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The REAL reason Chilli is still single

January 4, 2011 by


Last year, I was excited to see one-third of my all-time favorite girl group, TLC, back in the limelight with “What Chilli Wants.” After watching a season’s worth of what it was that Rozanda “Chilli” Thomas was seeking in a man, I realized with the rest of the world that her demands were painstakingly unrealistic. […]

Is Steve Harvey hustling black women?

December 15, 2010 by


After his last best-selling book, “Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man,” Steve Harvey is back with yet another “guide” for black women on how to get a keep a man. While I appreciated his humorous and even truthful points in the first book, I couldn’t help but to ask myself why there were […]

Black men step your game up before making demands

November 22, 2010 by


As I recently watched my Sunday morning fix of “My Black is Beautiful,” I was shocked by Dr. Tiy-E Muhammad’s advice to black women: “Stop being ‘so independent and show your vulnerability.'” The licensed psychologist admonished that black women don’t show that they “need” black men and that is why they are single. While I respect […]

Another one bites the dust–Kanye is officially playing for the other team

November 22, 2010 by


While I love Kanye West in all of his arrogant glory, I can’t help but be put off by the fact that he seems to be among the growing number of successful black men who feel that only a non-African American woman is worth their time. According to one of my favorite bloggers, Sandra Rose, […]