“Solution to SBW Crisis: Black Women Should Just Marry Each Other”

Please take note of the overt sarcasm in this article. It also has some expletive language, but I thought the writer highlighted great points which is why I chose to write about it. http://www.clutchmagonline.com/2013/02/solution-to-sbw-crisis-black-women-should-just-marry-each-other/ This article is a lot more playful and sarcastic than the other articles I have written about. I think this article serves […]

“‘Millennial’ Women Not Wedded to the Idea of Marriage”

http://www.blackvoicenews.com/news/news-wire/48549-millennial-women-not-wedded-to-the-idea-of-marriage.html Beautiful. Successful. Black. Single. These are words describing many black “millennial” women of the 21st century. This article highlights the staggering rates and numbers that show just how many black women are not married and do not get married. The writer of this article, Maya Rhodan, states that some women (and men) do not want to […]

“Is marriage worth it for black women? These women say, ‘Yes!'”

http://thegrio.com/2012/07/26/is-marriage-worth-it-for-black-women/ This article asks the question, is marriage worth it for black women? This challenges whether or not marriage is even desirable to black women for three reasons. First, African-American marriages are more likely to end in divorce than Whites and Asians. Second, “certain research studies” question whether or not marriage is equally advantageous between […]