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

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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

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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...]

The Five Stages of Black Woman Grief, Part 1

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I have observed behaviors in black women, self included, that made me think of the Kübler-Ross model or "Five Stages of Grief". Many black women have … [Read more...]

Why Are Black Women So Desperate for Religion?

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I'm sure everyone has heard Michael Houston's confession that he introduced the beloved Whitney to crack. That in and of itself is tragic. However … [Read more...]

Israeli Government Tacitly Admits to Medical Malpractice On Ethiopian Women

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Last month, an investigative journalist reported that Jewish Ethiopian women awaiting immigration to Israel in transit camps in Ethiopia were given … [Read more...]

Commentary on the Crooked Room: Shame on You Black Girl…(Part 1)

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This multi-part series covering Melissa Harris-Perry's book, Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America, has discussed three main … [Read more...]