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The New, NEW Black Woman: Shari Neal!

I want one of each of all she's got....
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Why Media Representations of Black Women Still Mat...

When black women are consistently portrayed in the media as being overweight (to an even greater extent than what they actually are), as Mammy, as Sap...
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The Trouble with DBR Black Women: In Life and Disc...

There was NEVER a topic harder to discuss among those who champion the rights of black women or relating to one another as black women. I think this o...
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Climbing Out of a Class: What You Need to Know and...

Do you know the basic components to jump from one class to another?...
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Newsflash: Good Black Men Definitely Exist! Doesn&...

Black men don't heed that "black love" talk. You know it, I know it, and deep down the NBAB crowd knows it as well. They can grumble, holler, and stom...
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BB&W Exclusive: Cher Smith’s Weight Los...

"Look ladies…The 'You Go Gurl' crew is determined to co-sign us right into a life of loneliness, despair and early grave. Black women…I wa...
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The Black Woman’s Bill of Rights: Boundarie...

Do you have personal boundaries? Do you have a set of rules for what is required of a person to pass beyond your boundaries? If the answer is no, stop...
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Shutting Up About Black Men (Part 1)

Why does the subject of black men keep coming into the conversation??...
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Oneika: “How Travel Opened Me Up to the Rain...

The beauty of seeing the world is that, as a consequence, I continually have contact with people who are diametrically opposed to myself; people whose...
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Feeling Green? Six Tips to Help Get Over Jealousy

When St. Patrick’s Day rolls around, you just can’t escape green. Even if you don’t wear it (and want to risk getting pinched), i...
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ETIQUETTE 101: “Nice to meet you;” The...

Learn the art of the intro......
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Time To Have A Conversation About The Connection B...

Marriage--of the legally and spiritually binding type--is the safest way to raise children here in America. I think it's about time for Americans to a...
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The New, NEW Black Woman: Actress, Masha Dowell!

Take a look-see at another fly black chick developing a web series. Yay! More media FOR US, BY US!...
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How to Deal When a Friend Betrays You

Newsflash haters! I'm a human being! With feelings! OMG what a shock......
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