Tagged “Black men”

Ferguson Is Burning

Trayvon Martin yesterday. Michael Brown today

My Street Harassment Story

Instead of putting so much energy into defending your right to holla, ask a woman -- any woman -- to tell you a street harassment story. And listen.

The Definitive Ranking Of Black Male Hairstyles

Who's first? (And who's worst?)

The #PostBadBeards Struggle Is REAL: Why I’m Not Mad At Fake Beards

Although "light-skinned points," "big booty points," "long hair points," "tall points," "big dick points," and "he has a job points" are well established within our community, "man hair points" -- where men are given extra attractiveness points just for having a full beard or long dreadlocks -- are just as common.

Our Dangerous Definition Of Manhood

While I know what I've learned and what I've been told, I wonder what being a "man" actually means

VSB Contributor Tunde Akinyeke Named On List Of Black Dudes In STEM And Shit

You might remember Kyla McMullen's original list of 73 sexy sistas in science, which won points for ...

Fashion, Feminization, Or Who Gives A F*ck?

One of my favorite pictures is from my 11th birthday party. I had a sleepover that year -- 10 ki...

Ask A VSB: He Hates My Natural Hair!

(Damon's latest at Madame Noire advises a woman whose boyfriend isn't a fan of her new hair) ...

Three Quick Thoughts On Kanye, Kim, And Confrontation Contemplation

1. A couple is at a mall. She has a couple stores she wants to visit, and he's hungry, so they s...

Why There Will Never Be A Black Male Olivia Pope

You know, I do sympathize with those annoyed by how Scandal (and, more recently, Being Mary Ja...

7 Ways To Make A Black Man Lose His Cool

Very few things on this planet are cooler than a Black man. A polar bears toe nails and the pola...

10 Black Men I Just Can’t Trust

Peter Gunz and Rowan Pope are perhaps the two most hated men on TV right now. At first glance, t...

On Successfully Navigating Life As A Black Male Introvert

It's a story my parents have shared with my friends, their friends, my girlfriends, our family, ...