Traditional Swedish Pastries for Christmas...

Chef Bob, a contributor to the blog, passed away two years ago. In his memory, we will be sharing some of his recipes. RIP to Chef Bob. Swedish Cinnamon Rolls Every Christmas my Mom and Grandmother would spend hours in the kitchen making these. Ahhhh the memories, the sweet scent of cinnamon and cardamom in…

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Jodie and Joshua are married!...

Written by Penelope Farthing Christelyn did a video on The Pink Pill YouTube channel, and now it’s my turn! It looks like the cat is out of the ...

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What we are leaving in 2019: The Kardashians and Internet Ou...

This article has an interesting origin story. I decided to rejoin Twitter this year, and I have been addicted ever since. This month, I noticed that I...

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Facing my folly: Pageant queen designations...

Written by Penelope Farthing Last week, I wrote my take on the multiple women snatching pageant titles left and right, located here. A few days ago, K...

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Black Women Are Being Murdered and Nobody Cares: Remember Th...

I follow the Our Lives Matter page on Facebook. The woman who runs the page, Rosa Perreira, is keeping track of the number of Black women and girls t...

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Pink Pill Christmas Gifts!...

Written by Penelope Farthing It’s the most wonderful time of the year! With Christmas rapidly approaching, the stores all reaching peak crowdedness,...

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Video: The ONE Thing that Will Disqualify You From High Soci...

I was on a private etiquette forum today and someone asked what is one thing a woman does that is an instant turn off. By and large, the men said prof...

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Black Female Erasure: Good Times Remake...

 Written by Penelope Farthing In the latest remake no one asked for, Jimmy Kimmel and Norman Lear will be spearheading a Good Times remake. The actor...

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Black Booties in Public Spaces...

I do not know if this post needs a trigger warning, but I will at least note that there will be a whole LOT of derrière featured in this article. You...

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Lizzo Sparks Interesting Conversation on Bigotry, Appropriat...

Written by Saran Lawson Lizzo’s cut out dress has sparked A LOT of debates on appropriateness. The debate has ranged from whether it was her size th...

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A Tale of Two Beauties: Lizzo & Zozibini...

Written by Penelope Farthing Feature photo image credit: People Magazine Do you remember back in July, a day or two after we were all celebrating Hall...

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Miss Universe and Trickle Down Blackonomics...

Written by Penelope Farthing Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi was crowned Miss Universe this week, and let me tell you that I am pleased as punch! She...

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It Girl is the New Black: Congratulations to Miss Universe 2...

Today is a day of celebration, ladies. Last night, we had a glorious occasion. Ms. Zozibini Tunzi of South Africa has won Miss Universe 2019. This top...

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13-Year Male Birth Control and Black Women...

Written by Penelope Farthing News broke recently that a male birth control option that would last thirteen years might be available soon. It would be ...

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Does Kate Middleton have any black friends?...

Written by Penelope Farthing By now we all know who Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, AKA Kate Middleton, is. She’s Queen Consort and has birthed...

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Gabrielle Union Hit & Miss |A Pink Pill Autopsy...

You’ve probably heard that Gabrielle Union was recently fired from America’s Got Talent.  Amongst a few other reasons, she was more than ...

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What does it mean to compete?...

Written by Penelope Farthing You are judged as soon as someone sees you. For being black, for being a woman, for having the audacity for being both si...

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Loni Found her Love: Swirling on The Real, Part 2...

The Struggle is Real In my last article, I did a breakdown on the first part of The Real’s interracial dating conversation last week. I thought that...

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Finding Your Rainbeau: Loni Speaks, Part 1...

It Gets Real I have been watching episodes of The Real for quite some time. I started watching shortly after Tamar left, and, occasionally, I will go ...

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Super Model and Actor Godfrey Gao Dead at 35...

Godfrey Gao, Taiwanese – Canadian Actor, and supermodel has died while filming the reality show, Follow Me, in China. According to news outlets ...

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TI at the Red Table Talk: This Convo is Dead and Gone...

I am noticing a trend here. When black celebrities make devastating mistakes in their lives and get huge waves of negative PR and internet backlash, t...

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My Experiences with Fetishism...

Written by Saran Lawson I came across a post on Facebook about Asian Men and Black Women being undateable. Before you judge the post off of my opening...

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Question of the Week: Why Do You Swirl?...

I recently noticed a rather lengthy post from one of our male followers. I thought that I would share his post, with permission. I hope that you enjoy...

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I Bit On a Facebook Ad for Venus.com and This is What Happen...

About a week ago, this ad showed up on my Facebook feed. Normally I just scroll by, accepting that Facebook has the right to generate revenue with ads...

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Period Hacks: When Aunt Flo Is Trippin’...

We’re women; which means for most of us periods are or were a reality. A few of us are lucky. “Aunt Flo” comes into town, doesn’t cause much r...

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Should we have more fat black girls on magazine covers?...

Written by Penelope Farthing The title of a Buzzfeed article crossed my Facebook feed today, and it was certainly an attention grabber. It boldly stat...

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National Headwrap Day: 5 Black Owned Companies to Try...

Written by Penelope Farthing Did you know that November 20th was National Headwrap Day? I didn’t until 2 weeks ago, and that was all the impetus I n...

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Why is the bar so low?...

Written by Penelope Farthing Stop me if you’ve seen it before.   Say you’re scrolling on Facebook and you come across a status shared by a fr...

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The Black Folks School of Disciplining Children...

Written by Penelope Farthing We talk a lot about relationships on this platform, and sometimes, we talk about the result of these relationships, which...

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Trash Pick Me Relationship “Advice”...

You don’t need me to tell you that relationships these days are hard work. Even if you get past the preliminary vetting stages to make sure he is no...

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