Why Do We Always Have to Be Reminded that “White People Do It, Too!”


Something to scratch your head about during Domestic Violence Awareness Month... Whether it's sexually assaulting children or the … [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...]

Tom Stemberg, Staples Inc., And Why Marriage Does NOT A Quality Man Make….


Staples Inc., founder Tom Stemberg has come into the spotlight very recently thanks to buddy Mitt Romney's possible perjury on his behalf during his … [Read more...]

How Blackistan Deals with ‘Fast Girls’

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“She was probably fast anyway.” Blackistan’s justification of the abuse, rape and sexual harassment of young girls and women. “All my life I had to … [Read more...]

“You Chose Him!” But Really, If You’re Living in the Hood, What Choice Do You REALLY Have?

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I don't know if any of you were on my Facebook page today, but I about burst a gasket when Dr. Boyce Watkins co-signed this photo: A slurry of … [Read more...]

It’s OFFICIAL. No Wedding No Womb is a California Non-Profit Corporation!


Time was running out. The book and this blog had me stretched to the limit, and I'd already passed two deadlines. Odette, the angel at the … [Read more...]

Black Femininity: Who Decides What?


I am glad this came up in the post from the other day, because it's definitely something that needs to be discussed at length. I didn't want to do it … [Read more...]

A Black Conservative Woman’s Take on Mitt Romney and Black Mormons


I am a proud conservative republican and Mitt Romney supporter.  With the level of vitriol hurled at black conservatives, I was not going to chime in … [Read more...]

Role Model Responsibility: When Did It Become Cool to Be a Hot Mess?


The term role model generally means any "person who serves as an example, whose behavior is emulated by others". The term first appeared in Robert K. … [Read more...]

A Black Woman and Her Guns


  By Millicent Two years ago I decided I wanted to learn to shoot a gun for two reasons. It was on my bucket list and I wanted to overcome … [Read more...]

“Macho” Little Black Girls: The Anti-Femininity War on Black Women

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Note: For the purpose of this article, I'm dealing with a specifically observed issue that has nothing to do with "butch" lesbianism in black women or … [Read more...]