This list is a compilation of the things I’ve learned while being single and dating in this crazy world. I have tons more things I could s...

Literary icon Ntozake Shange sits for a brief interview with The Root's Harriete Cole. In the 10 minute clip, Shange discusses: -H...

There was something corrupted about her. Some days she’d joke and laugh, rubbing shoulders with others in the crowd, batting social cues l...

via Open Democracy : ‘Jesus was a feminist!’ asserts Mercy Amba Oduyoye, a feminist theologian based at the Holy Trinity Seminary in Accr...

Via Zelda Lily : A new contraceptive body cream, which could one day replace the Pill, has been developed by scientists, the UK media repo...

When I was in eighth grade, my English teacher asked each student to place five items in a box that best represented him or her. In my box,...

Cash, Rules, Everything, Around, Me/
C.R.E.A.M./
Get the money/
Dollar, dollar bill y'all ~Wu Tang Clan This maxim has been adopted by ...

[ Editor's Note : Yesterday evening I sent an email to Tariq Muhammad Walker of AOL Black Voices asking for an official statement on the...

[ Editor's Note : I received this letter written to VP of AOL Black Voices Tariq Muhammad regarding Jawn Murray's offensive Twitter...

Who's looking out for Black women? Who comes to our defense when we are publicly demeaned? On Wednesday, October 20, Jawn Murray, an e...

I watch Mad Men a bit reluctantly each week because at some point that I can never predict, I am certain to have a deep-thought reaction th...

The first episode of the For Harriet Roundtable has arrived. The Roundtable was created to bring together Black women of all walks of life ...

"There in all of us rest a piece of God that lays in wait for us to conjure up and love. We see God when we LOVE each other." - T...

Lisa : He hits me. 
Victoria : When? 
 Lisa : Often. 
 Victoria : Well, you must stop doing what you're doing to make him angry. 
Li...

Most of my life I’ve felt like a horse of a different color, a social misfit, a loner. You see I’m a Black person on the inside but not on...

“You don’t have to live next to me Just give me my equality”-Nina Simone from the song Mississippi Goddam October is National LGBT month ...

We love and appreciate the For Harriet community. That's why we're announcing the first of our reader appreciation giveaways. Now th...

It has always been a diversionary tactic of the oppressor to pit the oppressed against one another, but who would think that the educated o...

“Why do things like this always happen to me?” she said. It was no secret she used men to fill a void so cavernous Dracula would get lost....

At, or around age 12 my big sister died. Her mouth housed a huge gap in between her two front teeth, and after her passing, I began to noti...

[ Editors Note : This blog is reposted from AlovelyDai a member of our blog network. Dai regularly writes incredible pieces on her blog, s...

Earlier today we posed the question "Tell us about a book that changed your life" via Twitter and Facebook. We received a diverse...

Many times as young adults we get stuck. We have graduated, may have the dream job, the dream relationship, and the dream life. We are l...

For Harriet believes dialogue is an essential component of strengthening bonds and building community, so we're beginning a new feature...

If I may speak candidly; it’s with a heavy heart and fragmented thoughts that I write this. But I also write this to encourage mothers, sup...

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