Sex and the Single Lady Generation X African American Style

Often on the social media, when discussions about the dating game comes up and how it truly sucks to be an African American single woman in your forties, marginally attractive black men are quick to chime with “You need to choose better or expand your circle.” Negro please.  A lot of these niggas ain’t worthContinue reading “Sex and the Single Lady Generation X African American Style”

Struggle Love, Music, The Social Media and the Black Woman

One of my favorite songs is by the artist Richard “Dimples” Fields, a soul artist from back in the day and the song is called “She Got Papers on Me” and it features the wonderful Betty Wright. The song is about the “plight” of a married man stuck in an unsatisfactory relationship with his wifeContinue reading “Struggle Love, Music, The Social Media and the Black Woman”

The Rise of the Smart Dumb Ninny

With the rise of the social media in which anyone with an opinion has a voice, there is a new creature on the rise: The Smart Dumb Ninny. The Smart Dumb Ninny is not gender, class or age specific but he or she is everywhere. Smart Dumb Ninnies use YouTube videos as a reference when havingContinue reading “The Rise of the Smart Dumb Ninny”

White Supremacy, Reality TV & The African-American Woman

Black women are some of the most versatile and multifaceted individuals on this planet and despite being stereotyped as the lowest of the low, they have managed to become the most educated group in America and are quickly rising in the entrepreneurship field. But sadly, none of that matters to the dominant culture who wishesContinue reading “White Supremacy, Reality TV & The African-American Woman”

The Rise of the Bum Ass Man

A relatively new phenomena in the Black community is black men who do not have jobs, income, or ambition but always seem to have girlfriends. These girlfriends pay for everything, allow these men to drive their cars, discipline their children, talk to them like they are shit, beat their asses, have threesomes with them, andContinue reading “The Rise of the Bum Ass Man”

The Winter Santiago Complex and Black Women

Black sisterhood is at an all-time low in 2016. Online and offline, I see black women tearing each other to pieces like rabid dogs over the most mundane and pettiest of shit. If you don’t measure up their lofty standards, there is a segment of black women that will shame your ass to hell. TheyContinue reading “The Winter Santiago Complex and Black Women”

If I was White, Female and Privileged for One Day

First of all, before I write this essay, I would like to state that I love being a black woman.  I love the beautiful brownness of my skin, my hair which is a crown that has anointed me Queen of my universe, my full lips, slanted eyes, and the strength of my ancestors who haveContinue reading “If I was White, Female and Privileged for One Day”