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

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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”?

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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?

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

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

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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...]

REVISITED in light of Trayvon Martin verdict

Black Murder Versus White Murder: Why Jamie Foxx Haters Represent More Than Racial Hatred

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This post was originally published on April 16, 2013. Temporarily pinned as relevant to the recent Trayvon Martin verdict.   DISCLAIMER: … [Read more...]

First Black/White Prom at Georgia High School Proves Race is Still an Issue

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Imagine this. It is 2013. You are a black high school student. You've grown up in the same county, with all the same friends, and in the same … [Read more...]

Did President Obama Owe Kamala Harris an Apology?

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Kamala Harris is a gorgeous, intelligent, and attractive black woman. The California Attorney General has been a long time supporter of President … [Read more...]

The Feminist Backlash Continues: Princeton Alumn Advises Women to Seek Out Their Future Husbands in College

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Princeton University alumna, Susan Patton just came out publicly to say something I've been telling all of you since, well...since I've been here. … [Read more...]

A Different “Defense of Marriage”

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It's been suggested that we release "marriage" from government, give it entirely & symbolically over to religious institutions, and use civil … [Read more...]

BB&W Sound Off: Is the Gay Marriage Debate Just Like Lovings Vs. Virginia?

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Since I've come back from vacation, I've been seeing my Facebook timeline dotted with profile pictures that look like this: And since there was … [Read more...]

To Whom It May Concern: Black Skin Is “International”.

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I admit, I had fallen off the fashion reality show bandwagon long before Tyra completely lost her mind with these latest seasons of "America's Next … [Read more...]