Mama Faloyin and Luvvie
My Life

5 Things My Grandmother, Mama Faloyin, Taught Me

We all know her. That older Black woman who will lambast you in one breath and feed you the best food one minute later. She knows no strangers because everyone she comes across is family. She’s been through life’s worst but made it through to the best side. The elder …

Shirley Chisholm Quote

Why We Created the Black Women Running for Office Database and An Important Update to It

So what had happened was… the day after the Alabama elections between Roy Moore and Doug Jones, America got one more confirmation that Black women are superheros who save the day time and time again. 96% of Black women who voted showed up to vote for Doug Jones, who wasn’t …

Uncle Sam Shut UP

Topics That Need To Go Away: Black Women and Failing Relationships

Black women, relationships and singlehood. This topic has been EVERYWHERE (TV, newspapers, blogs). But I’ve just about had it up to HERE with it. We get it. Black women are lonely and downtrodden and don’t ever have men. We’re too independent. We’re golddiggers who depend on men too much. We …