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Jamele Hill and How Black Women Police and Shame O...

Let me first open by saying that I am no fan of Stacy Dash. Frankly, she confuses me. She seems a bit…”off.” But I have to jump in t...
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Time To Really Get Honest About Our Weight. #PinkP...

I remember back in 2010, I wrote my first post about black women, their weight, and their dating options. I didn’t hold back–I was brutall...
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What Happens When Black Women Take the ‘Pink...

In case you missed this… https://youtu.be/Exvzxu47m4s...
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Serena Williams vs. Jennifer Hudson: Who Did It Be...

I know what some of you are thinking, and you’re wrong. Serena Williams just had a lavish wedding to Reddit co-founder, Alex Ohanian, with their...
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Carrie Speaks: Are black women less forgiving of b...

By Carrie *Stop reading right now if the ‘arrogance’ of me being true to myself offends, I repeat. Stop reading. If this is a popularity contest, ...
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Why Some Black Women Don’t Understand ‘...

I know this post title is going to upset some people, but know that what I’m discussing is not about race. It’s about culture. And as a mo...
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Tiffany Jolene: The Crazy Thing That Happened When...

If the name, “Tiffany Jolene” rings a bell, then you’re well up to date with your viral internet personalities. You will recall that...
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Lupita N’Yongo Had Twice The Reasons to Keep...

Yesterday Lupita N’yongo broke her silence about her experience with sexual predator, Harvey Weinstein. In her OpEd in the New York Times, she w...
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Carrie: “As a black woman, when am I allowed...

I am bitter. Desperate too. Jaded. Did I miss anything? In today’s meme-generating society, few emotions are permitted, while others are outlawed. A...
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I Got a Real, Live Chance to Talk to My 13 Year Ol...

In the wee hours of the morning, when I won’t up for no explicable reason after dreaming about a relative chiding me about massive fines for lea...
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Melania Trump: A Cautionary Tale of Hegemony

As if we didn’t need more proof of Melania’s distaste for husband, we now have this… I noticed a lot of social media posts about how...
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Do You Know Who This Little Girl Is? Most of Us Do...

This is Claudette Colvin. A 15-year-old girl who refused to give up her seat to a white person during the Jim Crow segregation era. She did that nine ...
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Bullied for “Acting Like a White Girl?”...

When a fan sent me this article from The Blaze about the parents of a young black girl suing the school over relentless bullying by other black people...
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As the Left Worries About Dreamers, Trump May Nix ...

Meanwhile as the Huffington Post frets about the Dreamer program, which allows children of illegal immigrants to remain in the United States, the Trea...
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