Message to Black Mothers Versus White Mothers

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I've quietly watched a company called Baby K'Tan work to dig itself out of a public relation social media nightmare because of this photo. There are … [Read more...]

The College Girl’s Guide To Getting Through School Without Being Perpetually Clueless and Dateless

teens, readers, dating, lessons, vetting, interracial dating, mixed relationships, advice, discussion, community, young black women, options, future, marriage, positivity,

June is graduation season, and all the 18 and 19-year-old collegial hopefuls are soon to flood the halls of academia, full of hope and promise. Some … [Read more...]