Skimming over news reports this morning, I couldn’t help but click the CNN video of Charles Barkley telling some very uncomfortable truths about what goes on in black communities, and how some events can contribute to strained relationships with police. Charles first goes into racial profiling, and then comments on Mike Brown, then the EricRead More…
Yes, I was mean. But…
What am I doing right now? I mean, RIGHT now? I’m waiting on a text. Nope, not waiting for someone else to text, as you might think. This might shock you a little bit, but I’m waiting to respond back to a text from a girl I’m interested in.
Solid ingredients, cheaper than Quidad, Mixed Chicks, and DEFINITELY Ms. Jessy’s.
Ever heard of the theory of the “crooked room?” If you haven’t, maybe you have heard of Plato’s Allegory of the Cave. Look around, are the images you see tilted? They are for most Black women…
A surprising cure for holiday depression!!
Yup. It’s true. It’s just easier to be a straight white male than it is to be any other combination of sexual orientation, race, or gender.
What are your growth goals for 2013?
Although, it is mainly prevalent among teenagers, according to overcomingcyberbullying.com, adult women are reporting “adult groups dedicated to harassing and defaming other as well, along with websites created specifically to make fun of and demean individuals.
Mineral foundations are all the rage because they are thought to be more healthy for the skin and provide light coverage along with ingredients that won’t exasperate sensitive skin. More…
A blend of spices, coconut milk and vegetables flavor tender chunks of boneless beef ribs,served with white rice, coconut and cashews. This is from my late wife’s personal collection if traditional African cooking. It was sent to her grandmother by a relative who visited there in the 1920’s. This is a tasty, warm inviting dish that will make everybody who tries it want more!
If you haven’t seen this movie yet, you’d better hurry up and go. It’s sure to be on the short list for Academy Awards. Daniel Day-Lewis plays our 16th president so convincingly you’d swear old Abe rose from his grave and possessed him. Remember Lewis’ brash, assholiness in Gangs of New York? Well, he’s nothing like that in Lincoln. His voice is so meek and sweet, and he spits parables like Jesus.
Check out why Tracy Renee Jones thinks some black women get prickle when someone has something nice to say.
Recently, I was on location at the A.M.E. Zion Church on the Hill in Harlem to attend a panel discussion and film screening of the “Souls of Black Girls.” Negative media representation of black females and other women of color is nothing new to the BB&W community, but this news documentary was very refreshing in that opened doors to the minds of younger girls and teenagers and their critique of the media.
Ever fall in like with that special someone, only to find out that he’s a raving, socialist commy, or rabid, nazi fascist? Now you don’t have to worry about that awkward moment when you discover you and your boo are politically incompatible.
I have to begrudgingly admit to this.
What a clusterphuck for Nahla, who I sure saw the whole thing and watched in horror.
How much exercise will it take in order for me not to look like a walrus by the end of the week? Let’s see…
After a weekend of fun in San Jose and Big Sur, a friend drops me off at the Oakland airport. All the flights out of San Jose and San Francisco were sold out, so flying home from Oakland was my only option. I take my roller bag to the curbside check-in and wait, taking the opportunity to think about the upcoming workweek. A tall, twenty-something black male, working as a baggage handler, walks past me. I can feel him looking at me.
What the holy hayell??