Top “6” Black Women Of 2016.
(ThySistas.com) As the year comes to an end, we look back on all that has taken place. From entertainment to politics to business, women have been a huge part of it all. In particular, black women have led the way for innovation in every industry.
So because 2016 has been one for the books, we highlight black women who have inspired us, motivated us and made us believe in ourselves.
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Angry Black Woman.
(ThySistas.com) As a black woman in America, I am very aware of the labels placed on me. We are given some of the worst stereotypes and they have become damaging to our self-esteem. One of the things we are called the most by black men and white people alike is angry. The term “angry black woman” is something that people who don’t understand us like to throw our way. Well, the truth is, yes,... [Read more of this review]
Alt Right Movement.
(ThySistas.com) The election of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States has done a lot for America, and I don’t mean that in a good way. He has brought out the ugliest, most bigoted and racist ideals that have been deep seeded for decades. Of the many disturbing things that have happened since he won the election, the emergence of the alt-right “movement” into the mainstream... [Read more of this review]
Be Careful Who Ministers to You.
(ThySistas.com) Places of worship can play a positive role in our life, family and community. They have played a vet important part in the upliftment of our people. As we grow and evolve so does the house of worship. With that in mind we must be careful who we allow to minister to us in our times of need. Ministers, Evangelists, Prophets and Apostles seem to be popping up everywhere from store fronts... [Read more of this review]
Sometimes the #1 Priority is YOU.
(ThySistas.com) As women many of us tend to put the needs of others above that of ourselves. So much energy, and effort, is put into others we find ourselves depleted and at times depressed. The truth is we must take responsibility for our wellness as individuals. You cannot give another soul what you yourself don’t have. It is a well-known fact that we are able to assist others in a better capacity... [Read more of this review]
Strengthening the Bonds of Sisterhood.
(ThySistas.com) There is so much division among women right now. Many of us don’t feel safe, and feel as though our existence is marginalized. Within the mist of sexism and blatant misogyny we can find refuge in forming healthy bonds with other sisters. This may be a better alternative to feminism as it will allow us to grow in compassion and understanding. Interactions among women affect how we... [Read more of this review]
Being a Young Black Woman in America 2016.
(ThySistas.com) Fight Fight Fight! As a young black woman in America it is not easy to play our role, it is no piece of cake. Women have never been equal to men in the eyes of those that carry a penis, the truth is we are just as powerful as if not more powerful than them. We have learned to make “lemonade” with the “lemons” America throws us, in the midst of the horrors we face. It is one... [Read more of this review]
Social Media is No Place for Laundry.
(ThySistas.com) We all have our moment of anger where life seems to become one big all of pain. There was a time whereby we would just pick up the phone and call a friend to vent about whatever has us heated. Well, social media is the place to find everyone. We sit back and watch the lives of celebrities and reality tv personalities and if not careful we’ll begin to handle conflict in the same trashy... [Read more of this review]
Womanism vs. Feminism.
(ThySistas.com) Womanism is typically described as another form of feminism that places an emphasis on the natural contribution of women in society. The term womanism and feminism are similar but yet very different from one another. The feminist movement was a middle class movement for Caucasian women and they rarely included African American women. In the very first wave of feminism, the movement... [Read more of this review]
Don’t Fall for Cuffing Season.
(ThySistas.com) It is said when it get colds “cuffing Season” begins. I admit that when I first heard this term I had to do a bit of research because I had no clue what it was, and it didn’t sound appealing. This concept might sound appealing to some, but if not careful there can be real drawbacks. It is understandable to want someone there to cuddle with, and keep warm. However, one can only... [Read more of this review]
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