Embracing the swirl: Interracial dating

Let's just address the elephant in the room: interracial dating. It's something, I'm sure, we've all either thought about or participated in ourselves. And typically I do not like to address harder issues in this lifestyle blog and prefer to stay on the lighter side of things, but it's something that is definitely relevant in …

Is Color Still an Issue: A Review of “Passing” and “The Blacker the Berry”

Over the past week, I finished reading two phenomenal books dating from the Harlem Renaissance. Passing by Nella Larsen and The Blacker the Berry by Wallace Thurman were both stemmed off of major color issues at the time, but were taboo to speak aloud. On the other hand, in today's society, both are known to be common themes …