Motherhood

The Kind of Love That Black Women Make: Female Capital & Cost

Each March, for Women’s History Month, Vanessa and I pair to analyze a selected piece of literature or film, offering insight on the kind of love that Black women make. Our first piece revisited The Color Purple and last year we covered The Women of Brewster Place. In those articles, we wrote about sisterly love, female independence, […]

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20: Their New Marriage

Episode 20: Their New Marriage   After eighteen months of relationship coaching and marriage prep, Shaunice marries the love of her life and shares her story alongside her husband with me.    In today’s episode, Shaunice and I have a woman-to-woman sit down to discuss her dating and relationship journey, including learning and applying vulnerability

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Special 06: 2023 “Black Love” Wrapped

Special 06: 2023 “Black Love” Wrapped   On the last day of the year, join me and my co-host, Kaity Rodriguez as we share our professional and personal takes on ten unforgettable “Black Love” moments in 2023, including Rihanna’s pregnancy announcement, Eboni K’s partner preference and elitism, and Kerry Washington’s tenth marriage anniversary.    

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Special 06: 2023 “Black Love” Wrapped

Special 06: 2023 “Black Love” Wrapped   Join me and my co-host, Kaity Rodriguez as we share our takes on ten unforgettable “Black Love” moments in 2023, including Rihanna’s pregnancy announcement, Eboni K’s partner preference and elitism, and Kerry Washington’s tenth anniversary.     Kaity and I are manifesting our “Oprah & Gayle” energy for

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Special 05: Marriage As A Cultural Norm

Special 05: Marriage As A Cultural Norm   Should marriage be a cultural norm for Black Americans? How can create that culture and socialize our sons and daughters accordingly? I’m sharing the four events that led to my latest phenomenon.      As I scoured through research literature, Black scholars supported “the institution of marriage’”

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The Kind of Love That Black Women Make: Black Mother-Daughter Relationships

Last year, I decided that each March, in recognition of Women’s History Month, I’d publish an article that captures the different kinds of love that Black women make by selecting a staple piece of literature or film belonging to the Black community. I invited a mentee of mine to join in as I’m supporting her

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