Black Girls Are… Good Girls and Then Some.

  Yes, you read it right. Black girls are good girls. Black women are good women. Yes, I made a general statement about us because it’s true and we are more than good. I know there are messy, conniving, drama filled, evil women who happen to be black, but I am not talking about them….

To Be Black and Mentally Ill.

Being strong, black, and proud is not a treatment for mental illness. I am a sufferer of depression, anxiety, and compulsive eating. (Update: PTSD and recurrent depression.) I have no shame in admitting that to anyone anymore because I know that I am not alone. I also want you and all the members of the…