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Congressional Hopeful Erika Harold Is No “Street Walker”!

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...]

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It’s Official (??) The AMA Says Obesity is a Disease. So Go Cut Out Your Stomach and Take a Pill.

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...]

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Photo of the Day: The Babster Shows Her Support for Cheerios…

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...]

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Jenn M. Jackson Says, “Cheerios Commercial Philosophers, Have Several Seats”

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...]

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Women are Winning in the Workplace…Kind of

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...]

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

  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...]

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

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...]

Chirlane McCray, Bill De Blasio, and their two children

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

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!

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...]

Megan McCain and her brother, Jack, aka Mr. Hawtness.

John McCain’s Son Marries a Black Woman. Let’s Dissect This, Shall We?

First, I had NO idea John McCain's son was so friggin HAWT! Let's pause to gander: And here's the summary via People magazine (yes' … [Read more...]


How Do Black Women Respond When Someone “Pulls Rank”?

This post is a bit tricky because it deals with the issue of  intersectionality. I strongly suggest people read up on the term and who is impacted. I … [Read more...]


Expansion of Background Checks: Dead or on Delay?

The tragic and highly publicized issues with gun violence in this country have recently prompted huge debate in Congress.  Though originally centered … [Read more...]

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New Study Reveals 72% of Women Don’t Call Themselves Feminists

It looks like the discussions we have had about feminism on this blog have not happened in a vacuum. The debate continues about whether many--NOT … [Read more...]