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What’s the Message Here? He’ll Marry H...

Okay so we all know that Kanye West and Kim Kardashian FINALLY tied the knot this weekend in Florence, Italy. I for one am glad the whole fiasco is ov...
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Ann Coulter Belittles the #BringBackOurGirls Hash ...

She thought she was gonna be a snarky, irreverent biotch, making fun of REAL HUMAN BEINGS who have been kidnapped, raped repeatedly, beaten, and sold...
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Man Candy Monday (Night Cap): Now Come to Bed̷...

Yes, there comes a time in a woman’s life where she will have to make a decision. Should she, or should she not, join him in bed? Beds are for s...
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“Belle” Opens Strong…Tells a Tru...

Sometimes when I watch old movies set in centuries past, I often wish I could have witnessed what it was like to live as an aristocrat, wearing fine c...
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African vs. African American: Can We Still Legitim...

When I learned of the young black man who got accepted to ALL ivy league schools, I cheered. I posted it on my Facebook page and said, “More bla...
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The Picture That Changed My Life

  I posted the photograph below on my Facebook page last week. It brought back fond memories for Brenda Thompson so she shared a nostalgic story ...
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Recognize Yourself? Five Signs You Are An Angry Bl...

By Elaine Flowers, BB&W guest writer We could use this time to go over all of the good reasons why black women should be angry, but I have always ...
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Active Voice…..

Voice. Diction. Structure. Restriction. Nouns. Verbs. Adjectives. Words. Don’t pretend u can’t understand me at all. Pakistani Haitian Pat...
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Shocking: Do We Support Child Brides Or Child Sexu...

Many in the world were horrified to hear of an 8 year old Yemeni bride named Rawan who died on her wedding night.  The poor little baby’s body ...
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“My Name is NOT Baby,” a Rant About St...

  One day, I was standing outside of a store waiting for my dad to meet me. While I was waiting, I made a phone call to my mom. While I was on the ph...
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Fear of Social Consequences Squelches Relationship...

I just saw this response from a guy who commented on this post, and I thought it warranted a separate discussion: Sounds like this guy has some pretty...
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Can We Please Stop with the Black Woman Fetish Hys...

I’ve watched with delight over the passed week since covering the Oscars and relishing in Lupita’s victory and observed all the speculatio...
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Dear Black People, Can We Support More Songs Like ...

Okay I’m loving Pharrel right now. He killed it at the Oscars last night, and I loved how Lupita jumped in to get her grove on! Yes; Pharrel loo...
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