Death to The: FuckBoi

It's 2017.....are we not tired of these "fuckboi" characters yet? I am. I haven't been on the scene in quite some time, but the rapid increase of "fuckbois" is alarming. At first, I thought this personality trait related only to the fresh 21-year-olds but from my ethnographic observation, the age range seems to exceed 30-years-old... Continue Reading →

The Art of Chillin’

What does it mean to "chill"? There are many meanings behind the surface level vocabulary word. However, according to Urban Dictionary "chill" can be defined as: 1) to stop from doing something. Example: "Bruh, chill it's not that deep put the scissor down". 2) to hang out. Example: "Girl stop playing and come over to... Continue Reading →

#harMONiousMusicMondays

I took my Math exams today and did not do well at all :/  We shall meet again this summer dear Math class.   *Update 02.11.2018: I passed math in Dec. 2017 and graduated. Though it is still Monday. I've been doing some personal healing and as I've said in the past music always soothes... Continue Reading →

Truth Be Told: Going Au Naturel

There is so much power behind going " au naturel". I encourage all African American women to try it at least once in their life. Even if you decide it is not for you, at least you know who you are underneath.  When we begin to understand who we are, it becomes difficult for others to... Continue Reading →

Stereotypes….You Gotta Love Them!

Ooh stereotypes.... how I love thee! Without them people would actually have to get to know me as a person and assume to know me based off my appearance. But all jokes aside, why do we stereotype each other? Don't feel bad we all do it! I believe the main reason stereotyping occurs is to put each other into categories,... Continue Reading →

At the age of 12 years Brooke Bates received her first cosmetic procedures for liposuction and a tummy tuck. Brooke weighed 220 pounds before the liposuction and tummy and afterwards she lost 35 pounds. By the next year she gained the weight back and then proceeded to have a lap band put in. Now that... Continue Reading →

I am using this book for my Women in Developing Countries class. It has great data from almost any topic concerning women from wages to domestic abuse. Here is an example from one of the pages (click to enlarge): This page is dedicated to women and breast cancer. The map  shows the rates of breast cancer per 100,000 women... Continue Reading →

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