Black Folks and Miss Rona: My Thoughts...

Written by Nicole. Unfortunately I think my time writing about the harder-hitting topics like what I’m going to discuss today, is coming to an end. I have grown tired of large swaths of the audience I address, because of the disingenuity that paints every interaction. My burnout started at the end of last year, and…

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Addictions of Black Womanhood...

Written by Nicole. In my unprofessional opinion, I don’t think many black women are mentally well. Many of us have undiagnosed depression and anxiet...

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Just How Divested are You?...

Trigger warning: If you are a fan of Kobe Bryant, Terry Crews, Bill Cosby, Harvey Weinstein, Nelly, or defending black men in general, maybe sit this ...

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How “Thinking You’re the Special One” Can ...

Originally published December 2018 As women, we always want to feel like we’re special. We may think that our looks, body, nurturing, intelligen...

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Jesus Christ Is Not Birth Control...

Originally published January 2019 By  Candice Smith Adewole Recently in conversation, I mentioned how I saw my 19-year-old niece on Instagram hugged ...

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Mental Health Tips in the Age of the Internet...

Originally published August 2019 I love the Internet. Reliable Wi-Fi is a close third after food and shelter. I got my first dial up connection shortl...

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The Power of Telling the Truth...

Originally published September 2019 I come across a lot of stuff on my timeline, IG and Twitter feed every day. Most of it is rubbish. About 2% is pro...

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The Strange Similarity Rats Have with Your Female Coworkers...

Things are getting hard out here. Did you hear that rats are getting desperate for food because their supply—restaurants and public gatherings when ...

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Tips for Surviving Hobosexual Season...

Written by Nicole J. Originally published September 2019 – republished because this phenomena is bound to make a reappearance when those stimulu...

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PSA: You are free to be childfree!...

Written by Nicole J. Originally published August 2019 In the last few weeks, I wrote about 5 stories about black parenting that went viral recently. T...

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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 m...

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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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