It’s Official (??) The AMA Says Obesity is a Disease. So Go Cut Out Your Stomach and Take a Pill.

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I know that there are some who will be thrilled to hear that the American Medical Association has declared obesity a disease. The American Medical … [Read more...]

Premiering Tonight: “I’m Having Their Baby.” Will You Watch?


Most of you know how I feel about the importance of children being raised by two functional and healthy parents, who can provide and protect that … [Read more...]

Photo of the Day: The Babster Shows Her Support for Cheerios…

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There's also a Tumblr page dedicated to supporting the Cheerios commercial, called "We are the 15 Percent." Go check it out, and share your photos, so … [Read more...]

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

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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...]

Women are Winning in the Workplace…Kind of

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The Pew Research Center released a report last week under the headline “Breadwinner Moms.” The census-based report detailed findings that 4 in 10 … [Read more...]

Will Chirlane McCray Become the First Lady of New York City?

Chirlane McCray, Bill De Blasio, and their two children

In 1979 Chirlane Mccray wrote an article in Essence proclaiming herself a black feminist lesbian. In 2013 she's the wife of New York City mayoral … [Read more...]

John McCain’s Son Marries a Black Woman. Let’s Dissect This, Shall We?

Megan McCain and her brother, Jack, aka Mr. Hawtness.

First, I had NO idea John McCain's son was so friggin HAWT! Let's pause to gander: And here's the summary via People magazine (yes' … [Read more...]

We’re Number One!! Votes BB&W Top on the List of Interracial Dating Sites!

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I was checking the glob of emails today and ran across this little note... Hi Christelyn, I wanted to give you a heads up that … [Read more...]

President Obama Addresses the Importance of Personal Responsibility During Morehouse Commencement Speech

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President Barack Obama gave the commencement speech at the only all male historically black institution of higher education in the United States, … [Read more...]

Well It’s About Time! Kerry Washington Finally Lands the Cover of a Major Fashion Magazine

Kerry Washington June 2013 Elle

Kerry Washington's role as Olivia Pope on the ABC hit Scandal is seriously causing her star to rise and she is finally getting the major media … [Read more...]