Posts tagged "image"

Why Body-Shame a MISSING 12-Year-Old Girl?

Why Body-Shame a MISSING 12-Year-Old Girl?
 Note: Out of respect to the 12-year-old child, we will not post her picture here. By Nicole Harding What does 12 look like? Why does it matter? Last week the news went out that a 12-year-old girl was missing and the news report stated that she was probably with a 15-year-old. The local press was... Read more »

Sorry, I'm NOT the New Black--And Will Never Be

Sorry, I'm NOT the New Black--And Will Never Be
If there’s a nerve left on the issue of what’s Black, Black enough, too Black, rich Black & poor Black, my beloved Pharrell just danced on it. And I’m NOT “happy” about it. Recently I had the opportunity to discuss the logistics of exactly what the “new Black” entails on WVON, the Talk of Chicago.... Read more »

Mary Jane is Cool, But I Miss Claire Huxtable

Mary Jane is Cool, But I Miss Claire Huxtable
In the midst of the whirlwind I’ve found my life in over these dreaded holidays, it’s the refreshing breath of hot air that is reality-turned-scripted TV that’s proved to be my silver lining. Now if you’ve read any of my blogs you’ll know I’m no fan of reality TV due to the negative, though well dressed, depiction of my fellow... Read more »
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Are You Living Your Best LIE?

Are You Living Your Best LIE?
How beautiful do you feel naked? How powerful do you feel broke? What is the source of your joy? I asked myself these questions while in bed reflecting on my life. There were about a hundred other self-notes taken and honestly I didn’t have all the answers. I began to write a poem. Then a... Read more »

I Love Scandal, But I'm NOT Olivia Pope

I Love Scandal, But I'm NOT Olivia Pope
By A Comeaux I love Scandal, but  I if said this on Twitter the #Gladiators would snatch my wig! Here in the confines of my online blog, I will tell you my true feelings. (*Insert smirk with a side eye.) We, African-American women, are proud that we have a well-spoken, educated, attractive and fiercely dressed woman in an elite... Read more »