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Black Marriage, Explained, in 20 Questions About Pie Black Marriage, Explained, in 20 Questions About Pie

(Sidenote: I will neither confirm nor deny that these pie-related questions were asked in my house in a 24-hour span.)

Tiffany Haddish’s Ex-Husband Sues Over Domestic Violence Claims in Biography  Tiffany Haddish’s Ex-Husband Sues Over Domestic Violence Claims in Biography 

Tiffany Haddish’s ex-husband claims that her best-selling biography, The Last Black Unicorn, is full of lies about their marriage, and now he is suing her for libel, slander and defamation and asking for $1 million in damages.

Some Did Choose to Return to Slavery Because They Chose Family Over Everything Some Did Choose to Return to Slavery Because They Chose Family Over Everything

It is 1857 and Kanye, a carpenter, has finally saved up enough money to buy his freedom from Massa West. Trouble is, he has to leave his wife, Kimba, and five children on the plantation until he can buy them out of slavery as well.

Black Life, White Wife and the Art Caught in the Middle Black Life, White Wife and the Art Caught in the Middle

Over the weekend, Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, dropped a video for a new song called “This Is America.” You are reading this, which means there’s a better than 90 percent chance that you’ve both seen the video and had a discussion about it already. Probably several.

How in the Hell Are People Paying for Weddings?  How in the Hell Are People Paying for Weddings? 

Since I became engaged at the end of 2017, my household has been in constant wedding-planning mode. From creating guest lists—we possibly know way too many people—to seeking out and touring venues to general discussions about budgets, one thing has constantly kept coming up in our talks: Just how in the hell do people…

Love, Afro-Brazilian Style: Afrodengo Is Making It Easier to Find Black Love in Brazil Love, Afro-Brazilian Style: Afrodengo Is Making It Easier to Find Black Love in Brazil

Thaisa Moreira Xavier met her husband in a Facebook group.

The Only Thing Worse Than a ‘Pick Me’ Is Bragging About Being a ‘He Picked Me for Less’ The Only Thing Worse Than a ‘Pick Me’ Is Bragging About Being a ‘He Picked Me for Less’

Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and with it, a flurry of marriage proposals will flood your social media timelines. Be ready. Your Facebook cousins ended 2017 in grand style with an argument about rings, which they will surely resurrect. An alleged Kay Jewelers ad for a $24.99 engagement ring had married and…

Living Single: I May Never Get Married—and I’m Fine With That Living Single: I May Never Get Married—and I’m Fine With That

“I may never get married,” I said. At 22, what seemed like a statement of fact to me brought a look of horror to the face of my friend’s mother.

Is Infidelity Inevitable? Is Infidelity Inevitable?

In 2009 a family friend I hadn’t seen since I was a kid came into Chicago for a work conference and took me out for drinks. I wasn’t sure what to expect from the conversation of a woman who was a little under twice my age at the time, but certainly not what I received: an oftentimes graphic recounting of her sexual…

Ask Agatha, or Don’t: Unsolicited Advice to a Woman Who’s Afraid to Be a Nag Ask Agatha, or Don’t: Unsolicited Advice to a Woman Who’s Afraid to Be a Nag

On Friday I read a Harper’s Bazaar piece by Gemma Hartley about the burden of emotional labor, and it left me baffled. To be fair, living in Trump’s America, I find myself spending more and more of my time baffled, befuddled and downright confused. I often wonder if I’m drifting away from center or if it’s everyone…

Girl, You Ain’t Gettin’ No Younger—When You Gonna Have a Baby? Girl, You Ain’t Gettin’ No Younger—When You Gonna Have a Baby?

Last week a colleague called me into her office to go over some numbers, and when I saw a smiling, gap-toothed girl beaming from a frame on her desk, I said, “Wow, your daughter looks just like you! She’s adorable!” My co-worker—let’s call her Bernice—said, “Thanks! When are you going to have one?”

Milo Yiannopoulos Marries a Black Man Milo Yiannopoulos Marries a Black Man

He may be the world’s biggest racist and transphobic troll, but that didn’t stop Milo Yiannopoulos from marrying a black man.

My Marriage Is Over. Most of My Friends Don’t Know My Marriage Is Over. Most of My Friends Don’t Know

How do you announce that your 10-year marriage is over? Do you change your status on Facebook? Write a cryptic post about new beginnings? Group text?

I Finally Found the One Who Passed the Wifey Test I Finally Found the One Who Passed the Wifey Test

Can you hear that sigh? It’s the collective sound of women across the globe weeping upon learning that I, Stephen A. Crockett Jr., have gotten married. I know, ladies, and I assure you that there is someone out here for you, but that someone just isn’t me.

Is RHOA Making Kenya Moore Choose Her Job Over Her Husband?  Is RHOA Making Kenya Moore Choose Her Job Over Her Husband? 

How many marriages have we seen destroyed after couples decided to air their dirty laundry on reality television? One too many. And Kenya Moore, who recently got married, is trying to keep her marriage off of Real Housewives of Atlanta, but the show may have given her an ultimatum.

What I’ve Learned (And What I'm Learning) A Year After My Divorce What I’ve Learned (And What I'm Learning) A Year After My Divorce

Seems that nearly everyone agrees that 2016 was a front-to-back wack-ass year for a lot of wack-ass reasons. For me, the year took a sharp-left shit-show turn in its very first seconds. Literally.

Prenups Are For Poor People Prenups Are For Poor People

And by “poor people,” I mean me and you, of course: basically, regular people. I’m 100 percent sure that the likes of Kanye and Kim Kardashian aren’t reading my writings, but if they are, I need the Pirate Black Yeezy Boost 350s in a size 10. Thanks.

Keshia Knight Pulliam Doesn’t Need Your Judgments About Her Failed Marriage Keshia Knight Pulliam Doesn’t Need Your Judgments About Her Failed Marriage

Late last year, actress Keshia Knight Pulliam announced that she was engaged to former NFL player and reality star Ed Hartwell. Many found it to be a surprising turn of events. Pulliam had been in a very public and lengthy relationship with celebrity radio host Darian “Big Tigger” Morgan, and many didn't even know the…

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