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Eric Gardener, NYPD, New York Police Dept, Mayor DeBlasio, police brutality, black fathers, NYPD, violence, fatherless, marriage, family, children, urban america, social issues, community, news, social issues, justice, police brutality,

Gotta Say Something Because This is Inexcusable: E...

Many of you know that I draw a hard line on black men in the community who abandon their children en masse and never even think of marrying the volumi...
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black men, nonsense, relationships, pimping, running game, culture, marriage, family, lifestyle,

Open Thread: Hotep-Dude’s Idea of a Legit Ha...

This photo and subsequent caption came along my Facebook feed, and not the first time–I’ve seen lots of propaganda of late advocating poly...
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recipes, paleo, sweet potato, dining, cooking, entertaining, health, family, nutrition, sage, gardening, side dish, noodles,

Paleo-riffic Sweet Potato Noodles with Crispy Sage

  I’m growing two types of organic sage leaves in my garden along my fence in order to save room for bigger plants. I’ve been using i...
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“Would a Rainbeau Accept My Special Needs Ch...

Dylan A recent post on my Facebook community page sparked the question: “Would a rainbeau accept my special needs child??  Any single woman wh...
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family, Nahla, Halle Berry, California, celebrity spotting, hair care, mixed children, curly hair, blended families, vacation, photos, Emma, Kinky Curly Knot Today, Gabriel Aubry,

Gabriel Aubry Enjoys Spring Break with Nahla; Comm...

One thing you can always be certain of is, you hang around the haunts of LA types and you’ll eventually see some celebrities. That’s what ...
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love, acceptance, community, family, support, Halfbreed Clothing, model, clothing, style, fashion, grunge, inspiration,

It’s Not Always Easy To Love Me. But I Thank...

I recently got an email from a supporter of mine who was worried about all the rumors going around about me–you know, the ones that say I’...
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dating, relationships, mating, swirling, For Hariet, black women dating outside their race, bi racial, mixed relationships, black women white men, asian men, jealous, BWE, blogs, hatred, shade, gossip, lies, defense, choices, options, lifestyle, parenting, families, community, black love, marriage prospects,

Confessions From a Woman Struggling with Her Sanit...

Writing has always been my escape from life. I understood, at a very early age, that no one really gave a fuck about what happened to me. My job as a ...
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Soufflé, cheddar cheese, cream, ramekins, butter, flour, milk, egg whites, chocolate, vanilla, bacon, scallions, cooking, dining, entertaining, meals, recipes, cooking,

Cheddar Bacon And Scallion Souffle

Cheddar Bacon And Scallion Soufflé Soufflé is a lightly baked cake made with egg yolks and beaten egg whites combined with various other ingredients...
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SAHM, lifestyle, choices, options, family, parenting, marriage, couples, children, finances, aging, society, culture, stereotypes, black women,stay at home black mothers, non working mothers, stay at home parents, women who don't want to work, raising kids, child rearing, tradition, servants, privilege, freedom,

Why Is Everyone Mad At A “Non-Working”...

I find that there are few things that piss off black people more than a stay at home black mother. Not stay at home mother, but stay at home BLACK mot...
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marriage, couples, interracial dating, women with kids, black women, options, choices, divorce, family, widowers, men with kids, advice, swirling, blended families,

Inside the Male Mind: Why Divorced Single Mothers ...

I’m about to get really real in here for a minute, and what I’m about to say is going to offend a lot of people. I understand that. And I ...
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Apollo Nida, Phaedra Parks, Angela Stanton, book, work out video, Atlanta, lawyer, attorney, racketeering, Federal charges, arrest, rumors, indictment, marriage, felon, choices, black men, black women, swirling, RHOA, Real Housewives of Atlanta, reality show, arrest, felon, news,

Apollo Nida, Husband of RHOA Star Phaedra Parks, G...

This is foolishness at its finest. I’m not a Real Housewives of Atlanta Fan. In fact, I’ve never watched the show other than the occasiona...
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Blogher, Target, cartwheel, coupons, app, technology, geographic, savings, deals, family, food, shopping, money, budget, sponsored,

New Target App Gives Cartwheel-Worthy Deals: More ...

I’m really proud of myself that at the end of 2013, I had kept my New Year’s resolution. I think I had success because I didn’t give...
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Viviana Gunn, Brandon Gunn, Jordan Gunn, abuse, arrest, torture, beating, child abuse, whipping, pipe, rescue, court, husband, wife, brother in law

Married Couples Abuse Kids Too: Wife Tortures Teen...

I get a certain type of hot under the collar when I read about child abuse. Having been raised in foster care, I recall many nights of being woken fro...
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Kerry Washington, baby bump, pregnancy, marriage, Scandal, Golden Globe, awards, red carpet, dress, Hollywood, actress, African American, style, icon, fashion, maternity, dressing, event,

Kerry Washington Shows Baby Bump At Golden Globes

Aw…doesn’t she look adorable? And dang, sista-girl does not waste any time! Marriage and baby…boom…BOOM! Congrats, chica! No W...
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