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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]