The Portrayal of Black Women in “Joker”...

So I saw Joker this past weekend and I have a few comments as it relates to how black women were portrayed in the film. Overall, as a fan of comic book movies in general, I enjoyed it, but as I’ve navigated certain black women circles online, coupled with my natural cynicism, I see things…

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The Photograph Movie: First Impressions...

As an aside, this post is dedicated to all of the lovely ladies who encourage us to post more about black love. It never ceases to amuse me that peopl...

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Who should have portrayed Harriet Tubman?...

Written by Nicole J.   So the Harriet Tubman movie featuring Cynthia Erivo as the titular character was released recently, and it seems like it...

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Whatever you like: T.I., Deyjah and the Duality of Black Sex...

Introduction T.I., a notorious rapper turned “black elder and pundit” decided to open his dutty, stank, rancid, ugly fat trap once more to announc...

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

Written by Nicole J.   In today’s episode of boundary crossing, we have noted alleged cheater and rapper, TI, revealing that he attends yearly ...

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

Written by Nicole J.   My blog post about categorizing a person with one black parent and one nonblack parent as biracial has gone somewhat viral...

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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 Nicole J.   I have never seen a full episode of Black Women Own The Conversation, just clips. The clips tell me all I need to know, re...

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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 Nicole J. Niecy Nash sadly reported that she and her husband Jay Tucker are calling it quits after eight years of marriage. This is especia...

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

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

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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 Nicole J. Legendary actor and comedian John “Pops” Witherspoon died on October 29th at his Sherman Oaks home. He was 77. It is ...

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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 Nicole J. There has been much chat about the sexual practices and beliefs of some celebrity black men of late. Malik Yoba has been catching...

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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 Nicole J. We now live in a world where people can change the gender listed on their birth certificate because they feel they were born in t...

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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 Nicole J. Meghan, Duchess of Sussex has been in headlines more this week, following a documentary airing her struggles with adjusting to ro...

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Nicki Minaj – A Cautionary Tale...

Written by Nicole J.  Nicki Minaj apparently married her felonious boyfriend Kenneth Petty this week, and while I’m saddened by the subterranea...

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

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Even more swirling scare tactics you might encounter...

Written by Nicole J. Now we are up to our third edition of swirling scare tactics that black women might hear when they test out interracial dating. H...

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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 Nicole J An interesting post was left on Facebook on my blog about normalizing obesity. “ I’ve come to realize that certain topics...

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