Posts tagged "social media"

Are We Raising Our Girls to KILL Over Boys?

Are We Raising Our Girls to KILL Over Boys?
Beehives and Bathroom Brawls By Sylvia Snowden When Prince died, I was devastated (he seemed almost immortal, you know?), and one of the things I did to help overcome my sorrow was to immerse myself in all things Prince. I listened to all of my favorite Prince songs, I watched all of my favorite Prince... Read more »

Choose Integrity, Even When Social Media Wants You to Lie

Choose Integrity, Even When Social Media Wants You to Lie
By Kym B. “The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.” – Bob Marley When I was in my early teens, a friend dared me to take this fancy bubble-gum lip gloss from a local department store.... Read more »

Naked Black Woman Wins the Snow Challenge--and all Hell Breaks Loose

Naked Black Woman Wins the Snow Challenge--and all Hell Breaks Loose
By Zondra Hughes In the recent social media #SnowChallenge, East Coast folks stripped down to their bikinis and/or swim trunks and plunged their frigid bodies into mountains of fresh snow. Those videos were popular on Twitter and Facebook, but one video trumped them all in hits and shares–and it was almost hardcore. If you haven’t... Read more »
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Social Media Reality Check: Your Fans & Followers May Not Like You

Social Media Reality Check: Your Fans & Followers May Not Like You
By Angela T.  Jones Social media is not going away; it is truly embedded into our culture and it redefines  how we communicate with one another. That can be both good and bad. Social media can be good thing because it allows us to communicate with people that we may normally have not had access... Read more »

6 Social Media Posts That Will Keep You Single

5.	The ‘My Ex is Crazy’ post. Leave your ex alone, physically, mentally and on your social network. Nothing is more unattractive than a person who badmouths their ex-lover. Why? A potential mate may fear you would badmouth him/her as well, and will steer clear of you.
By Zondra Hughes I’m producing The Black Social Network play in a few days; it’s one of 40 short plays to appear in the prestigious Atlanta Black Theatre Festival. In the play, one of the characters, Jasmine, is going through a breakup and decides to post everything that is going on in her private life,... Read more »

Tyga Broke the 5 Rules of Cheating

Tyga Broke the 5 Rules of Cheating
By A Comeaux What a week in social media! Let me jump right into this because with all the steamy drama going on I’m sure everyone’s already warmed up! Now I know that you all know better than to be sending ‘stick’ pics when you KNOW you’re creeping? What’s downlow about that? Pun intended. Now... Read more »
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Deadbeat Dad Brags on Facebook and I Saw Red

Deadbeat Dad Brags on Facebook and I Saw Red
By Nakita Nicci Whittaker Fellas if you have kids with an ex who’s been more than reasonable with you, she doesn’t take you to court for child support–even though she should–and you only see your kids twice a year, (maybe), and you never help financially, consider it spitting in her face when you brag on... Read more »

Think Before You Tweet! Or, Just Mind Your Own Business

Think Before You Tweet! Or, Just Mind Your Own Business
Think Before You Tweet! By Nicole Harding A photo of Kevin Durant kissing his MVP mom on the lips, and then that photo of a fully-clothed Willow Smith hanging with a laughing family friend—made the web go wild! Twitter just wouldn’t stop! Outrage and indignation everywhere. Stop it. Just stop it! We project our own... Read more »

Her Ex Flaunted on Instagram and it Cost Him Big Time

Her Ex Flaunted on Instagram and it Cost Him Big Time
 Editor’s Note:  We’ve invited new bloggers to join our team. Tell us what you thing of Shemeka’s blog! Social Media Savvy: Can You Really keep it Real Online? By Shemeka Michelle “I hate myself I tell ya! I really don’t like who I am. So I’ll take to social media and create a great big... Read more »
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What's in Your Bag of Privilege?

What's in Your Bag of Privilege?
By Nicole Harding Well as you know, George Zimmerman is back in the news. While one man was found not guilty I was overcome by shock and disbelief not only at the verdict, but the divide that still exists. And how close the dissension is to my own heart. Just like social media was used... Read more »