When Exploring The Global Village Becomes A Nightmare

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A dedicated teacher with a Phd in her field is a dream for any public high school, right? Unfortunately for Dr. Cicely Cobb, it was a nightmare.  She … [Read more...]

Has The Army Declared War On Black Women’s Hair?

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Are you shocked and awed by the U.S. Army's "tough" new hair rules  that many say targets black women?  According to Army Times, critics believe that … [Read more...]

The Great Debate: Should WM and BW Get Together Because Their Same Race Counterparts Are High Maintenance? Some Say Yes


Anyone that hangs around IR blogs for a significant length of time,  has already noticed that *some* black women express the following: "Black men … [Read more...]

Need A Boyfriend For Valentine’s Day? Rent One!

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Are you tired of being the only manless woman in your circle of friends? Does your family constantly ask you if you're seeing anyone? If you've got … [Read more...]

Does Al Gore Believe African Women’s Fertility Rates Will Cause Global Warming?

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You'd think so if you listened to conservative media sites. Take a look at this snippet from Human Events: Gore said such efforts to manage African … [Read more...]

In Search Of My Past…Following the Ancestry Trail.


Growing up, I was always intrigued when my nonblack friends spoke of their ethnic roots. Some were Irish, others were German, Chinese, East Indian, … [Read more...]

New Study Says We Might Look Younger on the Outside, But We’re Aging More On the Inside.

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I'm sure you've heard that black women are resilient and self-confident women that can hold it down even in the worst of circumstances. You've read … [Read more...]

Are Black Women Safe Anywhere?


Renisha McBride was in a car accident at 2:30 am last Saturday. Having been in a horrible accident myself this year, I know how frantic one can become … [Read more...]

Who Are Your Favorite Black Women On Prime Time?


I know a lot of you are "Scandalized" but I've been bewitched. In other words, I just can't get enough of this season's American Horror Story: The … [Read more...]

Is Marriage Only For The Rich?

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No, it's not only for the rich. One might think so after reading this article in the Atlantic. Gone are the Cinderella days when a poor or working … [Read more...]