Thriving

The Gift of Shame (Part 1): Is a Little Shame ...

Toni argues that a little shame can be a good thing....
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A Walking, Talking Reason for “No Wedding No...

In today's WTF news......
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Move away from the bull’s-eye part 3: Taking a b...

Picking up where I left off in part 2, I want to speak to why so many black women, no matter how intelligent, successful and yes, interracial relation...
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Etiquette 101: Culture Club- Ways to Deal Properly...

Do you know how to "act right?"...
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Keeping the Race Together or Keeping You Under Con...

Christelyn's new book is on the threshold of release as I'm typing this. And with that news comes the necessary promotion and word spreading you expec...
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The Day I Stopped Listening to Rap Music

Do you listen to mainstream rap music? And if you don't still listen to this music, what made you finally stop? ...
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Move away from the Bull’s-eye Part 2.5: Realizin...

(First and second parts are here)   Before I move on to part three (indoctrination), I wanted to mention that sometimes I observe behaviors from ...
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Of black women and totem poles…

Once upon a time, someone somewhere decided that there was a "totem pole" and that black women are at the bottom of it....
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If You See It Then You Can Achieve it–Create...

"Change you thinking, change your life." I once dated--and I'm using that word loosely here--a guy who used that phrase as the tagline signature on al...
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Not all jokes are funny, black women. They’r...

"Many a truth is told in jest." ...
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Groundbreaking Columbia Study: Fear and Stereotype...

Black women in America are more likely to be unmarried than women of other races. They are also least likely to marry men outside of their race althou...
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Best Frenemies: What’s the Deal With Toxic F...

Once upon a time you had friends and you had enemies. Then somewhere along the line in the effort to get along with EVERYBODY, we got "frenemies": a c...
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Move away from the Bull’s-eye Part 2: Allowing f...

A major issue is that when a group of African Americans try to other the undesirables that exist within our ethnic group, they get hit with the “Unc...
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