I grew up in a very strict Christian home and had no exposure to alcohol until I got to college. Now in my early thirties, I would consider myself a very light social drinker – there are only a few alcoholic beverages I enjoy: rum-based drinks, ciders (as compared to beer) and a handful ofRead More…
After the last couple days of such depressing and soul-killing posts, it’s time for a stiff drink and some laughs.
**Preemptive Strike: I DARE SOMEBODY COME IN HERE AND TELL ME I HATE BLACK MEN BECAUSE I’VE PUBLISHED THE REPORT. DON’T COME UP IN HERE BRAGGING ABOUT ALL THE GOOD BLACK MEN YOU KNOW. GO TO HELL, BLOOD CLOT.**
Icon Oprah Winfrey was raped by her 19 year old cousin at the age of nine and later abused by a neighbor and an uncle. Renowned author Maya Angelou was raped at seven by her mother’s husband and spent the next five years as a mute. In the midst of having to fight off everyone laying claim to her young body, here comes the females of blackistan who tell her she is at fault for what is happening to her. She is whooped , cussed out and blamed for the black males around her who exercise no self-control. If she is develops faster than the other girls around her, she becomes a prime target for harassment and blame.
Time for all the blaming to stop.
Who else here thinks risking your life to meet some ridiculous beauty FAD is about as dumb as you can get? You don’t see men doing this crazy crap to get a date. They’ll go to the gym, maybe get some hair implants and get their teeth fixed, but that’s about it. What’s up with us??
The real story might surprise you…
After watching this final debate, my first question to myself was, “do I really need to review that?” The raucous debate took place in Boca Raton, Florida at Lynn University. This is the same city where Romney famously denigrated the “47%” of voters he deemed lazy and incapable of taking personal responsibility for their own […]
What is so hard about understanding that people have a right to limit their dating pool?
Are you ready to march in lockstep with the newest Fall 2012 fashion trend?
Join the ranks of many southern families who make this nicely spiced pie–instead of pumpkin–their holiday dessert, including mine! This is my late wife’s recipe, I’ve found none better. As soon as she started to bake it, the smell was amazing. The better the pie smells the longer it seems to take. (Of course that is all just perception), It felt like hours before the pie was cooked, then cooled enough to eat. We ate it with whipped cream and boy was it good.
Remember a while back when we were discussing creative ways to meet new people? Well Jewel Barnett (now Jewel Barnett-Sheridan) did just that last January, and met her new hubby, James. They met in a running club. This guy knew what he wanted and went for it, because they started dating in May and he asked for her hand in marriage in June. And just this month…
We almost didn’t make it…
Part II or Tracy Renee Jones’ emotional conversation with her estranged birth mother.
Is Hollywood finally listening to the concerns of black women and how their image is portrayed in the media? “Django Unchained” releases a second video that give Kerry Washington more character depth.
“I got the ‘Welcome to New York’ speech twice. Thank you, but I was welcomed by the drunkard who shoved me into a concrete wall and countless homeless men pissing and masturbating on the train a long time ago. No matter what, this is not okay and no woman should be subjected to that.”
Are African Americans really homophobic? A surprising study has found that blacks are actually the most likely racial group to openly identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender (LGBT)
Both Romney and Obama have benefited immensely from “outside” money given to super PACs. But, Romney’s ties might shed some light on who might come to collect if he’s elected.
Hair-care advocate and health scientist Audrey Davis-Sivasothy gives tips on how to regain hair health.
I’m unsure anyone besides Tyler Perry didn’t see this coming. In a case of negro-stay-in-your-lane, Tyler Perry’s new flick, Alex Cross, is getting a slew of rotten tomatoes thrown his way as most folks think he should just retire his pants and keep on the house dress.
I maintain that black femininity is under attack. The question is asked, “Well, what is black femininity?” The answer as far as I’m concerned is femininity in a woman who is black. But of course that’s far too simplistic an answer for such a complex issue….or is it?