Listen, I know we have all heard of the angry black women stereotype. The stereotype that characterizes black women as “aggressive, ill tempered, illogical, overbearing, hostile, and ignorant without provocation.” In today’s media, there is always a depiction of an angry black woman. From reality shows like Real Housewives of Atlanta to movies like Little. After watching […]Read More Diary of an Angry Black Woman
Wonder why no one is laughing at your jokes? Why no one sits with you at lunch or stands near you on public transit? You’ve tried every shampoo and deodorant from the local supermarket to the expensive ones on Amazon.com, yet people still flee as if you smell like garbage. But maybe it’s not your stench – […]Read More Am I an Ableist? 5 Ways to Stop Putting Your Foot In Your Mouth
Last week, I wrote a piece on why unchecked chivalry should be dead. I’ll spare you a re-hash of my points in that post, but essentially, I asserted that an agent of a chivalrous act should consider the agency of the individual receiving that action. While some men assume that chivalry is an archaic, albeit […]Read More I’m a fighter, not an oppressor.