Thriving

Dee Barnes Doesn’t Know It, But We Vindicate...

Since the beginning of the month, I knew that at some point, I was going to address my reasons that I felt like the breakout hit, Straight Outta Compt...
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Days Before “Straight Outta Compton” P...

Uhm…I guess some folks might be getting scared. Just a day before Straight Outta Compton reaches theaters, Dr. Dre gives a half-assed “apo...
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Why Do Black Women Keep Throwing Themselves on the...

  I’ll admit, I haven’t followed the play-by-play with the #BlackLivesMatter hashtivism movement, but what I saw today made me want t...
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Hey Single Black Moms, “White Women Raise Be...

Le sigh. I just don’t know where to go with this, but just to once again remind you to get the phuck out of the dysfunctional sections of the bl...
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Yes, They Mean You Too…”BITCH.”

A predictable argument I’ve heard from critics on my position to pass on the movie, “Straight Outta Compton,” (you know, the one tha...
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Why No Self-Respecting Black Woman Should Pay to S...

By now you’ve probably seen the trailer for the movie, Straight Outta Compton, which tells the story of West Coast rap group, NWA (Niggas With A...
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“Your Daughters Are Being Boycotted.” ...

  This morning I woke up to a tag on Facebook that said this: “Black Women Moving On Articles like this are the reason why although I have...
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8 Signs You’re Dating the Right Guy

Dating isn’t just for fun if you’re looking for the right guy to build a life with. I’m tired of seeing women waste the best years o...
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Seven Steps to Becoming a Carefree Black Woman

  A recent photo of Sasha Obama with her head thrown back, laughing and enjoying her friends as they walked behind her dad, who’s also the ...
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Truth Through Poetry…Black Women Bravely Fac...

Once upon a time, everyone thought that black men belonged to black women, and black women belonged to black men. The idea of “black love”...
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The Psychological Damage Done To Our Girls is Pure...

  I was shuffling through my “Question of the Week” letters and came across one that was pretty verbose. Bottom line–the young ...
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BB&W Survey Results: 69% of IRR Black Mothers...

Yesterday on a whim, I decided to host an informal survey of the participants of this blog and our Facebook page–black women interested and invo...
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Two Women Find Love On a Site That Claimed Black W...

I’m flanked next to two lovely black women who met their non-black significant others on a website famous for a survey that indicated black wome...
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Bill Cosby Confession Highlights Why It’s So...

  Like most black people of my generation, I grew up watching Fat Albert, The Cosby Show, and A Different World. Bill Cosby was everyone’s ...
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