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 unprotected sex should be an act reserved for married people who have had the requisite STD panels and are prepared for a baby that may come of it.  …

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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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Fitness Equipment Ideas for Your Home Gym...

Even though it’s closer to January 2020 than January 2019, there’s still time to make good on your New Year’s Resolution to shed a few pound...

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Throwaway Children...

Written by Penelope Farthing Is it just me, or has there been an uptick in the number of news stories that feature harm coming to black children in th...

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New BW/WM Comedy Coming to CBS: Bob ♡ Abishola...

Written by Penelope Farthing A new comedy, Bob Hearts Abishola (trailer linked here), spearheaded by Chuck Lorre, the producer behind The Big Bang The...

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Samantha and Freddie: Give Online Dating a Chance, Part 3...

I was delighted to interview Samantha and on her relationship with Freddie. Their relationship will be the first “blatino” couple we feature. I ho...

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Love Journey Speaks: It’s Time to Live Our Best Life, Part...

Today, I’m finishing our interview with Love Journey, the author of “AMBW: Asian Men Black Women Movement.” In this article, we’ll be taking a...

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Hey Black Women, When Will YOU Be Ready?...

Written by Penelope Farthing When it comes to certain black-centric topics that are difficult to discuss, there will be a couple responses saying, “...

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Comedian Amanda Seales Gets Dragged for Tired Mammy Trope...

Comedian and actress, Amanda Seales recently took to Intagram to admonish black women to stop opening our dating options because it’s “dis...

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Pink Pill for College Girls: Alone is not an insult!...

Written by Penelope Farthing Maybe you’ve seen it before. Someone is talking to you about a rough patch they are going through with their partner. I...

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Pink Pill for College Girls: Job Loyalty is for the Birds...

Written by Penelope Farthing Imagine with me, if you will. You are a new college grad, about to enter the world of adventure and wonder that is full-t...

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Pink Pill for College Girls: Medical Careers That Won’...

Written by Penelope Farthing A common phenomena observed across all races are for parents to encourage their children to be doctors. And why not? It i...

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Pink Pill For College Girls: Work Wardrobe Essentials...

Written by Penelope Farthing In my recent post about leveling up in the professional world, the first point I made was to look nice. Whether you are d...

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Great News! Rachel Lindsay and Bryan Abasolo Marry!...

Yesterday People.com broke the news that former Bachelorette, Rachel Lindsay and Bryan Abasolo married August 24. This is cause for a dual celebration...

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It’s the Love Journey: More on her novels, Part 2...

Today, I’m interviewing Love Journey, the author of “AMBW: Asian Men Black Women Movement”. In this article, we’ll be taking a looking deeper ...

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