Commentary on the Crooked Room: Melissa Harris-Perry Reveals the Jezebel in All Her Glory

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Originally, I thought I could do Melissa Harris-Perry's work, Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America, enough justice by … [Read more...]

Commentary on the Crooked Room: Melissa Harris-Perry Shines a Light On How Perception Affects Black Women

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A recent sequence of posts about Black women, perceptions of beauty, and our inability to accept compliments rekindled a desire in me to write about … [Read more...]

Black Women vs. Black Women: Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

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Recent appearances by actress Vivica A. Fox and columnist Crystal Wright on BET's Don’t Sleep, hosted by BET personality T.J. Holmes, spawned a swarm … [Read more...]

“Just Ignore It” Isn’t a Solution for Abusive Behavior

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Women walk down certain streets in certain neighborhoods and get verbally assaulted daily. These women change their style dress thinking too much calf … [Read more...]

BB&W Exclusive: Sexy at Sixty, Author Wendy Ida Talks About Her Escape from Blackistan and More!

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Without even knowing it, Wendy Ida is a BWE warrior. At 60-years old, she's living her best life--beautiful and in the best shape of her life, happily … [Read more...]

She’s Moving On: Race Woman No More

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At one time, not too long ago, I used to be a Race Woman. What is a Race Woman? A Race Woman is a black woman who fights relentlessly for the … [Read more...]