Why Charlo Greene's "F*ck it. I Quit." Is a Revolutionary Act

I have never had the courage to just walk off of a job. I have wanted to, many times. But, I never had the economic ability (or guts) to do so. Beyond the monetary constraints, there was this lingering concern about being blackballed, blacklisted, and otherwise blackified for not conforming to the respectability politics of the workplace. I behaved as completely politically correct as possible to keep food on my table and a roof over my family's head. I just didn't end up having much to show for it....more
@JennMJack - Yes, I would have to agree that whether we like it or not, she has the free will to ...more

Dear New York Times, Shonda Rhimes Is No Angry Black Woman Stereotype

[Editor's Note 9/22/2014: The New York Times public editor issued a response to Stanley's article about Shonda Rhimes, but the newspaper management has yet to offer an official statement. --Grace]...more
I was driven to write this article due to the persistent perceptions of Blacks being categorized ...more

Women and the 3 C-Words (Not What You think)

Journalist Sheila Weller triggered the gossip machine with her new book The News Sorority: Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour—and the (ongoing, Imperfect, Complicated) Triumph of Women in TV News, when she reported on C-word #1: competition between the three female newsmedia icons. ...more

Banned Books Week: Reading Alison Bechdel, a Genius to Look Out For

It's Banned Books Week, so break out your copy of 50 Shades of Grey and give it a kiss or a sassy slap on the tush, whatever you prefer. Then, stop for a moment and appreciate that the First Amendment protects your right to read that book, whether you loved it or loathed it. ...more
BlogHerPop Just added that book to my library holds! Good one!more

5 Common Business Mistakes That Entrepreneurs Should Avoid

5 Common Business Mistakes That Entrepreneurs Should Avoidhttp://wobcmagazine.com/8057/87185/a/5-common-business-mistakes-that-ent......more

Why I Deleted Facebook (And You Should Too)

I did something brave today. I deleted my Facebook account. ...more

Sexism In The Senate? Kirsten Gillibrand, Do Tell...

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, once famously called “the Senate’s hottest member” by Democrat and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, has a book coming out this month entitled “Off the Sidelines.”  In it, she shares that she has had to put up with sexual harassment and “fat shaming” from other male Senate colleagues and Congressmen....more
Quoted!  I feel like a VIP!  Hugs and Thanks!  Huge fan of Gillibrand, but wish she would have ...more

DIY Investigative Journalism: How Bloggers Became Watchdogs in the LAUSD iPad Boondoggle

“If you don’t like the news,” an old saying goes, “make your own.”Doubly so when you’re an education news blogger and parent of a school-aged child....more
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The Importance of Internet Access for All

"History will be kind to me for I intend to write it." -Winston ChurchillWho are you? What makes you, you?Depending on who you consult, the answer varies.Are you:what you eat?what you wear?what you know?what you say?your thoughts?your actions?the face you show the world?what other people think you are?what you think you are?what you love?who you love?...more
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An Unexpected Thank You Letter

Hello Sunshine! I know it’s been a while since I have posted, I have had some severe migraines & I am afraid they have really impaired me from doing too much. My apologies for not keeping up with you....more