Has ‘Bridgegate’ Ruined New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s Political Career?

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Last September the traffic on the most traveled bridge in the world, the George Washington Bridge, slowed to a trickle for several days after lanes … [Read more...]

Be Inspired: Gabrielle Turnquest Passes Bar At 17 And Breaks 600 Year Old Record in the U.K.

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I just got wind of this news coming from across the pond, and it is the perfect example of what young Black women can achieve when given the … [Read more...]

Ani DiFranco Cancels Retreat that Was To Be Held On Former Slave Plantation

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I was never a huge Ani DiFranco fan, but I loved (and still do love) her song "32 Flavors." DiFranco, a feminist (some would appendage the word "icon" … [Read more...]

Village Voice Exposes R. Kelly and Our Willingness to Ignore The Sexual Assault of Black Females

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If you are one of those unfortunate types that still find wonderment in the music of R Kelly then you have my condolences. Above and beyond the issue … [Read more...]

So, Bill DeBlasio’s Marriage Makes Folks in the Tea Party “Gag?”

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I've been deluged with emails from people asking me my thought on a quote from a columnist from the Washington Post Today’s GOP is not racist, … [Read more...]

Are Black Women Safe Anywhere?

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Renisha McBride was in a car accident at 2:30 am last Saturday. Having been in a horrible accident myself this year, I know how frantic one can become … [Read more...]

Even the King of New York is Swirling: Bill Deblasio Wins The Big Apple In a Landslide Election

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Fresh off the heels of our most  recent conversation regarding same race hate speech we have a new hero under our belt. Bill Deblasio took the New … [Read more...]

Did This Little Girl Lose Her Crown Because She Looks Black?

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Beautiful little Jakiyah McKoy was probably over the moon when she won the Little Miss Hispanic Delaware title. In a cruel twist of fate, it was … [Read more...]

A Lesson In Bold Black Womanhood: No Explanations Owed

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I've talked in the past about being a bold black woman. One of the areas where black women often find themselves attacked is in their ability to stand … [Read more...]

You CRAY, Mayor Bloomberg! Showing off your beautiful interracial family is not racist.

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Now that Bill de Blasio may actually be close to winning his campaign for Mayor of New York, some of his detractors are starting to let their claws … [Read more...]

A US President Wants to Bomb a Middle Eastern Country? Heard That One Before…

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Something told me that awarding Barack Obama with a Nobel Peace Prize barely 10 months into his first term as President was a bit … [Read more...]