What Does Vetting Mean, Anyway?...

Written by Nicole J. Landlords vet potential tenants, employers vet potential employees. In a market where you are the prize to be won (despite what memes might say), it is incredibly important to vet potential suitors. But what does vetting mean? And how can we do it? Some handy tips are listed below. Do a…

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Cosmic Connections: The Census, The Coronavirus & BWE...

If in the last two weeks, you’ve scoured your local grocery store for pantry staples, worn a mask out, or had to meditate your way out of another tr...

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You’re Pretty… For a Dark-Skinned Girl...

You’re Pretty… For a Dark-Skinned Girl By Cloe Luv “You’re pretty for a dark-skinned girl.” That was the comment that de...

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Future Thinking: When COVID hits the road...

Hello all! Happy Monday! To start the week fresh, let’s think about what the first thing you’ll do once the lockdown is lifted. Maybe you ...

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Worried About Your Job? Better Get Real About Relational Agg...

Things are crazy, right? And in times like these, when jobs come into question and the Dow is schizophrenic, the claws in the corporate world come out...

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Open Chat: Making the Best of Things...

Hello again folks! How is everyone doing this fine Thursday? Here is another topic for open chat: what can black women do in these times of uncertaint...

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How’s Everybody Doing?...

Happy Friday! How are you all doing? News coverage got you down? Got cabin fever from the lockdown? Eyeing your 77 rolls of toilet paper and wondering...

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Weave – Another No Go Zone...

WRITTEN BY NICOLE J. As one commenter so eloquently put it, I went and done kicked the hornet’s nest with the post about weave and coronavirus. And,...

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Additional Supplies for your COVID Prep...

Written by Nicole J. Shelves are cleared clean out of the essentials in the event of a worldwide coronapocalypse. Toilet paper statues are being built...

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Childcare Considerations during Coronavirus...

  Written by Nicole J. Coronavirus has thrust the world into a panic that has not been seen in recent times. Schools from kindergarten to Ivy Lea...

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Florida Man Taints Black Love Amid COVID Panic...

Written by Nicole Disclaimer: All details in this blog are alleged. Proof of much of the interactions described in this post is yet to be produced, ou...

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Weave in the time of Coronavirus...

Written by Nicole March 10th was International Wig Day. I’m a few days late and a dollar short, but this topic is still somewhat important. With the...

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Dan Gasby might as well have killed B Smith #RIP...

This is another super long post. I am sorry, but I could not keep my thoughts to 1000 words. As per usual, read the whole thing before you come for my...

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My thoughts on Symone Sanders vs. Protester...

Written by Nicole J. Last year, Karine Jean-Pierre put herself in between a male protester and then-presidential hopeful Kamala Harris. History has no...

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This Week in Violence Against Black Women...

Written by Nicole J. You know what seems to be cool in the Internet streets? Recording black women getting disrespected and uploading it for the hopes...

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Should Celebrities Be Outed After Death?...

I’m watching Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez on Netflix, and at around the 47min and 30 seconds mark Aaron Hernandez is outed as Gay or B...

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Eating Disorders Are NOT for Black Girls...

For National Eating Disorder Awareness Week (March 2-8), I wanted to discuss eating disorders as it pertains to black women and girls. Black Women don...

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Not Dating Bisexual Men Does Not Make Black Women Homophobic...

Disclaimer: This post is a long one. If you are going to start frothing at the mouth because you read the title and a few paragraphs, please save your...

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Snoop, Gayle, and why pimping IS easy...

Written by Nicole J. Important Author’s Note: As I’ve referred to before, I’ve been experiencing quite a bit of writing burnout lately. Not writ...

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Sorry; Meghan Markle is Not Your Mule....

It seems that black women are at it again to police black women and their derivatives on how to be good little social justice warriors for “the ...

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2000’s Fashions That are Making a Comeback...

Written by Saran Lawson You may want to hit the gym early because they’re trying to make us wear low riders again. I know what a few people are sayi...

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Doctor Board: Book Interview with Author Adaure Chi...

Adaure Chi reaches out to us in order to promote her book, Doctor Board. She is an OG follower of the blog, and has been reading Christelyn’s conten...

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Black Women: The Article on Love You Need...

Here is the thing, forget media sensationalization and the hype. You are in the game when it comes to love. There is a lot of data out there about lov...

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Make marrying a traditional belief again! -pt.2...

Written by Nicole J. And here I am again, with part two of this post. You can read part one here.   To recap, Kayla Nicole, an 18-year-old intern...

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Make marrying a traditional belief again! pt.1...

Written by Nicole J. Well folks, I’m back, but only for a little while. I have been experiencing some major burnout around the typical topics I writ...

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What is a Single Person to Do on Valentine’s Day?...

Trigger warning: Some people really dislike seeing people who are not black and female featured on the blog. I do hear you and understand your feeling...

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The Case of the Perfect Attendance Pencil...

There is a little girl going viral online. Taylor James, a little elementary school black girl, was speaking to her mother about another child at scho...

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Best Picture: An Oscar-Worthy Kiss...

Note: this post is highlighting a beautiful moment between Brad Pitt and Regina King at the 92nd Academy Awards. We cannot definitively say whether or...

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Would black women survive a zombie apocalypse?...

Written by Nicole   I was a Walking Dead fan for the first few seasons. I dropped off around midway through season 6, since it just felt like the...

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Continuing the Convo: Ari Lennox and Black Features...

Written by Saran Lawson Keeping the conversation going with Ari Lennox’s Instagram rant from a few weeks ago, I have a question. Why are black f...

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