Natural hair dolls? Love it!

I could have definitely used this when I was growing up. There’s a line of dolls geared towards black girls and they sport natural hair styles! Yes. Natural. Hair. Styles. Natural Girls & Women United makes custom ethnic dolls, which are designed to “bring a positive view of what ethnic beauty is,” according to the […]

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 weeks ago, and demanded […]

CeCe McDonald’s fight is every black woman’s fight

To be honest, I planned to write a post in support of CeCe McDonald months ago. But, I never got around to it. Now, I can’t ignore her plight any longer. In case you aren’t aware, the CeCe McDonald case goes back nearly two years. She was sentenced to 41 months in a case in […]

UFC fighters asks “Can I touch your hair?” during live interview

Note: I meant to blog about this late last month, but I forgot! As women of color, we all know how hard it is to even get our feet into the doors of journalism. Furthermore, once we get in and get settled into the world of bringing the news to the public, we know we […]

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