Watch this Short, Award-Winning Film on Interracial Relationships in Germany: Schwarz Weiss Deutsch

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Schwarz Weiss Deutsch (English title: Germany in Black and White) stars a couple, played by Fabian Püschel and Eve Wangui,who discuss their … [Read more...]

Jamila: “My Roommate and My (Non-Existent) Boyfriend are Driving Me Crazy!”

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I'm in therapy. Sort-of. I was having trouble sleeping and concentrating, and having phantom pain (or, at least I hope it's just phantom) in my … [Read more...]

Tom Stemberg, Staples Inc., And Why Marriage Does NOT A Quality Man Make….

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Staples Inc., founder Tom Stemberg has come into the spotlight very recently thanks to buddy Mitt Romney's possible perjury on his behalf during his … [Read more...]

Ever Wonder Who “Uncle Tom” Really Was?

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Laurie Woodall, a dear family friend of my husband's family and now mine, spent some time in northern Virginia. While visiting her childhood home, she … [Read more...]

Have the Publicists for the Recent Slavery-themed Films Begun To Respond to the Complaints?

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If you speak loud enough people are sure to hear you, even if they don't respond. Or, instead of one person speaking loudly to voice a complaint, you … [Read more...]

Younger, Less-Educated, People of Color Are The Most Likely to Identify as LGBT

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The Gallup Organization and the Williams Institute at the law school of the University of California, Los Angeles, published the results of the … [Read more...]

Black Femininity: Who Decides What?

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I am glad this came up in the post from the other day, because it's definitely something that needs to be discussed at length. I didn't want to do it … [Read more...]

A Black Conservative Woman’s Take on Mitt Romney and Black Mormons

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I am a proud conservative republican and Mitt Romney supporter.  With the level of vitriol hurled at black conservatives, I was not going to chime in … [Read more...]

All The Black People Who Got Hired In September Were Women

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Everyone was so excited--or distraught, you be the judge--over the national unemployment rate dipping to 7.8 percent in September that the other big … [Read more...]

Notes About the Bus Driver with the Killer Uppercut: “Men Are People Too”

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When it was reported that a 25-year old Cleveland woman riding an RTA bus was uppercut and violently thrown off said bus by the 59-year old bus driver … [Read more...]

“Macho” Little Black Girls: The Anti-Femininity War on Black Women

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Note: For the purpose of this article, I'm dealing with a specifically observed issue that has nothing to do with "butch" lesbianism in black women or … [Read more...]