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How to Make Your Natural Hair Grow

If you are a Black Woman you know the struggles of having short natural hair that just will not grow! I have struggled with short hair for the long...
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Has The Army Declared War On Black Women’s H...

Are you shocked and awed by the U.S. Army’s “tough” new hair rules  that many say targets black women?  According to Army Times, c...
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The Great Debate: Should WM and BW Get Together Be...

Anyone that hangs around IR blogs for a significant length of time,  has already noticed that *some* black women express the following: “Black ...
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Need A Boyfriend For Valentine’s Day? Rent O...

Are you tired of being the only manless woman in your circle of friends? Does your family constantly ask you if you’re seeing anyone? If youR...
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In Search Of My Past…Following the Ancestry ...

Growing up, I was always intrigued when my nonblack friends spoke of their ethnic roots. Some were Irish, others were German, Chinese, East Indian, an...
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New Study Says We Might Look Younger on the Outsid...

I’m sure you’ve heard that black women are resilient and self-confident women that can hold it down even in the worst of circumstances. Yo...
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Are Black Women Safe Anywhere?

Renisha McBride was in a car accident at 2:30 am last Saturday. Having been in a horrible accident myself this year, I know how frantic one can become...
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Who Are Your Favorite Black Women On Prime Time?

I know a lot of you are “Scandalized” but I’ve been bewitched. In other words, I just can’t get enough of this season’s ...
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Is Marriage Only For The Rich?

No, it’s not only for the rich. One might think so after reading this article in the Atlantic. Gone are the Cinderella days when a poor or work...
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Did This Little Girl Lose Her Crown Because She Lo...

Beautiful little Jakiyah McKoy was probably over the moon when she won the Little Miss Hispanic Delaware title. In a cruel twist of fate, it was snat...
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Lormarie on the ‘Muzzling’ of Black Wo...

I’ve been on a number of different forums where an interracially married black woman speaks of the hostility she faces from blacks, men in parti...
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You’re Wrong Ms. Underwood, We Do Want Kinky...

  Every single person in our society is told that they must wear presentable hairstyles. Nothing wrong with that at all. The problem is, the blac...
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Discussion: Do We Opt Out of Mental Health Help in...

But could this be a good thing?...
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On The Death Of Christopher Lane

I see no reason to be optimistic about the damning statistics or current racial climate in this country. Are you ready to deal with it?...
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