White women still don’t belong in natural hair spaces

It’s been nearly five years since I wrote White Women Don’t Belong In Natural Hair Spaces. This post, unsurprisingly, received a lot of comments, many from white women tearfully sharing their own battles with their hair and telling me I’m racist for not wanting them in black hair care spaces. Over the years, the comments […]

“Why make a caricature of what are complex feelings for some black women?”

I’m sure you all have seen the video circulating that depicts a black man/white woman interracial couple and what happens when said couple goes to a barbershop. In short, a black hairdresser “hates on” the couple. The video is similar to those What Would You Do? videos ABC is known for, and the camera crew […]

Michelle Cottle proves white feminists STILL don’t get it

I must give credit to Melissa Harris-Perry for mentioning this article on her Open Letters segment on Saturday’s show. I had no idea about this article until she mentioned it. “Leaning Out,” written by Michelle Cottle at Politico, basically includes a bunch of feminists whining about how Michelle Obama has become a “nightmare” for feminism. […]

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 […]