Posts in category "Black Women"

Suzette's Secret: Self-Love Didn't Come Easy Until I Did This

Suzette's Secret: Self-Love Didn't Come Easy Until I Did This
By Suzette Wright For 35 of my 45 years of existence, I desperately searched for the self-love everyone tried to convince me I needed. Yet those words fell on my deaf ears as they were always unable to tell me HOW to do that! I was a woman who endured ridicule during childhood as the... Read more »

How to Make Love to a Black Woman

How to Make Love to a Black Woman
By Amir, guest columnist Making love is spiritual and it forms a bond between two people that lingers long after the climax. Sex is a physical act, for some, it is just an exercise. If you’re juggling multiple women, no matter what you do in bed, you’re just having sex with them, because you’re playing... Read more »

Minneapolis: "It Hurts to be Black"

Minneapolis: "It Hurts to be Black"
By A Comeaux I’m  in Minneapolis. My head is pounding, my body is aching and it hurts to breathe. Light pains my eyes and my ears are ringing like a faint cry in the distance. My job calls it the flu. Today, I know it just hurts being black. Last night while I kissed on... Read more »
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Meet the Cast: The Black Social Network Atlanta

Meet the Cast: The Black Social Network Atlanta
The Black Social Network Play is an artistic performance that demonstrates the pitfalls of ignoring your online reputation and/or living your life online. The play opened at The Producers Club off-Broadway in 2014, and has toured  college campuses in Houston, Detroit and Chicago. The Black Social Network Play, a part of the prestigious Atlanta Black... Read more »

I Could Have Been Sandra Bland

I Could Have Been Sandra Bland
by A Comeaux I’m feeling a collection of emotions and none of which are rational. I’ll articulate my rage the best I can in order for my plea to be effective. I know there are responsible police officers that live up to their oaths to serve and protect, and YOU know this is not about... Read more »

Let's Talk About Race--and What We're Doing Wrong

Let's Talk About Race--and What We're Doing Wrong
By Andrea Wright If you’ve had a bad experience with a person, isn’t it just a bad experience with that person? For some reason, people want to assign the negativity they feel about one (or several) people to the entire race/culture/religion. It’s not fair and it’s less than smart. Recently, I visited a writer’s pub... Read more »
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Black Women: Which Man Would You Choose?

Black Women: Which Man Would You Choose?
By Angela T. Jones Statistically Black women and Asian men are the two most “single” groups of people in the United States. Often I have been asked by Black men and White women alike, ‘why don’t more Black women just date outside their race?’ I personally am open to the option but not since middle... Read more »

Mellody Hobson Asks...Are You A Ball Stealer?

Mellody Hobson Asks...Are You A Ball Stealer?
by Dawj Sangster- We have probably all encountered that one person that is really popular that everyone wants to meet or see. You want to be in their presence to learn and grow from their knowledge and experience. While this is all great, Mellody Hobson says that if you are that popular person, “STOP STEALING... Read more »

The 3 Things Black Women Won’t Say

The 3 Things Black Women Won’t Say
By A Comeaux I’ll write my own disclaimer. I’ll tell the ugly of my truths before I ever highlight that of others, especially my sisters.  We need work. We need a sincere dose of honesty that begins first with self, so we can better articulate our wounds to others. Here’s where I’m going with this:... Read more »
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I Didn’t Realize How Strong I Was Until I Lived For Me

I Didn’t Realize How Strong I Was Until I Lived For Me
By Kym B. “The strongest oak tree of the forest is not the one that is protected from the storm and hidden from the sun. It’s the one that stands in the open where it is compelled to struggle for its existence against the winds and rains and the scorching sun.” ― Napoleon Hill And... Read more »