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End Racial Descriptions in Crime Alerts – What the Cuss?

(credit: CBS)   There has been a recent uproar at the University of Minnesota because a black student was misidentified as a burglary suspect.  … [Read more...]

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A Sister Reacts to Accusation of Race Betrayal

I was given permission by L. B. Kelle to share a recent experience she had.  Now I know the loyal readers of BBW would have some choice words to say … [Read more...]

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Does This Woman Offend You?

I'm making my rounds this morning to read all the news, rags and gossip and was struck by this woman.   Before I read the story, I took … [Read more...]

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Is There Any Group That Blames the Victims Worse?!

So I'm reading about this miscreant who threw a bowling ball at a woman's HEAD for not accepting his offer to buy her a drink, and the author over at … [Read more...]

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Dear “I’m Here To Find My Black Queen” Black Men

Dear "I'm Here To Find My Black Queen" Black Men, Hello, how are things? Is the new year off to a good start? I hope so. :) I see that more and … [Read more...]

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Ciara Gets the Ring: Joins #TeamBabyMomma of B-List Urban Producer With Child Support Issues

You may or may not have heard of the singer Ciara, if you didn't, don't be alarmed. She's known in Hip Hop to be the muse of Missy Elliot who rose to … [Read more...]

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Can We Get Past The Other N Word?

Jury Questionnaire I am not trivializing or trying to diminish Raeana Roberson's outrage upon seeing a choice between African American and Negro on a … [Read more...]

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Black Father Gets Racist Hate Mail & Goes Viral…Because He’s Taking CARE OF HIS KIDS!

This story has appeared several times in my Facebook feed. Apparently Black fathers can't do anything right when it comes to their kids. I don't buy … [Read more...]

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Married Couples Abuse Kids Too: Wife Tortures Teen Family Member Receives 31 Years in Prison

I get a certain type of hot under the collar when I read about child abuse. Having been raised in foster care, I recall many nights of being woken … [Read more...]

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Tamera Mowry Gets Called “White Man’s Whore.” Yes; That’s What’s Happening.

Tamara Mowry got candid on Oprah about being called a  "white man's bed wench," and Tia is a "true black woman," because she married a black … [Read more...]

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You Can’t Blame the Police and Racism for This…Video Showing “How to Raise a Thug 101″

I have always, ALWAYS been for the kids, ya'll. And I just discovered a video of a child...A BABY IN DIAPERS being called a "bitch ass n*gga" by his … [Read more...]

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Hard to Learn When You’re So Hard-Headed…Apparently Marissa Alexander Wants to Go Back to Jail.

I can not believe this. Marissa Alexander, the woman who fired a warning shot at her husband and received a 20-year prison sentence that was later … [Read more...]

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“If Black Men See Us With White Men, It Will Scare Them Away!” O_o

I don't know how many ways it can be said that in this life you are free to choose and love whoever you wish. Or that spaces like this featuring women … [Read more...]