It is always interesting to me who we allow to get away with what things - if they’re rich enough, desirable enough, funny enough, or popular enough, we give them a pass on just about anything. I’ve seen that today with Mr. Emo Black Thot. Social media, to an extent is about branding. I know … Continue reading Real Black Women
As I’ve been thinking heavily about what I want to write my dissertation on (thinking of a solid topic is the first part of the grueling dissertation process) and I’ve been given tons of the obvious tips; write about something not discussed in the field, write about something you can’t stop thinking about, write about … Continue reading Critical Slut Theory
If you're a student like me, you're probably feeling useless as fuck now that summer is rolling around. It's definitely a Hot Girl Summer, but a bitch is depressed and feeling purposeless - and bored. Which means that now is the perfect time to start forming some good habits that we can take into the … Continue reading 4 Habits To Start In The Summer
“I’m so excited to hang out with you this weekend,” my coworker told me before we left for the day. Being the only Black girls at our job, we (of course) decided to hang out outside the office confines of White Supremacy™. “Same, sis. I need to go to the beauty supply before we hang, … Continue reading Suburban Black girls and their fetish for all things hood
Infidelity in that of itself does not define abuse. It is a horrible thing to do, yes, but doing that alone is not abuse. But it isn't hard to see that abusive relationships often have an element of cheating, or the abuser not staying faithful - usually to make sure the victim knows that they … Continue reading Your Abuse Is Not Your End
We all dread waking up early in the morning, especially after a long night of working (or fucking around). However, the most important part of anyone’s day is the morning! So what do all successful women have in common? They all have rituals they do when the sun rises to help them have the most … Continue reading Morning Routines of Successful Women
I am a survivor who is reminded every time I go home that I have been hurt and abused. But while it is apart of me, it is not in the definition of who I am.
Over the past few days, accounts and recordings of police brutality have taken the United States by storm. After what was seen as something getting better, triggering video footage of Alton Sterling being murdered by an officer on duty suddenly re-ignited that flame of prejudice and racism in institutions of power. Of course though, as with … Continue reading I Love Black Women!* (*Terms and Conditions May Apply)
At one point in time, sexual assault (while a serious issue) was only talked about really on college campuses. You'd hear occasionally from media about how workers at a job facility had been assaulted, but other than that...well, r*ape was a college issue. You know, just young boys and girls being overtly sexual and turning sour. … Continue reading Nobody Knows Josi? Well, You Should.
let me start of by saying: ayesha curry gotta chill. then let me follow up with: black men who understand racism but not sexism (your average black man) gotta chill, too. no, seriously. every day i get on this damn site and i see nothing but black men, YES BLACK MEN, fighting racism but actively … Continue reading ayesha curry – you ain’t slick, boo.