FaLessia Booker: A Courageous Flint Woman

FaLessia Booker and I go back a bit and we have always been supportive of each others work but I’ve never known the full scope and struggles of her story. FaLessia Booker is a freelance writer and editor living in Flint, Michigan. She works as the Editorial Director of Courageous Woman Magazine and volunteers as Editor in Chief for Martha Read More …

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Danielle Sanders explains why Black women need Safe Spaces

Chicago native, Danielle Sanders, has created a online safe space for Black women in the form of her website, The Sum of Many Things – for the woman who does it all where she shares her favorite things to live a balanced life. It’s also a lifestyle and personal development blog, so if you find yourself in need of uplifting, Read More …

Racist Fashion: What Sean Avery and Gucci Have in Common

  Most of us (Black people) wouldn’t know who Sean Avery is even if we were spitting in his face (he’s an ex hockey player that is currently promoting a memoir) but when I saw a clip of him on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen wearing all black including black boots with white shoe laces, I became disturbed. Read More …

Amber Hasan: Wearing the Loud Mouth Ghetto Girl Badge with Pride

Photography by: Senegal Tuklor Williams Amber Hasan describes writing as a sacred thing that makes her feel spiritually whole and allows her to feel as if she is fulfilling one of her purposes in life. She likes to keep her writing diverse while always giving her readers common sense, real life, and down to earth wisdom. On tracks like Loud Read More …

A Black Woman Dealing with White Peoples Privilege and Fragility Online & IRL

White fragility is a defensive response to real conversations about race. via GIPHY White privilege has layers. To understand what it is and what it isn’t read Understanding White Privilege and White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack. So, my Adventures in White Privilege and Fragility started this particular week when my Facebook “friend”, C. Hope Clark, who is A White Read More …

May is Masturbation Month: Celebrate With These “Super-Hot” Books!

DID YOU KNOW THAT MAY IS MASTURBATION MONTH? Me either! But thanks to Kinkly.com, a website that prides itself on featuring straight up sex talk with a twist has included my first book, Keep Your Panties Up and Your Skirt Down, on its list of 13 Super-Hot New Erotic Books All for Your Masturbation Month Pleasure. Panties Up is filled Read More …

I AM African-American (and so are you)

I AM African-American (and so are you) YOU = Black people living in America. Assimilation the process of adapting or adjusting to the culture of a group or nation, or the state of being so adapted: assimilation of immigrants into American life. Sociology. the merging of cultural traits from previously distinct cultural groups, not involving biological amalgamation. I turn my Read More …

Most Artists Who Make A Living Are White

80% of White Artists Are Making A Living Duh! and No shit! were the first thoughts that came to mind when I saw this article heading. My second thought was that most of that 80% are men. This really isn’t shocking or surprising. The research revealed interesting numbers, I suppose, but it really just makes me more depressed. A study Read More …

#ThrowbackThursday: Hurricane Katrina Looting in 2005

I wrote the following in September of 2005 for my Ask Dangerous Lee column. It is eerily relevant today and sadly it will be 50 years from now. #ThrowbackThursday: Hurricane Katrina Looting in 2005 I don’t feel like doing the usual Q & A in this issue. I want to talk about the racial drama surrounding Hurricane Katrina relief and Read More …

Chris Tucker Live: A Review

Chris Tucker Live is Worth It! I had the pleasure of seeing Chris Tucker live at the beautiful FOX Theatre in Detroit. He was hilarious! Had tons of new material and was entertaining as hell. The show, surprisingly, was not a sell out but if you weren’t in attendance you really missed out but you can watch it on Netflix. Read More …