Black Women’s Empowerment

Open Thread: How Many Black Women Are a Lost Cause...

After blogging on behalf of black women, and trying to encourage them to open their options to quality men of all races for six years, I’m getti...
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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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TriniGirl: What if the Black Community Really Cele...

How we don’t celebrate our girls and why it matters.   The past few months have driven home how at least for me as a collective in Black America ...
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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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Sherri Sheperd Loses Appeal: Successful Black Wome...

Sherri Shepard is another casualty of ‘black love no matter what’ magical thinking. She lost her bid to null her link to the baby she had ...
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Why Can We (and Others) Have Some Compassion for M...

  I was horrified when I read the news about a young mother who had her son on the swing for days until he died of hypothermia and dehydration, a...
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At What Point Will More Black Men Stand Up to Stre...

As I read the news of yet ANOTHER horrendous assault and murder of a black woman who had the audacity to rebuff the overtures of a dusty stranger who ...
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What the Hateful Won’t Admit About Black Wom...

In light of the news about the Brooklyn teens who gang-raped an 18 year old young woman, I feel this message is more than apropos. Combine that with a...
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Ladies, Let’s Do Better…Don’t Sp...

Here’s something we black women have trouble admitting–rape and molestation aside, we have 100% power on who, when, and how our wombs are ...
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The Emerging Elite: Parenting Disparity Grows as S...

Are hovering parents who control every part of their children’s schedule creating more successful adults when compared to the “free range&...
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Ex Cop and Rapist Daniel Holtzclaw Gets Thrown Und...

Daniel Holtzclaw used his power as a police officer to exploit the most powerless group of women he could find–black ones. He targeted sex worke...
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Shine for Those Who Defend Our Honor Example #2

Hat’s off to Daniel Johnson, scribe for the Huffington Post who penned, Dear Black Men, You Are Not Pro-Black If You Are Not Pro Black Women w...
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Take a Lesson on How White Women Deal with Men Who...

There’s been an interesting bit of drama happening with two men–Jared Rutledge and Jacob Owens of Asheville, North Carolina — owners of ...
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Shines for Those Who Defend Out Honor, Example#1

I’m going to start a series highlighting men and women of all races and creeds who are making efforts to stand up for the honor of black women. ...
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