Why we need more Quality Female Role Models

Role model: A role model or mentor is a person who demonstrates a particular behavior, skill, or social role for another person to emulate. Role models might emerge because of character and conduct or because of particular skills and talents. Modelling ourselves on others is part of human nature, and we all subconsciously take in the … Continue reading Why we need more Quality Female Role Models

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Time 2 change the image of Black Women in America

Throughout my transition from a young Black girl, to a Black female teenager, to a  43 year old Black Woman, I have been witness, directly and indirectly, to the challenges that being a Black female in this country inherently brings. There are currently, and have been some powerful, national images of Black women as successful, accomplished … Continue reading Time 2 change the image of Black Women in America

Why are black women still considered less physically attractive than other women??

I watched part of an episode of a tv show called "Being Mary Jane" the other day and in this episode she convened a panel of guests (she hosts a talk show) to discuss an article that is actually a real life article written by Dr. Satoshi Kanazawa and was published by Psychology Today back … Continue reading Why are black women still considered less physically attractive than other women??

Hashtag #NappyHair- the new “Trend” for white women on Instagram

I swear I don't make these things up. Apparently it's a new trend on Instagram for white women to use the hashtag #NappyHair to describe their bad hair days... Please, don't take my word for it, take a look for yourself. It's very interesting to say the least. Disturbing and irksome to be completely honest. … Continue reading Hashtag #NappyHair- the new “Trend” for white women on Instagram

What it means to be a Black Woman

We have been conditioned, through enslavement, physical and mental abuse, and the subliminal messages that feeds us programming that informs us what being a Black woman "really" means. In other words, to be a Black woman means to be marginalized, disrespected, lazy, loud, ghetto, sex objects, uneducated, naïve, gullible, defensive, judgmental, opinionated, men haters, and … Continue reading What it means to be a Black Woman

So now non-black women are being celebrated for having big butts-what the what?

I'm almost at a loss for words after having watched J Lo's video for "Booty" featuring Iggy Azalea. I mean, really?? Okay J Lo, you're a grown woman I get it, and just because I may frown on you being 45 and a mother and wonder why in the world you would want to put that … Continue reading So now non-black women are being celebrated for having big butts-what the what?