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QOTW: We’re Still Getting Played. Time to Pr...

Buckle up, ladies. This one is a doozy. Be sure to read the entire letter. Hello, I just discovered your video (about a girl whose boyfriend of 4 year...
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Ciara is Getting Hitched, And Some People A Little...

Hello, strangers! I haven’t written anything for this blog in awhile, I know. Much of my time is being consumed by sorting things out in my pers...
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I Think Nik West is My New Girl Crush.

I’ve been seeing her all over my Facebook timeline, rocking a bass guitar. Even without any sound, the beauty, confidence and talent of bass gui...
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Teacher Humiliates Black Girl; Calls Her Dumb; Say...

Thank God for photo, audio and video evidence to how black girls (particularly the dark ones) are treated by the people in their own communities. A G...
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Why Don’t They Get It?! Dark Women Feel Bad ...

I can’t tell you how puzzling I find it that the very people who mock black women about hating themselves are the reflections of the women hatin...
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Sherri Sheperd Loses Appeal: Successful Black Wome...

Sherri Shepard is another casualty of ‘black love no matter what’ magical thinking. She lost her bid to null her link to the baby she had ...
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Carrie Asks: Befriending Black Women: Is It Worth ...

Carrie Thompson   Started my new corporate gig last week, in a multi-billion-dollar industry, under the national purchasing director. The tetris-like...
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11 False Ideologies Minorities Uphold That Hold Th...

Carrie Thompson From 1965 Watts to current day church and street slayings of minorities, peaceful protests yielding martial law. Campaign rallies labe...
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Spend This Valentine’s Weekend Loving Yourse...

I’ve known Sophia Angeli Nelson for a few years now, and have watched with awe how this little (she’s 5 ft when generous) fireball has use...
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Why Can We (and Others) Have Some Compassion for M...

  I was horrified when I read the news about a young mother who had her son on the swing for days until he died of hypothermia and dehydration, a...
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Black Women’s History: “Rosie the Riveter” W...

By Stanley Solomillo   When it comes to remembering World War II, we usually think of African American men and women who served in the U.S. armed for...
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At What Point Will More Black Men Stand Up to Stre...

As I read the news of yet ANOTHER horrendous assault and murder of a black woman who had the audacity to rebuff the overtures of a dusty stranger who ...
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New Show on TV One Makes the Black OOW Rate a Mock...

My longtime buddy Lorraine sent me this clip, and you have to see it to believe it. So here we have TV One, a network owned and operated with black fo...
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What the Hateful Won’t Admit About Black Wom...

In light of the news about the Brooklyn teens who gang-raped an 18 year old young woman, I feel this message is more than apropos. Combine that with a...
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