Don’t be like Valencia Love...

Written by Penelope Farthing Back in February, I wrote about Valencia Love, the restaurateur and child-care service provider who coughed up R. Kelly’s bail to the tune of $100,000. Now, upon more charges being filed against him, it was reported that she apparently can’t/won’t get her money back. I guess that money believed it could…

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Cheyenne met her match with Ted, Part 2...

Today, we’ll be speaking with Ted and Cheyenne, from Georgia. Many thanks to Khadijah for connecting us.  Ted decided to join us for part of the in...

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Cheyenne and Ted: He Loved Her Whimsy, Part 1...

Today, we’ll be speaking with Ted and Cheyenne, from Georgia. Many thanks to Khadijah for connecting us.  Ted decided to join us for part of the in...

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Lessons from Friends: When Your Love Life’s DOA...

On September 22, the world celebrated the 25th anniversary of Friends. I recently hopped off the late-bus and binge-watched the show. I often wonder w...

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Case Study: Naomi Campbell...

Written by Penelope Farthing This blog marks what will be the first of many case studies, where we will discuss and explore the attitudes, behaviors, ...

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Black Women, H&M, and Hair...

Written by Penelope Farthing Nothing gets black women more riled up than the conversation of hair. Hair has the super power to get under the skin of b...

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Tips for Surviving Hobosexual Season...

Written by Penelope Farthing As if dating wasn’t hard enough, between vetting partners to make sure they aren’t a narcissistic sociopath, or broke...

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How to Shoot Your Shot with A’leia and  David –...

I met A’leia and David through a mutual Facebook group, and became a fan of their YouTube channel. I’ve included the link below. (Be sure to watch...

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From LA with Love: A’leia and David – Part 1...

I met A’leia and David through a mutual Facebook group, and became a fan of their YouTube channel. The link has been included below. (Be sure to wat...

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Video: How to Handle Difficult Questions About Your Past...

It can be difficult to know what to say when you feel intimidated by others because you have a complicated past. This video gives advice about how to ...

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Five Reasons Black Women Should Take Up Longboarding...

Way back in my college years, I wanted to get around campus without having to walk everywhere. So, I went to my local beach supplies shop and bought a...

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Inconceivable: A Man As You Wish...

Recently, the internet has exploded due to rumours that Sony was looking to remake the 1987 classic, The Princess Bride. People are understably outrag...

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Modules in the Build a Brotha Workshop...

Written by Penelope Farthing Good morning class, my name is Professor Pickmeisha Jones, a colleague of a Pimp named Nick Nack, and I teach black women...

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Abstinence: Antiquated or Awesome?...

Written by Penelope Farthing Last week I talked a quite a bit about sexual health among black women, from tips to prevent getting HIV, to why unprotec...

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Dating in the Diaspora: Jamaica...

Written by Penelope Farthing A common rebuttal to the dearth of American “Good Black Men” is to just get one from other black majority nat...

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Shut up about hypergamy!...

Written by Penelope Farthing There has been a lot of talk of late about black women and hypergamy. What’s hypergamy you ask? It’s just fancy talk ...

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The Power of Telling the Truth...

I come across a lot of stuff on my timeline, IG and Twitter feed every day. Most of it is rubbish. About 2% is profound. The rest is, well, lies. I ha...

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Trini’s Advice, Part 4...

Today’s article concludes our spotlight a new couple, Trini and Jay. Trini was so kind as to speak with me about her 26-year marriage to Jay. In thi...

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Rawdoggin’ is for married folks!...

Written by Penelope Farthing Following on from an article posted back in January discussing why Jesus is not birth control, and yesterday’s blog...

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HIV Prevention Tips...

Written by Penelope Farthing With straight black women getting featured in HIV medication ads, infection rates in Atlanta rivaling some third world co...

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Lessons to learn from black male swirlers...

Written by Penelope Farthing Black men have been dating interracially in greater numbers and for far longer than black women have. Historical data sho...

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Throwaway Children: A Case Study...

Written by Penelope Farthing Following on from my post about throwaway children, meaning black children birthed into this world as an unfortunate cons...

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Maternal Mortality and Black Women...

Written by Penelope Farthing Maternal mortality is a hot topic of late, with more light shed on the statistic among black mothers-to-be since Serena W...

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Nicki Minaj Announces Retirement...

Written By Saran Lawson Hater her or love her Nicki Minaj is undoubtedly the reigning Queen of Rap. Her body of work and her mark on music and Hip Hop...

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Grammy Award Winning Songwriter Lashawn Daniels, Dead at 41...

Written By Saran Lawson If you were a fan of the hit short-lived reality show, Tamar and Vince, then chances are you have become acquainted with LaSha...

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Yes…Call it a Comeback! I’m Back on YouTube!...

After almost 10 years, I’ve decided to revamp my channel. Why? Because when I looked at the scope of what has been available for black women who...

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The Downside to Black Women’s Loyalty...

Written by Penelope Farthing In this episode of “Black Women Crowdfund the Craziest Things!” we see what I suspect is a black woman attempting to ...

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Other things to expect when marrying out your race & cl...

Written by Penelope Farthing Following on from this video on The Pink Pill YouTube channel, here are four more things you might experience when you da...

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Nude Nail Polish Options for Black Women...

Who doesn’t love a good manicure? Healthy hands and nails are just as important to your appearance as moisturized hair and dewy, glowing skin. A fun...

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Right Wing Royalty! Candace Owens and George Farmer Marry...

Ah…ain’t love grand? Black, beautiful and conservative firecracker, Candace Owens and outspoken Brexit-championing hedge funder and son of a membe...

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