Sure; those fancy raised beds you see on HGTV shows are aspirational, but what will you use in the meantime? Why wait for your boo to get to the “honey do” list when you can grow in a bag? I’m mentioned in a lot of previous posts how grow bags are an easy, cheap wayRead More…
It’s always nice to get another perspective. Hi Christelyn, I’m a 23 year old black woman from South Africa and I love your work. I’ve been reading your blog posts for the past month and I co-sign a lot of what has been written. I don’t have a question but I just wanted to say […]
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Hi everyone! I’m so proud to announce that I’ll be a panel discussion speaker at the Mixed/Remixed Festival in celebration of Loving Day, June 10-11. Subject: Coupleships: The Dynamics of Interracial Relationships June 11, 2016 1:30pm-2:20pm Location: Japanese American National Museum, 100 N. Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA. Click here to register. If there’s enough people […]
After a frequent commenter, Breanna, posted a candid status on Facebook about her frustration about living in an unsafe neighborhood, and the dangers she feels being a black woman in such a place, I wrote a couple pieces about how important it is for black women to practice hypergamy. Within the conversation, I got several […]
I got this question from a reader this morning: Hello! Thank you so much for all you do! I just read your piece on what happened to Breanna. 😢 That is very sad that she is going through that and street harassment is always a stressful and very often times a dangerous situation. I really […]
We love Cantu Shea Butter Products around these parts. It’s one of the few affordable drug-store brand hair care products that don’t contain mineral oil, sulfates, parabens, silicones, propylene or parrafins. I especially like the anti-break strengthening oil, which I like to apply to the ends and about 1/3 up the shaft, where my hair is […]
**WARNING: DON’T READ THIS ARTICLE IF YOU BELIEVE IN FEMINIST IDEALS TO THE POINT OF JEOPARDIZING YOUR OWN WELL-BEING. NO FOOT-SHOOTERS ALLOWED.** A frequent commenter on this site who happens to be a Facebook friend of mine wrote this on her wall, and it split my heart in two. Breanna Nouveaux 9 hrs · I have […]
A woman just leaving a 23-year relationship ask me this question, and I’m glad she did. It gave me a chance to organize and categorize the issues and challenges we often discuss.