Black Women's Improvement Project (BWIP)

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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Moving to Canada Might Just Be the Thing for Black...

It looks like our trip this summer to tour Toronto for our first Girl Who Swirls Goes Around the World tour is just in time, because it seems like all...
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Christelyn’s Big Announcement! Swirling Arou...

This has been a secret I’ve had a really hard time keeping and am really glad I don’t have to anymore! Remember all those conversations yo...
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Exclusive: Black Woman (Madison Amelia) Who Filmed...

I got a chance to speak with Madison Amelia, the young woman who recorded the viral video of her ex boyfriend’s racist rant about black people a...
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The Power of Femininity and Donald Trump’s U...

It didn’t take him saying John McCain, a decorated war hero who was a prisoner of war for five year, a loser. It didn’t take for him to ca...
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Are You Here for Michele’le and Her Side of ...

Lifetime Movie Network will premiere Surviving Compton, a biopic of singer, Michele’le’s experiences being affiliated with NWA and married...
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A Note About Fake Friends and Fake Allies

I’m going to be writing this post in general terms, because the people interested in what went down already know the story, so I’ll not po...
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Wasted Life: Korryn Gaines and Her BLM Death Wish

Monday was another unfortunate (but increasingly regular) event in which mother of two, Korryn Gaines was killed by police officers after a seven hour...
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Why Aren’t the NBABM Ladies Cheering Us Swir...

There’s been an increase in videos by women who are NBABM (Nothing But a Black Man) complaining that us “swirlers” are trying to FOR...
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Missing Link Discovered: Why Black Women are Suspi...

Before I start, you should read this letter written by no other than the Black Panther Party: And before anyone suggests this letter might be a fake (...
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Get Mad if You Want…Femininity for the Win.

After a frequent commenter, Breanna, posted a candid status on Facebook about her frustration about living in an unsafe neighborhood, and the dangers ...
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motivation, life, improvement, change, marriage, success, self reflection, progress, life, motivation, reflection, what's holding you back, black women,

The Reckoning Is Coming, And Some Folks are Confus...

Yesterday I was on a page (observing the wildlife) of a well-know black-woman-hating You Tuber, who has been the chief bullhorn of the world to trumpe...
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self esteem, black women, not good enough, advice, dating, dysfunction, abuse, domestic violence, interracial relationships, mixed couples, black women dating, codependent, emotional health, mental health,

QOTW: We’re Still Getting Played. Time to Pr...

Buckle up, ladies. This one is a doozy. Be sure to read the entire letter. Hello, I just discovered your video (about a girl whose boyfriend of 4 year...
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