Bond Actresses. Black Bond Actresses....

Written by Penelope Farthing Three black women made James Bond related news this month, one for rejecting a role in the decades-long James Bond franchise, another for accepting one, and another still for disagreeing with the former’s acceptance of said role. Legendary artist and style icon Grace Jones quit the latest installation of the James…

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Dear Black Women: Stay true to your relationship deal breake...

Written by Penelope Farthing Relationships are hard. Even though the Internet has made the world smaller, it can still be difficult to meet “the one...

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Dear Penny: What tips do you have for a marriage minded 30-s...

Written by Penelope Farthing Dear Penny, I wanted to ask a question about getting back into the dating game after a long hiatus. What’s the best way...

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Hott Bollywood Actors You Need to Know...

Written by Saran Lawson I would like to dedicate this thirsty piece to a few Indian actors I’ve seen in Bollywood films. It’s an excuse for me to ...

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Black Women, Hair, and Swirling...

Written by Penelope Farthing It’s always the objectively unattractive ones that have something slick to say about black women’s hair. Some nobody ...

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Pink Pill Spotlight: Naomi’s Dating Strategy, Part 3...

In this interview, we are concluding our first Pink Pill Spotlight. We are diving deeper into black women’s experiences dating abroad and the best s...

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Pink Pill for College Girls: Beware the Pitfalls of Social M...

Written by Penelope Farthing With the advent of social media, any random thing that comes to mind or an event best kept under wraps can be broadcasted...

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Samantha and Freddie: He Knew From the First Date – Pa...

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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Father Beats Young Daughter for Being Sexually Active –...

Written by Penelope Farthing Another viral video is making its rounds this week, featuring a black male beating his reportedly 12-year-old daughter fo...

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Trini and Jay’s Love, Part 2...

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

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My thoughts on who SHOULD play Prince Eric...

Written by Penelope Farthing Now that Princess Ariel has been cast in the remake of The Little Mermaid, focus now shifts to who will play her prince, ...

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Introducing Trini and Jay, Part 1...

Today’s article is focused on a new couple, Trini and Jay. Fun fact: She is actually a writer on this site! Trini was so kind as to speak with me ab...

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Disney Brawl Postscript: How Toxicity Flourishes...

Written by Penelope Farthing Apparently no charges were pressed following the Disney beat down that happened earlier this month, and that is a testame...

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Couple Crush! Katie and Philippe: A Strong and United Love, ...

In this article, we will continue to share the story of our first couple from France. Thank you, Katie and Philippe, for doing this interview with me....

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Couple Crush! Katie and Philippe: He Found His Black Pearl, ...

In this article, we will welcome our first couple from France. Katie  has graciously agreed to discuss her marriage with Philippe. I hope you enjoy t...

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At 46, So Many Lessons…...

Next week I’ll be 46. And you know what? I’m sooo good with it. I’ve learned so much, and I still have so much more to learn. Here’s 10 Things...

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Hot Take: If Prince Eric was black…...

Written by Penelope Farthing The casting choice of Halle Bailey to be in the latest Hollywood remake, The Little Mermaid, has stirred up every social ...

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No Bargaining: You Either Want It Or You Don’t...

Earlier this week, I was speaking to a woman who wants to lose about 60lbs. She’s been trying to lose the same 60lbs. for over a year. Even hyperten...

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Throwing Hands at Disneyland: A Look at the Latest Brawl...

Written by Penelope Farthing This Disney brawl got me heated so there is cursing in this blog. A family outing at Disney Land devolved into Animal Kin...

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90 Day Fiance: The Curious Case of Nicole and Azan...

Written by Saran Lawson I feel like 90 Day Fiance is one of those shows people watch but don’t actually realize other people watch it too. It’s li...

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My Thoughts on the #CucumberChallenge...

Written by Penelope Farthing Another week, another group of black women publicly broadcasting themselves in the basest, poorest, worst of lights. Appa...

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Black Women, Forgiveness and Chris Brown...

Written by Penelope Farthing Kelly Rowland recently posted on noted abuser Chris Brown’s Instagram saying “we love you Chris” following the late...

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Chris Brown and the Black Women Who Support Him...

Written by Penelope Farthing Let’s start with a story. Not too long ago, my husband found himself on his personal Instagram account that lay unused ...

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Bananas, Ice Cream Cones and Phallic-ies...

Written by Saran Lawson Like most Americans, I love ice cream. The Quicktrip not far from my house happens to sell a decent ice cream cone for 49 cent...

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Dear Black Women: Toddlers Don’t Need Hair Extensions!...

Written by Penelope Farthing I love YouTube and probably spend way too much time on there. From book reviews to makeup tutorials, there’s something ...

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Kim Kardashian and the Controversy of Kimono...

Written by Saran Lawson Kim Kardashian West has recently launched a shapewear line. She has been working on the collection for over a year. The idea o...

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What’s so bad about a pink d**k?...

Written by Penelope Farthing Please note: This blog contains vulgar slang referring to male and female genitals. If you have delicate sensitivities, y...

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Trini and Jay’s Relationship Building...

What challenges have you faced?  I have one crazy sibling who I feel is ‘Americanized’ in not necessarily the ‘best’ way. Other than that, wi...

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Six Reasons Black Women Should Avoid HBCU’s...

  Ah…I remember the movie, School Daze. Spike Lee did an excellent job displaying the dynamics of colorism between sororities and how frate...

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Black Female Obesity Promotion: A Look at Lizzo...

Written by Penelope Farthing For those of you who might not know, Lizzo, a musician and incredibly talented flautist has been reaching new heights wit...

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