I knew I was on to something when you all asked me about what product/shade I was wearing when I did the You Tube video on staring yesterday. I decided to go really daring and incorporate my two favorite colors–pink and purple on my eyes using a mineral make up powder I had tried forRead More…
“We on sites like this one want better than misery. We are not dumb, we have eyes and we know what we have been through and what so many of our fellow black women are going through. We question the reasons why and attempt to set a course of action to live full and happy lives on our own terms. We want no parts of the grand delusion that others attempt to sell to us. We know better.”
Last week, the Bureau of Labor Statistics publicized the September unemployment numbers. The Bureau reported that unemployment had fallen below 8% for the first time since January 2009. For all accounts, this was stellar news for the country. And, with the report showing that the number of discouraged workers, or those no longer looking for […]
Stories of workplace bullying are commonplace throughout the United States. Are you a victim? Victimizer? Find out now.
Black women catch so much flack for seeking interracial relationships. Now black bloggers are targeting K. Michelle and her unapologetic preference for white men.
Before I went to Greece, I pictured it looking like the movie Mamma Mia or the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. I expected to be surrounded by blue skies, an even bluer ocean, and white sand nestled between my toes.
But as usual, my perfect image of how something should be was shattered. And I’m happy it was. When I first arrived at Athens for my educational field trip, I can’t say I was impressed. I saw dark alleys, cracked sidewalks, and graffiti. Everything I thought Greece wasn’t.
This is a typical example of how certain groups claim ownership and demand absolute and unwavering loyalty on all things. While I’m voting for Obama, Dash and Minaj are free to think, feel and vote as they damn well please.
Ms. Fatou B. Bensouda, from the Republic of The Gambia, assumed the position of Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court in June 2012. Described as “a composed, stately woman with serene features” who projects “confidence and gravitas” and never forgets a name, Ms. Bensouda also has the experience to back up her demeanor.
This video displays three important themes with respect to interracial dating. Can you spot them?
Pro-interracial websites has become the GAT-DL’s new favorite whipping toy. Various bloggers across the web cluck their tongues on how and which manner is acceptable for black women to swirl. Toni takes a serious look at what this new gaslighting tactic is all about.
Beyond Black & White fashion editor picks her favorite fall 2012 makeup color palettes. From bright mattes, black cherry lips to metallic nails, you won’t want to miss what’s hot for the cool season ahead.
If you’re a hairlista, you might be aware that protein, B vitamins, green veggies, and lot of water are all key components to healthy, growing hair. But one element might be missing from your internal hair care regimen–iron.
Voter suppression laws have become more blatantly targeted at Black and minority voters in the wake of the 2008 elections. This article examines the breadth of the varying legislation as well as what litigation has ensued as a result.
Check out Chef Bob’s delish fish curry dish!
Not only does paying a good compliment reflect good breeding and proper etiquette, studies show it’s sometimes just as good as cold, hard cash.
I need to call Deborrah Cooper…
As discussed in the previous blog post, Pillars of Salt – What a Waste of Time! We saw the example of Lot’s wife in the Bible. Turning to look back, she became a pillar of salt. She simply could not resist the deadly draw of her community and could not let go of the ties that bound her to it – not even to save her own life. Today, I want to address Pillars of Salt Extreme Edition (POS-EE). These are women who for their own lives will not leave dangerous neighborhoods and environments. This extreme and dire situation prompted an open appeal to them.
The truth is “good” is subjective. “Good” is a word used so loosely, any black man with a pulse and a functioning penis may find himself on the right side of the word in the eyes of a black woman who doesn’t know any better.
Turns out interracial unions between black women and Asian men aren’t a recent development. Take a look at these vintage photos and see for yourself.
Yes, Chris Brown is back with Rhi Rhi. Anyone actually believe he broke up with his current girlfriend so he could NOT have sex with Rhianna? Mark my words–they’ll soon announce they’re having a baby.
Romney won the debate? Well, if lying means winning.