Originally posted on Author Dana Ellington Myles:
I keep reading about how Robin Thicke’s song, Blurred Lines is “rapey” in nature. I’ve listened to it, I’ve read the lyrics. I’ve read countless articles and posts. And I’m sorry, I’m not…
I really believe that she can “fix” my life in a few areas. I like Iyanla and when I had cable I watched her show, Iyanla Fix My Life, religiously. I get unnerved by her use of the word Beloved, … Continue reading
From XOJane.com: He spoke of watching my videos on YouTube, being “appalled” and “immediately hating” my singing. Despite 13 allegations ranging from “Conspiracy for Fraud” and “Tortious Interference” the following stood out like a sore thumb: “Defendant McLafferty was ‘too … Continue reading
We’ve all seen them, whether we’re going home after a night out on the town, or watching those real life police shows on TV. What are we talking about? That’s right – good old-fashioned punch-ups. Don’t get us wrong. Fighting … Continue reading
Jada Pinkett-Smith has come to the defense of her young daughter, Willow Smith. The 13-year-old raised eyebrows this week when photos were shared of her lying in bed with shirtless 20-year-old actor, Moises Arias. Due to the suggestive nature of … Continue reading
Omar Epps and Mos Def are just two of the countless Black men that are getting flack recently for wearing skirts. People automatically throw out the gay accusation or rant that the Black man is getting more and more feminine. … Continue reading
”The black artist is dangerous. Black art controls the “Negro’s” reality, negates negative influences, and creates positive images.” Sonia Sanchez (b. 1934), African American poet. Black Women Writers at Work, ch. 10, by Claudia Tate (1985).
When sex starts and stops in the mind.
It sounded like good suits and brown skin and red heels on New Year’s Eve in Harlem. It sounded like an afro-punk house party replete with aquamarine twist outs, magenta dreads and skin decorated with tattoos. It sounded like champagne … Continue reading
I created this Bitstrip to make a point about how so many of you are hypnotized by online media outlets like Bossip and TMZ and fail to support independent media in the same way. Low and behold, a day after … Continue reading
We all have our lists of favorites! We’ve named the sexiest, the most talented, and even the best dressed! Today we’re listing the most handsome men – and just to change things up a little, they must all be over … Continue reading
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