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I started dating women two years ago. I was always attracted to masculine presenting women a.k.a “studs” but never explored the attraction until my last year of law school. There was this young woman, her name was Chloee. She was light skinned, laid back, witty, and ge...

Recently in Blackistani news, The Baby punches a fan, two separate black women get jumped by two separate groups of black males in close proximity to each other, and a little black girl exposes what the “community” really does to the psyche of dark skinned black girls...

In recent media and news, we are seeing the continued impact of colorism, level up, and black women empowerment conversations on the image of black women and girls, specifically dark skinned black women and girls.

On the reality entertainment front, we see a positive r...

This is going to be a little bit of a tough love session for black women (myself included) and If that is not what you want to read, I understand. However, I said what I said and while I love black women, there are some things that we need to answer for. 

In recent year...

Think about this scenario:

You are sitting at a bar in a nice restaurant, on a very nice side of town. You are enjoying a delicious fruity cocktail while looking good, feeling good, and enjoying the slow, smooth music. Just as you daintily raise a finger, beckoning the...

On my personal level up journey I decided early on that I would join a few Facebook groups centered around women who are doing the same, in hopes of finding and learning from like-minded women. As of late, I am less active in the groups due to the negativity, off topic...

I know last time I said that would be the first and last installment of this series; but the nigatry that’s afoot this week brought it back from the graveyard. The topic this week? Y’all really and I mean really need to stay out of black women’s business and black wome...

On a trip back to Los Angeles I walked into a tea shop and caught up with an old-ish acquaintance of mine. I first met her years ago on a trip to France. She made sure I got home safe after deciding to walk home alone from a bar with young, naïve, drunken, adamancy.

I...

Terry Crews is exactly why I, and many other dark skinned black women no longer choose to defend the collective of black men. Let’s take a trip down memory lane, shall we? 

In 2018, or maybe 2017 Terry Crews came out and spoke about being sexually assaulted by a man in...

In recent years, the trend of “The relatable” social media influencer has popped up and effectively blown up; Changing all social platforms and the ways influencers relate to the public audience. The relatable influencer is someone who gains popularity through her seem...

Greetings fellow dark skinned black women...We need to get on code and even more importantly...STAY ON CODE. 

I am sure you have heard the word “code” thrown around the black woman blogs and vlogishpere but what is it? Simply put, a code in this sense is just an unspoke...

This will probably be the first and last installment of of this “series” but this week in the media brought on a particular onslaught of chatter on the subject of dark-skinned women. More specifically, what(who) we’ve been doing and what we’ve been saying; Particularly...