Archive for May, 2010

“What happened to Memorial Day?”

May 28, 2010 @ 12:11 pm | By TheFeministGriote | 2 Discussions

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“This is a cold war you better know what your fighting for This is a cold war do you know what your fighting for”-Jonalle Monae from the song “Cold War”

This weekend is Memorial Day weekend. Those of you who … read more →

Categories: Mind Over Chatter

“My sisters Keeper!”

May 28, 2010 @ 11:47 am | By TheFeministGriote | 1 Discussion

“For women, the need to desire to nurture each other is not pathological but redemptive, and it is within that knowledge that our real power is rediscovered”. -Audre Lorde from the essay “Masters Tools”

I am part of the illustrious sorority that was panting and waiting … read more →

“Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind”. Hellen Keller

May 23, 2010 @ 9:50 pm | By TheFeministGriote | 2 Discussions

We have all heard the trite cliche about the world being “a small place”. Thanks to twitter and facebook the world has become that much more smaller. The whole six degrees of separation has become far more prevalent in all of our lives. With that … read more →

Categories: Mind Over Chatter

“Who marries the jump-off?”

May 23, 2010 @ 2:11 pm | By TheFeministGriote | 2 Discussions

We all remember the movie Pretty Woman, with Julia Roberts and Richard Gere. The rich sophisticated man marries the boisterous hooker.  Now, we all know that is not how the story ends in real life. In real life once a man has labeled you as … read more →

Categories: Venus vs Mars

“Had 2 babies different dudes And for them both my luv was tru”-Erykah Badu

May 23, 2010 @ 2:02 pm | By TheFeministGriote | 1 Discussion

The institution of the Black Family is a very contentious debate within the Black community. Everyone has an opinion about the why, who, what, when, where, and how a Black woman should procreate. White America weighs in with their bleak and staggering statistics on Black … read more →

Categories: Venus vs Mars

“Afraid” is a country with no exit visa-Audre Lorde

May 23, 2010 @ 1:56 pm | By TheFeministGriote | 4 Discussions

It appears that white America is obsessed with Black women. There is so much negative statistics about our HIV infection rates, herpes rates, and now the final frontier is our marriageability rate. White mainstream media seems to be focused on the dire estate of affairs … read more →

“The Black Woman is the Mule of the World”-Zora Neale Hurston

May 23, 2010 @ 1:54 pm | By TheFeministGriote | 16 Discussions

“To my girls on prescription pills I know how you feel”…”-Erykah Badu from the song “Soldier”

All women are powerful and resilient, but it appears that slavery provided Black women with an extra amount of fortitude. It seems that the Black woman has been given all … read more →

“I suffer from a void created by the absence of what is familiar”-Ken Bugal

May 23, 2010 @ 1:52 pm | By TheFeministGriote | 6 Discussions

At the end of one my favorite show “RuPual’s Dragrace”  which is aired on the Logo channel, Ru always ends the show with  these famous words “if you can’t love yourself, how in the hell you gonna love somebody else”. Many women are under the … read more →

“In this world nothing was free, nobody was free. Only love was free and not everybody had love”-Ken Bugal

May 23, 2010 @ 1:50 pm | By TheFeministGriote | Discuss This

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention 48% of Black women have herpes.  Yes, you are reading this correctly 48%. Only one question comes to my mind WHY? Why are women losing themselves in relationships and sacrificing their health in the midst . … read more →

“Emotionally Bankrupt”

May 23, 2010 @ 1:44 pm | By TheFeministGriote | 1 Discussion

“I ain’t saying she a gold-digger but she ain’t messing with no broke______”. We all know the Kanye Song and to a certain degree both men and women agree on the lyrics. Women do not want broke men and most men do not want a … read more →

Categories: Venus vs Mars

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