Category Archives: The Black Girl in the Room

Don’t Give a Fuck February

Well, hey World! Long time, no speak! I’d like to shed light on a personal holiday of mine called Don’t Give a Fuck February (or Fuck Off February, depending on how combative you are). It isn’t a well-known holiday, not … Continue reading

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News flash: Naomie Harris is in Skyfall (SPOILER — apparently)

Hey America, did you know there’s a smokin’ hot, ass-kicking black woman in that new Bond movie Skyfall? No?  Maybe that’s because she’s in the previews for only about a half-second, just long enough to see her if you freeze-frame. … Continue reading

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Fashion

Dear Fashion Industry I’ve recently read some articles lately ’bout “fashion” and I’d like to lay out a couple things for you.  The first is this article about not dissing a woman’s short ‘do. First, why should anyone have a … Continue reading

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Big Miracle

This being the start of Black History Month, I figured I’d enter an installment of BGitR.  See below. Dear movie industry, I just saw a trailer for the new movie Big Miracle. Now, I’m an environmentalist, and in theory, I … Continue reading

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The Black Girl in the Room

Alright, so here’s the deal.  I do occasionally write open letters to myself about stuff that pisses me off now and then and I sign them “The Black Girl in the Room.”  Why sign it that way? I work in … Continue reading

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