Modules in the Build a Brotha Workshop

Good morning class, my name is Professor Pickmeisha Jones, a colleague of a Pimp named Nick Nack, and I teach black women nationwide at the Build a Brotha Workshop. The Build A Brotha Workshop is a course designed out of the need to bridge the gap between single, well to do, educated, marriage minded black…

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Abstinence: Antiquated or Awesome?

Last week I talked a quite a bit about sexual health among black women, from tips to prevent getting HIV, to why unprotected sex should be an act rese...

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Dating in the Diaspora: Jamaica

A common rebuttal to the dearth of American “Good Black Men” is to just get one from other black majority nations in the Caribbean or Afri...

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Shut up about hypergamy!

There has been a lot of talk of late about black women and hypergamy. What’s hypergamy you ask? It’s just fancy talk for marrying up, an act that ...

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The Power of Telling the Truth

I come across a lot of stuff on my timeline, IG and Twitter feed every day. Most of it is rubbish. About 2% is profound. The rest is, well, lies. I ha...

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Trini’s Advice, Part 4

Today’s article concludes our spotlight a new couple, Trini and Jay. Trini was so kind as to speak with me about her 26-year marriage to Jay. In thi...

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Rawdoggin’ is for married folks!

Following on from an article posted back in January discussing why Jesus is not birth control, and yesterday’s blog about HIV prevention tips, h...

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HIV Prevention Tips

With straight black women getting featured in HIV medication ads, infection rates in Atlanta rivaling some third world countries, and an increase unsa...

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Lessons to learn from black male swirlers

Black men have been dating interracially in greater numbers and for far longer than black women have. Historical data shows that once it was legal to ...

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Throwaway Children: A Case Study

Following on from my post about throwaway children, meaning black children birthed into this world as an unfortunate consequence of sex rather than a ...

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Maternal Mortality and Black Women

  Maternal mortality is a hot topic of late, with more light shed on the statistic among black mothers-to-be since Serena Williams Ohanian’s ex...

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Nicki Minaj Announces Retirement

Written By Saran Lawson Hater her or love her Nicki Minaj is undoubtedly the reigning Queen of Rap. Her body of work and her mark on music and Hip Hop...

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Grammy Award Winning Songwriter Lashawn Daniels, Dead at 41

Written By Saran Lawson If you were a fan of the hit short-lived reality show, Tamar and Vince, then chances are you have become acquainted with LaSha...

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