Why Do We Always Have to Be Reminded that “White People Do It, Too!”

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Something to scratch your head about during Domestic Violence Awareness Month... Whether it's sexually assaulting children or the … [Read more...]

Black Women vs. Black Women: Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

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Recent appearances by actress Vivica A. Fox and columnist Crystal Wright on BET's Don’t Sleep, hosted by BET personality T.J. Holmes, spawned a swarm … [Read more...]

Tom Stemberg, Staples Inc., And Why Marriage Does NOT A Quality Man Make….

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Staples Inc., founder Tom Stemberg has come into the spotlight very recently thanks to buddy Mitt Romney's possible perjury on his behalf during his … [Read more...]

How Blackistan Deals with ‘Fast Girls’

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“She was probably fast anyway.” Blackistan’s justification of the abuse, rape and sexual harassment of young girls and women. “All my life I had to … [Read more...]

“You Chose Him!” But Really, If You’re Living in the Hood, What Choice Do You REALLY Have?

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I don't know if any of you were on my Facebook page today, but I about burst a gasket when Dr. Boyce Watkins co-signed this photo: A slurry of … [Read more...]

It’s OFFICIAL. No Wedding No Womb is a California Non-Profit Corporation!

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Time was running out. The book and this blog had me stretched to the limit, and I'd already passed two deadlines. Odette, the angel at the … [Read more...]

Black Femininity: Who Decides What?

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I am glad this came up in the post from the other day, because it's definitely something that needs to be discussed at length. I didn't want to do it … [Read more...]

A Black Conservative Woman’s Take on Mitt Romney and Black Mormons

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I am a proud conservative republican and Mitt Romney supporter.  With the level of vitriol hurled at black conservatives, I was not going to chime in … [Read more...]

Role Model Responsibility: When Did It Become Cool to Be a Hot Mess?

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The term role model generally means any "person who serves as an example, whose behavior is emulated by others". The term first appeared in Robert K. … [Read more...]

A Black Woman and Her Guns

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  By Millicent Two years ago I decided I wanted to learn to shoot a gun for two reasons. It was on my bucket list and I wanted to overcome … [Read more...]

“Macho” Little Black Girls: The Anti-Femininity War on Black Women

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Note: For the purpose of this article, I'm dealing with a specifically observed issue that has nothing to do with "butch" lesbianism in black women or … [Read more...]