‘Bad Blood’ And ‘Feeling Myself’ Were Great For Women In Pop Culture

Yes, I said it. I thought Taylor Swift‘s “Bad Blood” and Nicki Minaj‘s (surprise clip for) “Feeling Myself” were great for women in pop culture. And while I had less of an enthusiastic reaction to the Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea collabo of “Pretty Girls”, I also appreciated their project for it was another set of women in music getting together. In the month of … Continue reading ‘Bad Blood’ And ‘Feeling Myself’ Were Great For Women In Pop Culture

The Cult of Lena Dunham and Helen Gurley Brown

I was reminded of the name Helen Gurley Brown during the time of her passing in 2012 at the age of 90. I was interning at VIBE magazine then and I had written a brief post about Gurley Brown in tribute. When I dotted the last sentence, I left fascinated by her mission, especially executed during her role as the Editor in Chief of Cosmopolitan … Continue reading The Cult of Lena Dunham and Helen Gurley Brown

Is There a Double Standard Between the Sex Appeal of Black and White Women?

I try to stay on the bright side or semi-diplomatic side of things when it comes to race relations among black and white women. Whenever plausible, I wedge some common ground on topics that can get rather intense and personal. Sometimes because of the differences in us culturally or physically, it can cause a lot of misunderstanding. As a writer, I try to prove once again … Continue reading Is There a Double Standard Between the Sex Appeal of Black and White Women?