Originally posted at Liquor, Loans, and Love There was a time in my life when I was wholly preoccupied with people thinking I was “nice.”...

Originally posted at Ashleigh, Not Ashley This post is a hard one for me to write. It has been hard for me to articulate this because I...

Last week, Jada Pinkett-Smith posted an open letter on Facebook about her choice to allow her daughter Willow to make some controversial de...

"You are looking for the perfect man!” I was completely shocked to hear these words come from my friend’s mouth, as we had one of o...

Today marks 2 years since I have been madly in love with my beau from college. It has not been an easy road to finding him or to being the ...

Now is the time for Black women creatives to start work on their own projects. If Issa Rae's journey from YouTube star to network tele...

Last week, I watched a rerun of Martin. Its underlying premise is that Martin, a radio/television personality and his girlfriend Gina, and ...

Originally Posted on Sapphire Unbound   During this presidential election cycle, I waited with bated breath to hear the candidates sp...

Ancestors, smancestors. Obviously, it doesn’t matter to some that previous generations faced death for the rights we enjoy, namely voting. ...

In the past few days, several people have reached out to me expressing their gratitude for the work that  For Harriet  does. The recogniti...

I grew up, like so many Black children of upwardly mobile parents, precariously situated between two worlds. Both Black and white women rai...

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