indepedent women
beyonce
Apparently I hadn’t gotten the memo about it being mandatory for all women of the African Diaspora to be eternal fans of Beyoncé Knowles.
beyonce
She is Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter. The rest of us are not Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter.
mybrownbaby
Often, in the not-so-private corners of my house, I sing out loud with all my might, without a care in the world about who’s listening.
sex toys
In a time when “Louis sheets / he sweat it out like washed rags / he wet it up” is an acceptable Grammys performance lyric, buying sex toys is really not a lot more risqué than buying lingerie.
feminism
I’m sick of reading the same old comments on every black feminist/womanist blog or website.
grammys
beyonce
NEWS FLASH, Y’ALL: The right to be sexy ends when you pop a child out of your body!
in

Jan 27, 2014 at 5:30pm | 317 comments

beyonce
This album is widely successful because it makes women feel good about themselves. I can see how that might be confusing for some.
beyonce
This album is a celebration of the marriage of privilege and intellectual movement that a lot of black women—particularly Southern, Christian black women of this mold, which I am also a part of—do not have access to and are not allowed to attain.
in

Dec 17, 2013 at 12:00pm | 191 comments

beauty dare
I mean, if Beyoncé is doing it, we probably will all be doing it eventually.
beyonce
hair
My daughter's hair is (on a good day) just clean. There's nothing manicured or neat about it; it's a head of fluffy hair that just sits there.
in

Sep 17, 2013 at 9:00am | 183 comments

beyonce
I've got that weirdo in between stage hair and I don't want.
in

Sep 16, 2013 at 10:00am | 64 comments

music festival
While I had to practice not calling people every cuss word I know, I can finally check “music festival” off my bucket list.
short hair
Here’s what I know from doing a reverse Beyonce.
in

Aug 19, 2013 at 4:00pm | 123 comments

beyonce