The Making of a Total Woman!

Shemeka Michelle Chris Clark, Christina Clark, Christina Hope Boyd, Crx Clark, Mature Conversations, NG Contributor, Personal Empowerment, Society, Women

~Crx Clark ”All my life I’ve been searching,” but I didn’t know what I’d been searching for. I’ve always referenced this catch phrase in my poetry, when contemplating a new love interest, or when I decided to rewind and remind my broken- hearted mind. I never asked myself this question when I was happy but how many times would I …

Dear Black People, Your Savior and Oppressor Have The Same Blue Eyes!

Shemeka Michelle Education, Family, Parenting, Personal Empowerment, Racism, Religion, Shemeka Michelle, Society

~Shemeka Michelle Movies such as “The Blind Side” will have many people believing in the great white hope! However, the savior mentality between Blacks and Whites actually go back further than that. Many African Americans grew up in a home believing in a white Jesus with blue eyes that was memorialized in a picture on the wall.  When we thought …

International Women’s Day: A Reader Chimes In On Previous Blog!

NGB Guest Guest Blogger, Mature Conversations, NG Contributor, Racism, Society, Women

Guest Blogger: Monica Renata I am an IT Professional and writer located in New Orleans, Louisiana. I strive to spark emotional intelligence and realization in my writings. I have written a response to the following article: http://www.nakedgirlzblog.info/dear-white-women-fk-you-and-your-daywithoutawoman/   International Women’s Day is day is supposed to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and also bring attention …

Dear White Women, F#*K You and Your #DayWithoutAWoman

Shemeka Michelle Mature Conversations, Personal Empowerment, Racism, Shemeka Michelle, Society, Women

Dear White Women, You are so fucking insecure! That was the first thought that came to my head when I heard about a #DayWithoutAWoman. My second thought was “What do White women in America have to complain about?” You yell about pay inequality, but I’ve yet to hear you complain about the fact that on average, your income is higher …

Black Women Are Taught Not to Need a Man

Christina Clark Chris Clark, Christina Clark, Christina Hope Boyd, Crx Clark, Family, Marriage, Mature Conversations, Men, NG Contributor, Relationships, Society, Women

~Crx Clark I saw a post on Facebook stating “White women are taught how to keep a man, but Black women are taught to not need a man.” I gasped for air when I read this, but why? Shemeka Michelle has already done a vlog on this matter. I see meme after meme celebrating the happiness of lonely women almost …