Monthly Archives: February 2013
The Black Woman’s Disease I Couldn’t Dodge

For this last day of American Heart Month, I present a health story. One year ago, I found out I…

And It’s Still Not Funny

I wish the Academy Awards had segregated seating. They already sort of do; actors, producers and directors sit in the…

Feminism and the Future of Whiteness

Last week, I went to a talk entitled, “The Future of Whiteness.” Philosopher Linda Alcoff talked about how white people…

Why I Rise

Today I’m joining what I hope will be billions of women all over the world in celebrating “One Billion Rising,”…

Even When It’s Not on ‘The List’

I think Olivia Pope was wrong about herself on last night’s “Scandal.” I don’t think she wants painful love (which…

3 Words for 2013

“Make your life an incredible masterpiece.” These were the words of wisdom I found on my “Lift Your Spirits” calendar…

Sexy, Feminine, Sensual, Tough: Beyonce’s Perfect Blend

  When I saw the tweets below last night from Dr. Kaila Story, an assistant professor at the University of…

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