Tag: love

Monday’s Links We Love and Love to Hate

Love-and-Hate

A Breakdown of the latest race, gender and just plain interesting news popping up on the web: — Love:  Black Twitter’s Reaction to Sally Mae’s  anniversary. — Love:  “Sally, Sally” I can’t afford my hair.” The above video, Tuition, a…

Scandal: Sex, Subtext and Subversion

Olivia Pope Collage

This post was originally entitled “The Best Critique / Defense of Olivia Pope You Will Ever Read” but since the original title is much more succinct and honestly perfect, we decided to keep it. On November 23, 2013, I was scrolling down…

“Meet Your First Black Girlfriend” video hilariously saves white guys from awkward moments.

Meet

I laughed out loud the first time I watched this video; it manages to be both equal parts instructive and funny. While some of it has to be exaggerated… I can’t imagine that anyone with any common sense (or a healthy respect for living) would ask their girlfriend how…

The Time This Racist Threw a Banana at My Head and How it was a Totally Life Affirming Experience

grinning banana

    The banana is the fourth most financially valuable food product in the world.This is not surprising. Bananas are nutritious and delicious; they come in their own carrying case, and can be made into magnificent works of art. I am generalizing…

Maybe I am just a hata: Blogger tells black women they should stop focusing on earning a degree and focus on getting married instead.

re-posted from still-lifemedia.tumblr.com

So blogger Jamila Akil at Beyond BlackWhite.com has written a post entitled, “Black Women Are Spending Too Much Time and Effort Going to School, They Should Be Spending That Time Trying to Get Married” were she encourages her melanin blessed brethren to forsake…