Pink Pill Dosage: Interview takeaways, Part 1

It has been an amazing journey writing for this blog. It still doesn’t quite seem real. Now that we have gone through a few couples on the blog, I thought I would take a look back at some of the articles I wrote previously, and share some of the important takeaways that I have gained…

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Nashé and John: It was magnetic

Nashé and John recently responded to a request I made on social media, for couples to share their stories. Thank you for participating! I hope you e...

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Should we normalize obesity?

I’ve got a radical suggestion that might make it a little easier to exist as a black woman of a certain size.   Normalize obesity!   Hear ...

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Black-owned business: Sweet Tella’s guilt-free treats

Today, we’re doing a slightly different interview. Chauntel reached out to connect with us, as a young black woman starting her own business. We hav...

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Is Bob Hearts Abishola #cancelled?

In today’s episode of outrage, Bob Hearts Abishola, a freshman comedy new to CBS, has been slapped with a Change.org petition calling for its cancel...

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Netrea and Gary: Loving Life Now, Part 2

Netrea and Gary recently responded to a request I made on social media, for couples to share their stories. We had a great conversation. I hope you en...

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Netrea and Gary: College Sweethearts, Part 1

Netrea and Gary recently responded to a request I made on social media, for couples to share their stories. We had a great conversation. I hope you en...

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Self-Defense Tips for Black Women

It’s clear that as a collective, black women have no first line of defense. In fact, some people even delight in our suffering, especially if it is ...

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Are you offended?

An unfortunate theme I see in level-up spaces is the almost inevitable departure from the group/subscriber base when someone says something that rubs ...

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Would you opt in to single motherhood?

This blog originated “No Wedding No Womb”, and we are advocates of character over color and choosing the best man for the job, not just to you, bu...

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I Watched the Mixed-ish Pilot, and I Have Mixed Feelings (**...

Written by Saran Lawson Mixed-ish is the second spin-off of Black-ish; Grown-ish being the successful second spin-off. The show follows Bow (Rainbow J...

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Hair Hoaxes and Lopping Off Locs

It seems every other week a topic about black women’s hair is trending.   Last month, it was H&M, after having the nerve! the cheek! the un...

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Who Is Lizzo?

Written by Saran Lawson When I think of Lizzo, I’m actually transported back to a time before I knew of her existence. A past space where Missy Elli...

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