A fan found an article written in Essence magazine in 1999, exploring black women’s attitudes about interracial dating. You have to read. Then shake your head and laugh (then cry) at how we shot ourselves in the feet and share some responsibility for our current skinny relationship prospects. Thanks, Mom and Grandma, Dad and Grandpa,Read More…
Albert (1858-1887) and Lucy Parsons (1853-1942 were from Texas where Lucy Eldine Gonzalez Parsons was born into slavery in Texas. She met Albert and they married. They moved to Chicago due to threats from the KKK during Reconstruction.
Clement Ribeiro S/S 2013 London Fashion Week Winter still has us in her grip in the Northern Hemisphere and it would seems that tempest will not pass soon. However, she will in about six weeks. But until then we can celebrate the ‘barren’ season with the customary warm clothing of knitted sweaters, long skirts, and […]
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It is a strange lot to be a black woman in American society. She was brought to this country to be an unpaid worker, a concubine and a broodmare. Her body and her sexuality has been reviled and experimented on but from the various brilliant shades of brown black people come in, is curiously loved.
Try these tips and have him eating from your hands.
No, I am not talking about his breath-snatching, deliciously passionate scenes with Kerry Washington as President Fitzgerald Grant on the TV show, Scandal. Instead, I am referring to his work as a director and producer, as well as his lineage from one of Hollywood’s most prestigious families, which continues to sharply shape the film industry today. Tony was recently interviewed by Tavis Smiley, who has a program on PBS. In response to being asked for his thoughts on diversity and inclusion in Hollywood as a white male, given his family’s roots in showbiz, Tony responded:
Seventeen-year-old Anene Booysen was found at a construction site after she had been so viciously raped and mutilated that the scene where her body was found resembled a horror movie.
Bacteria festering between your teeth can lead to that crud making it’s way through your entire body.
Swiss steak is a method of slow-cooking a relatively tough cut of beef, such as a round steak. The meat is browned, and then braised in a tomato sauce. According to rumor, recipes first starting showing up for Swiss steak in the 1930s.
Can you imagine? A white man passed for black so he could marry the love of his life.
I am beginning to believe that “home economics” (keeping and running a household) ties in VERY closely with the ability to attract a quality mate.
Turns out it’s belly fat, not BMI that determines the risk factors for heart disease.
If you live long enough you’ll realize that finding a special love is no easy feat. When we come across that man or woman that makes our days brighter it never crosses our minds that the day would ever come when they are no longer there at our side.
Toni Braxton gets to “play in the snow” on screen. This Sunday, Lifetime Movie network will be airing an original movie called “Twist of Faith” staring the gorgeous Braxton and handsome David Julian Hirsh. It is an interfaith love story profiling single Christian mother and a Jewish widower. Their passion for music and singing draw them together and they fall in love.
“I do strongly suspect that this behavior is a sadistic attempt to encourage black women into a mentality and lifestyle that “protects them” from being feminine little girls. Because there are too many predators in the black community who don’t see a sweet little girl. Instead, they see a wet hole just asking for it because she’s a ho anyway.”
Make your hair look twice as thick as usual.
When Dr. John Salerno – a protégé of “Atkins Diet” creator Dr. Robert Atkins – testified before the U.S.D.A. about plans for its most recent Food Pyramid revision, he spoke his mind: The food industry is corrupt and has supported recommendations that do not support the population’s health.
Are you ready ladies?
Ladies, you can live your life, live it well, and not feel there’s anything wrong with it. You deserve happiness if you seek happiness. You don’t have to prove yourself worthy of happiness. You don’t have to earn a “black woman mammy merit badge” to be happy. You don’t have to justify a desire to be taken care of nor a disgust at disgusting behaviors – your own relationship happiness does not need to meet any trifling fool’s prerequisites.