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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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dating, teens, interracial dating, young people, proms, Ebony magazine, stigma, stereotype, society, relationships,

Guess Who’s Coming to the Prom? EBONY Magazi...

Thank lawdbejeezus that today’s teenagers don’t have as many hangup about interracial relationships that the older folks seem to have. Acc...
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street harassment, verbal abuse, black men, black women, sexism, culture, society, misogyny, urban space, protection, speaking out, violence, domestic violence,

“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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dating, relationship challenges, IR dating, black women dating white men, hostility, mixed marriage, blended families, culture, society, advice, support network,

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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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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What’s In A Name?

From time to time we discuss names black Americans give their children.  I have seen some pretty outlandish names encroached upon innocent children ...
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Legion of Doom Mothers on Steroids — What th...

This one is breaking my heart. I am very sympathetic to victims of domestic violence to a point. I have seen a lot of crimes and issued lots of arrest...
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Roseanne Barr is Running for President, and She Th...

Some say that the more natural of political alliances are between the black man and the white woman. The theory is because both of them have the same ...
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Circles of Support: What Do All These Women Have I...

What do we all have in common? We all love yoga, of course. But that’s not all. Each of us are interracially and inter culturally married. Start...
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…And This Man Calls Himself a “Prophet...

In the new media age, where ratchetry can be disseminated globally in a matter of seconds, I’m starting to wonder just how many preachers and se...
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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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The Sad Story of Sandra Laing: A tale of White Pri...

Have you heard of Sandra Laing? Her story, though originating in apartheid South Africa, will likely resonate with us here.  From the Guardian: The b...
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