Vetting a Spiritual Community

Many people sense that there is something greater at work in the universe; that humans on Earth are not the sum game of life. Religion often provides ...
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Thoughts on Beyond the Lights

I recently saw Beyond the Lights, drawn in by a female centered story as well as the actors playing the lead characters, Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Noni Jean) a...
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SHARE: Dating Outside of the States

Recently, some of our readers shared some very juicy gems about their interactions and dating experiences while traveling abroad. Most important to no...
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Ladies, Know Your Bourbon!

I grew up in a very strict Christian home and had no exposure to alcohol until I got to college. Now in my early thirties, I would consider myself a v...
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Cop allegedly sexually assaults eight Black women ...

Like many of our readers, I have been monitoring the story of the Oklahoma police officer accused of sexually assaulting eight black women. After week...
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Is Greg Orman the future of American politics?

by Dani NBC News has called him “the most interesting man in politics this November.” Newly released polls show Greg Orman (I) leading long-time K...
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FAKE COUPLE ALERT: How Cute are Tamron Hall and Be...

        By Dani Have you seen this steamy video going around with TODAY Show co-host Tamron Hall and rugged outdoorsman Bear Gryll...
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Ten Interests that can Connect You to Other People

By Dani We talk here often about getting out of the house to meet people and have suggested  joining Meet-up or Facebook groups around interracial da...
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Live Tweeting from Ferguson; But Is @Jack Dorsey a...

By Dani What does Jack Dorsey’s recent presence in Ferguson, Missouri mean? Inquiring minds on the left and right went abuzz as Jack Dorsey, the pro...
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Is Anyone Watching Halle Berry in Extant?

      By Dani     With the success of Kerry Washington in Scandal, we continue to see more black women leading network televi...
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As Millennials Support Dating Out, the Black Commu...

As younger black women increasingly express their willingness to date out, AND men of other races become more vocal in their adoration of black women...
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sex, intimacy, dating, mating, relationships, online dating, healthy communication, red flags, rules of dating, advice,

Intimacy Is Not Built Through Sex. Surprised?

  A couple of months ago, I downloaded Tinder after hearing good things about it. And in one month’s time, I had four dates with three guys, pr...
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The Breast Cancer Diagnosis of a Loved One

My mother was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. We’ve subsequently learned that her type of cancer is “triple negative,” which can be aggre...
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Stop Telling Women to Smile comes to Oakland!

  I am very proud to share that the Stop Telling Women to Smile campaign that I backed continues to roll along. Tatyana Fazlalizadeh, the artist...
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