Would President Kennedy Have Approved of Interracial Relationships?

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Today is the 50th anniversary of the death of President John F. Kennedy. He fought hard for African Americans to have basic civil rights, and I … [Read more...]

His/Her Parents STILL Giving You Grief? Some Tips on How Not to Kill Anyone Over the Holidays.

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It's been over a decade since my first awkward "Guess Who" moment happened. But I still remember it--the tense first sit-down dinner, the strain, me … [Read more...]

Photo of the Day: At the In-Laws Without ‘The Hubster’

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The kids and I flew in from San Diego last night to spend Thanksgiving with Grandma and Grandpa in Westport, Connecticut. For the first time since The … [Read more...]

Book Review: The Cuckoo’s Calling

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  I recently finished reading the The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith/J. K. Rowling http://tinyurl.com/lz788n3 No this is not a … [Read more...]

New Web Series: The Pursuit of Sexiness

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Excuse me, but could somebody find Keenan "They just never find ones that are ready" Thompson, tap him on the shoulder, and then point him in the … [Read more...]

Rapper Nelly Is Still Blaming The Black Women of Spelman for His Faults, Even After All These Years

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Nelly gives us a perfect example of how you when you believe that it is your right to treat a black woman any kind of way and still expect her to … [Read more...]

Somebody Call the GAT-DL! Another White Dude (Who Doesn’t Want Black Women) Marries One!!

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I'm admittedly not a fan of WWE, but I AM a fan of hot dudes. And I thought with all the negativity we might make a little fun. Ladies, feast your … [Read more...]

“Legion of Doom Mothers,” Lead Their Children Like Lambs to Slaughter.

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Last week, a power outage in our area left us with no cable television.  It was a little early for my children's bedtime so I popped in a DVD --  … [Read more...]

Sad News: Chris Silber, Creator of “My Last Day Without You” Lost His Wife

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Incredibly sad news: Chris Silber, screenwriter of My Last Day Without You starring Nicole Beharie lost his wife a day ago due to complication from … [Read more...]

Jackie Ormes: First African-American Woman Cartoonist

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  The home of all things random, I recently came across this blurb on tumblr regarding Jackie Ormes, the first African-American woman … [Read more...]

#Throwback Thursday: The First Interracial Kiss On TV

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Before Captain Kirk of the star ship Enterprise kissed his communications officer, Lieutenant Uhura, there was another interracial kiss shown on … [Read more...]