Hymens don’t determine virginity, TI!...

Written by Penelope Farthing   In today’s episode of boundary crossing, we have noted alleged cheater and rapper, TI, revealing that he attends yearly gynecologist appointments with his 18-year-old daughter, Deyjah. Not for education purposes, mind you, but for a virginity/hymen check. A hymen check, which has been condemned by several international organizations as an…

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Being Biracial – It’s Not so Black and White...

Written by Penelope Farthing   My blog post about categorizing a person with one black parent and one nonblack parent as biracial has gone somewh...

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Quid Pro Quo: Bad for the President; Good for Black Women....

President Donald J. Trump is currently in hot water over his alleged attempt to grab the president of Ukraine by the shorthairs in order to gain lever...

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Follow Christelyn Karazin on IG and Instagram @Christelyn...

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A Modern Love Triangle: White Women Allies, Black Women and ...

Oh, the ties that bind. As the proverb goes, a cord of three strands is not easily broken. I am sure that I do not need to lay the foundation for our ...

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Is Birthing 14 Black Babies the Epitome of Black Love?...

Written by Penelope Farthing   I have never seen a full episode of Black Women Own The Conversation, just clips. The clips tell me all I need to ...

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Jade and Tom: A New Perspective, Part 2...

After I posted a picture of another couple on our social media, Jade and Tom reached out. I am so glad to have had the opportunity to speak with them....

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Jade and Tom: One Year of Love, Part One...

After I posted a picture of another couple on our social media, Jade and Tom reached out. I am so glad to have had the opportunity to speak with them....

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Niecy Nash: How NOT to keep a man...

Written by Penelope Farthing Niecy Nash sadly reported that she and her husband Jay Tucker are calling it quits after eight years of marriage. This is...

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He’s Just Not That Into You: The Case of Angela Yee...

Thanks to Penelope and Christelyn, I have been challenged to expand my writing repertoire beyond my weekly interviews. While I will still be interview...

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Last-Minute Halloween Costume Crafts...

Written By Saran Lawson Some people celebrated Halloween a tad early this year. Given that the holiday falls on a Thursday, some festivities have alre...

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Comedy Legend John “Pops” Witherspoon Dead at 77...

Written by Penelope Farthing Legendary actor and comedian John “Pops” Witherspoon died on October 29th at his Sherman Oaks home. He was 77...

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Chef Bob: Boneless Leg of Lamb...

Chef Bob, a contributor to the blog, passed away two years ago this month. In his memory, we will be sharing some of his recipes this week. RIP to Che...

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Should black women say bye to bi guys?...

Written by Penelope Farthing There has been much chat about the sexual practices and beliefs of some celebrity black men of late. Malik Yoba has been ...

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My Easy Enchiladas...

Chef Bob, a contributor to the blog, passed away two years ago this month. In his memory, we will be sharing some of his recipes this week. RIP to Che...

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PSA: Biracial is not an insult!...

Written by Penelope Farthing We now live in a world where people can change the gender listed on their birth certificate because they feel they were b...

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Jason Momoa Brings Sexy Back to Funny in SNL Skit with Chanc...

Who knew Jason Momoa, lucky husband of Lisa Bonet, was so funny? Check him out in this new Saturday Night Live skit where he plays a defendant address...

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Authors of Fictional Books that feature Women of Color Leads...

Authors of Fictional Books that feature Women of Color Leads Written by Saran Lawson Reading fiction is one of the greatest things that a bookworm can...

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Linguine with White Clam Sauce...

Chef Bob, a contributor to the blog, passed away two years ago this month. In his memory, we will be sharing some of his recipes this week. RIP to Che...

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Jealousy: Meghan, Wendy, and Candace...

Written by Penelope Farthing Meghan, Duchess of Sussex has been in headlines more this week, following a documentary airing her struggles with adjusti...

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Nicki Minaj – A Cautionary Tale...

Nicki Minaj apparently married her felonious boyfriend Kenneth Petty this week, and while I’m saddened by the subterranean depths she reached in...

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Is “Unbothered” the New ‘Strong Black Woma...

I want to talk more about this new mindset of black women being “unbothered.” It sounds like a productive tact in the right direction at f...

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Woman asking questions about dating

Dating lessons my mother taught me...

Written by Penelope Farthing If you couldn’t tell by my abrasive, somewhat acerbic writing style, especially when it comes to topics I am passionate...

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Even more swirling scare tactics you might encounter...

Written by Penelope Farthing Now we are up to our third edition of swirling scare tactics that black women might hear when they test out interracial d...

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How I Evicted A Painful Chin Zit...

For the most part, I have decent skin. I never wear makeup to bed and I know what products work for me and stick to a routine.   Sure, I get the ...

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Third Rail Topics of Black Womanhood...

Written by Penelope Farthing An interesting post was left on Facebook on my blog about normalizing obesity. “ I’ve come to realize that certa...

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Welcome Home: The Year of Return...

Written by Saran Lawson Many of you may have seen Steve Harvey’s trip to Africa on social media a few months ago. In a post he wrote, “Leaving out...

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Another Pink Pill Dosage: Couples in Review, Part 2...

We are back again with another “Pink Pill Dosage,” where I look back on some of the past couple spotlights, and draw some advice, insight and real...

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Pink Pill Dosage: Interview takeaways, Part 1...

It has been an amazing journey writing for this blog. It still doesn’t quite seem real. Now that we have gone through a few couples on the blog, I t...

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Nashé and John: It was magnetic...

Nashé and John recently responded to a request I made on social media, for couples to share their stories. Thank you for participating! I hope you e...

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