Posts tagged "disrespect"

Women: The Hate Has Got to Stop!

Women: The Hate Has Got to Stop!
YOU ARE YOUR SISTER By Devin Miller Commonly I stray away from male bashing; and today is no exception. Women this message is for you, you are no different from the SIDE CHICK, THE WIFE, THE SINGLE WOMEN, THE FAST GIRLS, THE BRICKHOUSE, THE ATHLETIC CHICK, THE SMART CHICK, THE GIVER CHICK, THE NATURAL HAIR... Read more »

Tales of Disrespect: When Your Best Friend Disappears

 Tales of Disrespect: When Your Best Friend Disappears
By Courtney Waldon “Did she just…? No she didn’t!” These are phrases we use when someone has crossed a line or disrespected us. How do you handle the feeling, especially when it’s a close friend? Let me tell you my story, I’ll try to keep it brief. Let’s call my friend Veronica. Veronica and I... Read more »

Walking While Female: Street Harassment Nightmare

JeTuan Lavyonne’s Nightmare I was walking to my car in my old neighborhood. Well, it was fragments of my old neighborhood pieced together. I cringed when I saw that my car was parked directly in front of a group of men. My heart pounded as I got closer and closer to my car. I began... Read more »
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Careers: 3 Ways to Handle Disrespect Like a FLOTUS

Jasmine Browley Oh Michelle Obama, how I love thee.   Let me count the ways. Beauty and grace personified in every fluid move you make and every well pronounced syllable you utter. Including these gems: “Listen to me or you can take the mic, but I’m leaving. You all decide. You have one choice.” During a... Read more »

NEWSFLASH: You’re NOT a B*TCH!

NEWSFLASH: You’re NOT a B*TCH!
By A Comeaux Whew! I’ve wanted to scream that at the top of my lungs for some time now. Apparently that’s frowned upon in public. Nonetheless, this has bothered me for multiple reasons because somewhere, somehow, we’ve become numb to being disrespected. I’ll use ‘we’ as to not alienate You, my sister, my reflection, my... Read more »