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Opinion: The Death Of The Video Vixen

Where The Ladies At? The video vixen’s stock was sky high and then the bottom suddenly fell out. Why did the…

Why Nicki Minaj’s ‘Stupid Hoe’ Vid Backfired on Her Image

By now, I’m sure you, along with seven million other people, have seen Nicki Minaj‘s latest video, “Stupid Hoe…

When Is It OK To Lie To A Friend?

–Some version of this question comes up almost daily on my Formspring feed where I mainly answer questions…

Leave Lace Front Wigs Alone!

Recently I attended a ritzy awards show for a women’s organization. I was speaking to a friend about…

Is 2012 the Year Hoes Stop Winning?

Pause. I don’t refer to women as “hoes.” It’s crass, judgmental and rude, and too, it’s a term solely created…

Ariana Proehl + Single Black Women

It feels somehow wrong to write about Ariana Proehl. She’s the creator of a YouTube video calling for the “Dea…

The Purity Myth

–Over the weekend, I stumbled across the trailer for “The Purity Myth,” a documentary (<a…

The Female Bromance: Girl Crushes

Every girl needs a girl crush. No, not the type that fills male sexual fantasies with two (or more) women…

T.I. on Ride or Die Chicks

–Surely you’ve heard by now that in the year-end issue of VIBE, T.I. finally addressed 50 Cent (and others)…