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Poor Black Women Face Cycle of Poverty With Exploding Eviction Rates

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A MacArthur Foundation study found that the demographic suffering the most evictions under the current economic downturn is black women. Black women in poor are more likely to be evicted from their homes, continuing a cycle of poverty. Common Dreams reports that in Milwaukee, where the study was done, black women make up only 9.6 percent of the city’s population but account for an astounding 30 percent of evictions. Milwaukee…

‘Mad Men’ Actress Accused of Racism After Sharing Tribal Photo

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Mad Men actress January Jones deleted a photo she shared on Instagram after commenters accused her of racism. As part of Throwback Thursday, the 36 year old actress shared pictures of herself during an early modeling gig surrounded by two shirtless people of African descent. “I had to swap my #tbt pics because I was receiving to (sic) many negative comments and assumptions,” said the actress. She continued, saying she…

Dr Boyce Watkins & S. Tia Brown: Jamal Bryant, “These hoes ain’t loyal”

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In this episode of Financial Lovemaking, Dr Boyce Watkins and S. Tia Brown discuss Pastor Jamal Bryant’s remarks in church. During a recent sermon called “My enemy’s worst nightmare,” the pastor used the term “these hoes ain’t loyal,” which led to controversy. This builds a conversation about the relationship between the black church and it’s congregations, and whether black women are duped by pastors who give messages that might be degrading….

Does the music industry hate black women?

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  Dr Boyce Watkins and Maria Lloyd talk about the disrespect of women in the music industry.       [leadplayer_vid id=”5354B7BA7518F”]

Atlanta Black Star reveals the five things white women are allowed to getaway with that Black women can not. www.blacklikemoi.com

4 Things Society Hates About Black Women, Loves About White Women

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Reported by April Taylor Living as a woman presents its own set of challenges; however, living as a black woman can be even more challenging due inequality and prejudice.  A recent article by the Atlanta BlackStar highlights some statistics that illustrate just how different being a black woman is than being a white woman in America. They do this by pointing out five significant things that white women get away…

SNL makes a bunch of tasteless jokes about slavery

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You have to watch this video.  SNL decided to air a skit that was put together by the black women who are part of the show.  Apparently, they thought it was funny, but the black community does not.  The skit consists of a woman making jokes about being in slavery and popping out “super babies” for the master on her plantation. You can see that the woman’s attempts at humor…

The Miseducation of a Woman’s Worth (Documentary)

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    Four prominent Black Women of the Indianapolis Art scene give a dynamic analysis of women of today through their unique forms of poetry. Told in both eloquent and raw forms, Naz The Anti-Star (Nazeeha Khalid), Gabrielle Patterson, Chenzira Allen, and Januarie York (Kendria Smith) represent the vast spectrums of black women. No one viewer will walk away without being touched. Executive Producer and Director – Joe Clemons Producers…

How Black Women SHOULD Treat Black Men

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  If more black women thought like this woman, relationships and marriages would be successful. And black women wouldn’t be telling the world how bad black men are.         [leadplayer_vid id=”534F711631DC8″]

Is Reality TV Damaging the Image of Black Women?

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  Is the image of black women damaged by their portrayal on reality tv shows?         [leadplayer_vid id=”534C6ACC76F3C”]

THE NUMBER 1 REASON BLACK WOMEN ARE SINGLE

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  Thoughts on why so many black women are single and may remain single and unmarried.       [leadplayer_vid id=”534A20C76191E”]

7 Things That Every Man Can Do To Prepare For A Positive Relationship Trailer

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  7 Things that Every Man Can do to Prepare for a Positive Relationship: 1. Heal from past relationships with women 2. Transcend Sexist Programming 3. Identify and eliminate any addictions that lower your value as a man 4. Work on becoming more responsible in all areas of your life 5. Develop a high degree of sexual discipline 6. Let go of relationships that keep you operating below your true…

What’s Eating Black Women? [HD]

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According to the Centers for Disease Control, four out of five black women are overweight or obese. In this video I profile Michaela Angela Davis, and image activist who works to promote positive images among people of color. She recently started a healthy eating and fitness program to address the problem among black women. I also spoke with Tanya Fields, founder of the BLK Projek, a Bronx based food justice…

This documentary says that black men have been deliberately feminized

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This documentary called “Hidden Colors” goes deep into the destruction of the black man and the black family.  There seems to be an argument stating that black women and black men have been divided over the last 40 years.  We know that this is true, but the question is whether or not this just happened to occur or if there is a deliberate plan to undermine the masculinity of the…

Black Folk Don’t: Get Married

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  It seems like now a days it’s hard to find black folk who are ready and willing to say I do, at least that’s what all the media coverage about single black women says. Is this a generational issue or are black folk allergic too long term commitment? Or are they just committing in different ways outside the mainstream?       [leadplayer_vid id=”534398018277C”]

How do we confront the negative images of black women in media?

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This according to Youtube: “If you believe most of the images of black women you see in movies and on television, or the words you hear used to describe sisters in music, you get the impression that they are mean, spiteful, crazy, out-of-control, always at each other’s throats and only interested in shaking their butts, servicing their men and getting in their pockets. Roland Martin sat down with some women…