ABOUT Meera Bowman-Johnson
April 08, 2010
Still nursing bruised feelings about the Negro option? Get over it and send in that form.
Imagine what she'd say about being sold at half the price of white Barbie.
Racist incidents at a California college leave an HBCU grad pondering the power of both the noose and the tassel.
Been a while since you've read to the kiddies? From Shades of Black to cows on strike, Meera Bowman-Johnson flags the stories that'll give your children the sweetest dreams.
What we can learn from the newly crowned, non-black Miss Hampton, and what she can learn from us.
From the new mom to the more seasoned, these presents are bound to make for a pleasant Mother’s Day 2009.
Valentine's Day is almost here. Don't let your relationship fizzle because you didn't pick the right gift. We have some ideas. These gifts are sure to keep the sparks flying between you and your main squeeze for a very long time.
Yes, Beyoncé's skin looks lighter in the L'Oreal ad. Here's why you shouldn't take it personally.
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April 29, 2010
Being the real-life white mom of an adopted black child is much different than playing one on the large screen.
There’s a big difference between being grown n’ sexy and being young and dumb.
To some, the statement wasn’t enough to heal psychological wounds that have resulted from the fact that for far too long, media images of women of color have failed to show the full scope of their humanity.
I couldn’t help but wonder if that was at least partly where Oprah’s response was coming from, if it had more to do with her personal hairstory than the hockey mom in front of her.
But what if you’re like me, someone who gave up on Tiger Woods a long time ago?
My kids can stage a sit-in for The Backyardigans if they want to. I’m looking forward to checking out today's premiere of Sesame Street's 40th anniversary season.
To his credit, Jacobs didn't discriminate: there were girls of all races representing on the runway, just not too many that could actually grow a 'fro.
We all know art tends to imitate life, but does that mean we should all know every intimate detail about the demise of Usher Raymond’s marriage?
Finally, little girls of African descent will have a Disney princess who looks more like them, with her very own hair products and happily ever after.
Today, my babies are bigger – 4, 4 and 7 – so I’ve recently traded sippy cups for stilettos and made a bee-line back to work. During the day, I’m the editor of the alumni magazine of a Houston-based HBCU...at night, I can often be found working on my own writing, including TEWW.