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#NWNW ‘Truce’ with Prominent Social Me...

Me and prominent writer and prominent social media feminist, Tami Winfrey Harris had a Twitter exchange regarding her article about Shawty Lo in "Clut...
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Commentary on the Crooked Room: You Mad Sapphire? ...

Ever had someone declare your anger? Without your input? Well, that's because you're an angry black woman, a Sapphire to be exact. Melissa Harris-Perr...
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Do We Care About Our Afro-Latina Sisters?

Here in America even we black folks take things for granted. We have had our civil rights movement behind us for decades and though the struggle conti...
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Why I don’t call myself a “fe...

"I want no part of any group, system or structure that sells the lie of being equal partners in striving to overcome inequality and oppression while ...
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The “White Guy Pass”: Does It Exist?

Do YOU think "white guy passes" exist? Do you give them out? Have you had WM expecting a "pass" from you? ...
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White Math + Black Woman = Career Gold

No one ever tells you that being a complete nerd pays off in the end. But, I am living proof that tt does for black women more than any other group....
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“All My Baby Mamas”…Well, What D...

This morning I got wind of yet another ratchety reality show, this one centering on the misadventures of a black male seed-spreader with 10 baby mamas...
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Poll: Which are You, “Black Woman” Fir...

How you see yourself affects just about every aspect of your life, so it's worth thinking about....
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Cheer up! Black women have much to celebrate becau...

Another day, another study on black women and interracial dating that sounds a little depressing. BUT these studies should not be taken as the receive...
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Commentary on the Crooked Room: Mammy, Oh Mammy, W...

In the “crooked room,” we've met the Jezebel. Now, let's meet her polar opposite: the Mammy....
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Question of the Week: English White Guy Asks Me Ho...

I received this note from "J," a young man living in England who is interested in black women, but it unsure how to approach them. After you read this...
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The Superwoman Complex: Deepak Chopra Breaks Down ...

Innate social messaging systems tell Black women that they have to overcome, challenge, beat, and win every single thing they do. And, the Superwoman ...
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Commentary on the Crooked Room: Melissa Harris-Per...

You've heard about the "crooked room," now meet the characters posted on the walls. First up, the Jezebel....
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