Crystal Ferguson: From Uber Driver to CEO and Private Chauffeur

Forget Uber Call Elegant Chauffeurs When thinking of a paid car ride in today’s day and age, one of the first names to come to mind might be Uber, Lyft or another common app society somehow managed to convince you to download. These apps were created in light of efficiency. There are so many people trying to get from point Read More …

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The Black Female Gaze Explained

By Isha Mckenzie-Mavinga The gaze has been known as a way of understanding how the look (knowledge, opinions, beliefs, etc.) of the other affects the individual and how this look or response influences the receiver. I am wondering why Black women expressing their feelings and challenging the status quo are often viewed as aggressive rather than progressive. This response could Read More …

7 Tips For Black Women to Live a Happier Life

  By Tinisha Johnson In this day and age when the world is changing, technology is advancing, and years have passed by in a blink of an eye, Black women may wonder about the future and how it will directly impact them. Today’s Black women are beginning to realize that change in the world, and they want a positive piece Read More …

I Am No Victim: Changing the Narrative Surrounding Survivors of Abuse

I Am No Victim: Changing the Narrative Surrounding Survivors of Abuse “Why didn’t you say anything?” This was the question asked when I first told someone that my ex was emotionally and sexually abusive. They didn’t ask me how I was doing. Or if I needed any support. Instead, they questioned my truth because it took too long. That question Read More …

10 Lies Black Women Tell Themselves

10 Lies Black Women Tell Themselves By Doris Taylor 1. White women are stealing Black men. Trust me, no one is stealing them. It’s their choice to date outside of their race. And so what if they are? Love is love and it comes in all colors, shapes, and sizes. Sistas need to stop snarling at Caucasian women who choose 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 …

Pole Dancing is Not Just For Thots

DID YOU KNOW THAT POLE DANCING IS A SKILL FOR HOES AND HOES IN TRAINING? YEA, ME NEITHER. HEAVY SIGH – So there’s this video going viral showing a little Black girl at the playground sliding down a pole like a pro as other children watch her land perfectly in the splits. The insulting meme attached is “The Moment You Read More …

Don’t Support Michael Jackson’s Xscape? You Don’t Get What He Stood For!

Don’t Support Michael Jackson’s Xscape? You Don’t Get What He Stood For! And, quite frankly you’re missing out. There are more than a few bangin’ tracks on Xscape and it’s much much better than the Michael project that was released a few years back. I am actually pleasantly surprised that I am so into this project. I didn’t expect to Read More …

Meet Theresa Gonsalves: She Made Love to Michael Jackson and Inspired “Billie Jean”

by L. Burner Theresa Gonsalves Was Michael Jackson’s Lover How come no women have ever come forward with stories of intimate encounters with Michael Jackson? How come he never dated Black or ethnic girls? If you have ever questioned this and meant it in more than a rhetorical and facetious manner and if you have an open mind and can Read More …

Meet Graffiti Queen Stef 1

Graffiti is an important part of the five elements of hip hop culture. Many times it is often looked at as a male dominated art form. But of course there are plenty of females representing and doing a great job.   I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Chicago graffiti queen better known as, STEF 1. On an Read More …

FaLessia Booker Loves Keep Your Panties Up and Your Skirt Down

I really appreciate the unique viewpoint of this book. I consider myself very well-read, and have encountered very few titles that have touched on the topic of safe sex from so many angles. Dangerous Lee handles this subject through a series of informative, eye-catching short stories that made me stop and think. The HIV information appending the stories gave credibility Read More …