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Solange and Melissa Harris Perry Talk Black Girl Magic

source by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com One fierce former TV host, one talented artist, and the sound of hundreds of Stanford University students yassss-ing at the same time. Continue!>>> Melissa Harris-Perry and Solange Knowles joined forces with Ali Shaheed Muhammad of A Tribe Called Quest and journalist Frannie Kelley, co-hosts of the popular podcast Microphone …

Tell ‘Em Why You Mad, Solange

source by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com Solange just wanted to dance. Solange, her husband, Alan Ferguson, her 11-year-old son Julez, and his friend attended an electronica concert at the Orpheus Theater in New Orleans over the weekend. Their group was “4 of about 20 black concert goers out of 1500 here. 4 out of maaaybbe …

Celebs Speak Up for Justice

by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com We’ve criticized athletes and celebrities for not using their platforms to speak about the injustices in our community. We’ve called them to the carpet for remaining tight lipped in the face of the mass shooting in Orlando or the massacre of Black men across our country. Continue!>>> In the wake …

My Curly Hair Was Holding Me Back at Work

by Sabrina Perkins When I first went natural I was terrified of going out into the world with my new hair. It was my own hair but there was no straightening, wig, or weave to cover my curly texture. It was just me. I was received with welcome arms from most, but I did notice …

Are the Proposed Army Changes (AR 607-1) Discriminatory to Women with Natural Hair?

by Tia of www.naturallyfitandfab.com Thursday, March 19th, new army regulations as it relates to grooming and appearance were leaked online. The leaked information included a PowerPoint, Army Regulation 670-1 leader training, with explicit details and pictures explaining the new polices. Many of the new guidelines directly affect African American women in the Army. Updated Female Grooming …