‘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 setContinue 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 executedContinue 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 ofContinue reading “Is There a Double Standard Between the Sex Appeal of Black and White Women?”