Black Women, Your Pain Only Matters When a White Man Hurts You.

  “No! Stop! Help Me! Please Help Me!” Those were the words I heard when viewing a video in which someone conducted a Facebook Live of a woman appearing to be drugged and a man forcibly raping her in a club for all to see.  I don’t need to know the details of what happened…

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Erykah Badu and Da Brat Won’t Be Muting R Kelly

Erykah Badu and Da Brat Won’t Be Muting R Kelly Written by Saran Lawson   Two more artists speak on their thoughts on the docuseries recent...

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Beware of the “Baby Powder Dusty” and the Rise o...

Normally I delete dumb, grammatically-challenged comments, but some are just too stunning to ignore. This is one such post:   And if that wasn...

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I Don’t Believe You: Why I Can’t Hear Celebrity Commenta...

By now, we’ve all either seen or heard the fine points of the R. Kelly documentary, “Surviving R. Kelly.” To recap, a whole list of women who me...

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Jesus Christ Is Not Birth Control

  By  Candice Smith Adewole Recently in conversation, I mentioned how I saw my 19-year-old niece on Instagram hugged up with some boy on a photo...

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A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words: Increasing Your Matches

Written by Saran Lawson Every New Year there are goals that we set out for ourselves. Some goals are unrealistic to achieve in a shorter time span. Ot...

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Snag Your Spot–The Purple Pill Inaugural Event is Tomo...

You’ve heard rumors and rumblings about the upcoming Purple Pill, a play off of Kendall St. Charle’s Breukelen Bleu alias and my Pink Pill...

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Thirty Years of Love and Family in Canada…An Interraci...

Beyond Black and White Interview Spotlight: Jasmine and Lorne By: Tacicia Bryan This interview was with Jasmine, who shared about her 30-year interrac...

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Black Girl Survival: Thoughts on the R Kelly Docu-series

Black Girl Survival: Thoughts on the R Kelly Docu-series Written by Saran Lawson   If you have been anywhere near a television, radio or computer...

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The Essential Part of Your Makeup Routine You Might Be Negle...

If you are a makeup wearer, and have been for any length of time, you probably have your routine down to a science: primer, foundation, eye shadow, se...

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Chance the Rapper: “I Didn’t Value [R Kelly] Acc...

Chance the Rapper sat down with Jamilah Lemieux (who appeared as a commentator on Surviving R. Kelly), and revealed a LOT about black men that we alre...

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What the Latest McDonald’s Beatdown Says About Black F...

Another day, another video going viral of a black girl or woman being beaten is what I thought at first when I viewed the latest footage of a deranged...

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New Year, New Me: Relationship Goals for the New Year

New Year, New Me: Relationship Goals for the New Year written by Saran Lawson I know everyone has heard the yearly New Year slogan, New Year, New Me. ...

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