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Video: Black Women, Capitalize On Your Unique Asse...

by Christelyn Karazin Ladies, it’s time you stop looking at your shade as a liability. Every group of women has their own unique “brand of...
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Shonda Rhimes, viola davis, ABW, angry black woman, hollywood, entertainment, television, perception, culture, race, class, Alessandra Stanley,

Shonda Rhimes Hands NY Times WW Writer Her Hindqua...

You’d think one of the writers of the illustrious New York Times would cross-check her information before she threw major shade on Shonda Rhim...
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Adrian Petersons, culture, race, abuse, children, domestic violence, discipline, media, news, opinion,

Why are Some Folks Defending Child Abuse as ‘...

By Zac OnBothSides That thing you’re doing, where you defend child abuse along cultural lines, please stop it.  Adrian Petersons’ actions are not...
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MAN CANDY MONDAY: 50 Shades of Bae’

When I tell you that I’m all about sexy guys and making real life love connections I need you to know I’m so sincere! If I wasn’t I ...
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Broadway, entertainment, New York, Keke Palmer, actress, society, culture, race, Hollywood, actress, Cinderella, leading lady, New York,

First Photos of Keke Palmer Playing Cinderella on ...

First, it was Tiana in Disney’s Princess and the Frog. Now, it’s Keke Palmer in Cinderella. Yes ladies, I think there’s a message be...
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Daniele Watts, Studio city, police, brutality, society, race, culture, corruption, mixed marriages, blended families, lawsuit, racism,

Celebrity Interracial Couple, Daniele Watts and Pa...

This has got to be about the stupidest thing I’ve heard a West Coast police department do in a sea of people who mate and marry interracially mo...
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QOTW: “Am I Wrong to EXPLICITLY Exclude Blac...

Hi Christelyn,   I have been following this website for a little while now, and im happy to know that there is a support group for those who want to ...
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MCM, Man Candy Monday, ethnic men, flirting, dating, marriage, entertainment, culture, race, Indian men, East Asian men, brown, tan, turban,

Man Candy Monday: Lustful Arabian Knights of Hot I...

Though I am very much receptive to all types of candy, I do favor a certain flavor when it comes to my favorite treats. Build me a man with dark eyes,...
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QOTW, advice, white friends, black friends, bias, race, culture, education, teaching moments,

QOTW: “Help! My White Friends Ask My Black G...

How many us have felt like you’ve had to be the ambassador of all black people when you’re around people of other races? On guy wrote me,...
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Essence, Black magazine, media, culture, class, race, stereotypes, Black Kang, dating options, self esteem, economics, messages, communication, marriage, value, bias, diversity in dating, misogynistic, racist, Idris Elba, skin magazine, Black interest magazines, sales, light skinned black women, Messence, Black Men Magazine,

The Unfair ‘Options’ Media Message: Wh...

As a former public relations executive, I can tell you without any doubt that the media sends us messages–messages that we expect, messages that...
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elliot rodgers, murderer, #yesallwomen, society, culture, entitlement, white men, sexual abuse, crime, privilege, class, race,

#YesAllWomen: Why Do People Feel So Entitled to Wo...

By Pella Another day, another mass killing in America. At least that’s what the headlines seem to say to me. It’s almost what is expected ...
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marriage, entertainment, Hollywood couples, interracial dating and black men, Kanye, Kim K, media, nuptials, stereotype, perception, culture, race, class, gender issues,

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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Belle, movie, Hollywood, actress, historic, black women, memoir, story, culture, race,

“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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Dencia, video, acceptance, skin bleaching, colorism, race,

Video: Singer Dencia Says on Camera, “White ...

Ugh. Every time I hear this woman talk I like her less. Not only is she snappy and catty, that ridiculous blond wig and balloon boobs speaks for thems...
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