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…


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…