PLAYING FAVORITES: ARE BLACK WOMEN REALLY NOT A DATING CHOICE

“The selection process.” the dating pool In the selection process of dating for so long, there is this held belief that Black women are never the first choice for dating. … Continue reading PLAYING FAVORITES: ARE BLACK WOMEN REALLY NOT A DATING CHOICE

FED UP: WHY BLACK WOMEN HAVE CHOSEN TO BE WITH NON BLACK MEN

“Slim options, forced to keep an open mind.” Over the recent years, interracial dating and marriage have climbed in the African American community. And for the longest it was the … Continue reading FED UP: WHY BLACK WOMEN HAVE CHOSEN TO BE WITH NON BLACK MEN

THE HELP IS LEAVING: WHY UPPER AND UPPER MIDDLE CLASS WHITES MIGHT REALLY DISLIKE TRUMP

“We used to nurse their young, now we nurse their young; uhhh wait a minute!” The above photo is from the movie The Help which starred a host of Hollywood … Continue reading THE HELP IS LEAVING: WHY UPPER AND UPPER MIDDLE CLASS WHITES MIGHT REALLY DISLIKE TRUMP

CULTURAL APPROPRIATION: HOW AFRICANS RECEIVE AFRICAN AMERICANS IN AFRICAN ATTIRE

“Is it and to what degree?” There is this unspoken relationship that is between the indigenous people of Africa and those of us who were brought over to the Americas … Continue reading CULTURAL APPROPRIATION: HOW AFRICANS RECEIVE AFRICAN AMERICANS IN AFRICAN ATTIRE

I OWE IT TO YOU: WHY NEVER FORGETTING THOSE WHO FOUGHT FOR YOUR RIGHTS IS IMPORTANT

“For those who died, I thank you.” As a young man born in the year 1987, I did not experience those turbulent years of the Civil Rights Movement. Now my … Continue reading I OWE IT TO YOU: WHY NEVER FORGETTING THOSE WHO FOUGHT FOR YOUR RIGHTS IS IMPORTANT

NEWBO: IS THERE TIME FOR A CULTURE SHIFT

“We carved one out before, why not again?” In the 1610’s, the African American population was forced to the United States as indentured servants. Later becoming slaves, losing names, religions, … Continue reading NEWBO: IS THERE TIME FOR A CULTURE SHIFT

1619: HOW FAR HAVE WE COME AS AFRICAN AMERICANS

“What happens when identity has to be recreated?” Two years from now will be the year 2019, which will mark the 400 year period since the first Africans were brought … Continue reading 1619: HOW FAR HAVE WE COME AS AFRICAN AMERICANS

GENERATION FRUSTRATION: WHY WE AS A YOUNG BLACK DEMOGRAPHIC CARRY SUCH ANGER

“Where does it all come from?” Ever see the crime rate in the inner cities throughout the country? You ever wonder where so much of this rage comes from? The … Continue reading GENERATION FRUSTRATION: WHY WE AS A YOUNG BLACK DEMOGRAPHIC CARRY SUCH ANGER

EXTERNALLY STRONG, INTERNALLY WEAK: THE EMOTIONAL UPS AND DOWNS OF BLACK WOMEN

“Where does it all come from?” America’s most educated demographic of people: Black women. That’s right, highly educated, very successful; but. And there is a but; what about the romance? Not … Continue reading EXTERNALLY STRONG, INTERNALLY WEAK: THE EMOTIONAL UPS AND DOWNS OF BLACK WOMEN

EXODUS RELOADED: WILL THERE EVER COME A TIME WHERE BLACKS WILL HAVE TO LEAVE?

“Could it happen again?” 11% of America, this is the percent to which the African American population is made up of in this country. Now I make this statement, especially … Continue reading EXODUS RELOADED: WILL THERE EVER COME A TIME WHERE BLACKS WILL HAVE TO LEAVE?