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…

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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…

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…

Serena Williams is Literally Black Women at Work…Everywhere.

By: Kiana Keys Black women everywhere felt it. Watching Serena Williams in the final moments of the 2018 US Open was heartbreaking and cringe-worthy. Not because we were watching a coveted win slip through her fingers. Not because she was…

Girls, You Don’t Hit Boys! Take it from Nas and Chris Brown.

Unpopular opinion time, but it has to be said and I, Connie Troverse, am always glad to be the rabble-rouser to say it. Kelis, Rihanna, fictional Nasir’s baby-momma from Love Is, stop putting your hands on these men. DO BETTER!…

Wait, Grandma! Read this before you change your electricity supplier…

Knock, knock, knock… Hello ma’am. I’m here on behalf of Power’n’nem Electricity supplier. We are offering VISA gift cards and tickets to the see the Temptations Version 58 if you switch over your electricity. Granny, I know it sounds enticing,…

Love Is: Love Is?

Love Is? Were Yasir and Nuri really in love after that first night at Insomnia? I mean, they talked for hours. They had so much in common. They really connected. but were they in love? Let’s explore. New Edition said…

19 Minutes: There’s one thing NOBODY is talking about.

I admit it, admit it… (I) I admit it, I did it… (I)… I listened to the ENTIRE 19-minute song, I Admit, by R. Kelly. And as you can see above, I listened to a video that had the lyrics.…

Regarding September this Summer: 5 Songs Taylor Swift Should NEVER Touch

If you don’t know by now, something tragic happened in the world of music in June, 2018. Taylor Swift, who I do respect and appreciate as an artist, did the unthinkable. I have decided that she did it, not to…

6 Reasons Why I’m Tired of All-White Parties

Remind me why we are still doing all-white parties again? Because I think we reached that expiration date about 4 years ago. Can we at least agree to wrap this trend up fairly quickly going forward?