Triple Consciousness and the Black Woman

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W.E.B Du Bois was a brilliant man. He was an important contributing factor to the new social science named sociology and one of the greatest writers … [Read more...]

Commentary on the Crooked Room: Shame on You Black Girl…(Part 1)

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This multi-part series covering Melissa Harris-Perry's book, Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America, has discussed three main … [Read more...]

Messages from ‘Django Unchained’: The Black ‘Damsel’, the ‘Django Moment’, and Phrenology’s Centerstage Show

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Now that Django is released in the UK, let's start spoiling it for real. Before writing my last post on Quentin Tarantino's film "Django … [Read more...]

Clueless About How to Be Feminine? Take a Look-See…

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This video is from the blog, Elegant Black Woman. The girl who runs it is supremely classy, and I thought I'd share. Any tips on how to be your … [Read more...]

Is Your Boss a “Bitch?” Eight Types to Avoid Like Herpes.

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I'd like to think all women are great to work with, I really, really would. But...I can't. One of the main reasons I got out of Corporate … [Read more...]

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Commentary on the Crooked Room: You Mad Sapphire? You Mad…the Angry Black Woman Trope

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Hello. My name is Jenn. And, I am an angry black woman. You know why? Well, because I, like all other human beings, possess the ability to get … [Read more...]

Cheer up! Black women have much to celebrate because the times, they are ‘a changin’

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Another day, another study on black women and interracial dating that sounds a little depressing. BUT these studies should not be taken as the … [Read more...]

Commentary on the Crooked Room: Mammy, Oh Mammy, Wherefore Art Thou Mammy?

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In Part 2 of this commentary series, I discussed the first character introduced in Melissa Harris-Perry's 2011 book Sister Citizen: Shame, … [Read more...]

The Superwoman Complex: Deepak Chopra Breaks Down the Dangers of a Stressful Lifestyle

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Everyone always talks about stress. They say things like "eat better to reduce stress." And, "exercise for 30 minutes daily to reduce stress." But, … [Read more...]

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...]