DISGUSTING! Father Beats 13 Year-Old Girl, Mother Watches, Records and Calls Her Daughter a B*tch

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What I find most disgusting about this video is how the mother is so gleeful in her blood lust, egging this man (is he her father?) to beat her, … [Read more...]

Why Is Everyone Mad At A “Non-Working” Black Woman?

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I find that there are few things that piss off black people more than a stay at home black mother. Not stay at home mother, but stay at home BLACK … [Read more...]

You Tried It: On Unsuitable Men Hiding Behind “Feminism”

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In my previous article on the whole "gold digger" meme, I said the following: It is really tiring to me when I see people throwing [the word gold … [Read more...]

Talking To My Bi-Racial Kids About Black History Month

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On the outside looking in, folks might think being in an interracial marriage means we're obsessed with discussing race. We're not. We're just like … [Read more...]

The Sad Story of Sandra Laing: A tale of White Privilege, Rejection and Fetishism

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Have you heard of Sandra Laing? Her story, though originating in apartheid South Africa, will likely resonate with us here.  From the Guardian: The … [Read more...]

How About THIS Version of the Cheerios Super Bowl Commercial?

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Hey all, check out another version of the Cheerios Super Bowl commercial that's taking America by storm, featuring The Hubster, and my two youngest … [Read more...]

Maxi Me Gets Her Drive On!

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Yes, that's an official driver's license she's holding. ...And I'm trying to wrap my head around the baby in the back in a car seat and the BIG … [Read more...]

In Search Of My Past…Following the Ancestry Trail.

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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...]

Perfectly Mixed: “What’s In My Hair”

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Excerpt written by Abby Allen, creator of "Perfectly Mixed," documenting the interracial experience in America through stories and professional … [Read more...]

Wonderful! Interracial Couple Adopts Kids Across the Globe.

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Meet Marilyn Harper, the mother of four children and the proof and personification that love truly has no color. Her and her husband have adopted a … [Read more...]