Feminism · Love

Level Up: An Analysis of the World of Side-Pieces

Written By A. McRae. Homewrecker. Desperate. Lonely. Ugly. Hoe. Broke. There are just a few words used to describe women who involve themselves with someone else’s man. I recently realized that side-chicks are more prominent than I originally believed. Many posts/memes fill the spaces of Twitter and Instagram, and I find myself holding many conversations about…… Continue reading Level Up: An Analysis of the World of Side-Pieces

Black Women · books · Feminism · Recommended Read · Spirituality · Womanism

Recommended Read: The Color Purple

Title: The Color Purple Author: Alice Walker Year Published: 1982 Notable Quote: “She say, Miss Celie, You better hush. God might hear you. Let ‘im hear me, I say. If he ever listened to poor colored women the world would be a different place, I can tell you.” Get It Now: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Kindle The Color…… Continue reading Recommended Read: The Color Purple

Black Women · Feminism · music · Women

Reminiscing on Destiny’s Child: The Writings on The Wall

Bold Statement: Destiny’s is the last girl group of major fame. We know girl groups: The Supremes, TLC, Salt N Pepa. Destiny’s Child was the last one to make an impact on the world. I recently updated my iTunes with the albums I loved growing up, and as I listened to DC’s albums, I remembered…… Continue reading Reminiscing on Destiny’s Child: The Writings on The Wall

Feminism · Fitz · Scandal · Scandal Series · Women

Scandal Feminism: The Wife & Mother

After noticing the themes of feminism Shonda Rhimes brings into the series Scandal, I decided to write about the main women of the show. They each represent a triumph and a pigeonhole of feminism. We’re going to explore how. Mellie Grant: The Wife & Mother As First Lady, Mellie Grant’s purpose is to uphold traditional values.…… Continue reading Scandal Feminism: The Wife & Mother

Feminism · Human Rights · Jada Pinkett Smith · music · Women

Jada Pinkett-Smith Speaks Some Truth

I may not always fully agree with Jada Pinkett-Smith, but I can never doubt the truth she delivers in the form of Facebook statuses. In one of her recent statuses, she responds to the recent criticism on the performance outfits worn by performers at Beyonce’s Chime for Change concert. Her status: Whose body is this…… Continue reading Jada Pinkett-Smith Speaks Some Truth