An Open Letter to Kim Kardashian Regarding Her Preggo News

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Hey Kimmie, I heard you were knocked up a couple days ago when your boo of only eight months, Kanye West, announced that his 5,000+ audience pay … [Read more...]

#NWNW ‘Truce’ with Prominent Social Media Feminists?

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Me and prominent writer and prominent social media feminist, Tami Winfrey Harris had a Twitter exchange regarding her article about Shawty Lo in … [Read more...]

Commentary on the Crooked Room: You Mad Sapphire? You Mad…the Angry Black Woman Trope

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Hello. My name is Jenn. And, I am an angry black woman. You know why? Well, because I, like all other human beings, possess the ability to get … [Read more...]

Do We Care About Our Afro-Latina Sisters?

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Here in America even we black folks take things for granted. We have had our civil rights movement behind us for decades and though the struggle … [Read more...]

Why I don’t call myself a “feminist” (and probably never will…)

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Author's Note: I know the title alone is going to upset some people. I know persons are going to come flocking into this post to try and "educate" me … [Read more...]

The “White Guy Pass”: Does It Exist?

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Fairly recently we've had articles addressing the fact that DBRism is something black women should expect to avoid not just in black men, but in … [Read more...]

White Math + Black Woman = Career Gold

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So, I guess I am a 'blerd.' You know, a black nerd. And, I have always been one. In third grade I disassembled my mother's salad spinner and put it … [Read more...]

“All My Baby Mamas”…Well, What Do You Expect When You Try to Normalize Dysfunction??

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This morning I got wind of yet another ratchety reality show, this one centering on the misadventures of a black male seed-spreader with 10 baby mamas … [Read more...]

Poll: Which are You, “Black Woman” First, or “Woman” First, “Black” Second?

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We've been talking a lot about black women's position in society, and ways to improve our station. But riddle me this--are you a "black woman," or a … [Read more...]

Cheer up! Black women have much to celebrate because the times, they are ‘a changin’

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Another day, another study on black women and interracial dating that sounds a little depressing. BUT these studies should not be taken as the … [Read more...]