Tagged “black women”

The Cold War Between Straight Black Women And Gay Black Men

This antagonism and foolishness between Black women and Black gay men? It’s exhausting.

On Head Scarves, Bed Time, and Women’s Hair

The idea of retwisting my hair at a new man’s house makes my skin crawl, so I bring every product I need in a travel size in case I gotta start over in the morning. Straight hair means Maya’s wearing three—yes, three—scarves to bed.

From EBONY: Black Boys Need Lupita Nyong’o Too

***Damon's latest at EBONY on how Lupita's popularity can have an effect on who young Black bo...

On The Dangerous Thinking Behind “THOT”

(The following is from Justin Laing, a Pittsburgh-area educator and activist. This is a version ...

Two Thoughts About The Reactions To Pharrell’s GIRL Album Cover

1. It's been two years since Trayvon Martin was murdered. A couple weeks since a jury let Jordan...

On “Yoga Girl,” Race, Writing, White People, And Knowing When Not To Share

***Yesterday, I had separate conversations with Panama and Maya Francis about everyone's favorit...

My Ode To The Deltas

They say endless unsolicited ridicule and unprompted shade on a popular blog is the sincerest fo...

7 Reasons Why Men Should Watch Scandal According To An Actual Man

According to an article I came across while googling two separate things ("why men should watch scan...

5 Black Women Every Black Man Has Dated

Last week, the homie Demetria Lucas listed the "10 Guys Black Women From Anywhere May Actually H...

The 10 Real Reasons Why So Many Black Women Are So Damn Single

While on one of those time-wasting and slightly creepy journeys through Facebook the other day--...

Giiiiiiirl You Betta Quit College and Get Yo’ Man Boo!

Or something like that. Yesterday, on a site I didn't even realize that I'd heard of, the two...

Sistas In Science

***The Champ's latest at Ebony profiles four Black women who happen to be close friends...and all h...

On Black People And “Our” Homophobia

1. As I listened to Jason Collins and Oprah discuss the extra "stigma" of being gay and Black, I...

So, She’s Down With The Swirl…And So Is She…And So Is She…And So Is She…And So Is She

I'm going to assume that the 25 to 40 year old Black people in my sphere of influence probably a...

What Happens When (Some) People Think You’re Marrying A White Chick

Two weeks ago, a bit of "I spent all night watching tournament games, and now it's 11:30pm and I...