January Book of the Month: “Wicked Success Is Inside Every Woman”

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Yes; I know we're nine days into January, but sorry--I've been kinda busy. In 2012 I'm committed to making sure me and you ladies learn some stuff so … [Read more...]

Education: Black Women Have to Stop Segregating Themselves, Romantically AND Academically

How many times have you asked a young black woman what career she's prepping for after college, or asked an undecided major what majors she is … [Read more...]

Video: White Wine 101 at BEAU-TI-FUL South Coast Winery!

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So I just came back (a little tipsy) from South Coast Winery Resort & Spa, and let me tell you!--it was hard work. All the wine and cheese, wine … [Read more...]

Lessons in a Case Study in Magical Thinking: Fantasia’s Looking for Child Support!!

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Wow. I. Am. So. Shocked. SHOCKED!!! Her new MARRIED baby daddy will not marry her or pay child support. I saw this coming like a train wreck, seen by … [Read more...]

Resident “Miss Manners” Demita Usher On the Lost Art of Etiquette

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The rudeness of people make you just want to pull your hair out doesn't it? I find it amazing what we are "treated" to by others on a daily basis; the … [Read more...]

Jamila Akil: Beware of “Concern Trolls”

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Concern troll (noun): A concern troll is a false flag pseudonym created by a user whose actual point of view is opposed to the one that the user … [Read more...]

What’s Eating You? Reasons You Overeat That Have Nothing To Do With Hunger

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Now that we’ve dipped our toes into 2012, I’ll bet you’ve got your new running shoes and yoga pants ready at the door so you can step out into … [Read more...]

Sneak Peak of “yo.pila.barre” Exercise DVD!!!


I told you how serious I was about us all getting to our FITTEST in 2012. So...me and my buddy Joe Wheeler have worked our arses off to produce a dvd, … [Read more...]

Is it “Just” Hair When It Comes to Attracting the Opposite Sex?

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I'll admit that like 99.99% of black women, I am hair obsessed. I remember back when I learned how to actually do my own hair--from start to finish … [Read more...]

Millicent Hunter Reports From the Trenches: What It’s Like to Join a Swirling Meet-up Group!


By Millicent Hunter Well it’s the New Year and it’s time to do new things. Time to get off your duff on whether or not to get your swirl on in … [Read more...]

The Great Snub: Why Are The Major BW Publications Ignoring Us?

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Just a quick glance a the headlines of the usual suspects, and I see news about crazy Niki Minaj, Lebron James finally wants to make an honest woman … [Read more...]