A Mother’s Day Message To the Non-Mothers

Everyone has a mother, but not everyone has a child; and some people just don't get into the celebration of certain holidays. But no matter what … [Read more...]

“How To Be An Adult,” A Book Review

Your childhood came and went, but unfortunately, even though you are now an adult, you still find yourself behaving--from time to time--as if you were … [Read more...]

Why We Don’t Talk About Black Men: A Response Post Of Sorts…

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This is an unusual response post for me; I'm actually not in opposition to what was written in Brenda's very intensive post. It's actually one that … [Read more...]

“Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead,” A Book Review

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Women can sometimes be their own worse enemy when it comes to achieving career success. That's a controversial message in light of the fact that … [Read more...]

BB&W Online Dating Challenge: Deconstruct My Profile Text!

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*Gulp* I am active on four online dating sites: POF.com, Match.com, AfroRomance.com, and SeniorsMeet.com. I will be posting periodically about … [Read more...]

Reciprocity: What does that word mean to you?

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What does the word 'reciprocity' mean to those of you who call yourselves BWE? This is not a trick question, but a chance for open dialogue and … [Read more...]

Kerry Washington is one of the PEEPLES, New movie coming out May 10th

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Last year when Ms. Washington wasn't shooting Scandal she was filming for her upcoming role in the film PEEPLES. Sparks fly when Wade Walker (Craig … [Read more...]

Forget about babies raising babies–the problem of grandparents raising babies is just as bad

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Grandparents often simply don't have the energy to properly manage their teenage grandchildren. And, most importantly, times have changed and people … [Read more...]

Fourteen Year Old South African Teenager Thandeka Madonsela Found Raped and Murdered

Another South African girl has been raped and murdered in a grisly fashion. Two months after Anene Booysen was found raped and disemboweled, … [Read more...]

‘Playing house is not a good look,’ the ex-girlfriend of ‘Sesame Street’ actor Roscoe Orman learns that lesson the hard way

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Here's a sad tale of another woman having to learn the hard way that living together as husband and wife is not the same thing as being husband and … [Read more...]

A Different “Defense of Marriage”

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It's been suggested that we release "marriage" from government, give it entirely & symbolically over to religious institutions, and use civil … [Read more...]