Tagged “black women”

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...

How I Fell For, Proposed To, And Will Marry A White Woman

There's a scene towards the end of High Fidelity where Laura (Iben Hjejle), Rob's (John Cusack) es...

The Digital Dating Era Isn’t All Bad

(The Champ's latest at Ebony explains why some of the hang-wringing over “the death of cou...

Yes, Loving “Scandal” Probably Does Make You A Hypocrite. (But, Who F*cking Cares?)

(Black) People finding out you've never watched more than a half hour (combined) of Scandal sort of ...

So, She’s With A White Guy, Huh?

***Hello, everyone. S. Nicole Brown is here again to bless the VSB pulpit. This time, though, I de...

The Oppression Olympics

A few days after news broke about BET anchor TJ Holmes getting pulled over by the cops, I wrote ...

Why It’s Wrong, Stupid, And Self-Defeating To Be Mad About Eric Benet’s “Redbone Girl”

Perhaps my favorite aspect of Twitter is how our reactions to it instinctively let us know exact...

How Idris Elba Proves That “Cool’ Is More Important Than “Swag”

If you were to ask 1000 random Black women to name the single sexiest and most attractive man in...

Yes It’s True…Black Guys Can Like White Girls AND Black Girls Too

A week or so ago, our favorite least favorite (and newly single) professional athlete was spotte...

The Dance: Understanding Isaiah Mustafa

I came across an episode of the latest season of "The Real World" last week. Although I'm no lon...

The Bottom Line: Why The Media Cares So Much About Black Women’s Dating Habits

It's a phenomenon that's slowly becoming my own personal version of "Groundhog Day" A major...

Why Brown Skinned Women Stay Losing In The Oppression Olympics

Have you ever noticed that when it comes to colorism in our community, it's always the light...