by Tajh Sutton @ afrocenCHICK I was late to the party when the beautiful, talented Kehlani tried to take her own life Monday evening. ...

by Michelle Y. Talbert Prom. High school graduation. College graduation. Motherhood. Adulthood. Yet another of our daughters will never ex...

by Erica Thurman I was watching the Love and Hip Hop reunion last week, and something occurred to me. Somewhere between Olivia Pope and Am...

by Oriaku Njoku Women’s History Month has always been interesting for me. It’s a time when I reflect on all of my “otherness” and what tha...

by Cynthia Hines Three weeks ago, while finishing up my psychotherapy session, I checked my phone. It was Millie, the all-knowing senio...

by Neichelle R. Guidry and Liz S. Alexander One: As we stand this Holy Week, we pause to name the agonizing crucifixion and the prom...

by Ashleigh Shackelford Karrine “Superhead” Steffans recently made news when she tweeted that both Oprah and Maya Angelou are “sluts.” ...

by Erica Thurman “But wait, how is that your sister if her mother is your aunt?” See the way my family tree is set up… If you’re Black...

by Danielle Rene Often, it seems that our blackness and our womanhood may leave us with two hands tied behind our back, trying to swim u...

by Kimberly Foster @KimberlyNFoster I quite enjoy Amber Rose’s take on contemporary feminism and sex positivity. She takes ideas that ofte...

by Bobby London I am here sitting in my bed fighting my depression, trying not to bask in somberness for too long, pondering how I’m going...

by Kimberly Foster @KimberlyNFoster Ciara won, and so did Russell Wilson. The newly affianced couple have been unapologetic about their co...

by Syon Davis @syononae I had a great childhood. Looking back, I never seemed to mind being the token Black kid in an elementary school fi...

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