I'm a snooper.
One time I lucked up on a boyfriends email password and found evidence of him corresponding with someone he had frequent phone sex with. I wasn't mad though I tried to be because I knew that was the normative response. I was more intrigued and I loved knowing about something that he didn't know I knew.
The mother - son relationship is probably the most evolving relationship a man can have. For the fellas: Have you looked at a woman you're dating in awe thinking "How the hell did my mother jump in your body and start talking to me?!" Or are you the opposite like my cousin – who at first sight of any familiarity to his mom (i.e. skin color) sends him running for the hills?
Just like all elements in the black experience, our hair is a multi-faceted, complex symbol of who we are as women. Most of us can simultaneously agree with the immensely talented India Arie's declaration -- "I am not my hair" -- while appreciating beauty and culture writer Michaela Angela Davis' conclusion that "black hair arguably is one of the quickest indicators of ethnicity, ethos and sometimes, politics."
But as the series approaches the halfway mark in the season, the verdict is still out on YELLOW and even Austin. A lot of folks are confused on whether or not the series is scripted or whether Austin’s claim to racial plight is even a valid one.