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Black Woman WINNING! Franchesca Gets Her Own Show ...

I am so bursting with excitement right now…Franchesca Ramsey, You Tube sensation and all around awesome chick just got her own MTV web series ca...
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Open Thread: What are You Teaching Your Daughters?

My little Chloe had her 5th grade promotion yesterday. She made the honor roll and everything–my little Clo Clo is a smart one! At the end of th...
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White Father Worries Because Kenyan Daughter ̶...

“My wife and I have been together long enough for both of our daughters to not remember any other type of family unit.  My Caucasian daughter...
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We Rock! Check Out These Black Women You Should Kn...

Black girls rock! Read on for stories of black women doing amazing things in industries like tech, fashion and entertainment. Mickey Guyton is a count...
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Always Alluring: The Hidden Sexual History of Blac...

Along the line of qui bono?, one might want to ask the question, who benefits from calling black women who date interracially “bed wenches?...
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Map of “Most Racist” Regions Could Exp...

We’ve speculated, but I think the following data might explain why some interracial couples can go through everyday life with relative ease, and...
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Why Is Ben Affleck Scared for the Public to Know H...

The Sony leaks are the embarrassing gift that keeps on giving. The most recent what-the-cuss was news that actor Ben Affleck lobbied to have the show,...
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Aaron Hernandez Gets Life, and What a Freaking Fai...

As I read the accounts of today’s conviction of Aaron Hernandez, former New England Patriots tight end-come newly appointed felon, I can’t...
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Recent Incident in Maine a Sober Reminder That Int...

An event occurred earlier this month that garnered national news. On a lovely spring day in Portland, Maine, an interracially married couple wanted to...
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Kenyan Short Film, “Yellow Fever” Show...

When I first heard of this short film by Kenyan filmmaker Ng’endo Mukii, I thought…WOW! What a unique use of illustration, animation and video...
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Leona’s Love Quest : In Defense of Television

This is a little weird for me, but I’m stepping away from my Love Quest this month to speak about another topic that is near and dear to my heart: t...
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Frankie and Alice: Mental Illness, an Unhelpful Fa...

In light of recent tragedies involving black mothers who were likely suffering from mental illness, I decided to check out Frankie and Alice, a film s...
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Great Times at SXSW

I recently had the pleasure of checking off a bucket list item: attending the SXSW Film Festival! It was my first time in Austin and everyone I met wa...
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Wait…WHET?! Azealia Banks Dates White Guys? ...

Now…I didn’t see this coming. Looks like Azealia Banks dates white men, and prefers to do so over black men.   I would have never gue...
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