Just in Time for Sandals! 100% Pure Selling Polishes 50% Off...

Check out my stash of 100% Pure nail polishes! I’m about to go over yonder and get the rest of them TODAY, because they’re selling them for 50% off now until May 15. Follow this link: 50% off all 100% Pure all natural nail polishes with the code summertoes. I love how rich the colors…

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Calm Beauty: Why I Grow Chamomile...

Ever heard of a flower that smells like apples? Look no further than the fabulous chamomile plant, the Matricaria Chamomilla. And while it has a pre...

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Coming Clean: My Big Announcement!...

This may not be a surprise to most people who have been following my health journey throughout the years, but I want to make it formal. I’m offi...

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Breaking News! Mass Foot Shooting By Black Female West Point...

Sigh…it this isn’t one of the worst cases of foot-shooting by black women putting “the cause” before their personhood. These W...

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Why are We Still Worried About Who Black Men Date?!...

I ran across a video a student at Pace University did highlighting the trend of some black men openly proclaiming they would never date a black girl t...

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Carrie on, “Why Are You Still Single?”...

  Author, Carrie Thompson   A coworker asked me just that, a beautiful female account manager at the top floor of her Sony penthouse office in d...

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When Your Mother Doesn’t Make You Feel Like Celebratin...

It’s 1:41 AM, the early hours of Mother’s Day. While I should be excited about getting breakfast in bed and a day free of chores, I’...

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Battle of the Baby Bumps: Who’s Doing it Better, Janet...

Of course you knew we were going to report on news that Janet Jackson and Blak China are preggers with their respective partners. Janet, who is two we...

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Color U Bold: A Festival Glam Makeup Tutorial!...

  Today I wanted to share with you a fun and creative makeup tutorial especially if you are feeling like going bold for a day! This makeup look c...

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Ladies When You Enable Foolishness, It IS Your Fault....

Black women have had no shortage of outlets to discuss, hand-wring, and debate how and why black men have not, for some reason or another, failed a co...

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Jack McCain Is an Example of How Powerful Men Come to Defend...

As the Old Navy ad saga continues, we’re seeing families of all combinations in support of the company, who has savvily capitalized on the risin...

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QOTW: “My Mother Thinks White Parents Won’t Like...

Good Morning Christelyn! My name is Jatrice (like Patrice, but with a J), and I’m 24 from Arkansas. I’ve been a subscriber for about two y...

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Donald Trump Presidency Bid Supported by Klu Klux Klan...

Essence, Ebony and Snopes reported today that a man identified as the Imperial Wizard of the Rebel Brigade Knights of the Klu Klux Klan has officially...

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My Sexy Mother’s Day Look Featuring Mineral Fusion...

Just in time for Mother’s Day, I picked up a few items of one of my favorite natural makeup brands, Mineral Fusion (who by the way, just became ...

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Springtime in the Garden: Root Veggies with Fresh Herbs + Ho...

I planted these carrots, white and red beets and onions last fall, and boy…it took forever for them to grow during the short days of winter! But...

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Why Racists Who Hate the Old Navy Ad are Totally Irrelevant...

Old Navy, like many family-oriented companies in America, are reaching out to consumers that no longer look only like this…     And lo...

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Black Women Mocked at Wesley College by…a Black Man....

Much uproar and cries of racism were launched at the administration at Wesley College when the following cartoons appeared in the school newspaper: Cl...

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QOTW: “Is the White Guy I’m Seeing Abusive?̶...

The question: My name is Rose (not my real name) and I would appreciate your advice on a relationship I’m currently in. I’m a fairly new s...

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Meet Robin Williams, the Funky Chic from Bowtie Behavior...

If Robin Williams, the brain behind the “blerdy” Bowtie Behavior, looks familiar, then you must have seen her in a Wix commercial. That...

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The List of Things Under $40 I’d Want If I Was Your Mo...

Mother’s Day is May 8. Don’t you want to give the mom in your life something that you didn’t put more than five minutes of thought i...

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Video: What My Extended Family Thinks About “Swirling&...

This weekend I met up with some of my family in Laguna Hills, California. After a few drinks, there’s no telling what we’ll all say.  ...

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What the Iconic Photo of Harriet Tubman Reveals About Black ...

So Harriet Tubman, the iconic slave woman who ushered her brethren to freedom via the Underground Railroad, will grace the $20 bill in American curren...

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Lil Kim Metamorphosis Into a White Women is Beyond Disturbin...

  The person you see above used to look like this… It’s would be an understatement to say the changes of this extremely talented wrap...

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Color U Bold: Five Tips for Flawless Skin...

We all dream of having a flawless face but let’s be honest no one has perfect skin. I have been told plenty of times I have a flawless face but litt...

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Friday Hangout: 7PM PST tonight: Teaching and keeping standa...

Join us this evening, 7PM PST for a Friday hangout. where we will discuss what we and our daughters/sons should expect. The recent prom proposal busin...

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The Prince Appreciation Thread: What Do You Remember?...

So…Prince died today. I can hardly believe it, and took it even harder than when I found out Michael and Whitney passed. I guess because Prince ...

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Disturbing Trend In Prom Proposals: Kool-aid and Watermelon&...

I’ve noticed a rather disturbing trend with high-school kids and prom proposals–white guys asking black girls to the prom with posters ref...

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My 100% Pure Haircare Stash Is Getting a Little Cray…...

Anybody who’s read this blog long enough knows I’m a product junkie…like…it’s a real problem. In my defense, I long buy ...

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MGTOW: The New Outlets for Bitter Males to Bash Black Women...

This blog post isn’t necessarily about MGTOW (Men Going Their Own Way). It’s about some of the members, who circle around the periphery of...

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Aisha Tyler Breaks Down on “The Talk” About Her ...

By now you might have heard that The Talk co-host, Aisha Tyler is breaking up from Jeff Tietjens, her husband of over 20 years. She wanted to do the d...

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