Here’s Why I’m Forsaking All That’s Mainstream and Submerging Myself in Black Media Instead

Great read and perspective!

The Black Feminist Geek

I’ve had enough. I’m tired of TV shows set in fantasy lands where no black people exist and seeing it played off as if that’s somehow realistic. I’ve had enough of the token black person (usually a handsome, “respectable-looking” black man) thrown in at the edge of cast photo as an obvious ploy for diversity. I’ve had enough of a film industry where the most popular black female characters were men in dresses, because the only big black woman popular society will accept is one who’s a joke.

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Thirst traps- explained for men

If you ever need an explanation on a thirst trap. Be careful men, they are out there in full force!

You Forgot Your Common Sense

Thirst traps are fast ways women seduce/get attention from men. “Thirst” is defined by Urban Dictionary as “desire, greed, obsession,or lust for an object or person characterized by over eagerness or obsessiveness that is obvious to everyone around you.” Silent cries for attention.

Anything that makes you frustrated enough:


What are some of these ‘traps’:

Provocative/Suggestive Screen names:  suckmycockiness,nymphonicki throatzilla, orallygiftedtonyatootight, y’all get the idea.  These birds clearly tell you what game their up to.

Trap post/status: this is bait, and you fools always bite this one. If you say anything about wanting a cuddle buddy, being lonely, hating men, wanting a real man or talking about your appearance regardless of what side or the scale its on  that is a thirst trap. To the naked eye it looks like you’re exercising your right to express emotion, to the trained eye it looks like…

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#ConfessionsOfALocdGoddess: YouTube, The Natural Woman’s Savior

Have you noticed that every time you turn around, there is a beautiful black queen rocking her natural hair or locs? No matter what the reason, be is spiritual, personal, mandatory or voluntary, many women are getting back to their origin, and rocking their natural hair. When I first went natural, it was a STRUGGLE! … Continue reading #ConfessionsOfALocdGoddess: YouTube, The Natural Woman’s Savior

Confessions of a Loc’d Goddess: Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soap Review!

Credit: I recently received a bar of Dr. Bronner's castille soap (the lavendar scented one) from Target.  I wanted to try Dr. Bronner's on my hair, because I had heard that it was great at cleansing your hair and getting the dirt and grime out of your locs.  I have used it twice so far, … Continue reading Confessions of a Loc’d Goddess: Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soap Review!

What’s Your Definition?

Everyone has something that defines them.  It's usually in their introduction of themselves. It's the one thing they take pride in, that thing they want you to know more than anything else they talk about. Most times, that is all they talk about.  Other times, you see it shine through them naturally. I firmly believe … Continue reading What’s Your Definition?