Monday Punday # 26

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Monday-Punday #26   Ah, the limerick - 5 lines of delightful nonsense (often 'unclean') - … [Read more...]

What’s In A Name?

culture, race, ethnic, names, children, blended families, racism, discrimination, privilege, society, employment, stigma, dating, relationships, insight, black men, options,white men, black women, dating, interracial marriage, blended families, relationships, romance, flirting, advice, reader question, looking for love,

From time to time we discuss names black Americans give their children.  I have seen some pretty outlandish names encroached upon innocent children … [Read more...]

A Rose by any other name: Pastel Pink Beauty Trends SS 2014

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This is my ode to pink. A color, that if I were put into as a child, I'd scream bloody murder. I hated the feminine soft color, so Barbie, so girlie, … [Read more...]

Swirling In History: Vintage News Clippings of Couples Who Dared to Love When It Was Damn Scary

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We don't need Black History Month to know about swirling black women throughout history.  But since it is February, and I like history I thought it … [Read more...]

3 Off the Runway Beauty Trends for SS 2014

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I don't know if you can feel it, but Spring is in the air. And hopefully like me you have already started to scour the net to find the upcoming … [Read more...]

Legion of Doom Mothers on Steroids — What the Cuss?

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This one is breaking my heart. I am very sympathetic to victims of domestic violence to a point. I have seen a lot of crimes and issued lots of arrest … [Read more...]

Roseanne Barr is Running for President, and She Thinks Siding With Known Black-Woman Haters Will Get Her the Black Vote.

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Some say that the more natural of political alliances are between the black man and the white woman. The theory is because both of them have the same … [Read more...]

QOTW: “Why Can’t I Just Be a Baby Mama?”

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One reader asked us to discuss the potential option of black women opting to co-parent over having a partner full time. Here's my take. … [Read more...]

…And This Man Calls Himself a “Prophet,” While Condemning Interracial Families.

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In the new media age, where ratchetry can be disseminated globally in a matter of seconds, I'm starting to wonder just how many preachers and … [Read more...]

Why Is Everyone Mad At A “Non-Working” Black Woman?

SAHM, lifestyle, choices, options, family, parenting, marriage, couples, children, finances, aging, society, culture, stereotypes, black women,stay at home black mothers, non working mothers, stay at home parents, women who don't want to work, raising kids, child rearing, tradition, servants, privilege, freedom,

I find that there are few things that piss off black people more than a stay at home black mother. Not stay at home mother, but stay at home BLACK … [Read more...]

Hey Folks, Meet ‘Friends of Jay’

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Anyone ever wonder what the frequent commenter, 'Friends of Jay,' who often tells the story of the black woman he once loved who got away? Apparently … [Read more...]