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Question of the Week: Why is it Everyone’s Business If Some…

What is so hard about understanding that people have a right to limit their dating pool?

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Fashion #Trending: Military Polish…

Are you ready to march in lockstep with the newest Fall 2012 fashion trend?

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Shirley Ann’s Sweet Potato Pie…

Join the ranks of many southern families who make this nicely spiced pie–instead of pumpkin–their holiday dessert, including mine! This is my late wife’s recipe, I’ve found none better. As soon as she started to bake it, the smell was amazing. The better the pie smells the longer it seems to take. (Of course that is all just perception), It felt like hours before the pie was cooked, then cooled enough to eat. We ate it with whipped cream and boy was it good.

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“Swirling” Success Story! BB&W’s Very Own, Jewel…

Remember a while back when we were discussing creative ways to meet new people? Well Jewel Barnett (now Jewel Barnett-Sheridan) did just that last January, and met her new hubby, James. They met in a running club. This guy knew what he wanted and went for it, because they started dating in May and he asked for her hand in marriage in June. And just this month…

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

We almost didn’t make it…

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My Birthday: Part Too…

Part II or Tracy Renee Jones’ emotional conversation with her estranged birth mother.

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Have the Publicists for the Recent Slavery-themed Films Begun To…

Is Hollywood finally listening to the concerns of black women and how their image is portrayed in the media? “Django Unchained” releases a second video that give Kerry Washington more character depth.

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Trust Your Instincts. BB&W Recounts Frightening Inappropriate…

“I got the ‘Welcome to New York’ speech twice. Thank you, but I was welcomed by the drunkard who shoved me into a concrete wall and countless homeless men pissing and masturbating on the train a long time ago. No matter what, this is not okay and no woman should be subjected to that.”

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Younger, Less-Educated, People of Color Are The Most Likely to…

Are African Americans really homophobic? A surprising study has found that blacks are actually the most likely racial group to openly identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender (LGBT)

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Big Donors or Little Voters? What Investments in Romney Today Could…

Both Romney and Obama have benefited immensely from “outside” money given to super PACs. But, Romney’s ties might shed some light on who might come to collect if he’s elected.

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Dry, Damaged Hair? Author of “The Science of Black Hair”…

Hair-care advocate and health scientist Audrey Davis-Sivasothy gives tips on how to regain hair health.

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Is Anyone Buying Tyler Perry as an Action Hero? “Alex…

I’m unsure anyone besides Tyler Perry didn’t see this coming. In a case of negro-stay-in-your-lane, Tyler Perry’s new flick, Alex Cross, is getting a slew of rotten tomatoes thrown his way as most folks think he should just retire his pants and keep on the house dress.

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Black Femininity: Who Decides What?…

I maintain that black femininity is under attack. The question is asked, “Well, what is black femininity?” The answer as far as I’m concerned is femininity in a woman who is black. But of course that’s far too simplistic an answer for such a complex issue….or is it?

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Shine Has it’s Place, but Not on Your Face. Three Anti-Shine…

Think of makeup as furniture and your face as a bare room. If the room isn’t prepped and ready, free of blemishes, discolorations and distractions where there shouldn’t be, no amount of fabulous furniture will ever do the room any justice. So if your nose is so oily and shiny that flies never land, but slide off and catapult across the room, you might want to consider a little priming before you paint.

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So you wanna go to a film festival? Part II…

More of Dani’s adventures on the film festival circuit…

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

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 as I think “why bother” sometimes this is not my fight. But I have a right to my say and views as much as anyone else. I don’t insult anyone who feels differently, nor do I resort to name calling because I disagree politically with anyone.

Having said that, I am by no means a defender of the Mormon faith but knowing what I know, I could not stand by and let some of the assumptions I have seen go unchallenged.

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

Is Snooki the best we can do for a role model these days?

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Some Really Good Reasons You Should Check Out the Fall Film Festivals,…

The fall film festival season is upon us! With Toronto, Venice and New York behind us, BFI is underway in London and AFI is coming up in Los Angeles. Then, 2013 will open with Sundance, followed by Tribeca and SXSW in the spring.   Why attend a film festival? You’re interested in: seeing films before […]

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A Black Woman and Her Guns…

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 my fear of guns. Little did I know how much it would change my life or that I was part of a national trend.

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Yes Ma’am! Sophia Angeli Nelson Adding to “Election…

I have some AMAZING news! My buddy and person I want to be when I grow up, Sophia Angeli Nelson, political pundit and kick-arse writer of Black Woman Redefined will be joining us for our “Election Decompression” event on November 7th!