Written By Robyn Jasmine for A Brown Belle Exchange The last 72 hours have been exhausting to say the least. The country that we live in has been in an uproar (once again) due to the slaughter of Black Men. I used the word slaughter, because that’s exactly the term that fits best.… Continue reading All We Ever Did Was Be Black
There’s been a show on the FYI network titled #BlackLove which has been serving life lessons since its premiere in December. The show is centered around five successful women in New York City whose introduction starts out by saying “You’ll never have a job, an apartment, or a boyfriend at the same time in… Continue reading #BlackLove: Have You Been Watching?
So I have been on an ADELE overdose lately. I’ve always liked her music; I never was one to jump on bandwagons, I’m more of a listen to the whole album before I can really feel it, if that makes any sense. Anyway, her newest album seems to have come out at the wrong time… Continue reading Make you FEEL my Love…..
Wikipedia defines “Loose lips sink ships” as an American English idiom meaning “beware of unguarded talk”. Talking recklessly has it consequences whether it is a minuscule or massive issue. Let’s steer this in the direction of relationships. I take “loose lips sinks ships” in the perspective of “keep your mouth closed about your new/existing relationship, if… Continue reading Loose Lips Sinks Ships
So I had conversation the other day with this guy, who just happens to be successful, black, educated and very much a gentleman with high standards when it came to dating. He says though he loves black women, and would probably marry a black woman one day, he would prefer it if black women didn’t… Continue reading Why do Black Men HATE Natural Hair?
The topic of marriage surrounds me daily. As a young, unmarried, childless woman, I am often a prime candidate for unsolicited but much needed advice from near and far. “Don’t rush.” “Marry who loves you more than you love them, you won’t go wrong.” “Marriage is not all it’s cracked up to be.” “Wait. Live… Continue reading Relationships 105: Marriage & A Wife vs A MRS.
Last night’s premiere of Being Mary Jane season two came with a lot of jaw dropping moments *spoiler alert* like the poor goldfish being thrown out the window of her impeccably decorated home. Ouch! Throughout the episode Mary Jane Paul often humiliates herself trying to come to a sound conclusion of her and David’s demise.… Continue reading Relationships 102: Why it is necessary to have CLOSURE.