I received this letter from a white man who has dated interracially for decades. He’s noticed something unfortunate with the women he’s dated who are…of a certain age. Hi Chris, Have come across before? This is a subject that I was a WM have been confronted with *repeatedly* over the last 20+ years. I haveRead More…
Ah…nobody knows the trouble I see, and can’t un-see.
Freedom Rider Catherine Burks-Brooks, was born October 8, 1940 in Birmingham, Alabama. In 1961, she was a Senior at Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee; active in the “Nashville Movement” as well as the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee or “SNCC,” and volunteered to be a Freedom Rider in that year. Along with her husband, Paul Brooks, […]
When I observed the news and commentary surrounding Melissa Harris Perry, I’m admit I had a mixture of feelings. I don’t think she’s always done a service to black women, especially with her position with Tanya Fields, mother of five children from multiple fathers she can barely feed. I read that she walked out on […]
A while back I took up a suggestion to check out B.L.A.C. Minerals, a natural cosmetics company headed by an African American woman named Merced Saint Boyce. She was kind enough to let me try a few samples so that I can share my findings with you. While the line offers a range of products, […]
If I haven’t been enough of an inspiration to get you to grow you own food, perhaps Annette Larkins, the 74-year-old gardener who looks like she’s in her 40’s. Not only is she gorgeous, she’s as sharp as a tack! Did you notice she’s got a huge sprout operation going? I recently did a post on […]
The Question: Thanks for reading this in advance. I love what you do. I’m just a black girl who realized that I’m really attracted to guys outside of my race, and I would love to go for interracial dating. I’m 20 yrs old, a junior in college, and I’m really into this hispanic guy right […]
Trinigirl has done it again! Check out this amazing slideshow of black brides from the 19th Century to present day! Vintage Black Brides from Artisan Photographics on Vimeo. Trini and her husband run a wedding photography studio and pretty much make the magic happen. Find out more on her Artisan Photographics Facebook page.
Okay; I’ll admit it. I was VERY skeptical of the show, #BlackLove, because I thought that it was going to be another “whoa-is-us” clown show depicting black women in the worst possible light. And worse, I thought there’d by black women grabbing on the ankles of black men, begging them to…whatever. I guess I should […]