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Marriage Advice for Panama Jackson, Who Is Getting Married This Week Marriage Advice for Panama Jackson, Who Is Getting Married This Week

Three weeks ago, while Panama and I were doing a talk at Princeton University, I shared the story of how, although we first met in 2004 and started VSB in 2008, we didn’t meet in person until our three-year anniversary party in D.C. in 2011.

How in the Hell Are People Paying for Weddings? Vol. 2 How in the Hell Are People Paying for Weddings? Vol. 2

In a little over a week, I will be a married man. I’m not entirely sure that I’ve fully grasped what that means yet but I also know that I do not have the time yet to even think about it. If it ain’t this thing that needs to get done, it’s that thing that needs to get done. Add in great opportunities that have to be…

99-Year-Old Man Who Walks 6 Miles Each Day to Visit His Wife in Hospital Is an Inspiration to Us All 99-Year-Old Man Who Walks 6 Miles Each Day to Visit His Wife in Hospital Is an Inspiration to Us All

Luther Younger, a 99-year-old man from Rochester, N.Y., walks six miles roundtrip per day to see his ailing wife, Waverlee, at the hospital she is being treated in, CBS News reports.

Everything That Went Down At Pusha T's Wedding Everything That Went Down At Pusha T's Wedding

Pusha T married the love of his life Virginia Williams on Saturday in Virginia Beach, Va.

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.

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