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 …

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Ask A Black Girl: Why are Black girls so snotty towards White women?

WHY ARE BLACK GIRLS SO SNOTTY TOWARDS WHITE WOMEN? A woman named Melissa, who I assume is White, wrote me with the following question: Hi, it seems to me for the most part black girls don’t like making conversation or being friendly with white girls. Why is that? MY RESPONSE: Thanks for your question. If you don’t mind, can you 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 …

Ask A Black Girl: Is it normal for White men to be super attracted to Black women?

I’m a White man attracted to Black women. Help! Q: Out of all ethnic ties, Black women turn me on the most. I don’t know why. I told my peers and they gave somewhat disgusting looks and replies. I like Black women because of their beauty: physical features like bigger lips, hips, buttocks and legs. Also their nicer skin. Is Read More …

Ask A Black Girl: Why aren’t more Black women killing themselves?

WHY ARE BLACK WOMEN’S SUICIDE RATES SO LOW? Yes, this is a real question I found in an online discussion. I swear, it’s like people want us to die or they are curious as to why we want to or must go on in a world that hates us. But, why ask why we want to live? Shouldn’t we all Read More …

Ask A Black Girl: Why do Black women hate their natural hair?

Q: Why do Black women act as though having a relaxer and getting a weave is better than the natural hair our creator gave to us? – Tiara Ella Yo: For me personally, I love my natural hair, but I cannot deny that styling it is often a challenge. It’s very time consuming, shrinkage is real and when I get Read More …

Ask A Black Girl: Why Don’t Black Women Workout?

Ask A Black Girl: WHY DON’T BLACK WOMEN WORKOUT? Sacha Inchi: We’re too busy taking care of everybody and everything to eke out time/space for self-care. Angela Smith: It may be that its not seen within the family, so it’s not thought of to do. We are creatures of example. NEWSFLASH: BLACK WOMEN DO WORKOUT! There are millions of Black 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 …