Thriving

Why Not Give a Guy in Prison a Chance?

Would you, could you?...
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Janelle Monáe Proves That a Brown Girl Can Be a Q...

First, of all, I will just begin by saying, brown women everywhere, please stand up. Janelle Monáe is in the building....
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Watch Out for First World Problems!

This post will really bother some of you so watch out! I feel that this needs to be said to show some balance and a different view.  This post is rel...
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My Semi-Formal Announcement…The “SheTh...

I've been itching to share this news with all of you for months, but I've had to bite my tongue until we got close enough, because I was afraid evil d...
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Why We Don’t Talk About Black Men: ...

I think in order to better understand why black men as a topic come up in BW-centric and BWE spaces, you must understand why they do not come up. ...
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All The People Crying About Letters And Conspiracy...

Being aware of the tricks and attempts at manipulation sent your way is certainly a must, but this doesn't require you get angry or fearful. Simply si...
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The Five Stages of Black Woman Grief, Part 2: Barg...

Toni continues the series......
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The Best Explanation for Why [Some] Black Men Trol...

They are running out of mammies and mule to carry their water. Boo fricking-hoo. More black women are realizing that it's not our sole responsibility ...
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Hypergamy and Black Women Marrying Up

I think my blog, The New Elegant Black Woman, is all about hypergamy and becoming a high quality woman, because it feels great to be one and because i...
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An open letter to Ise Lyfe

Our resident chef says a mouthful......
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Yet Another Liberal Horse-Poo Article Confirming t...

Well the GAT-DL are at it again with their embracing of black boys as the precious and then throwing the responsibility to mammy and mule to young bla...
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Sometimes the Words Don’t Fit in My Mouth...

Sometimes the words don't fit in my mouth, and so I throw them at people instead. But I've recently had to ask myself, 'Why fucking bother....?"...
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Question of the Week: “How Do I Get Over My ...

"I was in a 4 years relationship with a MARRIED man...I traded my self esteem for some shoes and good food? I can’t believe it and I will never for...
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The Chickens Have Come Home to Roost, and Single M...

Now just about everytime news of some sort of program to and least TRY to tackle the single parenthood epidemic, or when yet the 50-11th report comes...
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