The New, NEW Black Woman: Dambisa Moyo!

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A black female face in the upper echelon of the economics field appears to be pretty rare. I'm in an intermediate economics class right now and there … [Read more...]

Is There A Fine Line Between Spirituality And Insanity?

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Reading Jamila's post conjured up memories that I had of my holy rollin days. It was a time in my life filled that I wish I could "revise." Here is a … [Read more...]

The New, NEW Black Woman: Sophia A. Nelson!

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Yes; she wrote a book, Black Woman, Redefined. Yes; she's beautiful and accomplished. Yes; she's a fancy schmancy lawyer and political pundit. But … [Read more...]

Could the Message Be in the Music? What White Kids Listen to Versus What Black Kids Do.

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I've got a 14 year-old daughter. Some folks shudder at this, but I gotta say, Maxi-Me is (so far) a joy. Yes; she gets moody and weepy sometimes over … [Read more...]

The New, NEW Black Woman: Chris-Tia Donaldson!

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Are you natural? Do you thank God you're natural? Well, you might want to extend some of that gratitude to Chris-Tia Donaldson, author of the … [Read more...]

Manners 101: PLEASE, Say “Thank You!”

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  Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy. -Jacques Maritan Rabbi Schmuley Boteach recently wrote an article about the main reason … [Read more...]

Parlez-vous français? Six Reasons Why You Need to Learn a Language in 2012

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Can you believe I've been studying Spanish off and on since high school and still can't hold my own in conversation? Pathetic, I know. I decided this … [Read more...]

“Real Housewives Atlanta” Makes Black Woman Traveling in Packs Look Rabid. But What’s the Real Story?

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Not sure any of you got a whiff of this fart cloud, but this is the clip from when RHOW of Atlanta went to South Africa. This a pack of ghetto black … [Read more...]

The New, NEW Black Woman: Issa Rae!

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OMG how could she NOT be on this list? She's beautiful, creative and hilarious, and has created a cult following with her Awkward Black Girl (ABG) web … [Read more...]

The New, NEW Black Woman: Kola Boof!

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You may love her, you may hate her. But one thing is for certain, you will not forget her. This statuesque Sudanese beauty uses both her mind and … [Read more...]