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Black Women, Forgiveness and Chris Brown

Kelly Rowland recently posted on noted abuser Chris Brown’s Instagram saying “we love you Chris” following the latest furor surrounding his comm...
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Chris Brown and the Black Women Who Support Him

Let’s start with a story.   Not too long ago, my husband found himself on his personal Instagram account that lay unused for many years. One of...
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Kim Kardashian and the Controversy of Kimono

Written by Saran Lawson Kim Kardashian West has recently launched a shapewear line. She has been working on the collection for over a year. The idea o...
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Black Female Obesity Promotion: A Look at Lizzo

For those of you who might not know, Lizzo, a musician and incredibly talented flautist has been reaching new heights with her catchy songs and lively...
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Dear Black Women: Don’t be the face of upris...

  Alaa Salah, 22, from Sudan, was photographed by Lana Haroun earlier this year in protest of Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir’s 30-year dicta...
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Colorism: Are We Overplaying It?

Before I get into the meat of this blog, let me address a few things: Do I believe colorism is real? Yes. Do I believe colorism is a problem in the Bl...
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You Can Have That “Strong Black Woman”...

My most recent article, discussing my thoughts on Karine Jean-Pierre jumping to the defense of inadequately secured Senator Kamala Harris when a prote...
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Wakanda Ain’t Real And You’re Not in the Dora ...

As black women navigating life, we have to cope with a lot of negative stereotypes that make our journey to greatness a little more difficult compared...
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Pink Pill for College Girls: Career Leveling Up Te...

2019 has been the year of the level up. Relationships, finances, choices, you name it, ladies everywhere are committing themselves to changing their s...
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Tiffany Haddish: Met Gala Missteps

There was no shortage of Black Girl Magic at the Met Gala last week. Serena Williams stunned in yellow. Danai Gurira looked her typical perfect, flawl...
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Hispanic woman to play Florence in The Jeffersons ...

As far as television goes, I prefer watching shows set in the 90s or later (I’m a Millennial, sue me). However, preferences aside, I respect their p...
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In Honor of Mothers Day: Birthing, Un-Glamorized

Written by Saran Lawson Almost a year ago, my sister gave birth to the most adorable baby I’ve seen. I say that every time one of my sisters give bi...
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For Mother’s Day: 8 Ways Black Women Fail Th...

Let me start by saying that I’m not a mother. I want children, just not yet. If you think my current childless state means I am not qualified to spe...
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Happy Birthday, Baby Sussex!

Happy birthday to Baby Boy Sussex! View this post on Instagram We are pleased to announce that Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex w...
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