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Where Did 64,000 Black Women and Girls Go?

A person doesn’t just disappear into thin air but you would think they do when you learn that 64,000 Black women and girls are currently missing...
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advice, Youtube, black men, culture, destructive behaviors, children, abandonment, warning, video, dating, single motherhood, pregnancy, fatherless children, casual sex, regrets, young women,

#NWNW: Don’t Look for the New Man to Clean U...

It’s very rare that I get questions that stir my emotions, frustrate me, and make me deeply sad. I just received such a letter from a very young...
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sex, intimacy, dating, mating, relationships, online dating, healthy communication, red flags, rules of dating, advice,

Intimacy Is Not Built Through Sex. Surprised?

  A couple of months ago, I downloaded Tinder after hearing good things about it. And in one month’s time, I had four dates with three guys, pr...
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network, support group, lifestyle, positive, wellness, social media, advocacy, groups, chatting, friendship, diversity, interests, quality of life, depression, isolation,

Feeling Lonely? Isolated? Use Social Media to Crea...

I recently got a note from a black woman married interracially, and it got me to thinking about how sometimes, interracial relationships can cause cha...
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QOTF, black women dating white men, women with children, vetting, relationships, mating, dating, single mothers, advice, video, Youtube, using men as a back up plan, learn proper vetting, finding a step father, loser men, self esteem, priorities,

(Bonus) QOTW: Black Women, Multiple Children, and ...

Writer: Hey my name is “Sue” I’m a black female live in St.Louis Mo I have had bad relationship with black men so I decided to date ...
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black females, violence, abuse, MTA, aggressiveness, domestic violence, black on black violence, South Carolina, acting white, crime, Blackistan, urban culture, negative black experience, stigma, education, light skinned women, dark skinned women, colorism, racism, Sean Bergin, Jersey City, police officer shooting, news, lies, urban america, violence

Unspeakable! New Jersey Reporter Fired for Telling...

We live in such a crazy time in America, when saying the obvious will literally get you fired and physically and socially ruin you. I know back in 201...
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black women, empowerment, BWE, circumstances, stereotype, society, Black men, aspirations, lifestyle, expectations, better living, improved life, support, advocacy, social trends, pop culture,

It Started with Just a Few Voices, and Now a Cocop...

When you’ve been blogging for nearly five years, you begin to notice some trends. For instance, I remember when I first came on the scene and th...
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One Black Mother’s Heartbreaking Story of Ra...

When I read this very personal account from Breukelen Bleu, the founder of the Black Woman Think Tank, I knew I had to share it. So much of the criti...
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Company’s Photo Discrepancy Gives Subtle Mes...

I’ve quietly watched a company called Baby K’Tan work to dig itself out of a public relation social media nightmare because of this photo....
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teens, readers, dating, lessons, vetting, interracial dating, mixed relationships, advice, discussion, community, young black women, options, future, marriage, positivity,

The College Girl’s Guide To Getting Through ...

June is graduation season, and all the 18 and 19-year-old collegial hopefuls are soon to flood the halls of academia, full of hope and promise. Some m...
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New Music POSITIVE Hip Hop from Arrested Developme...

Some of you know that I’m friends with Speech Thomas, head of the legendary and iconic Arrested Development. He was a strong supporter of our No...
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slavery, dating, DNA, the struggle, black women are abused, history, shared existence, opinion, debate, Facebook,

Big Mistake: When Slavery Makes Your Romanticize &...

I recently had a radio interview with a well-know African American host. While I was invited to talk about swirling, it seems that it’s almost i...
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black women issues, validation seeking black women, suffrage, keep hope alive, degradation, black women who let black men abuse them, saving black men, give black men a chance, abuse, mental abuse, emotional abuse, misogyny, non black men, dating white boys, asian men,

Black Women Who Seek To Eliminate Themselves ̶...

I feel a mixture of compassion and frustration with black women who are determined to degrade themselves in the pursuit of seeking validation from po...
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YES! Lupita N’Yongo Is People’s Most B...

How’s THIS for “fetishizing”… Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Praise heavens and a...
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