Black Men

Why Do We Baby Our Black Men?

It’s like the problem in the world today is we love our boys and we raise our girls. -Michelle Obama At the first-ever Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago, Michelle Obama brought up a very valid point. A point that is evident in most our lives, but is rarely spoken about. She talked about how in […]

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Your Black Is Beautiful

In a country that constantly reminds black women that they are not good enough or worthy of love, you would think that the black man would be there to support, to cherish, to appreciate black women. You thought wrong. Turns out some black men don’t really like black women. In this day and age, some […]

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Don’t Touch My Hair

  I don’t know who told white people that it was okay to stick their hands into other people’s hair, but it needs to stop. I am willing to bet a large sum of money that if you ask any black woman on the street she will tell you that someone has either asked to touch […]

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Toning Down My Blackness

I can’t count how many times I have found myself using a different voice or censoring myself when I talk to people who are not black. Why? Because I don’t want to fit the stereotype of the typical black person. If I am in a social setting where I am the only black person, my […]

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