Tag: black women

I’m Sorry I Misrepresented Myself to You, But, I’m Celibate

I’m Sorry I Misrepresented Myself to You, But, I’m Celibate
By  A Comeaux “To lose everything and find yourself is the greatest treasure” I didn’t think that last storm was unique, as I’ve witnessed women bounce back like they never tripped. So amazed at the recovery I didn’t think of the premature wound that is her heart. I realized that when I was in those... Read more »

Hey Girl: Broken Heart Syndrome Can Kill You

Hey Girl: Broken Heart Syndrome Can Kill You
By Shemeka Michelle Last month, one of my best friends was diagnosed with Stress Cardiomyopathy, aka Broken Heart Syndrome. Hearing that her heart was failing was puzzling to me, to say the least. Last week we lost a family friend suddenly to what has been assumed to be a heart attack. She was only 50-years-old,... Read more »

Kenyatta's Journey from Alcohol Hell to Inner Peace

Kenyatta's Journey from Alcohol Hell to Inner Peace
By Kenyatta, Formerly Known as KeSera From the very beginning…everybody always wanted something from me. Either it was my mind, my body, what I do, the rewards of what I do, etc. I never felt loved. Ever. The Rage A sharp pain erupted through my temples where a bandage bled red onto an unfamiliar place... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

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 »

The One Definition of Beauty EVERY Woman Must Know

The One Definition of Beauty EVERY Woman Must Know
How do YOU define BEAUTY? The iconic Mikki Taylor was ESSENCE Magazine’s groundbreaking Beauty & Cover Director for three decades and is now Editor-at-Large. We spoke with her at the Steve Harvey and Essence magazine’s Disney Dreamers Academy event in Orlando, Florida. Here, Mikki Taylor defines beauty, and it has nothing to do with your... Read more »
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Hey Black Men: Black Women Have Options, Too

Hey Black Men: Black Women Have Options, Too
Editor’s note: A Comeaux penned this blog in response to Shemeka Michelle’s blog, Why Black Men Won’t Marry Black Women By A Comeaux In Minnesota, black men of all socio-economic classes vie for the affections of non-black women here. I used to think only rich, successful black men ran off with their dream Barbie… But... Read more »