Why Is Violence Against Black Women Dismissed Or Ignored

Violence can affect any woman, anywhere in the world regardless of educational, economic or racial background. However, when violence against black women occurs, black women are often depicted as women who do not need help. Embed from Getty Images According to Feminista Jones, a mental-health social worker and feminist writer from New York City, statistically [...]

2017-09-03T04:18:14+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Black Issues, Domestic Violence/Abuse|

Who Benefits From The Black Women’s Hair Controversy?

The "roots"are not the problem What is this obsession surrounding black women's hair?  I am getting so fed up with the "Black Hair" issue. Who really benefits from these incessant black hair debates? There are bans across America in schools, places of employment, and institutions, that state that an African, Pan-African, or "Black" woman [...]

2017-08-29T04:43:54+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Black Issues|

Why Wonder Woman Is Not Wonderful For Black Women

A Seventy Year Old Stereotype Emerges While the rest of the world is going crazy over the reintroduction of DC comic’s “Wonder Woman,” I am squirming in my Brown skin by the notion of the underlying message in this movie; White women only can be praised as being “Super-hero” wonderful. So for another [...]

2017-10-23T15:31:18+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Black Issues|

I’ve Discovered My Own Definition Of Blackness

With all the controversy surrounding the new Nina Simone biopic, which casts Zoe Saldana as the famous singer, I wanted to write something that voiced my point of view. Apparently there is a debate as to whether Zoe Saldana, a "black-looking" Latin-American actress and dancer, is worthy of, or rather "black-looking" enough, to play the [...]

2017-07-22T08:20:07+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Black Issues|