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Jenn M. Jackson Says, “Cheerios Commercial Philosophers, Have Several Seats”

Originally posted on Water Cooler Convos. Several folks have reached out to me wondering my opinion about the Cheerios ad heard 'round the world in … [Read more...]


Have A Seat, Bigots: No Self-Respecting Swirl-Minded Person Is Checking For You!

I was initially going to write a post in response to this hilarious hot mess of an article. But given the recent influx of misplaced members of the … [Read more...]


‘Swirling of a Different Kind’: Interracial Adoptions…How Do Those REALLY Work Out?

Ms Karazin and friends:  you commented on one of my posts that you would like for me to write about my perspective as a white parent/couple adopting … [Read more...]

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REVISITED in light of Trayvon Martin verdict

Black Murder Versus White Murder: Why Jamie Foxx Haters Represent More Than Racial Hatred

This post was originally published on April 16, 2013. Temporarily pinned as relevant to the recent Trayvon Martin verdict.   DISCLAIMER: … [Read more...]


The Feminist Backlash Continues: Princeton Alumn Advises Women to Seek Out Their Future Husbands in College

Princeton University alumna, Susan Patton just came out publicly to say something I've been telling all of you since, well...since I've been here. … [Read more...]


Reasons Why Couples Should Stay Away From Mexico During Spring Break

Last Thursday me and The Hubster got a chance to sneak away for a little R & R down in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. He won the trip, and one of the … [Read more...]


Why we should be concerned about the attacks on Michael Jackson’s children

The children of Michael Jackson have come a long way from the little people hidden to the world behind colorful masks following  his death in … [Read more...]


White Man At Odds With Black Wife’s Family Over Spanking

I came across this post shared by a member of a private group I belong to on Facebook.  She was seeking our thoughts on the issue and I had to chime … [Read more...]

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A Father Speaks Out His Responsibility to Make His Daughters Feel Beautiful.

This was written by Frank Robinson, a Facebook friend of mine who has been observing our recent "black beauty" discussions. It touched him, so he … [Read more...]

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Medical Miracle: Baby Born With HIV Deemed Cured!

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus which causes AIDs, is a leading cause of death in the African American population. Once someone tests … [Read more...]

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Is Poverty in Our DNA? Recent Study Says Yes.

  Poverty is the world's most common issue. And, though many of us have not experienced it personally, we are all aware that poverty exists … [Read more...]

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Monogamy Isn’t A Condom: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You!

First, I strongly recommend everyone read this article and watch the video on the subject.   Pay special attention to these parts … [Read more...]

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Macho Little Black Girls Part II: Machoism Kills….No Exceptions.

In order to get on with the second part to this post, I made myself finish watching the rather disturbing video posted in another discussion topic. It … [Read more...]