Tag: Black

Nun’ya Business

A few weeks ago I wrote about how Olivia Pope, Mary Jane Paul and Candace Young are all triplets separated at birth. In that post I introduced a young woman named Allegra Fontaine. This is her story. Allegra arose the next day with a smile on her face. She looked over to her left and studied Jimmy’s tight, toffee colored… Read more →

Bougie, Flawed and Immoral

Mara Brock Akil. Shonda Rhimes. Tyler Perry. What do these three writers have in common? Currently each of their shows (Being Mary Jane, Scandal and The Haves and The Have Nots respectively) are being shown on network and cable television. And they differ in many ways. Brock-Akil’s Being Mary Jane, starring Gabrielle Union, focuses on a strong willed, powerful sistah… Read more →