black women

The Unemployment Rate For Black Women Still Sucks

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According to a recent study released by the National Women’s Law Center, Black women are the only demographic that hasn’t shown an improvement in the unemployment rates. The study shows that the even though the overall unemployment rate dropped from 7.2 percent to 6.1 percent between August...

Black Men: Black Women Are Not To Blame For The “Independent Ladies” Phenomenon

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There is a crisis in the Black family, that truth cannot be denied. The only thing the Black community disagrees on is its source. There is a particular widespread belief held by Black men that the Black woman’s “independent mentality” is at fault for the...

Legal Weed: White People Get Rich, Black People Get To Stay In Prison

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Ever since Colorado and Washington  legalized marijuana, people have realized how much of a big business it actually is.  So far Colorado has brought in over $200 million in revenue, and now it’s even a bigger hotbed of tourist activity.  Just imagine the other states that...

Dear White Gay Guys: If You’re Allies Of Black Women, Prove It

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Can we talk? Really talk? Good. Because I’m so sick of the word “ally” and the expectations that come with it that I don’t know what to do. When some Black men want to get play on Twitter, they all of a sudden become feminist...

Times Writer Tells White Gay Men To Stop Stealing Black Female Culture

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Time Magazine recently posted an opinion piece by Sierra Mannie, a senior at the University of Mississippi, titled “Dear White Gays: Stop Stealing Black Female Culture.”  And this is how I initially felt after reading the title, because I knew exactly where Mannie was going. You see,...