Yes, I’m a black woman, but stop asking if I cook

Just because I'm a woman doesn't mean that I'm supposed to adhere to your standards. Just because I'm a black woman doesn't mean that I'm supposed to adhere to your standards and make a swine-filled meal of pigs' feet and ham hocks like we're still on a southern plantation. (If you don't know what these …

Why being a Christmas Grinch really isn’t all that bad

I always make it a point whenever I'm dating someone to let them know my thoughts on holiday gift-giving beforehand. If we're in a very new exclusive relationship, gifts are totally up to us and how we're feeling. Maybe we'll get each other something light, or maybe we'll choose to pass so that we can …

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