Bernadette and Chonte, are both young, beautiful and accomplished black American women. They have been made painfully aware of how black women in this country are often invisible. An astounding thing happened once they crossed the border. All of a sudden, they were seen as desirable and headily pursued by men of various races andRead More…
It happens all the time — parents look for help with their children’s hair, and proceeds to rattle off a list of ethnicities, nationalities and racial groups to find out what magic potion or holy grail product will work best. Problem is, those details don’t necessarily give insight into the child’s hair needs. “Mixed” hair […]
It’s been a while since we’ve done an open thread, and BOY! Has a lot been happening in the world this summer. But it’s time to catch up as a group! You know what I’ve been up to, what have you guys been doing? Dish!
This time of year, when my garden is at the height of it’s fruiting, I find myself giving away so much produce to neighbors because there simply is too much of it! The tomatoes this year that I planted from seed have taken on a mind of their own, and I’ve just freed the vines […]
Yesterday was my birthday! I love that I’m still young enough to be silly and old enough not to give a sh$t who turns up their nose. It’s a great feeling!
Today is my birthday. I woke up to a lovely breeze from the window, quiet, and my husband greeting me with sapphire and diamond earrings. My children were still safely snug in their beds, and he and I geared up for a morning run on along our master-planned, tree lined streets. When I came back […]
Yes! Yes, curly girls. You can stretch your hair and smooth the shaft using those hard plastic rollers the hairdressers use when they put you under the dryer for 8 hours while they buy more time juggling the other patrons they’ve overbooked. I tried a couple days ago and got great results. While it doesn’t […]
If the “Loving” movie trailer is any indication of what the entire movie might be like, get ready to grab a box of tissues. Imagine a world where the police can burst into you home and arrest you for SLEEPING WITH YOUR WIFE. Imagine an entire government ordering through legislation that you can not love […]
Five years ago, Pepsi came out with this commercial during the Super Bowl. Many of us were outraged with the horrible depiction of a dark skinned, weave wearing shrew that emasculated her partner and was prone to violence when he did not behave according to her whims. It concludes with the angry shrew of a […]