Skip in {{countdown}} secs
Skip now

ebflake Ebony F.

Staff Writer

ebflake's posts

Ben Carson Calls Poverty A 'State Of Mind'

Good news, y'all! Forget all about the systemic oppression built into the very fabric of a country that built its wealth on free slave labor.  Ignore the pesky legacy of mortgage loan discrimination and red-lining that prevented black and Latino populations from building property wealth for generations. The prison industrial complex? No worries. Legally sanctioned subpar access...

Admirable Or Ridiculous? The Truth Behind The "Strong Black Woman" Trope

"The most disrespected person in America is the black woman. The most unprotected person in America is the black woman. The most neglected person in America is the black woman." -Malcolm XWe're all familiar with the "strong black woman" trope inherited by black girls, taught at a young age that they must be at once, nurturing, smart,...

The First Black 'Bachelorette' Will Have 11 Black Suitors — The Most in Series History

Back in February, ABC made headlines when the network announced that it would be featuring the first black Bachelorette in the show's 14-year run. Since the official announcement of Rachel Lindsay as the first black Bachelorette, reception has ranged from excited to indifferent to annoyed that it took so long.Now it appears that the network is taking it a step further by...