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Carrie: My 48-Hour Date

By: Carrie Thompson   Was he, afraid, to touch me? I can make him.  It is time. When *Trevor laid eyes on me, he always maintained a safe, gentl...
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Happy New Year!! What Are Your Plans?

Can’t let 2017 pass without telling all of you how much you mean to me, and how precious your support, encouragement, and participation in this ...
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When They Really Don’t Want You Doing Better...

What if the gaggle of people who were committed to perpetuating the idea that black women weren’t desirable suddenly had a LOT less to talk abou...
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Jamele Hill and How Black Women Police and Shame O...

Let me first open by saying that I am no fan of Stacy Dash. Frankly, she confuses me. She seems a bit…”off.” But I have to jump in t...
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SMASHBOX Is a SMASH

I have been on a nomadic search for the perfect purple lipstick that doesn’t make me look ridiculous. My search is over, and hellooooo SMASH BOX...
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Executing The Perfect Progressive Renovation

Every so often, our homes need a facelift. You could be newlyweds putting a personal spin on your first shared place, or you could be redoing the...
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Time To Really Get Honest About Our Weight. #PinkP...

I remember back in 2010, I wrote my first post about black women, their weight, and their dating options. I didn’t hold back–I was brutall...
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Black Girl Travel Founder Says Bravo Stole Her Ide...

Fleace Weaver, founder of Black Girl Travel has a bone to pick with Bravo. Apparently, their new show, To Rome For Love, is a hijack of her own work a...
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Watching “Good Times” as an Adult Help...

Don’t ask me how it happened, but channel surfing today landed me on Good Times. I was initially excited…I remembered all the words to the...
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No Blog Post Today But…Open Thread

I’ll leave you in quiet contemplation as you look upon Marz, our family dog. This is the look on my face right now because my brain is fried. I ...
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Better Ways to Manage Your Weight

Some people it, seems, have a gift of eating anything they want without it showing up as fat pockets in all the wrong places on their body. While othe...
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What It’s Like to Survive a Hurricane

Written by James Bagget, a member of our community. After reading this you may want to checkout his campaign to help the island community. https://www...
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Forget the ‘Tragic Mulatto,’ This Redd...

As a blogger in the interracial marriage space, I’ve heard all sorts of rumors about other cultures and races here in America, with all sorts of...
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Unpaid Writer Invoices at Ebony Tell an Uncomforta...

An an article titled, I’m a Black Writer Suing Ebony for Unpaid Work. It’s Doesn’t Feel Good, a well-understood and uncomfortable tr...
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