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Zara: Eight Reasons Why We Love Black Women

  In the face of so much global hate and devaluing of black women, I’m throwing out a few truths that many would just love to deny, and man...
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Dear Black Men, Did I Hurt Your Feelings? You Don&...

Warning: This is a LENGTHY read, so you may want to go get a snack or something to eat while you read this.  I was in the middle of writing follow-up...
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Want To Know What Black Men REALLY Think Of Black ...

So many people were following the recent post about Amber Rose and the Kardashians that we were gifted some great (and not so great) feedback. Many me...
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Kanye’s Comments About Amber Rose Highlights...

I know I shouldn’t have done it. But…I did anyway. I peeped an article recap of Kanye West’s interview on “The Breakfast Club&...
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Black Woman Writes Apology Missive for Preferring ...

Someone passed along an article to me that was published on XO Jane, true-confession style, written by a black woman, admitting that her declaration t...
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Open Thread: Is Fighting Against the Black 72% Out...

I got this note from a BB&W fan, who happens to be biracial (his mother is black, father is white). Richard often comes to the fan page to discuss...
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6 Ways To Improve Your Self-Esteem

If you haven’t realized it, self-esteem affects every part of our lives. It decides what jobs or promotions we go for, who we choose to date or ...
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Mamie: “I Am Damaged, But Not Broken.”

I woke up this morning and got ready for work and looked in the mirror for a bit. Such a mundane inconsequential action, looking in the mirror, but wh...
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For Those Who Think Insults Endear You…Think...

One thing that the black community clings to for dear life is the notion that people can be changed and taught through humiliation and degradation. It...
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Mamie: Your (Black) Feminism Crash Course…

By Mamie Mooney As the saying goes,”You’re only as good (or as relevant) as your loudest idiot.” Unfortunately, feminism has had the...
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When IBM Nonsense Doesn’t Go Over Well with Whit...

There is yet another “relationship” book by black men aimed at black women. As soon as I heard this one has eight – EIGHT – co-authors, I knew...
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Video: Five Reasons Nobody Wants a Black Woman!

Take a look…you’ll probably get a kick out of it. It’s my attempt to disrupt all the hate-filled, anti-black woman screeds on You Tu...
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Anti-Swirling Black Women And You: Why Their Loudn...

I was moved to write this post by BBW community member Vivaforever, who expressed her concerns over the ugly hatred that is spread toward black women ...
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‘Ratchet’ Doesn’t Happen in a Bu...

A fan just shared this with me…it’s unbelievable. But read closely and you’ll see that these events don’t happen in a bubble. ...
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