Black Female Obesity Promotion: A Look at Lizzo

For those of you who might not know, Lizzo, a musician and incredibly talented flautist has been reaching new heights with her catchy songs and lively personality. I first heard of her when she was a guest judge on RuPaul’s Drag Race a season or two ago, and her music videos pop up in my…

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For Father’s Day: A Tale of Two Patriarchs

Two famous men died recently, from similar illnesses, at similar ages, both in California hospitals, and I couldn’t help but notice some similaritie...

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8 Ways Black Fathers Fail Their Children

For many black people, Father’s Day is a tough day to deal with. Whether their father was absent their whole life, or was present, but wasn’t a go...

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Dear Black Women: Don’t be the face of uprising

  Alaa Salah, 22, from Sudan, was photographed by Lana Haroun earlier this year in protest of Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir’s 30-year dicta...

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Pink Pill Spotlight: Naomi’s Take, Part 2

In this interview, we will be continuing our first Pink Pill Spotlight. We will explore tips and tricks while on the date. Many thanks to Naomi for su...

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Loving Day Appreciation Thread!

It’s that time again, where we reflect on the two people, Richard and Mildred Loving, who made it possible for American black women (and the res...

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Pink Pill for College Girls: Your Degree CAN Keep You Warm!

In the dating world, a fairly common question black women get asked is “what do you bring to the table?”, often by men who have little to offer, y...

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Pink Pill Spotlight: Meet Naomi

In this interview, we will be conducting our first Pink Pill Spotlight. While recent interviews have featured women, who are married or dating, this i...

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Colorism: Are We Overplaying It?

Before I get into the meat of this blog, let me address a few things: Do I believe colorism is real? Yes. Do I believe colorism is a problem in the Bl...

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You Can Have That “Strong Black Woman” Trope, I&...

My most recent article, discussing my thoughts on Karine Jean-Pierre jumping to the defense of inadequately secured Senator Kamala Harris when a prote...

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A Discussion on the Modern Interracial Community: Do We Need...

Written by Saran Lawson I was a part of a discussion on modern interracial dating. The discussion touched on groups created online such as Facebook as...

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Wakanda Ain’t Real And You’re Not in the Dora Milaje!: A...

As black women navigating life, we have to cope with a lot of negative stereotypes that make our journey to greatness a little more difficult compared...

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Not all swirling is successful: A Tale of Two Sistas

I came across two donation campaigns this weekend, featuring black women with their white partners, on Simone56’s Facebook page and I felt compelled...

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