Love Rain: Black Women, Reality TV, & Twitter

I fancy myself a pop-culture pundit of sorts and so am not ashamed to admit that this includes my succumbing to the Reality TV/Celebreality...

Face-palm of the Week: Boston University Study Says Black Women are...

The well meaning researchers over at Boston University have been researching health issues pertaining to Black women's bodies since the early 90s. Personally, I...

Family Secrets: Domestic Violence, Generational Abuse

As an adoptee On my own personal journey to healing, I sat down and wrote an Open Letter to My Birth Mother with the intention...

The Spirit of Disobedience: Slut Walk & Occupy Wall St. (Day...

Slut Walk, NYC I got to the march late and missed the actual march. I was under the mistaken impression that there would be speakers...

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Hidden Behind Closed Doors

While it seems absurd to those of us who know the root and results of domestic violence, there are not many variables in abusive...

Janet Jackson Doing Nutrisystem? And This Motivates What Woman??

I'll admit it: when Jennifer Hudson began to endorse Weight Watchers, I got so sick of hearing her scream at me through the television...

The Cleveland Kidnapping: Fifty Shades of BDSM

The Cleveland Kidnapping: Fifty Shades of BDSM Fleeting snippets of  news sound bites declaring the horrors faced by the three women allegedly forcibly kidnapped and...

Amber Cole: Why Hyper-Sexual Teenagers Arent A New Phenomenon

I almost feel bad for having to add to the steaming pile of pungent articles that already surround this weeks internet sensation regarding a...

Forget Race: Would Marissa Alexander be in Prison if She was...

Imagine if you will, a husband and wife having an argument. Like many couples have in the past, their argument centers on the possibility...

Hood Feminism: For Those Who Fight The Power From the Lowest...

I love political discussion, and one of things that frustrates me the most is when people hoping to reach a shared goal can't find...

ANGRY BLACK MEN

Recently, I was described as being an angry black man. Nevermind the person who said this, its nothing new. Black men are always percieved...

Right-Wing Radio Host Wants to Shoot Hillary Clinton in Her Vagina

It's pretty clear that Republicans are taking shots at Hillary Clinton in lieu of her possible presidential run in 2016. I know it's only...

Brain Dead Pregnant Woman Forced to be Kept on Life Support...

The husband and relatives of a Texas woman is fighting the state to have her taken off life support. Texas law doesn't allow any...

Racist White Men Can Prevent Race War By Having More Sex

Images of racist white men who participated in the "Unite the Right" event in Charlottesville, Va. have been circulating on social media. Some of...

Say It Loud: “I’m Black, I’m A Slut, & I’m Proud!”

I'd love to take this opportunity to discuss SlutWalk and the dual (and often dueling) marginalization faced by Black women in any mainstream movement....