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21, Pregnant with Second Child, Wants to Swirl?!

This letter appeared in my inbox: Hi, I’m a 21 year old black female who swirled once when I was in high school and became pregnant by the white...
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Get Mad if You Want…Femininity for the Win.

After a frequent commenter, Breanna, posted a candid status on Facebook about her frustration about living in an unsafe neighborhood, and the dangers ...
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For Black Women Only: What Femininity Is…For...

I got this question from a reader this morning: Hello! Thank you so much for all you do! I just read your piece on what happened to Breanna. ? That is...
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Black Women, It’s Time to START Practicing H...

**WARNING: DON’T READ THIS ARTICLE IF YOU BELIEVE IN FEMINIST IDEALS TO THE POINT OF JEOPARDIZING YOUR OWN WELL-BEING. NO FOOT-SHOOTERS ALLOWED....
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Video: The Top Three Challenges Black Women Face D...

A woman just leaving a 23-year relationship ask me this question, and I’m glad she did. It gave me a chance to organize and categorize the issue...
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“I Felt Something Inside Me Go Numb.” ...

If there was ever any doubt that the message drilled into young impressionable black women about how we’re the most undesirable, undatable, and ...
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No Organized Defense of Black Women Allows Sh%t Li...

Sigh…when I saw this on my feed, I thought to myself, “how low will this clown show of an election season go? We have real issues to discu...
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Breaking News! Mass Foot Shooting By Black Female ...

Sigh…it this isn’t one of the worst cases of foot-shooting by black women putting “the cause” before their personhood. These W...
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Why are We Still Worried About Who Black Men Date?...

I ran across a video a student at Pace University did highlighting the trend of some black men openly proclaiming they would never date a black girl t...
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Ladies When You Enable Foolishness, It IS Your Fau...

Black women have had no shortage of outlets to discuss, hand-wring, and debate how and why black men have not, for some reason or another, failed a co...
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Black Women Mocked at Wesley College by…a Bl...

Much uproar and cries of racism were launched at the administration at Wesley College when the following cartoons appeared in the school newspaper: Cl...
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What the Iconic Photo of Harriet Tubman Reveals Ab...

So Harriet Tubman, the iconic slave woman who ushered her brethren to freedom via the Underground Railroad, will grace the $20 bill in American curren...
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Protected Species Vs. Non Protected Species

God, I was rooting for Azealia Banks, really. She was so outspoken, and had a cute boyfriend. But I can not abide this latest debacle via Twitter this...
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This ‘Justice Warrior’ Against Black A...

If you haven’t yet seen the video of the young black San Francisco State University student verbally and physically accosting a white male with ...
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