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Cop allegedly sexually assaults eight Black women ...

Like many of our readers, I have been monitoring the story of the Oklahoma police officer accused of sexually assaulting eight black women. After week...
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Karyn Washington, beauty, solidarity, social media, black women, suicide, self esteem, depression, support, red lips, bodies of black women, politics, pop culture, beauty standards, hip hop, #DarkSkinRedLipProject, #NoBareLips30, Keiko Kaveri,

Dark Girls Can’t Wear Red Lipstick, Huh? #No...

Of course we all know about the recent passing of Karyn Washington, and her work to encourage black women to love their shade and her #DarkSkinRedLipP...
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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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How Long Should You Hang On to Your Marriage?

By Jane Brown Do you know how long marriage expert Mort Fertel says you should work on your marriage, once the thought of divorce enters your mind?...
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Come Hither: Moving On After a Loss (A Very Final ...

I'm not crazy and it wasn't a hopeful presumption on my part or a case of mistaken identity. Puffy was running back up the block towards me; he gra...
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Come Hither: Moving On After a Loss (Pt 1)

If you live long enough you'll realize that finding a special love is no easy feat. When we come across that man or woman that makes our days brighter...
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