Black women don’t owe you shit

A Twitter encounter yesterday got me thinking about how most white women I encounter somehow demand that I be of service to them — and how this assumed privilege leads to the inherent mistrust black women have of white women. Essentially, a white woman responded to a status I retweeted 3...Read more

Do Not Waste Your Money on Tyler Perry’s “Temptation”

If you’re thinking about going to see what the buzz is all about with Tyler Perry’s Temptation, don’t. Jezebel has a great piece about Perry’s latest in his installment of blaming and shaming black women. Not only does the movie have a rape problem, it also continues along Perry’s predictable path of unleashing...Read more

In calling Quvenzhane Wallis a cunt, The Onion perpetuates status quo on black femininity

In calling Quvenzhane Wallis a cunt, The Onion perpetuates status quo on black femininity According to The Hollywood Reporter, the satirical news agency took to Twitter to refer to Quvenzhane Wallis as a cunt. Yes, the only word in the English dictionary used solely to communicate one’s complete lack of...Read more

Pro-interracial dating blogger wrong about black feminism, womanism

I’m a glutton for punishment. I don’t know why I continue to read certain news organizations’ content, websites or blogs, but I like to see what varying opinions are floating around out there on the Internets. I stumbled onto a so-called Black Women Empowerment blog called Black Women’s Interracial Relationship Circle (note...Read more