Butt-Naked While Brown: Black Females, Normalcy and Taboo [NSFW]

Does Black Skin Equal Dirty? I ask that question after an exchange on the front porch (Facebook) that occurred after I posted the link to my Tumblr blog...

Twerking: The New Form of Birth Control for Strippers?

As much as it pains me to share this information the day after Juneteeth; a few days ago, a segment of the social networking...

Madness & Reality Radio: Urban Whores, Crack Mayors, & Slave Catchers

In this week's episode of Madness & Reality Radio, we chat with a few black bloggers. First off: We speak to biologist and science blogger,...

Jerry Sandusky Says He’s Innocent, But Is He?

Okay, so now that you've heard about the Penn State sex scandal, let's talk about the white version of Eddie Long. A slightly more...

On Loving Black Men: Unleashing the Curse

I was seventeen years old when I first considered what dating outside my race might mean. It was a year before the Italian man...

The Weekend Sex Blog [Intelligent Sex]

I'm sorry, I'm sure Steve Jobs was a nice guy and all, but he never did shit for me, and HOW much did he...

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...

Black Student Suspended One Year for Hugging Teacher

According to a CBS Atlanta affiliate, a Duluth High School senior has been suspended for one year and won't graduate on time for hugging...

Pregnant Mother of 20 Assaulted in Motel Room

Kianga Modupe, 44, is 3 months pregnant; and, she alleges that she was assaulted in an Indianapolis motel room by the father of her...

Women Raping Men – The Strange Truth

Whenever I think of the rape culture that permeates within this society, I think of how men help promote the lunacy. It makes me think of...

Maya Angelou: Home Going and Transitioning To Greatness

  As I with many of you watched the home going services for the indomitable and undeniably phenomenal, phenomenal woman Dr. Maya Angelou, I am struck...

ForHarriet.com’s Founder Shouldn’t March for Eric Garner Or Anyone Else

Eric Garner and the horrific way that he died have made its rounds through the media. Whether it was Spike Lee’s rendering the video in correlation...

Cleveland Public Transit: Exploration of An “Uppercut” Gone Awry

When 59-year-old bus driver Artis Hughes decided to pull over the bus he was driving to engage 25-year-old female passenger Shi’dea N. Lane in...

Bill O’Reilly is Gone, but the Bigots at Fox News Still...

Years ago, I watched Fox News almost every night. Bill O'Reilly's show, O'Reilly Factor, was my favorite. Truthfully, for me, the entire Fox News...