Black Women's Improvement Project (BWIP)

Just How Divested are You?

Trigger warning: If you are a fan of Kobe Bryant, Terry Crews, Bill Cosby, Harvey Weinstein, Nelly, or defending black men in general, maybe sit this ...
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Hypergamy and Leveling Up in Everyday Life

What does hypergamy mean to you? Side Effects May Vary I notice that people have a rather varying views of hypergamy and leveling up. That is absolute...
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What are your New Year’s Resolutions?

Trigger Warning Before I begin, I will commence this blog with a trigger warning. This blog post is not suitable for all audiences. We will be discuss...
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Three Things We Can Leave Behind in 2019

It is 2020! I want to wish you a Happy New Year! May all of life’s blessings come to you and your family. May this be your best year yet! As I m...
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Netrea and Gary: College Sweethearts, Part 1

Netrea and Gary recently responded to a request I made on social media, for couples to share their stories. We had a great conversation. I hope you en...
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Self-Defense Tips for Black Women

It’s clear that as a collective, black women have no first line of defense. In fact, some people even delight in our suffering, especially if it is ...
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Moving to Canada Might Just Be the Thing for Black...

It looks like our trip this summer to tour Toronto for our first Girl Who Swirls Goes Around the World tour is just in time, because it seems like all...
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Christelyn’s Big Announcement! Swirling Arou...

This has been a secret I’ve had a really hard time keeping and am really glad I don’t have to anymore! Remember all those conversations yo...
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Exclusive: Black Woman (Madison Amelia) Who Filmed...

I got a chance to speak with Madison Amelia, the young woman who recorded the viral video of her ex boyfriend’s racist rant about black people a...
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The Power of Femininity and Donald Trump’s U...

It didn’t take him saying John McCain, a decorated war hero who was a prisoner of war for five year, a loser. It didn’t take for him to ca...
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Are You Here for Michele’le and Her Side of ...

Lifetime Movie Network will premiere Surviving Compton, a biopic of singer, Michele’le’s experiences being affiliated with NWA and married...
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A Note About Fake Friends and Fake Allies

I’m going to be writing this post in general terms, because the people interested in what went down already know the story, so I’ll not po...
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Wasted Life: Korryn Gaines and Her BLM Death Wish

Monday was another unfortunate (but increasingly regular) event in which mother of two, Korryn Gaines was killed by police officers after a seven hour...
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Why Aren’t the NBABM Ladies Cheering Us Swir...

There’s been an increase in videos by women who are NBABM (Nothing But a Black Man) complaining that us “swirlers” are trying to FOR...
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