Fabulous News About Black Women

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Clutchettes, we’ve survived the second week of July. It’s been a hellacious six days, but some of our sisters still managed to accomplish some dope ish. Here are last week’s fabulous accomplishments and firsts from fellow black women. Nicki Minaj Nabs August Cover of Marie...

Open Thread: George Zimmerman Found Not Guilty

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George Zimmerman was found not guilty after 16 hours of jury deliberation. The six-person jury -- all white women -- basically had three choices: to find Zimmerman guilty of second-degree murder; to find him guilty of the lesser charge of manslaughter; or to find him not guilty.

A Cautionary Tale Of Flip-Flops

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I can’t count how many pairs of flip-flops I own. If I’m not wearing heels, I’m usually grabbing a pair of flip-flops before I leave the house. And yes, I’m one of those people who choose to wear them all year round. But what’s easy to wear, isn’t always easy for...

8 Times We Continued To Hook Up With A Guy Even Though We Knew He Was Awful

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We’ve all had that moment (or many moments) in our love lives when we knew a guy was awful, like, say, when he told us he had to chew gum all the time because of his halitosis and rotten wisdom teeth, but we continued to...

Riding Is Like Freedom: Harley-Davidson & F. Gary Gray Team Up to Highlight Black Bikers

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Back in March Harley-Davidson invited me to participate in an once-in-a-lifetime trip: a 500-mile motorcycle ride from Atlanta to Daytona Beach for Bike Week. Although I’m a complete novice, I’d learned how to ride a motorcycle last summer and was eager to hop back on...