Tag: Facebook

A Comeaux: Why Black Women Snap

A Comeaux: Why Black Women Snap
By A Comeaux It’s been a while since I’ve done this. Writing my experiences in transparent Facebook posts has been the extent of my social commentary contribution. Part busy with life, part ashamed when its not glorious its not worth reporting to the masses. Part guilty because my anxiety and depression were beginning to surface... Read more »

Read it: Our Angela Exposes a Predator

Read it: Our Angela Exposes a Predator
By Angela T. Jones Shout out to the predators of the world—out there lording your perceived power over women in the workplace, at the nightclubs, at the parks, churches, schools and on social media because you think your manhood makes you special. You forget that without women, you wouldn’t even exist. You only existence because... Read more »

Social Media Gets LIT for BET's Prince Tribute

BeBe Jones even has the beauty mark on the side!
Claire LeBlanc, Intern, Six Brown Chicks Prince fans are clad in purple and ready to see the widely publicized Prince tribute tonight on the 2016 BET Awards. Here are just a few of the fun faces that we spotted on Facebook and Instagram. Also, check out ILuvBlackWomen’s periscope here.  Nissan is a sponsor of the... Read more »
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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 »

Hey Girl: Sometimes, His Side-Chick is a Dude

Hey Girl: Sometimes, His Side-Chick is a Dude
By Zondra Hughes Hey girl, let me ask you a very important question. This question is as uncomfortable for you to read as it was for me to write, but we’re being killed in the sheets and we must address it. WHAT IF a man that you love, and may even have children with, was... 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 »
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Michelle--Single Mother Succeeds Against the Odds

Michelle--Single Mother Succeeds Against the Odds
By Michelle D. Ivy I have been a performer my entire life. From kiddie talent shows, to teaching myself how to read music and play the piano, performing arts was my world. I was on top of the world! I worked a 9-5 in Corporate America. I knew this was what I was supposed to... 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 »

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 »
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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 »