Janelle Harris

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Your Genes vs. Your Jeans

You spot them across a crowded sales floor, or maybe a congested thrift store rack. Denim works of art. The perfect pair of jeans, if…

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Things I’ll Never, Ever Do in a Relationship Again

Denial, devastation, self-doubt. They’re three of the stages of recovery from the imploding of a relationship. Not the kind when you finally cut ties with…

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Black Folks Can Be So Embarrassing At Times

My, how I love my people and all of the idiosyncrasies of our Blackness. I do. But that doesn’t mean that every once in a…

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WTH?! That’s Her?

So it’s been confirmed: your man is cheating. Tricking. Stepping out on you. After you snooped through his texts and uncovered his Facebook flirting, cracked…

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Manners Still Matter: 20 Annoying Things People Do to Be Rude

I’m not a stickler for too many things—even though I’m a writer and grammar geek, I don’t even flinch when people say “conversate” instead of…

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22 Reasons to Get Your Black Card Pulled

I don’t like collard greens or sweet potato pie. I don’t eat grits—with sugar, eggs, shrimp, cheese or salt. Don’t eat them period. I’ve learned…

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Stepping to the Side-Chick

It starts with that grating feeling in the pit of your stomach, works its way up to the base of your neck, and shakes your…

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Property of Sallie Mae

Her name strikes a chord of regret in the hearts of millions of folks who were, once upon a time, college students. Some finished, some…