stereotypes

Bravo, reality shows, social perception, culture, diversity, economics, Andy Cohen, stereotypes, television, media, entertainment, ABW, propaganda

I’m Taking a Hard Line. Either You Are With ...

I recently heard news that an organization called Color of Change is holding Bravo’s feet to the fire for it’s negative depiction of black...
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QOTW, undesirable, advice, perception, self esteem, messages, marriage, attraction, online dating, stereotypes,

QOTW: “How Do I Stop Believing I’m Und...

Hello! So, a brief description of myself. I am a young black woman, 21, in college and due to graduate soon. I have always known that I was more attra...
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dating, relationships, Steve Harvey, black men, advice, money, demographic, stereotypes, culture, society, marriage, Black People Meet, OKCupid, Tinder, Match.com, Sam Yagan, Paula Dean, mentoring,

Steve Harvey Has a New Dating Websites Aimed at &#...

Steve Harvey, comedian and talk show pulpit extraordinaire is launching a dating website aimed at those looking for love in all the wrong places. And ...
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male opinion, street harassment, abuse, violence against women, dialogue, conversation, men, black men, stereotypes, tropes, social issues, culture, perception,

He Said, She Said…A Discussion About Street ...

Editorial by: Howard Tyrone Smith II Video: Christelyn Karazin HE SAID… The murder of Mary “Unique” Spears and countless other women...
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black women, black men, society, culture, perception, stereotypes, tropes, discussion, self hatred, deflection, conversation,

From a Black Man’s Mouth: About All That Hat...

Greetings BB&W, As a strong supporter of your work and what it stands for, I’d like to say something to all the naysaying black men on this ...
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black girls, violence towards black women, abuse, society, culture, rape culture, racism, media, stereotypes, technology, awareness,

Where Did 64,000 Black Women and Girls Go?

A person doesn’t just disappear into thin air but you would think they do when you learn that 64,000 Black women and girls are currently missing...
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Essence, Black magazine, media, culture, class, race, stereotypes, Black Kang, dating options, self esteem, economics, messages, communication, marriage, value, bias, diversity in dating, misogynistic, racist, Idris Elba, skin magazine, Black interest magazines, sales, light skinned black women, Messence, Black Men Magazine,

The Unfair ‘Options’ Media Message: Wh...

As a former public relations executive, I can tell you without any doubt that the media sends us messages–messages that we expect, messages that...
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blended families, children, swirling, mixed children, biracial, society, culture, racism, insensitivity, stereotypes,

That Awkward Moment When Numbskulls Assume Your Bi...

Last night, my husband Sean was holding our 16-month-old daughter Maya as we were boarding a flight from BWI to MCO. As we stepped onto the plane, one...
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law, business, discrimination, society, culture, working, professional behavior, stereotypes, college,

Are You Vulnerable to Job Discrimination?

By Tammy Ghalden From all of the research I have read, my answer to the above question would be “yes.” However, there might be some explanations I...
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traveling, black women, options, abroad, United Kingdom, dating trends, mixed couples, international, Europe, stereotypes,

Shore to shore: is dating for Black women across t...

By:  Carla Ford Have you ever considered if you lived in the UK, would men of others races be more openly receptive in showing their attraction towar...
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Ebony magazine, colorism, black women, media, perception, images, stereotypes, light skin, history, pop culture,

And People Wonder Why We Rail So Much About Colori...

You know what I’m thinking…   But folks steadily claiming we’ve overblown colorism in the black community…...
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black women, fetish, skin, lupita nyong'o, racism, culture, society, stereotypes, Twitter, Dr. Lamont Hill, Melissa Hines Perry, dencia, whitenitious, skin cream, complexion, beauty standards, black skin, industry, shame, African, conversation about black women, value of dark skin, intellectuals, false concern, concern trolling, Black Woman Fetish Hysteria, BWFH, mujeres negras, fetiche, la piel, Nyong'o lupita, el racismo, la cultura, la sociedad, los estereotipos, Twitter, Dr. Lamont Hill, Melissa Hines Perry, dencia, whitenitious, crema para la piel, cutis, los estándares de belleza, piel negro, la industria, la vergüenza, Africana, conversación sobre las mujeres negras, valor de la piel oscura, intelectuales, falsa preocupación, preocupación curricán, negro Mujer Fetish Histeria, BWFH,

Can We Please Stop with the Black Woman Fetish Hys...

I’ve watched with delight over the passed week since covering the Oscars and relishing in Lupita’s victory and observed all the speculatio...
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SAHM, lifestyle, choices, options, family, parenting, marriage, couples, children, finances, aging, society, culture, stereotypes, black women,stay at home black mothers, non working mothers, stay at home parents, women who don't want to work, raising kids, child rearing, tradition, servants, privilege, freedom,

Why Is Everyone Mad At A “Non-Working”...

I find that there are few things that piss off black people more than a stay at home black mother. Not stay at home mother, but stay at home BLACK mot...
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dating, relationships, swirlr, mixed marriage, culture, stereotypes, etiquette, black men, cheapskates, don't date him girl,

Lessons From The Hubster: What You Get With a Guy ...

So The Hubster and I have many a conversation about the the blog’s goings on, and I mentioned how a new member of ours, ostensibly a software en...
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