Mia Fields-'s Recent Articles

E-Maintained, Are You A Victim?

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I loved everything about growing up in the early nineties and not just because I got to watch television shows like Ghostwriter, Clarissa Explains It All and TGIF on ABC, but because it really was amazing. It was a carefree life and probably the last...

I Do, I Think

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I stood by one of my very best friend’s sides with pride this past weekend as she married the love of her life. She had achieved what so many of us want: a great career, a man who loves her with no hesitation, and an...

Have We Been Duped?

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Confession, I love reading blogs run by mainly men like Very Smart Brothas, Single Black Male and Naked With Socks On. I always leave these sites with an a’ha moment feeling like I’m in on the secret world of how men think. However, one of my...

Let Karma Handle It

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“When you’re doing well in life, it’s par for the course certain individuals will try and knock you down,” former Family Matters star Jaleel White said in a recent statement about the very public claims made by his ex-girlfriend Bridget Hary that he was physically...

Men Can Be Side-Pieces Too

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“I‘m not good enough to be on her arm,” one of my guy friends confessed over drinks not long ago. He looked distraught, as if his entire world had just crashed around him and there was nothing that he could do about it. Dark circles...

I Am Good Enough, Are You?

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I sat bewildered in front of my television screen last Monday evening entranced in an episode of VH1’s Basketball Wives. I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t watch the show weekly, but when I saw many young, well-versed, educated women of color on...