Posts tagged "disrespect"

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 »

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 »
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10 Signs that You're a Control Freak-Six Brown Chicks

10 Signs that You're a Control Freak-Six Brown Chicks
Hi, my name is Zondra, and I’m a recovering micro-manager. Most micro-managers do not know how bad they are behaving, or that their need to control everything does not empower others to do their best work. For example, my goal with the Six Brown Chicks is to produce an authentic, engaging blog—as a working journalist,... 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 »