Open Thread

Open Thread: Is There an ‘Open War’ on Black Girls?

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After the shocking video of a police officer brutalizing a 15-year-old girl in McKinney, TX, many are wondering if there’s a war on black girls? It seems as though everyone is against us, including those who are supposed to protect and serve. Take a look...

Open Thread: Would You Want Your Husband To Take Your Last Name?

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Who says a woman needs to take her husband’s last name after marriage? Zoe Saldana’s husband, Marco, thought otherwise and took on Saldana’s last name. “I tried to talk him out of it,” Saldana confessed to InStyle. “I told him, ‘If you use my name, you’re...

Open Thread: Are There Not Enough Black Men For Black Women To Choose From?

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During a recent interview, Kenya Moore, fresh off of being dumped by her Millionaire Matchmaker beau, was asked about the subject of dating, more specifically interracial dating. “For Black women, we just have to be open because there’s not a lot of eligible bachelors, that...

Open Thread: Would You Sign a Financial “Love Contract”?

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“I’m Not Ready For Marriage, But I’m Willing To Sign A Love Contract” Marriage. Shmarriage. According to Sean Combs, there’s no need for all of that. Especially when he’s willing to sign a love contract. Combs, who has 6 children by 3 different women, says...