Black Women Don’t Want to Be ‘The Help,’ They Want Fair Pay For Their Work

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Dr. Danielle N. Lee, a biologist and a blogger for Scientific American, was called a "whore" for refusing an offer to work without pay. A man named … [Read more...]

(Loan) Shark Tales: Are Store Credit Cards Worth It?

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Credit How many of us have some? Credit Cards we can depend Credit How many of us have some? Credit Before we go any further, lets gets … [Read more...]

Did Miriam Carey Have to Die?

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Last Thursday, Miriam Carey, a 34-year-old mother of one, was killed by police in D.C. after she rammed her car into barricades and led police on a … [Read more...]

Black Girls Code is Bridging the Digital Divide

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I had the pleasure of taking my daughter to a recent Black Girls Code event...and she LOVED it! For those of you who haven't heard of the … [Read more...]

Anthony Robinson, Founder of iloveblackwomen.net, speaks on the controversy surrounding his new dating site

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Since Mr. Anthony Robinson announced that he was starting a dating site for black women and men (of all races/ethnicities) who were interested in … [Read more...]

Check Out My New Beauty Finds, Courtesy of Birchbox

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For only $10 a month Birchbox, a monthly subscription service, sends you samples of beauty products every month. August 2013 was my first month as a … [Read more...]

#Throwback Thursday: Martin

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Martin was the name of a comedic sitcom that aired for five seasons from 1992 to 1997. The eponymous show was named after comedian Martin Lawrence, … [Read more...]

Is $15 An Hour Unreasonable Pay for Flipping Burgers?

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Let me just fast forward to the answer of the question in the title of this post: No, I don't think $15 an hour is unreasonable pay for flipping … [Read more...]

You CRAY, Mayor Bloomberg! Showing off your beautiful interracial family is not racist.

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Now that Bill de Blasio may actually be close to winning his campaign for Mayor of New York, some of his detractors are starting to let their claws … [Read more...]

A US President Wants to Bomb a Middle Eastern Country? Heard That One Before…

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Something told me that awarding Barack Obama with a Nobel Peace Prize barely 10 months into his first term as President was a bit … [Read more...]

Reality TV Star Evelyn Lozada on Why She Married an Abuser: “I Just Wanted to Be Married”

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Now I know that many of the BB&W regulars HATE reality TV shows featuring black women who aren't afraid to turn on the ratchet--namely, shows like … [Read more...]