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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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The Strange Similarity Rats Have with Your Female ...

Things are getting hard out here. Did you hear that rats are getting desperate for food because their supply—restaurants and public gatherings when ...
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What Does Vetting Mean, Anyway?

Written by Nicole J. Landlords vet potential tenants, employers vet potential employees. In a market where you are the prize to be won (despite what m...
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Cosmic Connections: The Census, The Coronavirus &#...

If in the last two weeks, you’ve scoured your local grocery store for pantry staples, worn a mask out, or had to meditate your way out of another tr...
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You’re Pretty… For a Dark-Skinned Girl

You’re Pretty… For a Dark-Skinned Girl By Cloe Luv “You’re pretty for a dark-skinned girl.” That was the comment that de...
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Future Thinking: When COVID hits the road

Hello all! Happy Monday! To start the week fresh, let’s think about what the first thing you’ll do once the lockdown is lifted. Maybe you ...
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Worried About Your Job? Better Get Real About Rela...

Things are crazy, right? And in times like these, when jobs come into question and the Dow is schizophrenic, the claws in the corporate world come out...
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Open Chat: Making the Best of Things

Hello again folks! How is everyone doing this fine Thursday? Here is another topic for open chat: what can black women do in these times of uncertaint...
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Additional Supplies for your COVID Prep

Written by Nicole J. Shelves are cleared clean out of the essentials in the event of a worldwide coronapocalypse. Toilet paper statues are being built...
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Childcare Considerations during Coronavirus

  Written by Nicole J. Coronavirus has thrust the world into a panic that has not been seen in recent times. Schools from kindergarten to Ivy Lea...
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Dan Gasby might as well have killed B Smith #RIP

This is another super long post. I am sorry, but I could not keep my thoughts to 1000 words. As per usual, read the whole thing before you come for my...
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Would black women survive a zombie apocalypse?

Written by Nicole   I was a Walking Dead fan for the first few seasons. I dropped off around midway through season 6, since it just felt like the...
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