Black Women's Empowerment

The Gift of Shame (Part 1): Is a Little Shame ...

Toni argues that a little shame can be a good thing....
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Move away from the bull’s-eye part 3: Taking a b...

Picking up where I left off in part 2, I want to speak to why so many black women, no matter how intelligent, successful and yes, interracial relation...
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Keeping the Race Together or Keeping You Under Con...

Christelyn's new book is on the threshold of release as I'm typing this. And with that news comes the necessary promotion and word spreading you expec...
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Of black women and totem poles…

Once upon a time, someone somewhere decided that there was a "totem pole" and that black women are at the bottom of it....
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Claiming vs. Exclusion: What makes a black woman &...

What defines a BLACK woman?...
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Question of the Week: “My Workplace is Surro...

Chicago college student works in food-service job full of Archie Bunkers....
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Shutting Up About Black Men (Part 3)

And here is the promised final part to a rather touchy subject. Just like how not everyone may have agreed with the observations made in the first two...
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Black Woman’s Bill of Rights: Pride

Pride is "feeling or deep pleasure or satisfaction derived from one's own achievements, the achievements of those with whom one is closely associated,...
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‘Harleyq2’: The Mammy Stereotype Gone ...

"Why is this mammy saying so prevalent and why are some black women assuming that the entire world view them that way?"...
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‘Swirling’ Guilt Can Cause Sisters to ...

We've done little discussions about the "reluctant swirler." But you probably know this girl as well as I do. She probably dated intra-racially her en...
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BB&W Crew Member, Dee Dee Russell Gets Her Mo...

Lawd! this chile is busy......
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BWE’s PR Problem

Come because you expected drama. Stay because you found none....
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Why Media Representations of Black Women Still Mat...

When black women are consistently portrayed in the media as being overweight (to an even greater extent than what they actually are), as Mammy, as Sap...
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The Trouble with DBR Black Women: In Life and Disc...

There was NEVER a topic harder to discuss among those who champion the rights of black women or relating to one another as black women. I think this o...
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