10 Mentoring Activities That Urban Kids Can Use……….Suggestions From Someone Who Would Actually Know

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I'm so stoked to see that roaring interest in actually inquiring into the needs of the po' innah city youfs. After all, one can't be expected to … [Read more...]

Race Relations Expert Says “Stop Questioning Zimmerman Verdict; Address Black-on-Black Crime”

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It is the position of the editorial staff at Beyond Black & White that the killing of Trayvon Martin, an innocent, unarmed teenager, was tragic. … [Read more...]

Congressional Hopeful Erika Harold Is No “Street Walker”!

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For years I have proudly waved the GOP banner and defended party politics to an extent.   I am not one to make excuses for a proven racist Republican, … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

Hot Out of the Oven, Another Off Topic Thread for you political animals

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  So as not to shut down the political discussion started in the Jack McCain marriage thread I am moving it over here.   As posted … [Read more...]

Why You Hate Giving Help to Poor People (Even Though You Might Have Once Been Poor)

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Why are Americans so seemingly generous on an individual level, but those same Americans who will tithe to their local church lambaste calls to pay … [Read more...]

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

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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...]

Have A Seat, Bigots: No Self-Respecting Swirl-Minded Person Is Checking For You!

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I was initially going to write a post in response to this hilarious hot mess of an article. But given the recent influx of misplaced members of the … [Read more...]