Tuesday, January 17, 2017


5 Major Lessons of 2016.

Tweet (ThySistas.com) As the year comes to an end, I enjoy cocktails and conversations on the lessons learned throughout the year. Consider it a self-evaluation, one that requires a level of accountability over one’s growth. It is the norm in America to set New Year’s Resolution each year, the more unrealistic the better. Imagine how solid […]

Are Black Feminists Man Haters?

Tweet (ThySistas.com) The definition of Black feminism is a school of thought which argues that sexism, class oppression, gender identity and racism are inextricably bound together. The way these concepts relate to each other is called intersectionality. Feminism at its core is a movement to abolish the inequalities women face. The Combahee River Collective argued in […]

Alt Right Movement.

December 8, 2016 by  
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Tweet (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 […]

Being a Young Black Woman in America 2016.

Tweet (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 […]

Womanism vs. Feminism.

November 30, 2016 by  
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Tweet (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 […]

I Don’t Believe in Feminism.

November 17, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThySistas.com) I have to be honest. I never considered myself a feminist. Before you get the wrong idea I strongly believe in equality. I feel women should get equal pay, and should be treated as competent equals in business, and government. Yes, I am pro-choice and believe the government, that is majority male, should not […]

Sistahs We Tried.

November 17, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThySistas.com) Many of us, myself included, had our concerns about Hillary Clinton. Some of us felt she was not a fitting candidate, and she did not hold the issues confronting black people at heart. Regardless of our concern many of us, after paying attention to how campaigns were running, could not with good conscious vote […]

Voting in this election.

October 31, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThySistas.com) We are right at two weeks away from the most important election that many of us will ever see in our lifetime. There are so many things at stake and now more than ever we have to be vigilant about to whom we give our vote. Yes, we have to vote! I know that […]

The Black Panther Party 50 Years Later and the Women behind the Movement.

October 31, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThySistas.com) October 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party. The Black Panther Party give some people the image of a male-centered, violent movement, powerful man wearing the Panther’s signature black beret and showing off a gun. This image has been seared into the collective conscious and appears on thousands […]

Politics: What is a “Nasty Woman”.

October 31, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThySistas.com) I was brought up believing a nasty woman was one who didn’t keep a clean body, home, mind or spirit. Nasty woman were also those that were lacking in the morality department. This has always been a negative connotation. In black community you didn’t want to be the woman that could not keep herself […]

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