Natalie's Recent Articles

The Price of Retail Therapy

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Black women have a tendency to literally shop until their bank balances drop towards the red. While they freely spend money on clothes and other items of little value, their finances and priorities are completely out-of-order. It can be soothing to spend, but in the...

The Jay-Z Effect: Is Jay-Z Hip-Hop’s Version of Oprah?

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If you had not yet heard, the Oprah effect is very real. Oprah is the daytime diva, who controls masses of minds from her cute little couch. With more authority in most of our lives than our own parents, CNBC has dedicated an entire hour...

Sloppy Seconds: Is It Ever Ok to Date Someone’s Ex?

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All is fair in love and war, but does that ever make it ok to date a friends ex? Why not? After all love is a losing game, and if your loser ex and loser so called friend, think they have the right chemistry for...

Girls in the Club Show Love

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If you are daring enough of a dame to do it, stepping out to the strip club can be a lot of fun. If you’re more of the, “I’ll be damned if I do”, you’d be surprised to know that most of the clubs these...

The Beautiful Voices Behind Clutch: Dear Clutch…

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“My president is Black; my nails are painted blue, I don’t know how I went this long in life without you.” For the first time, I’ve seen my life- the real me, living in this modern day as a young intellectual woman of color represented...