Tag: love

June 12 is for Loving

On June 12, 1967, the United States struck down anti-miscegenation laws in the famous Supreme Court case, Loving v. Virginia.  Festivals have sprung up around the country to celebrate June 12 as “Loving Day” and there is even an official lovingday.org…

Cautiously Excited? upcoming documentary “The Swirl” tackles the topic of interracial relationships.

  “The Swirl” or to “Swirl”   been around for awhile and has made it into pop culture lexicon as short – hand for dating or hooking up with a person of another race.  Urbandictionary.com provides this elegant and nuanced…

Monday’s Links We Love and Love to 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

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.

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…

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

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…

Well, color me surprised: did Senator John McCain’s son marry a sista?

The Washington Post  reports that Jack McCain, a Navy pilot and son of Senator John McCain got married over the weekend to Renee Swift, an Air Force reserve captain. I am pouring over the pics from the wedding and I am…