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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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In Honor of Mothers Day: Birthing, Un-Glamorized

Written by Saran Lawson Almost a year ago, my sister gave birth to the most adorable baby I’ve seen. I say that every time one of my sisters give bi...
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For Mother’s Day: 8 Ways Black Women Fail Th...

Written by Penelope Farthing Let me start by saying that I’m not a mother. I want children, just not yet. If you think my current childless state me...
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Happy Birthday, Baby Sussex!

Written by Penelope Farthing Happy birthday to Baby Boy Sussex! View this post on Instagram We are pleased to announce that Their Royal Highnesses The...
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The Easter Bunny: Defender of Black Women

Written by Penelope Farthing Another day, another black woman being abused with black men looking on in impotence. From the audio in the clip above, v...
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