African vs. African American: Can We Still Legitimately Claim Racism When Folks that Look Just Like Us Come Here and WIN?!

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When I learned of the young black man who got accepted to ALL ivy league schools, I cheered. I posted it on my Facebook page and said, "More black … [Read more...]

BB&W Blogger, “Zac”: Al Sharpton Snitched for the Mob?! Please, Sweet Black Baby Jesus Let This Be True.

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By BB&W Blogger, "Zac Onbothsides." Hit him up on Facebook here. Please sweet black baby Jesus let this be true.   It is being reported that … [Read more...]

Take a Look at This EBONY News Release and Tell Me What’s Wrong.

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I got the following news release from the public relations reps over at EBONY magazine. In the May issue of EBONY magazine, the publication partnered … [Read more...]

My Take on the Jamilah Lemieux Liberal vs. Conservative Kerfuffle

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When I first heard about the recent news that Jamilah Lemieux, editor of Ebony.com, got called out for her dismissive attitude toward conservatives … [Read more...]

Guess Who’s Coming to the Prom? EBONY Magazine Releases Encouraging News About Teens and Interracial Dating

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Thank lawdbejeezus that today's teenagers don't have as many hangup about interracial relationships that the older folks seem to have. According to … [Read more...]

In Case You Missed It: Me, Gina from WAOD, and Dr. Yaba Blay Weigh in on the Supposed “Lupita Fetish”

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Let's discuss! … [Read more...]

How Much, If Anything, Do the Beneficiaries of Profits From Slavery Owe to the Descendants of Former Slaves?

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Turns out Benedict Cumberbatch's fine arse is the descendant of plantation owners who got super from owning sugar-cane producing plantation in the … [Read more...]

End Racial Descriptions in Crime Alerts – What the Cuss?

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(credit: CBS)   There has been a recent uproar at the University of Minnesota because a black student was misidentified as a burglary suspect.  … [Read more...]

OK, So You Possibly Hate (Or Love) Beyoncé’s New Album, But At Least You Now Know Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Is

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She deserves the hype. And by "she," I'm referring to Nigerian feminist author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Beyoncé's recent eponymous album--and the … [Read more...]

Changing Lanes: Are Biracial People Wrong for Using The Power of Ambiguity to Their Advantage?

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On the heels of Super Bowl XLVIII that featured the halftime show featuring Bruno Mars we've got a plethora of articles regarding this mixed raced … [Read more...]

Does Al Gore Believe African Women’s Fertility Rates Will Cause Global Warming?

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You'd think so if you listened to conservative media sites. Take a look at this snippet from Human Events: Gore said such efforts to manage African … [Read more...]