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Counterpoint to “White Privilege, My Family&...

by Married Black Expat -- I appreciate these examples of White privilege. But unfortunately many crimes committed in the Black community do not result...
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To Heat or Not To Heat: That is the Question, Part...

When Ayanna decides to turn up the heat to 72 degrees, Brianna turns up the heat in her own way....
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The Importance of Moving in Stealth

Written by Nicole 2020 is a train wreck and it is impossible to predict what news is going to break tomorrow, much less next month. The only certainty...
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Before You Don Your Cape…

Written by Nicole Faster than a speeding bullet, able to organize a protest in a single bound, it’s the Super Black Woman! Behold her beauty and her...
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The Ten Commandments of Black Womanhood

Written by Nicole 2020 has been a tumultuous year, and I hate it. But fear not, there are still over seven months left to make something beautiful hap...
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Black Women Stay On Code: Police Brutality is not ...

Note: This article was not written or endorsed by Christelyn Karazin, Nicole or any other writers on the blog.  Note 2: All tweets are used with perm...
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The Ten Commandments of Black Motherhood

Written by Nicole For Mother’s Day last year, I wrote about ways black mothers fail their children. This year, I’m writing about black mothers in ...
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Black Folks and Miss Rona: My Thoughts

Written by Nicole. Unfortunately I think my time writing about the harder-hitting topics like what I’m going to discuss today, is coming to an end. ...
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Addictions of Black Womanhood

Written by Nicole. In my unprofessional opinion, I don’t think many black women are mentally well. Many of us have undiagnosed depression and anxiet...
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Just How Divested are You?

Trigger warning: If you are a fan of Kobe Bryant, Terry Crews, Bill Cosby, Harvey Weinstein, Nelly, or defending black men in general, maybe sit this ...
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How “Thinking You’re the Special One&#...

Originally published December 2018 As women, we always want to feel like we’re special. We may think that our looks, body, nurturing, intelligen...
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Jesus Christ Is Not Birth Control

Originally published January 2019 By  Candice Smith Adewole Recently in conversation, I mentioned how I saw my 19-year-old niece on Instagram hugged ...
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Mental Health Tips in the Age of the Internet

Originally published August 2019 I love the Internet. Reliable Wi-Fi is a close third after food and shelter. I got my first dial up connection shortl...
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The Power of Telling the Truth

Originally published September 2019 I come across a lot of stuff on my timeline, IG and Twitter feed every day. Most of it is rubbish. About 2% is pro...
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