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The Friday 5: This Week’s Fabulous News About Black Women

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Well, we’ve reached the end of yet another week, and while we’re a little bit sad today is officially the last day of summer, we’re buoyed by the fact that our sisters across the globe are getting it in and making great strides in every...

Etc. – Things We Didn’t Talk About Today, But Thought You Should Know

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Chris Lighty, Manager of Hip-Hop Stars, Dies at 44 – Our hearts and prayers go out to Lighty and his family. He was a pioneer and most certainly will be missed. {NY Times} South Africa Charges Miners With Murder – Weeks after South African police...

Etc. – Things We Didn’t Talk About Today, But Thought You Should Know

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Today we celebrate the life of Michael Joseph Jackson. It seems crazy that he’s dead, but his music will always live on! Prince, Paris Jackson in Gary to mark pop star’s birthday – Glad they’re going back to Gary to celebrate their pop. {Fox News}...

Etc. – Things We Didn’t Talk About Today, But Thought You Should Know

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No warm-up today, it’s hot enough outside! Here are a few things we didn’t cover today, but totally thought you should know. Boehner Says Out Loud He Hopes Blacks and Latinos ‘Won’t Show Up’ This Election – I’m glad they’re not even pretending anymore. {Yahoo}...

Etc. – Things We Didn’t Talk About Today, But Thought You Should Know

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It’s Monday and I don’t want to waste any time. So here are a few things we didn’t cover, but totally thought you should know. Tropical Storm Gains Strength Moving Toward Coast – Our thoughts are with our Clutchettes & Gents in the path of...

Etc. – Things We Didn’t Talk About Today, But Thought You Should Know

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We’ve finally made it to Friday; let’s celebrate! But first, check out a few things we didn’t talk about but totally thought you should know. Fear of a Black President – If you haven’t read Ta-Nehisi Coates’ essay for The Atlantic you need it. It’s...