Got Mid-Length Hair? Consider Flat Twists To Protect Your Length.

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Sometimes insomnia is a good thing, because last night while I was tossing and turning whilst complaining in my head about how  my frizzy ponytail is … [Read more...]

BYOP: Save Money at the Spa By Bringing Your Own Products!

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BYOP = Bring Your Own Products A day at the spa can be spectacularly relaxing, and spectacularly expensive. A one-hour massage can cost you nearly … [Read more...]

Black Chicks All Look Alike…I Guess…

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This is kind of inane news, but at the time I thought it was funny. Watch this FOX sports correspondent mistake a random NASCAR fan as Donna Summer. … [Read more...]

Video: Okay I’ve Had Enough! Black Parents, You’re Not Superior for Beating the Snot Out of Your Kids!

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This is the second video I've seen this week displaying a black mother displaying UTTER CONTEMPT for her daughter. Watch if you … [Read more...]

Beyond the Color Lines…A Tribute Anniversary Video of Mike and Lisa

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Get your tissues out... Kizoa slideshow: Anniversary Tribute - Slideshow … [Read more...]

OMG No Words. (NSFW) Well…Maybe This Could Encourage Thug-Love Down Lows to Come On Out.

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My Facebook friend, Richard Miller brought this to my attention. At first I was like...WHAT? But then I thought, hey, the black community is so much … [Read more...]

A True WTF Moment…When a Gym Manager Tells a Black Woman She’s Too Fit.

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So it seems that black women are damned if we do, and damned if we don't, doesn't it? By now, many of you have read about a true bit of WTF-ery when … [Read more...]

Author of “Black Girls Guide to Dating White Men” Dishes on Her Experience Using Tinder

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My buddy and fellow IR author, Niki McElroy, author of  A Black Girls Guide to Dating White Men, recently took an 8-month ride on Tinder, the popular … [Read more...]

Tune in Today to See Super-Cute Naturalista, LaToya Codner on “Days of Our Lives”

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If you've been on this blog any amount of time, you know I'm a stay-at-home mom. As such, it's a requirement to watch soap operas. You get your … [Read more...]

Guess Who’s Coming to the Prom? EBONY Magazine Releases Encouraging News About Teens and Interracial Dating

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Thank lawdbejeezus that today's teenagers don't have as many hangup about interracial relationships that the older folks seem to have. According to … [Read more...]

No Excuses! Six Good-For-You Plants You Can Grow Without a Yard

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At some point, it will cease to be winter in the Midwest and East Coast and continue to be the never-ending summer it has been in California. Usually … [Read more...]