How Abortion Makes Us Say Silly Things (Part 2)

This article concludes Cole Brown's two-part series. You can read part one…


How Abortion Makes Us Say Silly Things (Part 1)

The title of this blog is controversial.The content of this blog is equally…


I Wish My Black Sisters Knew...

Jasmine's piece first appeared on her personal blog here on April 16th. It has…


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When I Consider The Darkness

I’m scared to raise you here wherea reed basket can’t deliveran escape from…


Singleness and Handling a Trivial Pursuit

"You'll be okay. You just have to learn that you’re worth more than settling on…


Hair and the Black Woman

When I got pregnant with my oldest, I made a decision that I would no longer…


Lessons on Singleness

 This July, I went to the Legacy Conference in Chicago with the expressed…


Abortion: A Time to Mourn and A Time to Speak

I saw the first Planned Parenthood video early Wednesday morning. It was…


Feminism Isn't Good Enough

I grew up in a home that celebrated the diversity between men and women. My…


Roundtable: Sex and Relationships

Jemar & Phillip are joined with Hafeez Baoku & Jasmine Baucham as they…


Why You Simply Can't Love Me for Me

Pop threw up his hands in disgust, prompted by the third Valentine's Day movie…


Chestnut Girl: Reflections on Being a 'Dark Girl'

Several years ago, a friend of mine asked me for my opinion on a fiction…


When Hair Becomes a Heart Issue

I named my hair Wild Mike.And that's what we call him, whether he's been…


Why War Stories Inspire Womanhood

[I approach speaking of war imagery with sobriety, knowing that many people…


Motherhood, Untimely Born

by Karen Ellis, Regular ContributorA curious command and promise opens Isaiah…