Thriving

Five Reasons American Black Women NEED to Travel t...

As I conclude my first trip for our Swirl Around the World travel tour to Toronto, I go home a changed woman. This experience has truly enabled me to ...
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Bachelorette: She Dumped Him Because He Would Have...

Alas, there were new episodes of The Bachelorette this week, but that’s good for me, because I’ve been running behind, what with all the p...
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Colorism: Are You Worried About Hating Your Biraci...

Interesting conversation I and Breukelen Bleu were having on the YouTube channel about some dark-skinned black women worried about hating their biraci...
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Shonda Rhimes Shocked…SHOCKED that Weight Ma...

In a recent article on LOVEBSCOTT, mega-successful producer, Shonda Rhimes says, “NOW people saw me as a PERSON,” when she lost a substan...
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The Four Letter Word that Makes Your Online Profil...

I get countless letters from young women who claim to have terrible luck when it comes to online dating. What’s puzzling is, upon review of thei...
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Report: Serena Williams Set to Wed Alex Ohanian Th...

In a vivid and revealing article published in Vanity Fair magazine, Serena Williams recounts the early days of how she met her fiancé, Alexis Ohanian...
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Fear of Rejection Holding You Back from Swirling?

It’s been my experience working in this space that one of the chief hesitancies black women have about dating interracially is a fear of rejecti...
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Tired of Being the Invisible Black Woman? One Woma...

Continuing on our conversation about how vintage looks of the 40’s and 50’s help reshape stereotypes about black femininity, I’ve br...
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The Reason African Women Find it EASIER Than AA Wo...

There was an interesting comment posted under a story we did on Loving Day about African women in interracial relationships versus African American wo...
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Wonder Woman a Triumph for Femininity and Feminism

I knew I wanted to watch Wonder Woman after I’d read a glowing review from the New York Times. It was every bit as good as the paper described, ...
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Modern Millennial Women are Absolutely Deluding Th...

I’ve recently made a commitment to myself to read more. In an effort to have some accountability in that department, I’d bought a subscrip...
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A Teachable Moment Happened Last Night on the R...

Last night's episode of "Bachelorette" gave us a teachable moment on how, when black women have choices, they use them....
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Open Thread: Do You Strive to Be ‘Hot’...

Close your eyes. Okay; don’t close your eyes because if you do you won’t be able to read this. But just take a moment to picture a really ...
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Black Women: Smart About Education, Dumb About Mar...

Before you read this, I know that some of you might be offended. I don’t care. It’s time black women separate by two classes--the savvies ...
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