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Simply Precious: Gabby Sidibe is in love! 

Trigger Warning Before I begin, I will commence this blog with a trigger warning. We briefly mention Gabby’s weight in this post, but that it is not...
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Don’t Worry, Meghan’s Bag is Still Sec...

Written by Penelope Farthing Warning: Please be advised that there are 2 mentions of the N-word used in this article. It is relevant to the context of...
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What are your New Year’s Resolutions?

Trigger Warning Before I begin, I will commence this blog with a trigger warning. This blog post is not suitable for all audiences. We will be discuss...
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Obesity – The No Go Zone

Written by Penelope Farthing In following with this being the season for New Year’s resolutions, this marks my final post about anything to do w...
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Three Things We Can Leave Behind in 2019

It is 2020! I want to wish you a Happy New Year! May all of life’s blessings come to you and your family. May this be your best year yet! As I m...
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Four Word Mantras to Conquer 2020

Written by Penelope Farthing Happy new year, folks! 2020 is officially here, and that means it is prime time to set those resolutions. Whether it is t...
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Rottweilers, Bulldogs, and Black Women

Written by Penelope Farthing Before today, I didn’t know who Ari Lennox was. My first introduction to this beautiful black woman was some idiot on T...
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What we are leaving in 2019: The Kardashians and I...

This article has an interesting origin story. I decided to rejoin Twitter this year, and I have been addicted ever since. This month, I noticed that I...
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Black Women Are Being Murdered and Nobody Cares: R...

I follow the Our Lives Matter page on Facebook. The woman who runs the page, Rosa Perreira, is keeping track of the number of Black women and girls t...
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Black Female Erasure: Good Times Remake

 Written by Penelope Farthing In the latest remake no one asked for, Jimmy Kimmel and Norman Lear will be spearheading a Good Times remake. The actor...
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Black Booties in Public Spaces

I do not know if this post needs a trigger warning, but I will at least note that there will be a whole LOT of derrière featured in this article. You...
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Lizzo Sparks Interesting Conversation on Bigotry, ...

Written by Saran Lawson Lizzo’s cut out dress has sparked A LOT of debates on appropriateness. The debate has ranged from whether it was her size th...
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A Tale of Two Beauties: Lizzo & Zozibini

Written by Penelope Farthing Feature photo image credit: People Magazine Do you remember back in July, a day or two after we were all celebrating Hall...
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13-Year Male Birth Control and Black Women

Written by Penelope Farthing News broke recently that a male birth control option that would last thirteen years might be available soon. It would be ...
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