Posts tagged "black men"

The Soapbox: Don’t Let Drake’s “Sensitivity” Fool You – He’s Still A Misogynist

Drake’s NiceGuy (TM) persona doesn’t exempt him from being a misogynist.

Carol H. Hood | October 26, 2015 - 2:00 pm

12 Reasons Black Women Are Not More Privileged Than Black Men

A seemingly impervious narrative dominates today’s social discourse in the Black community where Black men are painted as more vulnerable victims than their female counterparts. This far-reaching myth typically arises…

Tiffanie Drayton | August 28, 2014 - 2:00 pm

The Soapbox: I Will March For Eric Garner — But Black Male Sexism Must Also Be Addressed

I recently read a piece written by Kimberly Foster titled “Why I Will Not March For Eric Garner.” The author plainly states her argument: she refuses to rally in support…

Tiffanie Drayton | July 25, 2014 - 1:00 pm

An Open Letter To The Gawker Essayist Who Wrote About Dating White Women While Black

Dear Ernest Baker,

In your recent personal essay on Gawker titled “The Reality of Dating White Women When You Are Black,” you stated unequivocally that you are not…

Tiffanie Drayton | June 4, 2014 - 11:00 am

Girl Talk: On Being My Black Boyfriend’s First Black Girlfriend

The first time I asked my boyfriend if he had ever actually dated a black girl, we had not even met yet. It was during one of our online Skype…

Tiffanie Drayton | April 11, 2014 - 12:00 pm

The Soapbox: Black Men, Is Chad Ochocinco Your Hero?

Chadvelyn, LosOcho and OchoSado: those were the three hybrid names that I came up with for my favorite reality TV couple, Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson and Evelyn Lozada. But after only…

Erica Watson | August 16, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Comedian Kevin Hart’s Cartoon Message To Black Women Is Offensive

A few months ago, I picked up a book called Is Marriage For White People? In it, author Ralph Richard Banks addressed the decline of successful black marriages in America.

Tiffanie Drayton | April 11, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Black Men Targeted By Anti-Abortion Billboard

Not content to just shame black women for having abortions, an anti-abortion group is now targeting black men with their controversial billboards. “Fatherhood starts in the womb,” reads a new…

Jessica Wakeman | September 26, 2011 - 5:20 pm

New Book Asks, “Is Marriage For White People?”

I almost feel bad for black women. It seems like the majority of the time they’re written about in the mainstream media, it’s about one of two topics: Why aren’t

Jessica Wakeman | September 9, 2011 - 1:40 pm

The Trouble With Kanye

If you know anything about Kanye, you know he loves his Balenciaga sandals and neon. Some people think he looks moronic. Some people think he looks awesome. Apparently, some people…

Jessica Wakeman | May 15, 2009 - 4:30 pm

Black Women Have Higher Chance Of Remaining Unmarried

Many black women are quick to point out that there are no good single black men out here. It turns out, they might actually be right, which also may explain…

Persia Ali | February 16, 2009 - 9:00 pm