Thriving

A Vocation that Gives You the Ticket to Travel Is&...

We talk a lot about how travel can change your outlook and how you see yourself and how others see you. But most jobs won’t allow you to jump up...
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Is This Blog Making Black Women Look Desperate...

This is a blog that frequently discusses love and relationships. The”Swirling” book that is on the side of the page advertises a desire to...
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Well THAT Explains a Lot: New Study Reveals Father...

Findings released by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center in the journal Cerebral Cortex, have found a link between fatherles...
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The Dumbest Reasons Offered For Why Black Women Sh...

I have been actively working on being a smaller weight for about a year or so (inactively for a few years before that. I observed that my initial weig...
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Video: Kola Boof Speaks Her Truth About “Bla...

Worth the view, I promise. She addresses the treatment of dark-skinned black women by the black community, and explains why she married a white, Jewis...
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“Legion of Doom Mothers,” Lead Their C...

Last week, a power outage in our area left us with no cable television.  It was a little early for my children’s bedtime so I popped in a DVD...
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WTF?! People GLEEFUL Over Our Negative News…...

I won’t provide the link to soul-killing garbage that apparantly indicates that black women are picked last in online dating, because, really...
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Who Should ‘Shut Up’ Again? T...

You have the right to remain silent. In fact, silence can be used to great effect to express having the power in a situation. Passive aggressive indiv...
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Sisters, It is Time to STOP Giving Birth to Men Wh...

In this letter, my use of “you” means you, me, all of us. This letter, sister, is from someone who is sitting, not-so-quietly observing, a...
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Are Black Women Safe Anywhere?

Renisha McBride was in a car accident at 2:30 am last Saturday. Having been in a horrible accident myself this year, I know how frantic one can become...
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Taking Off Your Desperation

I discovered the fabulous Ava DuVernay when it was announced she’d be directing an episode of my favorite TV show, Scandal (the episode will air o...
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PT 2: An Honest Conversation Between You and I: Bl...

This is part two of a conversation inspired by an email I received from one of our dear readers. My intention as a writer is to bring light to the sha...
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Princess Learns the Hard Way “Project Help a...

Before I show the excerpt of this woman’s formal statement, I need to make myself clear so as to stave off the fire-breathing ass weasels who wi...
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Social Graces 101: In Memoriam Maxine Powell 1915-...

“Mrs. Powell was always a lady of grace, elegance and style, and we did our best to emulate her. Every asset of my personality has been by her influ...
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