She’s Moving On: Race Woman No More


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...]

‘Harleyq2’: The Mammy Stereotype Gone Too Far


According to Wikipedia, the mammy is identified as a woman "portrayed within a narrative framework or other imagery as a domestic servant of African … [Read more...]

Why Media Representations of Black Women Still Matter (And Always Will)

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Millions of dollars are spent on advertising to create commercials that will get people to buy a product or to create brand recognition. Thousands of … [Read more...]

BB&W Exclusive: Cher Smith’s Weight Loss Transformation

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When Cher shared her "before" pictures, I could hardly recognize her. Of course there was a wisp of the Cher I'd come to know over the last 2.5 years, … [Read more...]