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Black People Have Been Managing Crises For Years Via Laughter, Dancing and Praise Breaks

This world has always been against us and the favor sure wasn’t always fair. For an entire era, we have huddled together down in the valley, holding each other up, wiping each other’s tears, and then emerging with a resiliency…

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The Handmaid’s Tale Cuts Deeper For Black Women Because of U.S. Slavery.

The series is like a train-wreck – don’t want to look, can’t look away. It’s dark, gruesome, horrific, intriguing and let’s admit it….entertaining and at times, downright juicy. The Handmaid’s Tale, starring Elizabeth Moss, has captured the attention of millions…

Letter to the HBCU (and any College or University) Freshman Class: Follow These 3 Tips to Graduate

View this post on Instagram My prediction: Beyoncé’s Beychella Netflix performance will drive HBCU enrollment to their highest levels ever recorded within 2 years. The culture that is being pushed here is beyond amazing and will have a very tangible…

Ladies, When Men Say You “Talk Too Much,” It’s Not An Insult. Own It!

I’ve often been told by men that I talk way too much, too fast, and add too many details. But to me, I’m just having a normal conversation. In fact, when my girlfriends and I communicate this way, the more…

Someone Told Me Their Daughter Only Plays With Black Dolls. I Disagree

I am a black woman who was raised in a black household. (If you are wondering why I am calling myself black rather than African-American, check this post out.) Last weekend I was out with some friends and struck up…

I Can Do GOOD All By MySELF: Why you should NEVER lose yourself in love.

Cardi B and Offset made news over the weekend. Apparently, Offset found himself messing around with someone other than his wife, and Cardi found out. They are separated and Cardi has released lyrics eluding to a future divorce. Kulture is…

Black Families Have Rules About Who Can Cook What On Thanksgiving

By: Kiana Keys No no, see, this is not a game. This is serious business and I know I’m not the only one that comes from a family that operates under the Robert Rules of Thanksgiving Dish Determination. It’s not…

After Jill Scott’s Mic Check One Two, What Are YOU Gonna Do?

Jill Scott blew UP social media… this week because, well, she rocks the mic. I mean that in both the literal and figurative sense. She’s one of the greats when it comes to music and performance. I saw her live…

Yes I’m African-American, But I Prefer To Be Called BLACK.

By: Kiana Keys Why? Well first, because there is so much strength, power and resilience wrapped into one word that has forever been used to describe all things bad. And second, because society pretty much hates the word. And I’m…

Fresh as F**k, Hella Engaging, Meh-Like: A candid look at Season 3 of Insecure HBO

I am Loyal-Like… … like someone who will watch a whole season of a show regardless of the quality of the content within. I want to be loyal, but it is not in my nature to be a yes-woman. I…