New Documentary on the Black Church Shines a Light on Prosperity Pimps for Dollars

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I have to give credit where it's due, because columnist Deborrah Cooper was the first to shine a light on how the church exploits black women and … [Read more...]

Watch a Bunch of Black Women Cheering as Their Pastor Shouts, “These H*es Ain’t Loyal.”


My inbox has been peppered with messages about a sermon rendered by Pastor Jamal Bryant called “I’m My Enemies Worst Nightmare.” (yes, they wrote … [Read more...]

Feminism Series: Real Reasons Women Aren’t Happy During Pregnancy…..Including Black Women, Too

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So the conversation rages on over the real meaning behind the study released by Stephen Wu and Paul Hagstrom revealing the level of unhappiness … [Read more...]

Beyonce (the Album) Review: Why this Church Girl Loves Bey and the Book of Knowles-Carter


Did y’all catch that Grammy performance?  Dayum.  I thought she had lost it as she had be gone for a minute, but we should never count King Bey out.  … [Read more...]

Special Off-Topic Thread for Atheists and Believers

Behave! … [Read more...]

Black Women and Benefits, We Don’t Get None, Always Cheering for Others.

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Question:  How do you know when you are happy?  Think about it for a minute. Do you smile more? Do you hum a tune?   However and … [Read more...]

Discussion: Do We Opt Out of Mental Health Help in Favor of Prayer?

But could this be a good thing? A few months ago, I wrote a post showing that black women really had nothing to show for their "relationships" with … [Read more...]

Dominic Ripoli: Being an Atheist in an Intercultural Relationship

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  If you have been dating black people in America for a while then you know how the black community feels about atheists and gay people. They pretty … [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...]

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...]