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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 franch...
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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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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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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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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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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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Dear Black Women: Don’t be the face of upris...

Written by Penelope Farthing Alaa Salah, 22, from Sudan, was photographed by Lana Haroun earlier this year in protest of Sudanese president Omar al-Ba...
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Colorism: Are We Overplaying It?

Before I get into the meat of this blog, let me address a few things: Do I believe colorism is real? Yes. Do I believe colorism is a problem in the Bl...
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You Can Have That “Strong Black Woman”...

Written by Penelope Farthing My most recent article, discussing my thoughts on Karine Jean-Pierre jumping to the defense of inadequately secured Senat...
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Wakanda Ain’t Real And You’re Not in the Dora ...

Written by Penelope Farthing As black women navigating life, we have to cope with a lot of negative stereotypes that make our journey to greatness a l...
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Pink Pill for College Girls: Career Leveling Up Te...

Written by Penelope Farthing 2019 has been the year of the level up. Relationships, finances, choices, you name it, ladies everywhere are committing t...
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Tiffany Haddish: Met Gala Missteps

Written by Penelope Farthing There was no shortage of Black Girl Magic at the Met Gala last week. Serena Williams stunned in yellow. Danai Gurira look...
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Hispanic woman to play Florence in The Jeffersons ...

Written by Penelope Farthing As far as television goes, I prefer watching shows set in the 90s or later (I’m a Millennial, sue me). However, prefere...
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